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Sherman's Dairy Bar

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1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
+1 269-637-8251
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Chicago
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My family (6 of us) enjoyed this place. Here's a bit of history! Sherman’s ice cream tastes terrific and is very affordable. History shows that Port Sherman found the niche by creating an ice cream richer and heavier than most standard ice creams, but not too much like the expensive heavy bodied super premiums. Sherman’s is made the old fashioned... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stopped by in South Haven on the way to Mackinac Island for quick bite to eat and take in quick sites. Heard we HAD to stop and have ice-cream at Sherman's Dairy Bar. So glad we did! Ice-cream was absolutely delicious! It is a must when in South Haven.

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Thank Leslie T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Right down the street from our hotel. Nice staff and very generous servings! I can't eat a whole lot of ice cream, and was glad they had a "baby size" but r was like a really full scoop, perfect!

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Thank Phee D
Yorkville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

You know the place is great when there's a line a mile long and there are 2 blue cows on the roof. Adults and kids love this place. It's always a hit for our family!

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Thank kekwinski
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439 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My mom always told me never to eat anything bigger than your head - but she didn't apply it to ice cream. Anything from here is the best. Prepare for the lines in the summer and take your number.

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Thank BlueHenFlyer
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Noticed this place from our hotel window. Decided to stop after dinner. The ice cream was delicious and the portions are unbelievably big. Worth every penny!

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Thank afayette0914
South Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful staff and great ice cream. But busy but worth every minute at any price. Great staff that work hard to make it just for you. Big scoops no shirt changing on the ice cream here.

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Thank Kulch2010
Rockville, Indiana
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The dairy bar is really cute with a large selection of flavors. I got chocolate almond ... it was a giant scoop (and I ordered a baby scoop) ... but the ice cream was not very creamy. It was more like the consistency of fudgecicles, which is fine, just not what I expected. Maybe it was the flavor I chose?... More 

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Thank Liz W
Lowell, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Fantastic ice cream! The best I have ever had. Good proportion size also. Staff was super friendly. I will be back!

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Thank Lisa B
South Haven, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Love Sherman Dairy Bar - have always loved it. Ice cream is creamy and flavor full. Service is excellant. We usually eat it there but sometimes take a half gallon home. LOVE LOVE LOVE their hot fudge sundaes!!! Huge cones for the price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 8
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
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
Description
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?