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Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream

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341 Main Street, Highlands, NC
+1 828-526-3788
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Just inhaling inside this old fashioned sweet shop is a guilty pleasure. Busy with the summer season, but the service was fast and friendly. The espresso beans are obviously freshly made: one bite will literally give you a head rush. The milk chocolate peanut butter bark is divine.

Thank margaret r
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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94 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here a couple times. The kids made us. Lol We ate fudge, caramel and ice cream. Very good and friendly employees.

Thank CT3TIG
Tampa, Florida
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142 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The ice cream at Kilwins is awesome! I had the toasted cocoanut and my wife had the special Highlands flavor. Both were delicious! We will definitely be returning for more ice cream at Kilwins.

Thank Robert I
Emory, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Kilwin's never fails to deliver the best ice cream flavors! The adjoining courtyard is a delightful place to sit and enjoy the treats!!

Thank Brenda B
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Yummy. I always love Kilwin's, never had a bad piece of candy from them ever so I visited this one while I was in highlands. Prompt service and great displays. I got my apple cut for me so it made it easy to eat it.

Thank Danielle B
Weston, Florida
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

As you enter the shop you smell homemade waffle cones, fudge & pecan pralines. Fabulously delicious.

Thank marshacioppa
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in the town of Highlands in North Carolina and kilwin's is on the high street. Easy to find and wonderful ice cream. I think they are Michigan based and have stores in a lot of high class places. I'd recommend this shop to all, especially for families. Once inside there is a quaintness that is appealing but it's... More 

Thank Anthony M
Madison, MS
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229 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Great selection of flavors. We each had a different flavor - lemon, salted caramel, cookies and cream, chocolate and moose tracks. We went for two scoops which were very generous scoops- one would have been plenty. There were lots of people there but we were still able to find a table in the courtyard. Good ice cream and a perfect... More 

Thank CK95
Knoxville, Tennessee
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124 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This little shoppe offers a lot of variety. We got two boxes of chocolate covered orange peel. The flavors of ice cream looked like they'd appeal to people from Michigan, example: Traverse City cherry. The coated apples on a stick looked yummy, I wish I had bought one.

Thank bmc007
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57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Welcome to indulgence -- from chocolates to chocolate ice cream sodas. You may have to explain the difference between an ice cream float from an ice cream soda. Eat outside on a nice day.

Thank Jeff N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 341 Main Street, Highlands, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-3788

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?