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Sherman's Dairy Bar

1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
+1 269-637-8251
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (356 reviews)
“waffle cone” (50 reviews)
“yellow cake” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is some of the best Ice cream I have ever had.... Don't miss a chance to go.. The service was great... very helpful and friendly...I highly recommend the Blueberry cheesecake frozen yogurt and the cappuccino with choc. chunks.

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

If you only go once, you aren't human. This isn't ice cream. It's perfection in a cup. In fact, they actually sell 3 gallon containers for the true over achievers! They have more flavors than my ex-girlfriend's mood swings. So what's the best one? Salted...More

1  Thank jertownsley
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Not many changes over the last 50+ years, but that is ok. It finally did a very small decor change. Terrific ice cream. You get a great value.

Thank mr1015
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to grab a quick bite to eat or a snack, very popular place with the towns people and tourists

Thank ttkura
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend spent multiple summers here with his grandma when he was a kid and loved going to Sherman's. When we visited a few weeks ago we had to make a stop! I had the yellow cake batter (which was to die for!) and he...More

Thank Julianne S
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

What can you say. Even on a Thursday night at 7 o'clock there was a line to get waited on. I over ate, and it seemed like everyone was looking at the double waffle cone. Thank goodness we a cup to but it in as...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The ice cream is unbeatable, as it is from a local dairy bar that has been there for decades. Definitely give it a late night snack run!

Thank brettploss
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Wonderful ice cream. We had to go back! The lines were long, but moved quickly. Good sized portions.

Thank ksmbkm
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Sherman's for a afternoon ice cream cool off snack. The ice cream was awesome!! The portions are huge! We have compared every other ice cream place we have eaten at since to Sherman's and none compare. Wish we had one close to...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

It's usually very busy, but don't let that scare you. The ice cream is worth the wait. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Misty H
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Questions & Answers
Bob K
April 10, 2016|
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Response from Fearless42 | Reviewed this property |
March 1st. They are open now!
Sherry Denise W
January 18, 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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