There is nothing better than a classic chocolate chip cookie. Just the right amount of chocolate chips and softness makes any day better with just one bite. Whether you enjoy them soft and chewy or with tons of chocolate chip bits, finding the perfect cookie can be fun. But, also a bit dangerous. We all know once you find that favorite spot, there is no stopping you when you catch a craving.

Yelp knows just that and decided to look for the best chocolate chip cookies in each state. From thick and chewy to thin and crispy, every state has that one cookie shop that people will drive distances for. Lucky for those in Charlotte, you won’t have to travel very far for North Carolina’s best chocolate chip cookie.

Villanis Bakery has been named for having the best chocolate chip cookie in North Carolina. This New York-Italian-styled bakery has some tasty, authentic treats that people cannot get enough of. Besides cookies, they also are serving up croissants, macarons, and bialy from scratch! With over 250 reviews on Yelp, it’s no wonder they were voted the best chocolate chip cookie in the state.

Menu Favorites

  • Cream puffs
  • Turnovers
  • Cannolis
  • Muffins
  • Italian cookies
  • Biscotti
  • Cakes
  • Cheesecakes
  • Pies
  • and more!

Villanis is located at 901 Pecan Avenue. Next time you are craving a chocolate chip cookie, might as well head to the state’s best and give them a try if you haven’t gotten hooked already!

North Carolina: The No. 1 Spot to Get Ice Cream In the State

We all know and love some of our favorite ice cream spots to enjoy on a warm day. Ice cream is defined by Merriam-Webster as a sweet flavored frozen food containing cream or butterfat and usually eggs. But have you ever wondered where the best ice cream spot in North Carolina is?

We have discussed ice cream spots to try in Charlotte, but what about all of North Carolina? Or maybe even the best in South Carolina? There are so many ice cream spots to break down, but Food and Wine went and did just that. Thanks to Food and Wine, we are able to learn about the best ice cream in North Carolina.

The list includes the best spots in every state and we decided to bring to you a few states surrounding North Carolina for you to enjoy this summer during vacation. From mega scoops to hand-churned spots, you will enjoy every scoop in every state this year. For the full list with every state, click here.

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