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Beerntsen's

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American, Ice Cream, Delicatessen
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108 N. Eighth St., Manitowoc, WI 54220-4604
920-684-9616
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 67
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We took our 6 & 8 year old granddaughters here after a tour of the Maritime Museum [2 blocks east of here]. It's the same charming place I remembered from many years ago when I grew up in Manitowoc. We ate lunch from a lunch menu with a variety of sandwiches and soups from grilled cheese and BLT to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
lark77
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Cascade, Wisconsin
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Cascade, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We took our 6 & 8 year old granddaughters here after a tour of the Maritime Museum [2 blocks east of here]. It's the same charming place I remembered from many years ago when I grew up in Manitowoc. We ate lunch from a lunch menu with a variety of sandwiches and soups from grilled cheese and BLT to olive... More 

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beerntsen's is an iconic place in Manitowoc with it's early 1900's decor. Best chocolates anywhere in the Midwest, and their ice cream sundaes are amazing; still served in the old-fashioned tulip glass. Their fresh roasted cashews and other nuts are delightful.

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Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Love it when some things never change. Place is just like it was when we started coming 28 years ago when we first got married, and tonight's experience was just as good! Had a bubbly pleasant waitress and enjoyed delicious sundaes in the old-fashioned ice cream parlor. All staff very friendly and definitely handpicked. Thank you for another great time!!

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

What a great place to sooth a sweet tooth and have lunch too. A great lunch menu and extensive ice cream menu makes this the place you can spend a few hours!

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

So... this is about eighteen months late... I was here in the first week of November 2013... I was visiting family and only went once: I'm still telling people about it!!! I am not a big fan of marshmallow but it came on my sundae: drowning in this is my dream death!!! If I ever get back I'll definitely make... More 

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Westville, Indiana
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102 reviews 102 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We came here after dinner. Great atmosphere. Sat in booth and ordered the Teddy Bear (Chocolate ice cream/marshmallow cream-both homemade), Vanilla shake (great flavor!) and chocolate scoop in a dish (just as big as my sundae-wow) the flavors were rich, creamy - totally worth stopping on way home to Indiana!! Also bought a few homemade candies and chocolate pieces to... More 

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Kiel, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Beerntsen's has some of the best ice cream I've ever had, all homemade. The sandwiches are good too, but we usually just get ice cream or chocolates. My favorites are the opera sundae and chocolate covered fortune cookies. The decor is great, like stepping into a time machine with every visit. I've been here dozens of times since I was... More 

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

As you step into this gem of a place you are instantly placed in a world of "homemade" goodness. From the ice cream to the hand wrapped candy they make it all from scratch with many unique items in honor of WI's traditions and sports. Well worth a stop.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The meals are quite simple, but the selection of sundaes and chocolates and candy is outstanding. Sit in the wooden booth and enjoy dessert or head over to the glass cases and study the selections. Take one piece or have pounds of candy. With the Easter season here, there will be chocolate bunnies, eggs and lots of jelly beans. After... More 

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place makes their own candy and sells other candy made in the USA. They make a coconut peanut brittle that is awesome tasting and sells out in a week. I send this brittle to our friends at Christmas and they just love it! They have a restaurant and sell Cedar Crest Ice Cream which is made in Manitowoc. If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 N. Eighth St., Manitowoc, WI 54220-4604
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowoc
  • Phone Number: 920-684-9616

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Ice Cream, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?