Visit Us in Empire!

We are located at 12020 S Leelanau Hwy, Empire, MI.

The original location Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate is a bright green building perched on the side of a forested dune in the quaint Lake Michigan beachfront village of Empire, 20 miles west of Traverse City. We invite you to stop by, say hello, and delight your senses with the smells and tastes of chocolate-making. We offer generous samples of our products, information about chocolate and the opportunity to learn about chocolate production from seed to shop.


HIGH SUMMER HOURS (Mid-June to mid-August) Monday – Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm; Sunday 11 to 6 pm
SPRING & FALL HOURS (May/Early June and Late August/September)  Monday – Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm.
WINTER HOURS (October through May)  Monday – Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm.


Join our e-newsletter to receive recipes, promotions and information about Grocer’s Daughter and our community! Group Chocolate classes can be scheduled by contacting us via email or by phone. Classes are great for visiting families, a group of friends or co-workers. Rustic chocolate making classes are also available for larger groups. Call us for more information.

Our bright green shop is located at 12020 S. Leelanau Highway (M-22 1/4 of a mile south of the blinker from M-72). We are happy to assist you if you call us (231) 326-3030.

Our NEW second location is inside the Grand Rapids Downtown Market Hall, located at 435 Ionia SW, Grand Rapids, MI.

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