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Harlans Chocolates & Gelato

100 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia, Canada
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (49 reviews)
“ice cream” (19 reviews)
“truffles” (4 reviews)
Opens in 1 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
100 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This candy and gelato shop has wonderful gelato. The salted caramel gelato is the best of its kind I've ever enjoyed. It's very hard to get the salt ratio right in this in vogue flavor, but they get it exactly right here. All the gelato...More

1  Thank Dougananda
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The papaya gelato was to die for. Good value for the price. I would recommend anyone to go there especially families.🍦👍

1  Thank veronika1073
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Gelato favors were uninspiring and lacked flavor. Staff was extra nice. No place to sit while eating or waiting for rest of family.

1  Thank The_Long_Road
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

That's what the locals say. It was yummy. We had maple walnut. Because that's what we normally order. Nothing out of the ordinary, just good ole great gelato!!

1  Thank shabjessa786
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The gelato is an excellent addition to anyone's day! Or we picked it up to take home to add to our dessert. The Salted Carmel was awesome with a bit of dark chocolate. Yum!

Thank Curlygirl64
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Popped in on a hot afternoon and got some lovely ice-cream. Several ice-cream and sorbet options. Chocolates looked great too

1  Thank alisonsher
Reviewed 14 June 2016

It's difficult to find sugar free chocolate here in Vancouver, and was so very happy to find my Mom's favorite - sugar free chocolate covered ginger on Salt Spring Island. Very friendly and helpful staff.

1  Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Great gelato and super knowledgeable and friendly staff both times we visited. We had gelatos and the chocolate truffles, plus free candies our server had made that afternoon. Highly recommend this spot.

1  Thank amazy
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Great little chocolate shop located in downtown Ganges. Nice selection of milk or dark choclates or if like gelato, go for it! Staff were friendly & efficient, you have a choice of eating in or taking you chocolate home.

1  Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 17 February 2016

When I entered the place smelled like heaven - of chocolate :-). I tried several truffles and they were all good. The girl at the counter was super sweet and friendly. If you are there on warmer days, they have ice cream too, but it...More

1  Thank Roam2Eat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
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