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“Yummy chocolate” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Chocolate Fetish

The Chocolate Fetish
36 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-258-2353
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Ranked #1 of 28 Dessert in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dessert, Late Night
Description: Home of America's Best Truffles™ and Ecstasy Truffles™ Premium American and European style chocolates.Discerning chocolate lovers have been enjoying quality, award winning, handmade chocolates from The Chocolate Fetish since 1986. We use only the finest ingredients and all our signature products are made in small batches to assure you receive maximum freshness. We do not use chemical preservatives or vegetable oilsLocated on Haywood Street in Downtown Asheville. On street parking available as well as three nearby parking garages.
Asheville, North Carolina
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Yummy chocolate”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

This is a great place for chocolate truffles and gift boxes for those special someones. Usually very fast service even when busy, and prices are reasonable. On summer weekends they often have large strawberries hand dipped in their chocolate - a very nice dessert after dining nearby. Only complaint is that they close very early in the evening - not a great idea when you've got a huge amount of foot traffic well into the evening.

Visited August 2012
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Asheville, NC
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“C'mon, excellent chocolate but this is not a restaurant!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

In my opinion, TripAdvisor needs to get its act together regarding what is a restaurant and what is not. Chocolate Fetish, like several other chocolate shops in Asheville and like the thousands around the world, is hardly a restaurant -- it's a candy store. It's an excellent chocolate shop, yes, but it is NOT a restaurant. That applies to the French Broad Chocolate Lounge in Asheville as well, though that's more of a dining spot than Chocolate Fetish. If you want to rate retail shops and grocery stores and taverns and convenience stores in the same category as real restaurants, okay, but ranking these shops #3 and #4 out of 350 restaurants in Asheville says something about about TripAdvisor.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“A chocolate lover's paradise & Asheville must”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

The owners' of our B & B told us about this place and it did not disappoint! The minute you walk in and breathe in the aroma of all that homemade chocolate, you are hooked! Every conceivable flavor is wrapped in homemade dark or milk chocolate, and they melt in your mouth. If you're not a chocoholic when you enter, you will be when you leave!

Visited September 2012
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“Best chocolates in town!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

The european truffles are amazing! Original flavor combinations and impeccable chocolatiering are a great combination. Don't miss this place.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Morrisville, North Carolina
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“oh my gosh!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Too many delicious flavors and we ate far too much chocolate on our trip. Go, eat, enjoy. You will not be disappointed.

Visited September 2012
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