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Van de Laar Orchards

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Best fruit stand

They have the best and freshest fruit out of any fruit market or stand in Niagara on the Lake... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Tammy D
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Best Fruit stand on the Parkway!

Great value, wonderful fresh produce!! Staff and owners wonderful people! They have washed... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Cathy W
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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Aug 24, 2018
“Best fruit stand”
Aug 8, 2018
“Best Fruit stand on the Parkway!”
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Welcome to Van de Laar Orchards! Come visit our Fruit Market located on the Niagara Parkway in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.Enjoy a variety of fresh, locally grown fruit, which is individually sorted to ensure that it is of the highest quality and...more
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15435 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Great place to stop by, and get some fresh home grown and flavourfull fruit!!So much better then the grocery store. Very freindly staff !

4  Thank sharmeen k
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 July 2015

look, we do OK here, and the fruits -- mostly peaches -- exceed most other qualities, but there's kind of a scolding attitude toward the customers that is rather off-putting... we're adults, we don't need to be toldMore

1  Thank DOUGANDPOLLY
Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2015

Thanks for visiting us again. I hope the reply to your other posting explains how maintaining exceptional quality for all our customers is our top priority. I apologize that you may have been offended but hope you can understand we are just trying to offer...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

They have the best and freshest fruit out of any fruit market or stand in Niagara on the Lake. Very reasonably priced, very helpful and very knowledgeable. This is the only fruit stand we buy from. This is only part of our purchase from today....More

Thank Tammy D
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Great value, wonderful fresh produce!! Staff and owners wonderful people! They have washed cherries so you can grab and eat them all the way home!!

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 14 July 2018

It is very welcoming, the people working here are very nice and know their stuff about fruits in Ontario. All fruit here is local. you can even see the trees the apricots are grown on. Again very nice people great place to visit if you...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Well TA friends, it would seem Monte's original suspicion was indeed correct! A second try and what was discovered?? A tag was left on a peach in the basket we purchased showing the country of origin was the good old red white and blue. The...More

Thank MontyBiggs
Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

This is absolutely a false claim. We have been selling high quality LOCAL fruit since 1952. We have NEVER sold American produce. Everything we sell is fresh Ontario produce, which generations of our customers have enjoyed for years. I apologize if you have mistaken us...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I don't know what is wrong with our peaches in Ontario. Went from Sudbury to Niagara Falls and decided to get peaches directly from an orchard. The peaches one gets at the supermarket are hard and most difficult to release from the pit. If you...More

Thank Wolfgang R
Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

I apologize that the peaches didn't meet your expectations. 2017 was one of the most challenging years for growing peaches in our history. Early hail storms caused undetectable blemishes in some of the fruit which would result in early rot if frequent rains and limited...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I had the opportunity to stop by "Van de Laar Orchards" last weekend and once again.... couldn't be happier. The cherries were by far the best I have ever had. Actually, the fruit is always exceptional and of highest quality. Always greeted with a warm...More

1  Thank upsetOntario
Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for your excellent review and we look forward to serving you again in 2018.

Reviewed 10 September 2016

In the 1940's and 50's the Dutch changed the idea of farming. They came from Holland with the farm in their blood. They studied the Canadian way and married it with the Dutch way-the result was a new injection into the farm ideal. The Van...More

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Erica V, Guest Relations Manager at Van de Laar Orchards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you so much for enjoying our fruit and recognizing our passion. I am the fourth generation of Van de Laar's in Canada and I'm proud that the ideals and work ethic of my great grandparents have been passed on to my brother and I...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Over 60 years of farming all in the family and only the freshest local to Niagara, seasonal fruit available. Everything is tree-ripened so that just a short amount of time (1 day) between purchasing and taking the fruit home and leaving at room temp will...More

Thank lostmr
Reviewed 24 October 2015

They sell their own fruit of the season. It is fresh, tasty and always good. Love their cherries and peaches from their own trees.

1  Thank texasguy956
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We travel to the Niagara Region every year and make a point to stop here. The absolute best peaches I have ever tasted without a doubt. The young lady whom we bought our peaches and fresh honey from yesterday was very friendly and courteous. There...More

1  Thank beth071
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Cmiraflor
16 June 2017|
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Hello, thank you very much for the inquiry. Strawberries are currently in season, however we unfortunately do not sell strawberries. Our fruit market will be open within the next couple of weeks and we will have fresh... More
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23 July 2015|
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We have some delicious golden plums that are ready and available now.
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