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Sherman's Dairy Bar

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1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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South Haven, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful staff and great ice cream. But busy but worth every minute at any price. Great staff that work hard to make it just for you. Big scoops no shirt changing on the ice cream here.

Thank Kulch2010
Rockville, Indiana
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dairy bar is really cute with a large selection of flavors. I got chocolate almond ... it was a giant scoop (and I ordered a baby scoop) ... but the ice cream was not very creamy. It was more like the consistency of fudgecicles, which is fine, just not what I expected. Maybe it was the flavor I chose?... More 

Thank Liz W
Lowell, Indiana
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic ice cream! The best I have ever had. Good proportion size also. Staff was super friendly. I will be back!

Thank Lisa B
South Haven, Michigan
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love Sherman Dairy Bar - have always loved it. Ice cream is creamy and flavor full. Service is excellant. We usually eat it there but sometimes take a half gallon home. LOVE LOVE LOVE their hot fudge sundaes!!! Huge cones for the price.

Thank Linda H
South Haven
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Living here you take it for granted and don't think about going as much, but when you do it is delicious. they have so many flavors, but my fav is the Sherman Tracks.

Thank Bonnie L
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96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 4th review of Sherman's! We keep going back! One of us has decided it's really pricey - the other feels the same - but wants it anyway! So this time we ordered one pint for $5.95 and split it! Not as much fun as two scoops (EACH!) in 2 Waffle cones - but very adequate for two.... More 

Thank FurtherOnDownTheRoad
Columbia, Tennessee
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting this lakeside town, be sure to visit Shermans! This ice cream bar has been there for many,many years! There are more flavors and ice cream dishes than I can list! if you love ice cream be sure to stop at this locally known landmark. Get there early, there is always a waiting line!

Thank CoachC33
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I mean, you WANT the Yellow Cake Batter ice cream. It tastes like the butter cream frosting on a really good carrot cake, except in the form of full-fat ice cream. You will be content to never eat again. This was served as the laughably named "baby cone," which turned out to be two full scoops atop a small cone,... More 

Thank Comfort A
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tons of people frequent this place but the staff does a good job of moving through the orders. Delicious ice cream. A cash cow for the owners. They do an impressive business.

Thank Faren451
Detroit, Michigan
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156 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to south haven many times, but this was somehow our first visit to Sherman's. It's well worth the wait, as the ice cream is fresh and delicious. Enjoy!!

Thank CindyJV

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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
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
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: 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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