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Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden

Open Now: 08:00 - 20:00
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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...more
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2 Cactus Garden Dr, Henderson, NV 89014
+1 702-435-2608
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The cactus garden was very well maintained with paths and labels on the different plants. The Christmas lights are a wonderful additions. A holiday must see.

Thank Loretta K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the kids here to look at the Christmas lights and get some yummy treats. They do a great job at decorating for Christmas. It was so beautiful! The kids also enjoyed watching the workers make the chocolates we were snacking on. Wonderful time,...More

Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must see during the Holidays if you are in Henderson. A great attraction for the entire family. The Cactus Garden was great to walk through, and the factory was just steps away. The lighting is very festive with plenty of parking. The entire staff...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an unexpected treat, we go every year to enjoy the efforts made to decorate the cactus garden for the holidays. It is a spectacular display of lights which is free to walk through.

Thank ksusanm13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a break from the strip and went to Ethel M's. We did not book a tasting class, so I can't comment on that. When we entered there was a woman giving samples. She did give us each 2 or 3 different samples of...More

Thank 4Jerseytravelers
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very surprising place. Very interesting area for viewing chocolate making. Spotlessly clean. Very well laid out shop.The Cactus Garden in the grounds is lovely. A must visit.

Thank Val B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just outside Las Vegas with plenty of parking. If I’m honest it’s more of a chocolate shop than a factory tour. As the tour element consists of a long viewing window along one side of the visitor centre. Each person gets a free large chocolate....More

Thank 149stuartc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unless you are taking the Chocolate Tasting Session, this is a free self-guided factory tour with an extensive gift shop with items you can't get elsewhere (like the booze-filled chocolates). it was over 100 degrees and they were very helpful packing our purchases with ice...More

Thank MarkStephenSouder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our tasting tour. It takes about 30 minutes. They give you just enough history about the company and the sourcing of the cocoa beans. Then, you taste 4 chocolates of which each is different. You can upgrade the taste tour to include 4...More

Thank mnguru1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Need a break from the strip? Come here. The cactus garden is huge and it has a huge variety of cactus and other plants. It's beautiful! There are trees and a gazebo to provide shelter from the hot Nevada sun, so even was it's blazing,...More

Thank Sandy T
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22 June 2018|
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Response from Todd W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of free parking and wonderful gardens
Jashinta D
2 December 2017|
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Response from Phertravel | Reviewed this property |
No pets unless service animals.
29 September 2016|
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Response from Lawito | Reviewed this property |
east of Sunset Dr in Henderson. 2 Cactus Dr.
22 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.
28 February 2015|
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Response from 2seniortravlers | Reviewed this property |
It is only a few miles from the strip about 20 minutes or so, If you don't have a car you can take public transit that runs up sunset rd. Also check the tour services they include Ethel M in with the hoover dam tours. If... More