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Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden

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Address: 2 Cactus Garden Dr, Henderson, NV 89014
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+1 800-438-4356
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We are proud to offer fresh-crafted, locally-made, gourmet chocolate. Our...

We are proud to offer fresh-crafted, locally-made, gourmet chocolate. Our preservative-free treats have been made fresh in Henderson, Nevada since 1981, and most of our ingredients are made on site. We also offer one of the world's largest cactus gardens, which we decorate annually for the holidays and Valentine's Day with hundreds of thousands of lights and festive designs. Ethel M Chocolates is a Mars, Inc. company. You may be familiar with other Mars products, like M&Ms, Snickers, Twix, Milky Way, and Dove, among others. But Ethel M Chocolates is the only gourmet, premium chocolate brand in the Mars portfolio. And it's made fresh, here in Henderson. Stop by!

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Maintenance week. No candy was being made due to maintenance. We were still able to walk down the windows and read the process. This was fine for adults. Could have purchased... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Cathedral City, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Some may find the size of this Chocolate factory underwhelming compare to its parent company, M&M Mars. However, that's what makes it so enjoyable! This tribute to the founder's mother, THE Ethel M., produces outstanding, small batch confectionery treats. You can even watch tables filled with slabs of gooey caramels, copper pots bubbling with toffee, and parades of morsels enrobed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Maintenance week. No candy was being made due to maintenance. We were still able to walk down the windows and read the process. This was fine for adults. Could have purchased tickets for chocolate tasting but we were limited on time. Put together our own box of chocolates. This was not cheap. Then walked through the beautiful cactus garden.

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Ethel M Chocolates Factory is located by their lovely cactus garden, where you can spend a fair amount of time viewing the plants from the desert, or just walk through quickly, depending on the weather. We visited on a beautiful cool day, so we enjoyed a leisurely stroll through the gardens.the gardens. Unfortunately for us, the chocolates were not... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The cactus garden is absolutely beautiful. It has many different types and is very peaceful. Then you can go inside the chocolate factory and buy some awesome sweets.

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Hamburg, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped at the Ethel M candy shop within terminal 1 at the Las Vegas airport. They offer several varieties including white chocolate pumpkin spice, milk chocolate covered pecan brittle and sugar free delicacies. My husband bought the sugar free dark bar and I went for the pecan brittle. The candy melted in your mouth, absolutely delicious. We had never heard... More 

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Guyton, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A little disappointing. We've been on many factory tours and this was pretty boring. You did get a sample but really the Cactus Gardens were prettier and more interesting than the factory.

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Wildwood, NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first visit here, and it was a Christmas Wonderland. We arrived around 5pm, after sundown, and timed it perfect after driving from Valley of Fire. We first stopped and checked out the retai shop and the factory views, and then spent about an hour in the Cactus Garden. This is probably one awesome Vegas-locals spot for families,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to get to. Factory not making candy now as they were doing some updating of ventilation system I think! Friendly person at door to explain what we could see at the factory . Samples of candy. Candy was very expensive but good. Bought 4 candy bars & a white chocolate covered pretzel. Pretzel was not fresh! Cactus garden outside... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The chocolate store is small, a viewing window and then chocolates or ice cream to purchase. We came for the garden since cactii are exotic for us. It was very good. A 30 minute stop at the most, and not far from the airport car rental depot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were surprised to find an all new, enlarged facility this year. Now there are two counters, so there is less waiting for hand selected pieces. All the employees were thrilled with the new digs and it sure seems to have helped with the flow of customers. Just hope that you don't arrive as a tour bus is unloading. You... More 

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