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Sherman's Dairy Bar

1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
+1 269-637-8251
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So worth the 40 min wait! It's a must on every visit. Take a number and make new friends. You will be glad you stopped.

Thank Lunchlady90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing through and stopped based on multiple recommendations. Shared the ice cream flight with six flavors. Loved every one!

1  Thank Bella S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many great flavors to choose from! There’s always a line but it moves quickly. Best spot for ice cream! Love visiting here every trip to south haven.

Thank Jenee O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must stop every time we come to South Haven. Ice cream is great and the hospitality of the crew is better.

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge portion sizes! If you get more than a single scoop then it’s impressive. Lots of tradition in this company many flavor offerings. Indoor and outdoor seating. You can’t go wrong here!

Thank stilts16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ice cream has Great taste, there are lots of choices, and the huge portions make the prices worth every penny.

Thank 632donk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took friends there for dessert after grilling in the yard. It’s becoming a regular event since everyone loves the great range of flavors. Often a line, which shows how popular it is even though it’s out of town, but lines move quickly and service is...More

Thank Michigander829
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For years now, when we're traveling through South Haven, we usually stop at Sherman's Dairy Bar. Actually, it has become something of a family tradition for us. Their ice cream is always delicious. We tell friends who are planning trips to South Haven, "Sherman's is...More

Thank W9280OLjimc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best ice cream I’ve ever had, although I did come here over the summer while growing up so it is no doubt something about the memories. It’s so rich you can get a spoon in it immediately when you pull it from the freezer. We...More

Thank Marcus P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beyond delicious for this huge, inexpensive ice cream cone. Got in and out within 5 minutes. Best ice cream I have had in a while. Nice place to go with your family! Clean but kind of crowded but worth it. Love the ice cream.

Thank TeenKritic
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Bob K
April 10, 2016|
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Response from Fearless42 | Reviewed this property |
March 1st. They are open now!
Sherry Denise W
January 18, 2016|
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Response from ShermanDairyBar | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry about the trampolines but we no longer have them. We took them out in the early 70's. It was partly because of insurance liability reasons but also to expand and improve our parking lot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $8
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-637-8251
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A traditional counter service ice cream shop serving all the ice cream delights from cones to sundaes, shakes, and our famous Pig's Dinner. In the peak season we serve over 50 different flavors. Our shop is open March through October. If you are in the South Haven, MI area please stop by and try our delicious ice cream.
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