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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” (500 reviews)
“sundae” (77 reviews)
“burgers” (85 reviews)
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American, Diner
9990 Water Street, Highway 42, Door County, Ephraim, WI 54211
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and ordered two cheese burgers, a soft drink and a strawberry shake. The burgers and fries were average but the strawberry shake was delicious and there was enough for two people. Fun atmosphere and our server was courteous and attentive.

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic burgers and fries with amazing ice cream and sundae options. All for a great affordable price.

Thank Taylor W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are going to Door County, you have to stop at Wilson's. If not for the great food, at least for the homemade ice cream. (Treat yourself and do both). Reasonably priced and a super atmosphere for children. Even though it always is busy,...More

Thank NeenahTominator
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No visit to DC is complete without stopping in at Wilson's But be prepared for a crowd. Dozens of ice cream flavors and sorbets. You can sit and eat inside, but you will definitely have to wait for a table inside or out. Most people...More

Thank GentlemanFromVerona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch at Wilson's is the priorty on getting to Door Co.! We got there in time to see a big storm front moving in so got a nice table in the covered plastic screened porch and enjoyed our huge chocolate malts and burgers while it...More

Thank WisconsinRetired
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No trip to Door County is complete without a stop at Wilson's. The ice cream is delicious. This is a mid-point spot on the peninsula and a great way to take a mid-day break.

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best root beer float and the cherry ice cream wasn't bad either. Walk across the street and enjoy the view and ice cream.

Thank Dana F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This throwback from the '50s is a must stop and see! The ice cream servings are immense but the ice cream is so delicious that you will want to finish those immense servings. With lots of flavors to select and seats overlooking the scenic Ephraim...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to have a burger and dessert in the heart of Ephraim. Would recommend for lunch. Not open in the evenings.

Thank staabinski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the simple, nostalgic menu and definite ode to great "soda fountains" of the past! We had a great lunch of burgers, onion rings and shakes...ummm! We liked the outdoor (enclosed) patio and the ability to see the lake. I can see why Wilson's...More

Thank John C
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17 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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
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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