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Sherman's Dairy Bar

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1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
+1 269-637-8251
12:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Simply amazing ice cream. The waffle cones are the best!! Many types available to please anyone! Must have in South Haven.

Thank Tami L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is the best ice cream shoppe in michigan! They are generous with their scoops and the kids love their blue moon ice cream! my family has been coming here for years and it never disappoints. Be prepared to wait in line for a little bit during peak hours though!

Thank Ashley Z
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Great icecream super decent prices. We ordered the kiddie size and had trouble finishing them. Worth the stop.

Thank Sara D
Butler, Wisconsin
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Awesome stuff, good flow despite larger crowds. Take a number, browse the many flavors, and kick back and enjoy!

Thank Michael B
Naperville, Illinois
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

One of the best ice cream places you will find. Their main location may not look like much, but the ice cream is tops. Portion sizes are outrageous so it is a good value for the amount served. Don't be put off if the lines are crazy long. Take a number as soon as you enter and the wait isn't... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Anytime we are in SoHa this is a must do. The ice cream is traditional and AMAZING. I is not a trendy place with bacon ice cream. Rather, it stays true to the years and years of serving amazing ice cream in an somewhat old fashion shop. If you like chocolate and caramel try the turtle ice cream. My kids... More 

Thank Patty V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Love trying the local ice cream shops. We lucked out and got there about 90 seconds before the shop flooded with people. Make sure to grab a number ticket if you're inside. Get a baby or small/single...unless this IS your meal. Lots of flavor choices plus a variety of sundae and malt options. $4-$5 for single (but super huge) cones.... More 

Thank Niki S
Logansport, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Went with friends from the area. I had the Amaretto Cherry in a waffle cone. The single was more than enough for one person. The portions are very large.

Thank db4r6286
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The line was long outside when I arrived (you can go inside as well). This gave me time to review the extensive list of flavors. It was extremely difficult to narrow it down. I chose peanut butter cup and it did not disappoint. The quality is first class. I did a single scoop waffle cone and it was enough for... More 

Thank Kara S
Denver, Colorado
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148 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

The portions are as large as the crowd but I was underwhelmed. Despite the large number of flavors, I couldn't find something close to what I was looking for (Rocky Road). As a result, I wasn't too impressed and have no lasting memory of the quality or even what flavor I ended up with. Also, this is for dairy lovers... More 

Thank Sakart V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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: +1 269-637-8251
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?