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“A must while in Asheville....”

French Broad Chocolate Lounge
Ranked #6 of 45 Dessert in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Reviewed February 2, 2013

If you have a sweet tooth, this is the place to go. Very unique menu choices and incredible french press coffee to go with your dessert unless you'd like to dive into a liquid truffle which is an experience in itself. The staff are helpful and friendly. Just hop in line and walk by the display of sweet goodness that calls your name from the other side until you see something you can't resist and then find a cozy corner to enjoy with a friend, family or a good book. All I can say is YOU WILL ENJOY!!

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Reviewed February 1, 2013

This is a favorite of mine while in Asheville. Everything is delicious! If you're a chocolate fan, you will love it! Must try's are any of the hot chocolates (very rich) and the desserts (lavender or chocolate creme brulle are my favs). They have a wide variety of items...teas, wine, baked goods, truffles & handmade chocolates, and a nice variety of upscale chocolate bars from all over the world. It's a nice place to hang out with friends and everyone in your group will find something to their liking.

There is usually a line and it gets quite busy at night when everything else is closing down/late night/after dinner. It's a very lively, crowded place, which is fun, but the word "lounge" conjures up dimly lit and quiet to me. This is where they lost points on atmosphere for me. Seating gets packed, so you might have to wait for a table or share...usually people are very friendly and don't mind.

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Reviewed January 28, 2013

The sipping chocolate was wonderful, as was the carrot cake. The only drawback is that this place was quite busy so it was a bit competitive to get a seat.

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

Great place to go after dinner or to meet with friends. Has a superb variety of chocolate desserts of all types, and a great wine/coffee/hot choclate drink selection. It is cozy with seating for couples or groups. May have to wait if you don't get that at just the right time as this place is a favorite local hangout. Parking can be a challenge but the downtown is lovely, so a walk is safe and fun to park a few blocks away.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

I stopped by FBCL for the first time visiting from Raleigh. I purchased a six piece truffle box of chocolates in which I selected various flavors. I brought them back to Raleigh to enjoy with my fiance. They were all delicious and we are looking forward to trying the "liquid truffle" that was suggested to us by other customers!

Thank Tiffany S
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