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Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream

341 Main Street, Highlands, NC
+1 828-526-3788
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fudge” (86 reviews)
“caramel apple” (25 reviews)
“waffle cone” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
341 Main Street, Highlands, NC
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great ice cream on Main Street in downtown Highlands. Go for dinner at Wild Thyme and have dessert at Kilwins!

Thank jacwen4648
Reviewed 13 September 2016

When I was growing up we would go to Mackinac Island Michigan every summer and our first stop was alway Kilwin's. 40 years later Kilwin's is in select area's throughout the U.S. and this location is as excellent as the original. I especially enjoyed a...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great ice cream or yogurt or shakes plus chocolate candy in our area. Whether it's dessert or just a treat, Kilwin's is a must stop while in Highlands. My grand kids feel when they visit that a trip to Kilwin's is an absolute must!

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We love going to this place in Highlands. I love milkshakes and some of the flavors are out of this world. On this trip, I had the chocolate caramel cashew. Yum! My wife had a Georgia peach ice cream cone. She enjoyed it very much....More

Thank DMcR1
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Okay, I have to admit that I only bought a piece of toffee...that sent me into the ecstasy zone. I'm familiar with this franchise since we have one here in St. Augustine. I found the folks in the Highlands store to be very friendly and...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 3 September 2016

From the freshly made ice cream (rum raisin & cappuccino chocolate chip) to the melt in your mouth fudge this place will not disappoint. Store help was friendly and knowledgeable of the products in detail.

Thank dan k
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited several Kilwin's shoppes around various places. This one is much like the others. They serve a quality product but at a premium price. We enjoyed some ice cream on this visit. I noticed the chocolate covered nuts were selling for $26.99 Lb....More

Thank Oakrr
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Because it's a bit on the expensive side, I wouldn't go here every day. However for a special occasion or first Kilwin's visit, go for it. They have lots of ice cream flavors and are glad to let you sample.

Thank JOHN G
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This ice cream/candy shop was so charming! The ice cream was creamy and delicious served in waffle cone bowls. The staff was friendly and helpful. We would love to go again. It had tables to sit at right outside.

Thank Mknmraz
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The ice cream and chocolates are pricey but they are delicious... I guess you get what you pay for ...my husband had toasted coconut and I've tried the chocolate cashew caramel ice cream it was wonderful. A wide variety of scrumptious flavors and wonderful chocolates...More

Thank MusicCityTravelers
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 341 Main Street, Highlands, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-3788
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