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“Best Hot Fudge Sundaes” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop

Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop
Ranked #4 of 158 Dessert in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Sugarbush,Vermont
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Best Hot Fudge Sundaes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

We always go to Ghiradelli when in San Francisco and this one in Downtown Disney was just as good. In one way it was better, they really handle the crowds well. Even though the lines are long, they get everyone through quickly. We had the hot fudge sundaes in the waffle bowl which is dipped in chocolate, wonderful. I indicate the price was high, its about $9..$10 for the sundae but it's worth it.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Meet my new favorite!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

If you haven't tried the Warm Brownie Sundae at Ghirardelli in Down Town Disney, I highly recommend it. I thought the regular hot fudge sundaes were good, but adding the brownie really puts it over the top. The chocolate has a taste all its own that I haven't found anywhere else. If you worry about calories, simply share with a friend!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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149 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“worth the wait if you have a sweet tooth”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

who can go wrong with chocolate and/or ice cream! Fun treat! I had the homemade chocolate waffle bowl with ice cream and hot fudge.....couldn't stop eating it!

Visited February 2013
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Sterling, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Chocolatey Goodness!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

This place hits the spot after dinner when you have a chocolate craving! I went here twice in my week long vacation to Disney World. Expensive, but it is Ghirardelli and you know you're getting great quality stuff. Their homemade dark chocolate hot fudge is TO DIE FOR! It can get pretty crowded at night and you may have to wait up to 15-20 minutes for your order, but it is worth it :)

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Yum - Ice Cream”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

You can't beat the ice cream sundae's or the Chocolate that you get here! It might be a long wait but it is so worth it. Make sure you grab a few extra napkins and be ready to sit down and really enjoy the treat!
Once you have ordered - you can find spoons, napkins and such around the corner to your left - it's also a great place to hang out waiting for your number to be called - you tend to stay clear of the other folks who are waiting for their number to be called. We usually head outdoors and try to find a table a bit away from there - often by the band stand so we can enjoy some music/entertainment while enjoying the ice cream. This is a MUST for those who like ice cream! You can also get a free piece of chocolate if you stop in the candy shop! Yum!

Visited April 2012
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