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Address: 15435 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: 905 468-3984
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Welcome to Van de Laar Orchards! Come visit our Fruit Market located on the...

Welcome to Van de Laar Orchards! Come visit our Fruit Market located on the Niagara Parkway in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.Enjoy a variety of fresh, locally grown fruit, which is individually sorted to ensure that it is of the highest quality and optimal flavour."Sweet cherries, peaches, plums, apricots, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, corn, apples, pears and grapes are just some of the succulent treats available in season."

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Good Seasonal Fruit

They sell their own fruit of the season. It is fresh, tasty and always good. Love their cherries and peaches from their own trees.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2015
texasguy956
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Rio Grande Valley, Texas
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Rio Grande Valley, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

They sell their own fruit of the season. It is fresh, tasty and always good. Love their cherries and peaches from their own trees.

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sarnia, ontario canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We travel to the Niagara Region every year and make a point to stop here. The absolute best peaches I have ever tasted without a doubt. The young lady whom we bought our peaches and fresh honey from yesterday was very friendly and courteous. There have been years prior when I was asked nicely not to touch the fruit and... More 

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GRAND ISLAND
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

look, we do OK here, and the fruits -- mostly peaches -- exceed most other qualities, but there's kind of a scolding attitude toward the customers that is rather off-putting... we're adults, we don't need to be told

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Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us again. I hope the reply to your other posting explains how maintaining exceptional quality for all our customers is our top priority. I apologize that you may have been offended but hope you can understand we are just trying to offer you and all our customers an excellent product that has had minimal handling, at a... More 

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

we are locals and are regular visitors for the fresh fruit in season. Always the best quality and friendly owners.

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Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are extremely proud that so many locals choose us as their source for fresh, high quality fruit. We look forwarding to seeing you again on your next visit! More 

GRAND ISLAND
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

look, van de laar's knows its business and puts out a pretty good peach at a fairly good price, but really, the scolding admonitions to keep your hands off the potential purchase are quite off-putting... usually, our last resort

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Thank DOUGANDPOLLY
Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and enjoying our quality. To ensure our customers receive the freshest, highest quality product with minimal handling from tree to table, we have signs posted throughout our display kindly requesting patrons do not handle the produce and staff do try to ensure the produce is not handled prior to purchase. We provide an excellent, tree ripened... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We visit all the farm places we could find. This one was pretty darn good. I like the river right three beside the booth. The fruits were good and the service was good too

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Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we are glad you enjoyed the "fruits" of our labour. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Ocean City, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I would simply sum up our visit as HO HUM. Nothing spectacular, but nothing distasteful either. Monte found the fruit was somewhat bland, and I suspect it may have been produce shipped in from other countries! I have seen this before in roadside fruit stands in rural S Carolina! The staff were ok, basically doing what would be required to... More 

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Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our fruit stand. We strive to provide the freshest, tree ripened, most flavorful fruit in season, all grown locally and at reasonable prices. We are a third generation business (fourth generation is now helping with sales) that has been serving only locally grown produce since 1952 and we have never sold anything not grown in Ontario.... More 

Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We passed by this place twice in our way to and from Niagara-on-the-lake and each time we stopped to get fruits from. We wanted to eat them on the way so the young lady behind the counter allowed us to wash them there. Best fruits and best prices for the area. We stopped at other markets, but we ended buying... More 

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Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are thrilled you enjoyed your fruit and service. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is the only place I will buy fruit. I do not like fruit and do not normally eat fruit, but their cherries are amazing! I will buy a whole bag full of them. Great prices and fresh picked fruit. Best place to stop at!

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Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your loyalty and kind words. We are very proud of our sweet cherries, which are all washed, delicious and ready to eat. As with all of our tree ripened fruit, we let our cherries hang on the trees a few extra days to let mother nature maximize their sweetness and flavours. While risky some years... More 

Port Colborne ON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Some years ago while passing Van de Laar's Fruit Stand on the Niagara Parkway my wife and I saw a man standing there eating a peach. The juice was literally running down his arm ! To us this was a good sign so we turned around and went back to buy peaches. We have been buying them there (as well... More 

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