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Sherman's Dairy Bar

1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
+1 269-637-8251
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (368 reviews)
“waffle cone” (50 reviews)
“yellow cake” (8 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
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Reviewed today via mobile

Always a line. Moves pretty quickly. Portions are HUGE. Double scoop sugar cone, double scoop dish and double scoop waffle-$21. Double scoop is almost, ALMOST too much to eat. A single, baby cone, is on par with and average double scoop cone from anywhere else....More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed yesterday

This is a must stop if in or travel through South Haven. It's been there for years and is well known as the best ice cream spot in Michigan. They have a wide range of ice cream options and all are delicious! Even though its...More

Thank carlen t
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yellow cake batter and pecan so good!! We come here every year in the summer for vacation while my husband does gonerman raceway.. they also have location at south haven beach.!!

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Every time we drove by at night we saw a good crowd so we checked it out. If you are staying at the Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, or Comfort Inn in South Haven you can just walk to it. There were a ton of...More

Thank CDTrip72
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can not go wrong with Sherman's!! If you're in the are, this one is worth the stop & worth the wait!! Despite being crazy busy, all the kids working always hustle and we have never been disappointed with our orders. Wish I lived closer...More

Thank bloomie368
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came to South Haven for the 56th Annual Blueberry Festival in all its glory and had to stop a Sherman’s. The line was long but truly worth the wait. My husband & I shared an Amaretto Cherry Armour ice cream, boy was it delicious. Always...More

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy and rightly so. Good selection of ice creams etc. I had the Marionberry-fantastic!. A lot of ice cream for the money if you are used to 31 flavors pricing.

Thank esquire123
Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe the best place in Michigan for ice cream. Great flavors and value. We stop every time we are in South Haven. None Better!

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good, family friendly, huge portions, cost was less then most. But.....go early because the lines are crazy!

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best ice cream, my favorite is amaretto chocolate cherry! And the serving size is very generous...

Thank bellasmom123
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Questions & Answers
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • 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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