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The Chocolate Factory

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Yum yum

When here just because it was a chocolate factory and who doesn’t like chocolate. The staff was so... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2019
pennyb259
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Port Huron
via mobile
Ice cream & chocolates!

What more can you ask for?! Very good ice cream and chocolates. You won't be disappointed. Ice... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Carl W
,
Mattoon, Illinois
via mobile
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Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

When here just because it was a chocolate factory and who doesn’t like chocolate. The staff was so friendly and helpful. Chocolate was good probably bought mire then I should have but really wasn’t that expensive. They even have samples to try. Yum!!!!!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank pennyb259
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

What more can you ask for?! Very good ice cream and chocolates. You won't be disappointed. Ice cream was very reasonably priced and you can buy the chocolate by the handful, pound, or just a few pieces that way you can try multiple kinds.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Carl W
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in after a day of hiking in Garden of the Gods with our kids and the icecream was great! They also have candies and chocolate for all age groups. Just a fun interesting place to stop for a rest with the kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bryans10101982
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

I had Blueberry Cheesecake ice cream and my husband had Mother Lode ice cream. Both were yummy. Bought some chocolate covered marshmallows too. I was impressed with the variety of chocolates they had (truffles, pretzels, etc) and amused with all the fun molds the chocolates...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TSull8
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Great little chocolate shop locate outside the entrance to Dixon State Park. The creativity in design choices are very imaginative. The chocolate is very good and the staff very friendly. They also have an Ice Cream counter.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Philip S
Reviewed September 14, 2017

This is a hidden gem near Dixon Springs State Park...but worth going 5 minutes out of your way! Delicious ice cream and chocolate...our daughter drives from Vienna for a special treat for the kids over to the Chocolate Factory!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Judydewayne
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Their ice cream is good but staff isn't friendly. Once our group got their ice cream then we had to get in another line of people paying for their chocolate.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tamcrest
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Love stopping by here every chance I get!! A great variety of chocolate in fun shapes and flavors. Samples are available some are setting out and others on request. Also available is ice cream of a great assortment, Rada cutlery, liquid flavorings for candy, and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mdw31
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Linda served us and was super friendly and helpful with tips for restaurants. Ice cream is really good and priced to be affordable.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank BRIAN22Algonquin
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Who can pass up chocolate! Just kiddie corner across from Dixon springs state park. They have a nice assortment of fun molds for everyone. We enjoyed the chocolate covered cherries and blueberries, have a few other varieties also. We tried the fudge and the chocolates...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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