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Wilson's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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9990 Water Street, Highway 42, Door County, Ephraim, WI 54211
920 854 2041
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quaint little restaurant featuring burgers and ice cream. We got the bacon cheeseburgers and some cheese fries and were not disappointed. We skipped ice cream for a little break. Try the home brewed root beer!

Thank Jessica Rendi V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The burgers were delicious and the ice cream so yummy..... the best in Door county!!! I also tried the homemade root beer which was also delicious. Definitely can't go to Door County without a stop at Wilson's... at least for ice cream. The hardest part is trying to pick which flavor!!!!

Thank Joan R
Twin Oaks, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It may actually be a civic requirement to stop at least once for ice cream at Wilson's in Ephraim. They have a great assortment of flavors and cone types (jelly bean at the bottom of each cone). You can eat inside (they also have a café type menu) or just get a cone or cup and walk outside along the... More 

Thank Tom G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been to Wilson's many times but never reviewed it. This is the best ice cream shop in the Door! It is a small place and the lines can be long at peak times, but it's worth it! Grab your ice cream and watch the sun set at Ephraim.

Thank Craig A
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Go on an empty stomach and have an ice cream. You can always grab a bite to eat too but your on vacation...have an ice cream.

Thank Amy W
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You have to stop here on your Door County trip! Classic restaurant with lots of food options and ice cream flavors. Service was great.

Thank GwynMarie
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The most amazing ice cream. Perfect stop after sailing on Bella Cruises. The size of the waffle cones and scoops are huge. Have to go hear every time I come to Door County.

Thank Jerry N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Maybe we came on an off night, but I just felt this place was average by best. I've really had better ice cream at Dairy Queen. I understand the nostalgia and I love family traditions, but other than that I can't really see why so many people come here. We stood in line for about 20 minutes to order. Hubby... More 

Thank shifty_travels
Appleton, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Were there for the flavor delections. Get the dish, larger scoops than the cone. Some of the best flavors around, and new flavors.

Thank siltrpt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the prefect place to get a treat. My advice is to buy your ice cream go across the street and enjoy the beautiful sunset. All you need for a perfect night.

Thank Kim A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?