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Sherman's Dairy Bar

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American, Ice Cream
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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: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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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  • 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

I'm an ice cream addict. There you go. So how could we pass up a visit to Sherman's? We're glad we stopped! We stopped by early on a Sunday afternoon, not long after they opened up. There definitely was quite a selection to choose from. The staff behind the counter was also more than... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Matt S
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Brighton, Michigan
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Brighton, Michigan
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427 reviews 427 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I'm an ice cream addict. There you go. So how could we pass up a visit to Sherman's? We're glad we stopped! We stopped by early on a Sunday afternoon, not long after they opened up. There definitely was quite a selection to choose from. The staff behind the counter was also more than willing to let us sample several... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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72 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

On Monday, May 18th, at about 2:00 pm we stopped at Sherman's after a long days ride from Iowa. We have always enjoyed going there and stop whenever we go thru the area. We were very disappointed in the service we received today. It was not very busy but the service was slow. The gal who waited on us had... More 

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North Riverside, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We recently visited this establishment and found it to be very good. The ice cream was very good and they had a very large selection. Many of the flavors were different than what you normally find at ice cream shops. The service was very fast considering the amount of people that were in line.

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South Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I’m always happy when I see Sherman’s back open, it’s a sure sign summers on its way. The ice cream is made right there and its outstanding. I recommend the Pigs Dinner, 4 huge scoops with your choice of topping and enough for the whole family to share. We do go more often in the spring and fall because in... More 

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Blue Ash, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We have had ice cream all over the US!! There is NONE better than Sherman's Ice Cream. Don't be discouraged by the long lines. They move Fast! And, you will NOT be disappointed. The portions are HUGE! Ask to see the small dip (like a soft ball). It was enough for most of our gang!!! The flavors ROCK!!

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South Haven, Michigan
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We are locals and still get excited when they open for the season. It's an old fashioned style ice cream shop with a family feel. They are a large variety of flavors to choose from with some of our family favorites being (cappuccino, butter pecan, pecan praline, Sherman tracks and double malt) If you have never been, under that a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Every year on the way to the lake house we have to stop at Sherman's! Their ice cream is just phenomenal! My favorite is the Sherman Tracks but they always have an assortment of flavors. Usually during the holiday's such as Memorial day, 4th of July, and Labor day expect a long wait. Wait times can really vary but sometimes... More 

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SE Washington State
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great ice cream and a hometown feel. Not a fancy place but a genuine one. I got a single scoop cone and it seemed to be stacked three scoops high. Plenty of ice cream for both me and my wife. Fun and authentic.

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South Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You can find fancier / more expensive ice cream but you will not find any better. Be ready for a wait it's worth it!

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Yorkville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Every year we head into South Haven. Sherman's Ice Cream is always a must. The kids love trying new flavors!

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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, Ice Cream

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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