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“always a fun visit”

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, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed August 6, 2014

we have been coming here for 20 years now. we always enjoy visiting and the views are spectacular. the food is always hot and good tasting. the ice cream is delicious and i can highly recommend the rootbeer. also, it is one of the few restaurants in Door County that serves Coke products so if you are picky like i am about soda here's a place you can get fountain Coca Cola

Thank Traci L
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

For a trip into the past this is a great place and the root beer here is phenomenal. The food was good and there was a lot. I don't think anyone finished their plate.

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Reviewed August 4, 2014

I'll go ahead and echo the chorus here: you must visit Wilson's when you are in DC, especially if you've never been.

We recently went for lunch during our first trip to the region, and it really lived up to the hype.

We were lucky to go during the week. So, it wasn't very busy, but it was obvious that this place is hoppin' on the weekends. (Even though we easily got a table, the ice cream counter was PACKED.)

The location is great, and you can sit outside with a view of the water. Wilson's has tons of local, vintage charm. They also have the BEST root beer floats I've ever had!

The food is basic diner fare, but it actually exceeded our expectations (good char burgers and great onion rings).

Wonderful stop in the area.

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Thank emiliewasmyeve
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Reviewed August 4, 2014

Food is good, but ice cream is the best. :-) And, they put a jelly bean in each cone to keep the ice cream from dripping.. and, it is historic. Just a cool place!

Thank middleton2
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

Another 'must-do' while on the peninsula. Always stopped for ice cream as a girl, now I take my son. The old saying is still true: the further north you travel, the bigger the scoops for a smaller price. Never eaten in the restaurant - this is always just dessert. Pick a number, wait with many other families, then have your order taken by high school kids. Zanzibar chocolate is a dark treat, while black cherry (what else!) is popping with berry taste. Whether an afternoon treat or the last stop of the day, travel back to a simpler time.

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Thank Worldgirl25
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