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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's pricy, but what do you expect from a small business that serves a wide variety of ice cream? It was worth the purchase - you order through a plexiglass door and go out back where it's lite up with Christmas lights to pick up...your order. You can also sit at picnic tables to eat your ice cream. My husband and I visited after we finished our dinner and needed a sweet dessert before packing up to leave for home.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed October 7, 2020

Best ice cream I have ever had! The made on site cones were fantastic! Friendly service and social distancing maintained.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 10, 2020 via mobile

I guess that I should be prepared for expensive sweets in an upscale area like Door County, but over $8 for a milkshake is stretching my tolerance. That said, it was tasty and hit the spot.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 29, 2020 via mobile

Unfortunately you couldn't go inside but they have a nice man taking orders in a middle door. The place seems busy and it definitely has a very nice variety of flavors, the menu is visible so everyone can pick what they want ahead. Our orders...were brought to the back of a building very shortly after we ordered. Nice and quick.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 27, 2020

We have been to this place several times over the past several years. My husband always insisted on going at least once while we were staying in Door County. His favorite has always been their cherry sundae. Evidently they have taken it off the menu....The young man at the door looked at us like we Martians when we inquired about it. He was not very customer service oriented. We ordered two scoops of ice cream-coconut and cherry. The cherries were hard as rock had no taste. The price for two scoops was over $8. We won't be back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 12, 2020 via mobile

Cute, local ice cream shop with pleasant, shaded, outdoor sitting & waiting area. Many selections to choose from.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 2, 2020

The service was excellent, particularly with the covid issues. The ice cream was good, but I expected better. I don't know that I would have gone out of my way for it. Although is you want to get fast service in an area not over...run by all of us tourists, I would definitly recommend it.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 31, 2020 via mobile

We ordered 3 different items from the menu. 1. A sandwich for my son who said it was average and the chips were a regular bag and a pickle spear from a jar. Don’t order a sandwich unless you are really hungry. 2. I ordered...their version of the “Drum Stick”. Covered in way to many salted nuts to the point this ice cream treat should be called the “Nut Roll”. I would never order this again. 3. My other son ordered ice cream and gave it a 3 out of 5. His comment was Culver’s is better. Save your money go to Culver’sMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed June 29, 2020 via mobile

I feel like I was ripped off here, ordered a two scoop with toppings, no matter what you order it seems like they only have one size cup, small, I paid 13.70 for two small ice creams we ordered two scoops but they came as...a one scoop, the door county cherry tasted like it had freezer burn and was not creamy. I was very disappointed, but like I said no matter what you order we only saw people with these small cups. Go elsewhere.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed November 11, 2019

The Door County Ice Cream Factory is in what used to be an old grocery store. As such, the term "factory" is well founded, but what this place lacks in charm it more than makes up for in wonderfully rich ice cream made on site...daily. I have to admit that I have never tried their other foods, mostly casual fare like pizza which I suspect is not made in house but only warmed up. No matter, the strength of this place is wonderful ice cream deserts, real malted milk shakes, and waffle cones made on the spot to satisfy your craving. The building does lack personality. The gray colors are somewhat enhanced by wonderful photographs of life back in the day early in the 20th Century. No matter. This isn't Wilson's, where charm is accentuated to hide the fact that the ice cream is Cedar Crest made at a Wisconsin factory miles away. The Door County Ice Cream Factory serves home made ice cream, and I love it. We stop here often all during the summer and fall. Sadly, the building is seasonal, so it closes for the winter at the end of October.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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