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Wilson's Restaurant

9990 Water Street, Highway 42, Door County, Ephraim, WI 54211
920 854 2041
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Ranked #5 of 10 Restaurants in Ephraim
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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woodstock, IL
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

My wife especially can't visit Ephraim without enjoying ice cream at Wilson's. This year we tried several flavors that were new to use, I chose the Chocolate Peanut Butter Explosion the first time and the Alaska Caramel Fudge something the second. Not to be missed.

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Madison, WI
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We have been going to Wilson's for almost 20 years, every time we stay in Ephraim, Door County...at beginning of Summer and Labor Day Weekend. There are lots of other places for breakfast, lunch or dinner with extensive menus if you want a meal, but this place will do in a pinch for breakfast. BUT....when you want ice cream, THIS... More

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St. Charles, MO
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is the place to go for low end meals, probably lunch. But on the other hand you have to go there for the malts and sundae's. Remember the malts in the aluminum container that would stay cold forever, well this is the place. the sundae's are to die for......hugh and tasty. It is easy to walk to from almost... More

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USA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Wilson's has an old fashioned ice cream parlor type atmosphere. The food and ice cream are good. You can choose indoor or outdoor seating.

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A must-go in DC. Ice cream is always a hit but I have never tried their food. Line was not bad especially in Sept.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Wilson's Restaurant has excellent food and great service in a great location right across the highway from Lake Michigan in Ephraim. The outdoor seating is shaded and has great views of the marina. Considering all the attractions in that area, parking was surprisingly easy.

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Milwaukee
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90 reviews 90 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Consistent great ice cream parlor food for many years. Best malts I ever had. You know what your going to get when you go here. Ideally located right across from the water. A must if your passing through or staying in Ephraim.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The only drawback is that the staff behind the ice cream counter did not wear gloves while handling the food. This would have been much appreciated!

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

While they are known for their ice cream. The food is great as we'll. fun place. A must for every trip

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Ephraim, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great Memorable Ice Cream Parlor Best Chicago Hot Dog in Door County Service good Other food average

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