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Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden

2 Cactus Garden Dr, Henderson, NV 89014
+1 702-435-2608
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We are proud to offer fresh-crafted, locally-made, gourmet chocolate. Our preservative-free treats have been made fresh in Henderson, Nevada since 1981, and most of our ingredients are made on site. We also offer one of the world's largest cactus gardens, which we decorate annually for the holidays and Valentine's Day with hundreds of thousands of lights and festive designs. Ethel M Chocolates is a Mars, Inc. company. You may be familiar with other Mars products, like M&Ms, Snickers, Twix, Milky Way, and Dove, among others. But Ethel M Chocolates is the only gourmet, premium chocolate brand in the Mars portfolio. And it's made fresh, here in Henderson. Stop by!
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  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2 Cactus Garden Dr, Henderson, NV 89014
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Christmas time is always a wonderful time to walk the cactus gardens. And with this mild weather it is perfect for an evening stroll.

Thank averyfamily3
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cactus garden is beautiful with all of the Christmas lights. They have signers in the garden. You get 1 piece of chocolate during the tour. The store is very crowded.

Thank wolf3728
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is neither about Ethel M’s physical location (nice factory and the Christmastime cacti garden is worth a visit) nor its product (yummy). Rather, this review is about placing an order on Ethel M’s website. I’ve been buying Ethel M’s for decades. As a Las...More

Thank CatManDuToo
stuhaack, Manager at Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there! I'm so sorry to hear about your experience online. Can you please email me at stu.haack@effem.com so we can understand what happened and how we can fix it for the future?

Reviewed 6 days ago

Ethel M chocolates are the best in our country...by far. You can take a self-viewing tour on one side of the gift shop, looking through windows upon shiny machinery that was idle the day we visited. Then to the standard 'I'll have one of those...More

Thank RioMountainMike
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of chocolate and also Ethel M Factory was very nice. We sampled 4 different styles of chocolate with our instructor and learned an interesting sensory way to define the taste of chocolate. After class we went out into the million Christmas light display...More

Thank LVRoadWarrior
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular lighted cactus garden (with ice rink) for the month of December -- free to walk through. Super busy, so go right at sunset to avoid the crowds. Windows overlooking a small portion of the chocolate factory is not so great. The actual tour was...More

Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my girlfriend for the first time to show her the way some great chocolate gets made in a factory, they give you a complimentary dark or milk chocolate coin when you enter and then you can observe the assembly line behind glass as...More

Thank TigerKhan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to see the desert in lights. Decked out for the holidays the cactus garden is a beautiful display. Ice skating and a visit with Santa before stoping at the gift shop for a sample and to watch the chocolate being...More

Thank clintsmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ethel M's is a chocolate factory in Las Vegas and has been around for years. At Christmas time the cactus are fully decorated in Christmas lights. The Cactus are huge and beautiful. You can walk in this beautiful lit garden with Christmas music playing and...More

Thank whouwhoami
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifully decorated for Christmas! Take a tour and sample a free chocolate coin. Just beware the prices are not cheap! I had sticker shock when wanting to buy a box of their liquor filled chocolates! 16 for $30 was a bit more than I wanted...More

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Jashinta D
1 December 2017|
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Response from IDF70 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, check their website.
29 September 2016|
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Response from Lawito | Reviewed this property |
east of Sunset Dr in Henderson. 2 Cactus Dr.
21 November 2015|
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Response from Stephanie L | Reviewed this property |
There is no cost for the garden tour. There is no cost for the chocolate tour either.