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Sherman's Dairy Bar

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1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The selection of flavors is very large. The ice cream is good. They've been in business for 100 years. But, beware of the portion sizes. I ordered a single scoop sugar cone. It came with the large balls of ice cream piled up. Same went for a small dish of ice cream. They use sundae glasses and fill them over... More 

Thank SL262
Peotone, Illinois
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are looking for the best ice cream, then this is the place to go. It's creamy and tasty, portions are enormous, and there are a lot of flavors to choose from. Don't let the long lines scare you away, they go quick.

Thank Blackhawks75
Hartford, Michigan
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98 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I never get more than a single cone, they pile the ice cream on, any more and I would burst. Such great flavor choices, and really friendly staff.

Thank Barbara M
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not just your everyday small town ice cream parlor. The ice cream at Sherman's deserves the reputation. It's delicious!The flavors are plentiful, and so are the servings. A single scoop is probably equal to about a pint of ice cream. And I saw a booth full of people sit down to share a sundae.

Thank Liz B
Odon, Indiana
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ice cream was delicious, however, entirely too much for one person to eat. My kids got the "baby" size and my 5 year old had to scrape half of the ice cream off b/c it was just too much. I got the "single" and couldn't eat all of it. So it was kinda wasteful. But the ice cream was fantastic!!

Thank Jen-R-B-C-1
South Haven, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Freshest Ice Cream I have ever had! I always option for the Blue Moon.. who can deny me with the blue cow on the roof!

Thank Donald O
Bath, Michigan
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Do I need to say anything more? It was to die for!!!! I look for this flavor at every parlor and have never found it anywhere else. The Baby-sized portion was more than enough. I wonder if they offer a "Preemie"...

Thank Just_Bein_Honest2
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117 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well, they give you a ridiculous mount of ice cream here. WAY TOO MUCH. I used to own an ice cream store and we were much more selective in the ice cream we sold and served. The quality here is OK...but they just waste so much...you could have plenty with half as much served..everyone wants to go here...not really sure... More 

Thank Barb H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good ice cream. Chocolate malt extreme was the best if your huge fan of malt like I am then you'll love it.

Thank Mary D
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52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sherman's has been and still is our favorite ice cream parlor. Over the many years we have come here, it has not changed much. The old fashioned decor and carefree atmosphere has remain the same and so has the giant portions. The prices have gone up a bit (baby--don't know, single--$3.80, double--$6.15), but it is still entirely worth it. Sherman's... More 

Thank Ethan K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $8
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 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: 12696378251
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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