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Cedar Crest Ice Cream parlor

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2000 S 10th St, Manitowoc, WI 54220-6259
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59 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The "Big Cow" is a Manitowoc favorite. The prices are reasonable and the ice cream is amazing. It can get a little crazy busy on a hot summer day, but it's always a great place to grab a yummy treat.

Thank TaniaWisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Wide variety of flavored ice cream with a wonderful staff. It is our tradition to take the kids photo in front of the large cow every trip we make to Wisconsin.

Thank HmaBa
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great ice cream at unbelievable prices. Takes you back to your childhood which you can share with your children and grandchildren!

Thank Terry J
Groton, Connecticut
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I do not go to Manitowoc without a visit to Cedar for a waffle cone filled with coconut ice cream. I think this inspires my visit as much as the Maritime Museum. The ice cream dippers are so friendly and the ice cream so good I have been known to sneak back in for a second cone.

Thank Joe G
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Never disappointed with any treat you choose , still make the traditional malted milk the old fashioned way with real Cedar Crest ice cream and malt , any treat you choose can be enjoyed , dine-in or outdoors next to the iconic "BIG COW" !

Thank me0423
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Cedar Crest is a great place to take children in summer with outdoor seating or some indoor seating. They have a wonderful variety of specialty ice creams. Ice cream is also reasonably priced.

Thank Janice L
San Antonio, Texas
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

On August 12, five of us had various ice cream dishes here. My son-in-law and I had their banana split. You can pick the three flavors you want along with the toppings. I had the classic and it was without doubt the best banana split I have had in many many years. I did discover however, that their ice cream... More 

Thank harrygjr
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is a summer tradition for our family. My wife grew up in Manitowoc and she introduced me to the cow about 16 years ago. We go every summer we are in Manitowoc. The ice cream is out of the park. On top of that, they have a pretty large variety of flavors. Don't go on an indecisive stomach, you'll... More 

Thank brenfarrel
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

GREAT ice cream with the parlor being open during warm months only. i'd visit 365 but it's not my call

Thank B P
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Even though I live locally I'm still stopping at the cow at least once a week. There are So many flavors to choose from there's always something I'm craving - so will you!

Thank Laurie W

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 S 10th St, Manitowoc, WI 54220-6259
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowoc

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?