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Harlans Chocolates & Gelato

100 Lower Ganges Rd, Ganges, British Columbia, Canada
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (53 reviews)
“ice cream” (19 reviews)
“sorbet” (3 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
100 Lower Ganges Rd, Ganges, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 9 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 2 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 21 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 13 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 8 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 26 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
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Get a gelato to go and explore the Saturday Market or just wander around the quaint village. Take home some of their yummy chocolates., great souvenirs or an indulgence for yourself.

1  Thank hppytrvlr2014
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Imagine a place with every kind of made-on-the-island, artisanal chocolates plus selected flavors of gelato so rich and creamy you thought it only existed in your dreams. That is Harlans Chocolates and Gelato. I have been going to Harlans for years when I visit Salt...More

1  Thank Bob H
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.12 km away
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.08 km away
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.18 km away
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Lower Ganges Rd, Ganges, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island  >  Ganges
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