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“Loved! this adorable place”
Review of Kilwins

Ranked #1 of 6 Dessert in Huntersville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $15
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Good for: Families with children
Description: From the moment you walk in the door your senses will be enticed with the warm sweet aroma of chocolate, fudge, and fresh homemade waffle cones. We hand craft a wide variety of candies and other confections right in our candy kitchen. Watch as our homemade products are hand crafted in the store right before your eyes. See creamy Mackinac Island fudge being paddled the traditional way on marble tables. Watch as we hand dip fresh apples in our original caramel recipe, developed by Don Kilwin himself, for that perfect and best tasting caramel apple. Our large marble table is located by the windows so that the whole family can watch us make each product. Our menu ranges from hand paddled fudge, delicious truffles, homemade caramel, chocolate dipped items, to a variety of homemade brittles and caramel popcorn. We dip all sorts of treats in any one of our three chocolate hillards- milk, dark or white chocolate. Chocolate dipped items range from fresh strawberries, rice krispie treats, oreos, twinkies, pretzels rods,and many,many more. We also have 32 flavors of Original Recipe ice. Our ice cream is some of the best ice cream you will ever enjoy! To top it off, we make our own waffle cones in the store for that fresh, crisp taste. From our friendly staff to our grand array of homemade treats, Kilwins is a must-visit when in the Huntersville area.
Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Loved! this adorable place”
Reviewed October 27, 2013

I'd have forgone my lunch if I'd known then what I know now about Kilwin's. This place did everything right. They atmosphere was welcoming, friendly and clean. It smelled of a nostalgic ice-cream shop/candy store and there were fresh caramel apples being dipped beside the outside window.

In addition to the great atmosphere, the treats were also excellent and there was a wonderful variety. I had the toasted coconut ice-cream, which was outstanding. My daughter had a caramel apple (which we hesitated on buying because it was so big) and our party of 8 devoured it! The apple was fresh and great quality, as well as, they cut it for you and put it in a large serving bowl, which made it much easier to enjoy. Everyone in our party raved of their own treats, too.

One last praise - the treats were very fairly priced, especially compared to other dessert boutique type settings.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Amy Q
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2013

We always try to save a little room after a meal at Birkdale Village for some "home style" slow churned ice cream from Kilwin's. It's always a challenge to decide which yummy flavors to settle on by the time your turn comes since the usually long line moves so quickly. If fudge, caramel corn or some other fancy confection is more your speed, Kilwin's is your sweet shop stop at Birkdale. It's our perfect ending to an evening of shopping and dining in our perfect little pre-fab village down the road.

Visited August 2013
1 Thank John W
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Winston Salem
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2013

Kilwins never disappoints regardless of their location. The best store made ice cream I've ever had. The delightful aroma of candy & chocolate at Kilwins should be experienced by everyone. Staff is always smiling & courteous.

Thank lbb1017
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“More ice cream please”
Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

This is the most delicious ice cream in the area. The staff is super friendly and helpful when making the "what should I get" dilemma. I enjoy walking in an seeing the staff busy making fudge, candy, or dipping apples. it is fun to see the "behind the scenes" and the staff is always willing to explain what they are working on. I love the Salted Caramel and the Birkdale Mud ice creams. My husband really enjoys their chocolate milkshakes, they are super rich in flavor!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank 2ndGradeMama
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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Excellent service, wonderful products”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

First, every employee made eye contact and asked if they could help.
Second, the store smelled like sugar in the best possible way.
Third, and most important, every item we tried was fantastic!! Three different kinds of ice cream, one milkshake, two types of truffles and, my personal favorite, candied orange peel dipped in dark chocolate.Scrumptious!

  • Visited July 2013
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2 Thank dhknits
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