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Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream

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341 Main Street, Highlands, NC
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    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Our annual trip to Highlands took us to Kilwin's once again. Our daughter got a flavor of ice cream that wasn't as good as the sample and they gladly gave her a new flavor. Great ice cream and fun atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2013
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Rome, Georgia, United States
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Rome, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Our annual trip to Highlands took us to Kilwin's once again. Our daughter got a flavor of ice cream that wasn't as good as the sample and they gladly gave her a new flavor. Great ice cream and fun atmosphere.

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Good chain-product that worries to much about the less discerning USA-palate. NOT, world-class dark chocolate (the ONLY chocolate, worth consuming, BTW). Great service and nice outdoor-seating. NOT suitable for wheel-chair access.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I know it is a chain but it was fun to walk around Highlands, window shop and eat my chocolaty waffle cone. Lots of flavors and the gave samples until I settled on a combo of two!

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This little store has many selections of ice cream and chocolates. They have about a dozen different types of fudge. They do offer samples of fudge and ice cream. It was hard to decide between the chocolate turtles candies or the other candies. Many different choices and a great place for dessert or a snack.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

buy 2, get 1 free.. now who can pass that up.. we should have.. great fudge.. but wow the calories.. We always love grabbing ice cream at Kiwins, but don't overlook their fudge.. It is a must have when you are in the Highlands

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This is the best ice cream and fudge in the mountains. On a hot or cool day this is the place to visit after lunch at one of the fine restaurants in Highlands or Winter Park FL. So many choices and they will let you try them all but do not do this in lieu of purchasing a cone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Kids love the ice cream. My husband loves the fudge and I love the Carmel popcorn with almonds and pecans!

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Douglasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Such a neat shop. So many choices in candy and ice cream. The ice cream won out and it is DELICIOUS. We will definitely enjoy more of Kilwin's treats the next time we're in Highlands.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Absolutely delicious chocolates and fudge. Hubby and I treated ourselves and have been enjoying as we drive around the mountains of North Carolina. Definitely visit.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

This is a great place to visit--especially after a hike. The service is friendly and the ice cream is delicious. There are excellent choices and all delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 341 Main Street, Highlands, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Highlands

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

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