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Sherman's Dairy Bar

1601 Phoenix Road, South Haven, MI
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Ranked #1 of 59 restaurants in South Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Ice Cream
Dining options: Late Night
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.
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Dining options: Late Night
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.
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Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

My family and I visited Sherman's Ice Cream on our recent family vacation. We read good reviews for it so we wanted to try it for ourselves. There was a line outside the restaurant as well as a line inside. Despite long lines, they served customers quickly. All of us loved our ice cream. The portions were large, and the... More

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South Haven, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Sherman's know EXACTLY what they are doing. During the times right before they close for the season, there are typically 5 people working in the store. But in the summer there are at least 12 people behind that counter doing such a great job of getting everyone helped, in and out. The portions are very generous. 2 scoops sometimes is... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We are very lucky and travel through South Haven several times a year. We live for when Sherman's is open (usually the end of March through right before Halloween). We have to stop for ice cream every.single.time. And the best time to go is in the fall or spring. Hardly any lines then. However, it is worth standing in line... More

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Huntington, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Our hotel was within walking distance of this local treasure and we made the most of that! Delicious ice cream, hometown atmosphere -reminded me of my childhood. Definitely worth a stop ... or two or three or four ...

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Elgin, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Be sure to treat yourself to this South Haven institution! The ice cream is simply fantastic. Only downside: this place is super popular so, during the beach season, be prepared to wait in line. That being said, you may need that extra time to determine your choice of the countless different flavors available. The prices are on par with a... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We read the reviews and decided to stop by last night after a day at the beach. It was the most expensive ice cream cone I have ever eaten, but it also may have been the best one I have ever eaten. I ordered a waffle cone and thankfully only ordered a single serve -- it was huge. I would... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The service was good, the ice cream was fine, but nothing to go out of the way for. Maybe we missed something, but the lines on a Saturday were ridiculous. It's so crowded inside, I kind of imagine its like visiting India, but the portion and patron sizes would tell you otherwise.

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Soham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My family thinks the ice cream is okay. The constant lines outside told us we had to try it. But we think we've had better. The serving size is HUGE. Good news if you love their ice cream. Wouldn't discourage anyone from going though as it is also a nice summer experience.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Awesome ice cream, the wait is a little bit of a pain but if you have the time stop there and get some!

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Indianapolis
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Everyone in town recommended this ice cream and it did not disappoint! My favorite was the chocolate peanut butter. The kids loved it but the portions are so huge that they couldn't finish it all. Next time we will share.

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