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French Broad Chocolate Lounge

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10 S. Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-252-4181
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 92
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  • 28
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Hot Chocolate I've ever had

They make their own Chocolate on sight. It's expensive; but, it's worth it. Lots of choices. Really good Hot Chocolate.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Robert_B49082
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Denver, North Carolina
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Denver, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They make their own Chocolate on sight. It's expensive; but, it's worth it. Lots of choices. Really good Hot Chocolate.

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Thank Robert_B49082
Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The ice cream was amazing, many other desserts looked good as well. Girlfriend got a latte and it was pretty good. The atmosphere is cool and relaxing and the staff were very friendly. Would like to visit this place again, however it is a bit expensive.

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Thank gwagner2
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband has taken me to the chocolate lounge every year for anniversary and birthday! Just a sweet little trip of picking out truffles to carry home while sipping on a velvet smooth liquid pleasure that tastes like a sin. You won't regret it!

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Thank FoodSnobNC
Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love chocolate and baked sweets you are gonna wanna go here. I had the mexican hot chocolate with espresso and it was honestly the best chocolate drink I have ever had. They use mostly local ingredients and the staff is helpful and happy to answer questions. My only regret is not getting cake.

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Thank KristenKel
Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd say from the looks of things on any given evening spring, summer, fall and even winter now, that the line that extends down the street is a good indication FBCL doesn't need another positive review. The place is amazing and the liquid truffles will soothe any chocoholic's cravings. The cakes are pretty danged good as well. No worries with... More 

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Thank R W W
Black Mountain, North Carolina
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It must be good, because even though they moved to a bigger space, the line is out the door at the most unlikely times -- 2 in the afternoon! All Chocolate All the Time. The chocolate drinks are a dessert in themselves. A truffle is an experience. The creations are all very artisan and top notch. A gift certificate for... More 

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Thank Pomommie
Weston, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And also good coffee and wonderful service. The cakes are good as the wines. It's a mast go in Asheville. Also because the ambiance.

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Thank Eduardo R
Statham, Georgia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chocolate Lounge is everything you'd expect it to be! The goodies were rich and delectable and the coffee was perfect. I definitely recommend the Vanilla Bourbon Caramel truffles and Mocha Latte! The art on the walls and furniture made for a relaxing environment to sip and talk.

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Thank Rebekah V
Chennai (Madras), India
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place for Chocolate lovers....!!!! I lost here coz of my Egg allergy again. The dark hot chocolate was awesome and the gourmet chocolates were just awesome 6 assorted pcs for $ 15/- i think.

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Thank Chikku2705
Black Mountain
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate in various delicious cakes, cookies, and truffles. There is something for you even if you're not a chocolate lover. Truffle hot chocolates leaves you wanting to clean out the cup of rich hot chocolate in various flavor so. A must for anyone who can't get enough chocolate.

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Thank Sam H
ChocolateDan, Owner at French Broad Chocolate Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review, Sam! We love watching our patrons find ways to get every last drop out of the Liquid Truffle mug. We serve them with little demitasse spoons, but sometimes we think that little rubber spatulas would be better suited! ;) Hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 S. Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-4181

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?