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Wilson's Restaurant

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9990 Water Street, Highway 42, Door County, Ephraim, WI 54211
920 854 2041
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 271
    Excellent
  • 148
    Very good
  • 58
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A definite stop

Old fashion Sundae...This isn't even an option to not go. I feel wronged if I don't get to come here each time we go to Door County.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Scottnej
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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  • Families with children
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Old fashion Sundae...This isn't even an option to not go. I feel wronged if I don't get to come here each time we go to Door County.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Wilson's restaurant is right on the curve, if you are looking for a good ice cream sundae treat, this is the place for you. Wilson's gets very busy so patients should be your friend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Love Wilson's - we never miss it on our yearly visit to Door County! It's perfect for late night snacks which is usually when we go. The service is good. The chili, sandwiches, nachos, and of course the ice cream are all big hits with my family.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Been coming here for over 20 years, great burgers, hot dogs and ice cream.An annual stop. Super service,

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Wilson's is a must visit every time we are in Door County. The old school diner feel is so enchanting and the food is fantastic. My boyfriend and I both ordered a cheeseburger which is always delicious. We also ordered a whopping order cheese fries which was way more than enough for two people to share. I also ordered a... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We stopped for lunch. We had an excellent lunch. We'll be back. (4 diners - chili and cheesecurds; Reuben and chips; Patty Melt and fries; Burger and fries. A good meal was had by all and the service was efficient) Don't be intimidated by the lines at the door - they move pretty quickly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Best ice cream in the world! Fast service, reasonable prices and friendly staff. The view of the lake while you eat is fantastic!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We sat outside with a beautiful view of the water.Server was very friendly. My husband had the pulled pork sandwich which was average flavor and tenderness and kettle chips stale. My hamburger tasted like a frozen patty but a yummy bun as if it was placed on a grill top. Nice crisps pickle slices on the side. I had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great root beer floats, burgers and sandwiches. We went here on our first night in Door County, and it was a great start to our trip. The entryway is perpetually crowded with ice cream seekers, but just boldly make your way through the throngs and find the host stand. Nice waitstaff and prompt service, even on a busy night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Really enjoyed the Coke memorabilia and old time diner atmosphere. We had mammoth sundaes with loads of whipped cream and a cherry on top. My daughter had an old fashioned shake with extra in a tin.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9990 Water Street, Highway 42, Door County, Ephraim, WI 54211
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Ephraim
  • Phone Number: 920 854 2041

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?