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Sherman's Dairy Bar

1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
+1 269-637-8251
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (286 reviews)
“waffle cone” (38 reviews)
“yellow cake” (5 reviews)
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1601 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-7156
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We went to shermans on our last trip to south haven it will become a regular stopping place for us you won't regret going here

Thank Notthehut
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The flavor board can be overwhelming, but the ice cream is delicious! Prices are high, but scoop sizes are huge. A normal scoop elsewhere is the baby size here. Sugar cones are fresh, the waffle cone filled my college son's stomach (hard to do) and...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I think this ice cream is over priced and underwhelming. There is a lot to choose from but it's so crowded and it's difficult to hear. The ice cream cones are huge but very expensive.

Thank smtwnkygirl
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite spot in South Haven! Love the ice cream! I tried the French Silk for the first time and highly recommend it.

Thank Dana H
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to go and just hangout. Staff is very helpful and tons of different flavors to try as well as some oldies but goodies

Thank Kristina W
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A popular gathering site for locals, this place appeals to anyone who loves ice cream. I had a lot for dinner so I got a baby cone. The single cone is a generous size. I can't imagine the double ! The banana splits I saw...More

Thank Darla S
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The location is a bit from downtown South Haven....approximately 1 mile. But it was well worth the trip. Go early so the lines are shorter. We had the small cones and it was very large. Flavored and topping all fresh and tasty.

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

59 different flavors, all served in generous scoops in dishes, sugar or waffle cones. Absolutely fabulous tasting ice cream. They also offer a "spaghetti Sunday" mad we of vanilla noodles, strawberry sauce, and chocolate meatballs. Reminds me of the old David's Dairy in Sturgis, MI.

1  Thank Sbushouse
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Simply amazing ice cream. The waffle cones are the best!! Many types available to please anyone! Must have in South Haven.

Thank Tami L
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is the best ice cream shoppe in michigan! They are generous with their scoops and the kids love their blue moon ice cream! my family has been coming here for years and it never disappoints. Be prepared to wait in line for a little...More

Thank Ashley Z
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Bob K
When do they open up in spring?
10 April 2016|
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Response from Fearless42 | Reviewed this property |
March 1st. They are open now!
Sherry Denise W
Hi, I lived in South Haven on North Shore Dr (1957-1965). We use to come to Sherman's LOTS! Do you still have the in ground trampoline's? Everyone that use to visit us loved them and the ICE CREAM! Glad you are still open. Will come to see you next time we are in Michigan! Denise
18 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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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.