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What’s not to love about this place. First of all it’s a charming shop to visit. Great gift shop... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Big Rapids, Michigan
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Great shop with unique gifts

I try to go to this store when im in town. They have great chocolate treats but also great gifts... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Samantha K
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118 N Michigan Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307-1402
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

What’s not to love about this place. First of all it’s a charming shop to visit. Great gift shop with many Michigan related items. They have awesome fudge and all kinds of other sweet treats. My friends and I gather there often to celebrate a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank palevass
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

If you purchase just a regular dish or children’s dish the price isn’t terrible but if you are big into waffle cones like my husband it sky rockets. I forgot to take a picture of the price list but just be aware. Our service was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I try to go to this store when im in town. They have great chocolate treats but also great gifts and a Christmas section. I've bought Michigan items there like potholders, ornaments, cookbooks and more. Great stop!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Samantha K
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Kirwin's is a MUST! It's like stepping back in time to an old fashioned chocolate shop and soda fountain. The chocolates are mouth-wateringly good and they make all the old time soda fountain creations! Since it is near Easter, I was delighted to find solid...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 49kathier
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Good old fashioned malts are still available in our day. Homemade ice cream and lots of chocolate make these malts extra special.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kellie A
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Love love love everything about this place! I had a root beer floats which was so good! Loved checking out all the beautiful piece in the emporium! Definitely will revisit! The staff here were about 2 of the nicest young people around too!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank A5416CFkathyb
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We walked downtown from the Riverwalk and wandered through the gift shop. Everyone was very kind. We came out with huge ice cream cones and chocolate covered seafoam to go. Even watched one of the staff stirring fresh caramel in a pot. Truly a treat!...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank katcQ6607RR
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This establishment caters to all ages but the kids get the major attention,the taffy, and other products are always a big hit .

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank michaelgrace89
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I visit this store often great place to buy sweets and ice cream, and they have a wide variety of fine gifts.S taff is very friendly and go the extra mile to help you. Amust visit when in Big Rapids!!Visit them on Facebook!!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank rsllamas
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I have been a customer since it opened in the 70's. I love this place and I love it even more with Kilwins added to it. Everyone will find something here. I would like to see more Made in Michigan items here. I will be...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Cindy W
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