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“Famous for Ice Cream”

Wilson's Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Ephraim
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout
Reviewed July 16, 2014

This place is a Door County Icon. If you have never been to DoorCounty you won't miss Wilsons. If you have been to Door County you know it well! It resembles a step back in time with it's vintage look and ice cream counter. If you are having a cone it has to be taken out (to go). If you are eating at a table you must order from the menu. This is fine with everyone because it is tradition. There are juke boxes at every table connected to the main juke-box. We have spent many quarters finding our favorite songs. The food and ice cream - all delicious! Service is friendly and it is always busy. Don't mind the wait, it's worth it. Great family place!

Thank Pam K
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Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Fun atmosphere, old-style type diner. Food was decent. I ordered the double cheeseburger and it was pretty bland, similar to Burger King.

However, the ice cream was delicious. Lots of different flavors and old-fashioned sundaes are the best.

Thank ptclough
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great place and a must stop while in Door County. Old time Ice Cream shop/restaurant that makes their own Root Beer. Service is good, Burger & Fries good, Root Beer great! We also had ice cream sundae's which come in the turtle glasses and was wonderful tasting! Love this place!

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Thank MinnesotaGeocat
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

Had to go to try their Ice Cream as the reviews were so good. It was well deserved. Lots of choices and very generous portions. It seems packed but they do a very nice job of moving through the wait, do not let the crowd keep you away.

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Thank Jeff R
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Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

You can't get much better than Wilson's for ice cream in the entirety of DC. Many flavor options, fast service, cost effective, and absolutely delicious.

Don't let the crowd and appearance of busyness overwhelm or deter you. Step in the door (take a number - literally) and fill your cone or cup to your heart's desire.

Remember, this is ice cream - not gelato, custard, or yogurt. If you want ice cream on your trip to DC, make a trip to Ephraim. You will not regret it!

Thank Jake L
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