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French Broad Chocolate Lounge

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10 S Pack Sq, Asheville, NC 28801-3521
+1 828-252-4181
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved the salted caramel hot chocolates. A little pricey but delicious. There was not a large line when we were there but there was when we were leaving.

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Thank Kit C
Moneta, Virginia
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179 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best place to go to cap an evening in Asheville. The liquid truffle is out of this world great. My favorite was the milk chocolate but then I found the sea salt chocolate. In addition their cakes - including the carrot cake - rock! Don't worry about the line. It moves fast and the wait is more... More 

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Thank MonetaMan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect for hot chocolate and homemade shortbread cookies. Lines are long, but worth the wait. Yummy, yummy!

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Thank Laurie R
Raleigh, NC
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stood in line for nearly an hour only to get to the counter to be told they were out of all hot chocolate and liquid truffle flavors except for lavender and cardamom. That's right, no chocolate hot chocolate. At 3 pm. Not sure if it was poor management or what. My coffee was ok and my dessert--chocolate cake--was good.... More 

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Thank Pen4Traveln
FBChocolateLounge, General Manager at French Broad Chocolate Lounge, responded to this review

Good evening! Thank you so much for taking the time not only visit us but also to write your review. We are always striving to deliver the best possible experience for every guest, and to do this we want to hear all feedback. I hope that you accept my sincerest apology for your experience. I would love to talk to... More 

Golden, Colorado
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Second visit yes there are lines. Which is good because you need time to decide which item will tempt you he most. On a cold rainy day try a liquid truffle or hot chocolate. Excellent. Also great cookies. Maybe the best peanut butter cookie ever.

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Thank lucine9
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here while I was waiting for a table at Over Easy Cafe, so my partner and I just got a snack. We got two "jitterbugs" which are like chocolate caramel frappes, he got a brownie, and I got a shortbread cookie dipped in chocolate. The jitterbugs were ridiculously good. We get frappes like everywhere - we're addicted, we... More 

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Thank Sara R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious chocolate desserts! Only issue was the place is a bit cramped and needs more room/tables to accommodate customers as they grow in popularity. It was a blustery cold day when we visited and the line was asked to wait outside in the cold so as not to block tables. Brrr. Chocolate was excellent though.

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Thank Bethcornel
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are too many other places to try over this one. Crowded, dirty, the hot chocolate was cold and lacked flavor for how much you spend. Very disappointed :-(

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Thank Alett R
Leamington, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by to pick up dessert to take back to our hotel room at the Aloft and just loved this place! Many beautiful chocolate and non-chocolate desserts available to enjoy there or to take out. The chocolate cake and orange cranberry trifle were just delicious! Wish we could have gone back for more. French Broad chocolates and chocolate bars available... More 

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Thank H J
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best truffles I have ever had. And in the summer, they make a garden mint ice cream that is honestly beyond compare. Don't want to wait in a long line? Go to their take out door.

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Thank Brandi H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 S Pack Sq, Asheville, NC 28801-3521
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-4181

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?