We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chocolate Cafe

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
406 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1397
Improve this listing
Add hours for Chocolate Cafe and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 13 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
  • 2
  • 1
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Pricey but good!

Great cup of coffee coming from a coffee lover! and a lot of sweets to choose from. Good place to stop in South Haven!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2013
Eryn L
Valparaiso, Indiana
Add Photo Write a Review

13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Toledo, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Visit during the busy Columbus Day weekend...we were not aware that a festival was occuring in town...the festival was a disappointment...especially the pumpkin launch...but happened upon this delightful store which offers up the best hot chocolate I have ever tasted along with a variety of goodies. Had the soft Amish sugar cookie which paired very well with the chocolate.

Thank MILakeLover
Lansing, MI
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

My husband and I went to this shop for many years, we walked in to ordered some cake an ice cream cone. It was a warm day and I am pregnant so I had a drink in my hand. The employee waited until we paid and said " Just to let you know, its the law not to bring any... More 

3 Thank runfargirl10
Naperville, Illinois
Level Contributor
29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This is one of the places we duck into when we want good coffee, a chocolate something, and sometimes just to take a break when we're shopping in town. Located on the main drag in the charming beach town of South Haven, Michigan, the Chocolate Cafe has consistently great offerings with comfortable places to enjoy them, both inside and out.... More 

Thank PattyandAl
Battle Creek, Michigan
Level Contributor
276 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Stopped in here over Memorial Day weekend and while we liked this place in the past, we found it to be in a state of confusion. Word was the place is up for sale and they even had a sign up proclaiming it along with the asking price. OK. We can deal with that. We can deal with the inside... More 

2 Thank Bob W
Valparaiso, Indiana
Level Contributor
20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Great cup of coffee coming from a coffee lover! and a lot of sweets to choose from. Good place to stop in South Haven!

Thank Eryn L
Three Rivers, Michigan
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

This is a small shop that has big flavor. We drive over there to view the lake and stop in for something to eat. I love going over there. It is only about 1 hour away for me so when I am having a craving I can jump in my car and drive there. It is easy to find.

Thank Denise R
Holland, Michigan
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Our group of women stopped in and enjoyed some hot chocolate -- they serve a great variety. We also purchased some of their yummy caramel corn.

Thank Cynthia A
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Good variety of chocolate that tastes great but kind of pricey. Vary nice inside and there is a beautiful walkway outside.

Thank Ruby W
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
224 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This is in a cute little courtyard right on the busy downtown strip. A nice place to get a treat and sit down and rest your feet from all the shopping. They have cookies, brownies, fudge and all sorts of chocolate as well as a coffee bar and ice cream next door. It's not cheap but it is good. I... More 

Thank Vilynn
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Chocolate Cafe used to be wonderful, however, the last couple of times I've bought anything there it's been very disappointing. I'm a sucker for dark chocolate. Their dark chocolate truffles USED to be absolutely heavenly. I some last winter and they weren't very good, I chalked it up to probably less than fresh, due to slow business during the winter.... More 

2 Thank Kathleen A

Travelers who viewed Chocolate Cafe also viewed

South Haven, Van Buren County
South Haven, Van Buren County
South Haven, Van Buren County
South Haven, Van Buren County

Been to Chocolate Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 406 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1397
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: 269-637-1700

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Chocolate Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?