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Pumpernickel Inn and Izzy's Bean & Gelato Shoppe

16090 Red Arrow Highway, Union Pier, MI 49129-9707
+1 269-469-1200
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“gelato” (17 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
16090 Red Arrow Highway, Union Pier, MI 49129-9707
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We rushed to get gelato before closing at 10 pm, worried we wouldn't get there in time. Not to worry - the line was backed up to the front door! Everyone had to get their gelato fix for the night. It was awesome, and their...More

Thank bcortelyou
Glenn A, General Manager at Pumpernickel Inn and Izzy's Bean & Gelato Shoppe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Glad you stopped and got your Gelato fix!! Thanks for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We have come here every year for the last 5 years and the soup and the gelato never ever fail. They are delicious. This is a small owner operated business with quality food. If you come in for a meal, you may have a bit...More

1  Thank joCChicago
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This place is clean , spacious and has a large variety with indoor and outdoor seating . They have a bunch of gelato flavors to choose from but no ice cream here only gelato. They have pies , cakes, 4 different waffle cones, different waffle...More

Thank cdub1382
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Our family stopped by as we were staying at a resort nearby. We’ve had their gelato before and it is excellent. We then came back for breakfast the next day. The person that severed us gelato ended up being our waiter the next day since...More

Thank CDTrip72
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is our second stay at the Pumpernickel Inn. As always Glenn was excellent. He checked us in and left us alone. The room is clean, and very comfortable. Free breakfast is included with the room, we did not eat this trip but everything looked...More

1  Thank Laura A
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My family visited this cute little neighborhood shop for a cool treat after dinner. Our walk to Izzy's was a pleasant surprise. All 8 of us had an ice cream treat even though gelato was also available. There were about 20 flavors available and some...More

Thank mdtravelers78
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We forgot to pack a lunch to bring to the beach but lucky for us we found the pumpernickel! Their turkey sandwich was really great and fresh and their carrot ginger soup was so great. I'd def go back!

Thank Naomi E
Reviewed 5 August 2015

The Cafe at the Pumpernickel in Union Pier was a great local eatery. The outside appearance with old brick implied an outdated mom & pop diner, but inside, the restaurant was modern and clean and decorated well. We would have LOVED to see the teen...More

Thank TakenByTravel777
Reviewed 13 July 2015

My family stayed about 1 mile away from this cafe and we went at least once a day for Gelato. So many flavors, so delicious, this place is adorable. The staff is so nice and quick. I loved this place!

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We vacation in Union Pier annually and alway go to the Pumpernickel for the gelato! Fresh delicious and wonderful flavors and so close to where we stay. We also get the Starbucks coffee in the morning. Just a solid, convent and pleasant place.

Thank SallyPautsch
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Response from DekestheGelatoGuy | Property representative |
We are ice fishing this winter...see you in the spring
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Restaurant Details

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USD 4 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16090 Red Arrow Highway, Union Pier, MI 49129-9707
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Union Pier
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-1200
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A Unique Turn Of The 20th Century Building That Includes A Small Inn With Cafe And A Gelato And Coffee Shop. 3 Charming Rooms With Private Baths Have The Capacity To Sleep 10 Are Above The Area's Most Unique Cafe Featuring Soups, Chowders, Salads, Gourmet Sandwiches, & Amazing Crab Cakes. Attached Is A Wonderful Gelato And Sorbet Shoppe With 24 Award Winning Gelato Flavors And A Dozen Sorbets. With The Fare We Proudly Brew Starbucks And Kobricks Coffees.
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