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Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden

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Address: 2 Cactus Garden Dr., Henderson, NV 89014
Phone Number: +1 702-435-2608
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Ethel M Chocolates is a Mars, Inc. brand that strives to represent the very...

Ethel M Chocolates is a Mars, Inc. brand that strives to represent the very best chocolates of the Mars portfolio (M&M'S(R), SNICKERS(R), DOVE(R), TWIX(R), and more). Since 1981, our factory has been located at its original location in Henderson, NV, where we maintain the tradition of crafting gourmet chocolate gifts from Ethel Mars' original recipes. Learn more about our chocolates and shop online or visit Ethel M Chocolates in Henderson to view the factory, explore the cactus garden and taste gourmet samples.

Remember, though, in order to produce high quality premium chocolate, we have a varying production schedule, and can not guarantee that the chocolate factory will be producing chocolate at all times. You WILL have the opportunity to learn how Ethel M Chocolates has been made for over 30 years, taste some of our chocolate samples, and visit our chocolate gift shop. Choose from our premium chocolate collections or pick your favorite pieces in a Design Your Own box. Ethel M makes the perfect gift for that special someone, a friend, or even a great self indulgence. Finish your visit with a stroll through our botanical cactus garden, one of the largest in the southwest United States, featuring over one hundred varieties of cacti and exotic plants.

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Candy and cactus garden

I bring everyone who visits me to Ethel M. Candy to taste and a cactus garden to walk through. It's a win win. Christmas is awesome in the cactus garden. Hot chocolate, Santa... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I bring everyone who visits me to Ethel M. Candy to taste and a cactus garden to walk through. It's a win win. Christmas is awesome in the cactus garden. Hot chocolate, Santa, and tons of Christmas lights in the garden.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went during the holidays. Beautifully decorated cactus garden. We got some hot cocoa and took a casual walk through the light display. We also took the factory tour. We were a little disappointed that the factory workers were real people and not Oompa Loompas but still interesting. And of course we visited the gift shop to buy some chocolate.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite frankly, we tried the chocolate at Ethel M's, and we're not impressed. Their outside Christmas light walk is also quite sad. I can't justify anyone over spending on what they charge for their product. I'd rather buy a bag of Peanut Butter cups from Walmart.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The black chocolate is the best, I like it and the price are cheap compared to the shop. it's must visit place if you were here..!!

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ethel M's is a great place to visit and a great place to learn about candy making. The highlight of the visit is exiting thru the factory's candy store, to me a box of dark chocolate lemon creams can't be beat.

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, you can get chocolate here that has alcohol in it, so there's that. That should be reason enough to go here. The cactus garden is gorgeous and free to visit, and all lit up beautifully at night. Bad news is that the factory is closed until October, so no tours right now.

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Austin, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This chocolate factory is interesting to visit to see how the chocolates are made. Don't forget your sample of chocolate? The chocolates are a little expensive side, but well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit when family or friends come to Vegas and aren't into the Strip all the time. One can tour the bakery, read a little history on the wall as walking through and than end up in room where you get a sample and of course buy goodies. After leaving vending area, the cactus garden awaits. There are paths... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the chocolate factory with some friends while they were in town...they really wanted to go there. It's nice to stop by but unless the factory is in production (which it wasn't), there isn't much going on. We went into the store and bought some chocolate - yes, they were quite yummy - and then walked around the garden. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They show how the different candies are made as one walks through the factory. At the end, one is able to sample and purchase those different candies.

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