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Wilson's Restaurant

9990 Water Street, Highway 42, Door County, Ephraim, WI 54211
+1 920-854-2041
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (511 reviews)
“sundae” (79 reviews)
“burgers” (88 reviews)
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American, Diner
9990 Water Street, Highway 42, Door County, Ephraim, WI 54211
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Oh, wow! We both ate inside and had sundaes. Very large servings and couldn't have been tastier. Fun environment with decor and music. Can't wait to return. Thanks for the experience!

Thank Marsha R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fun soda fountain joint with great burgers and root beer.The music adds a great 50s vibe to the place. We wanted to dance the entire time we were there. Just a side note, I had a very good side dinner salad with my burger which...More

Thank Jackie L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped by here on a Sunday afternoon for an ice cream cone. The line was a mile long, but worth the wait. Lots of different flavors. Excellent ice cream.

Thank Rose Marie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always stop by at least once when we're in Door County. This is just like the old ice cream and sandwich joints from the past and it's still here. Great homemade ice cream and the sandwiches are pretty darn good too. Sample a slice of...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truth be told, I haven't been here in years but everyone tells me it is still a great place for an icecream cone. The view of lovely Ephraim, etc., is worth whatever they charge. enjoy!

Thank MadisonGrog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a trip back in time. Old time ice cream sodas. Huge ice cream sundaes. Shakes and malts very generous and served with the metal container. Good burgers, ruebens and Chicago dogs. Fast service. Accommodating staff. Tight quarters though.

Thank Sally D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic spot in Door Coutny. Our malt/ice cream was great. The rest of our food was just ok. Definitely not a light meal!

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't miss this place right on the main drive through Ephraim. In the evening during the warmer months it gets very busy - you could wait 20 or 30 minutes for an ice cream cone. But it's fun, and the views right across the...More

Thank BnKSimmons
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my in-laws from Texas, had a delicious meal! Loved the old diner atmosphere and the burgers were wonderful! My favorite was the hot fudge sundae!

Thank wisdaisy
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can you say, if you haven't had ice cream at Wilson's you haven't had ice cream. Hot Fudge sundae was my favorite but be sure to share because the portion is very generous.

Thank Buford4115
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18 April 2016|
Response from Jackson A | Reviewed this property |
This I do not know. They do have gift certificates and they probably will send one to you. Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9990 Water Street, Highway 42, Door County, Ephraim, WI 54211
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Ephraim
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-2041
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