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Sherman's Dairy Bar

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1601 Phoenix Road, South Haven, MI
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Description: This is a very popular ice cream shop, apparently Sherman's Ice Cream is a...
This is a very popular ice cream shop, apparently Sherman's Ice Cream is a favorite in Michigan. Many flavors, very good ice cream. Phone 269.637.8251. Also, the ice cream is carried at some restaurants in South Haven, MI.
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  • 24
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Ice Cream

We have been going to Sherman's for years. The ice cream is great! The free coffee not so much. The sizes are huge. You can always spot the rookies as they order a double and get a pint of ice cream that ends up melting all over them.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

We have been going to Sherman's for years. The ice cream is great! The free coffee not so much. The sizes are huge. You can always spot the rookies as they order a double and get a pint of ice cream that ends up melting all over them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Great Ice Cream Parlor with a fantastic choice of flavors and wonderful assortment of sizes in conesk dishes etc. The Pigs Dinner is always a favorite.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

The smell of the fresh waffle cones is intoxicating. A must stop in south haven. Food is great, ice cream amazing.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I went with a friend. We expected good hand packed ice cream and we were pleased. It took us about a half hour to each a one flavor come as the ball of ice cream must be at least a cup. Complementary coffee and real half & half in the rear dining room in real china mugs.

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Portage, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

No matter how many times we stop at Sherman's Dairy Bar, it is always a highlight of our trips to South Haven. The ice cream is our top-ranked ice cream of any place we have tried. As a true vanilla ice cream lover, Sherman's vanilla from the Dairy Bar is the BEST I have ever had...hands down! We love stopping... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Always a line and always worth the wait. My theory...if they don't have it, you probably don't need it. Wonderful variety of ice cream flavors. Like the ice cream you had ad a kid. Yummy.

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Livonia, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Quality ice cream and TONS of flavor options, but get ready to wait in line for a while! Portions are very generous. Wish our server wasn't so snotty.

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Los Angeles, California
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Fun place packed with excited customers. Ice cream portions were huge and the taste was good but not the best I've had. Overall a worthwhile stop on our Michigan visit.

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Key Largo, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We, along with 50 other couples took a number and wait, and wait to be called. There are plenty of ice cream options, but the butter pecan was average at best. The waffle cone was of a fast food quality. Portion was large but pricey.

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Allegan County, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

There is free coffee and water if you have your ice cream inside. Many times the large number of people waiting to order will spill over into the dining area or there will be no line but just a mass of people you have to try to walk through to reach the door. The brownie sundae is a good value... More 

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Additional Information about Sherman's Dairy Bar

Address: 1601 Phoenix Road, South Haven, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1601 Phoenix Road, South Haven, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

This is a very popular ice cream shop, apparently Sherman's Ice Cream is a favorite in Michigan. Many flavors, very good ice cream. Phone 269.637.8251. Also, the ice cream is carried at some restaurants in South Haven, MI.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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