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Sherman's Dairy Bar

1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090
+1 269-637-8251
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (329 reviews)
“waffle cone” (36 reviews)
“yellow cake” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Huge scoops. Lots of flavors. Fun for the whole family. Busy place. I think everyone has to go here each time they visit South Haven.

Thank funfamily20
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped here after a day at the beach. It was busy but the service was great. The ice cream was yummy! We will be back! We ordered the pigs dinner😁 (4 scoops of ice cream & syrups, whipped cream & cherries).

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed going to Sherman's in town location after dinner, which was very busy on an August night. The ice cream was great, as I wanted to sample some flavors after having the vanilla as a staple dessert as a child. The other location across...More

Thank kattriprevus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The long lines were unbearable! We waited, but the servers were rude. There are better places to get Sherman's brand ice cream

Thank welschg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family has been visiting Shermans Ice Cream in South Haven for 40 years. The line is sometimes long but well worth the wait. Shermans ice cream is delicious. I especially recommend the lemon custard. My grandson prefers the Mackinac Island fudge in a dipped...More

Thank straitsdiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are ever anywhere near South Have, Michigan, you MUST stop here for Ice Cream. Large portion, many flaover good price. The BEST

Thank KennyMSQ56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best in the region :) open every year from February to November. All the local folks go here! They have at least 25 flavors to choose from...

Thank joe7os7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious ice cream and ice cream concoctions! Home town favorite - look for the blue cow on top of the building. Be ready for long lines, but it moves fast and the wait is worth it. You can't have summer in South Haven without Sherman's!...More

Thank Kathi C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a local and tourist favorite as the lines would tell you. However, well worth the wait! Word the wise: a single scoop is HUGE!

Thank Julie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are born and raised NYers, living in the MidWest (IN) for work. We miss having the best types of food choices at all times that NY offers. However, We visited South Haven, MI, on Labor Day and discovered Sherman's Dairy Bar after using google...More

Thank travelheidi333
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Bob K
10 April 2016|
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Response from Fearless42 | Reviewed this property |
March 1st. They are open now!
Sherry Denise W
19 January 2016|
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Response from ShermanDairyBar | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry about the trampolines but we no longer have them. We took them out in the early 70's. It was partly because of insurance liability reasons but also to expand and improve our parking lot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-637-8251
  • E-mail
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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