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Wilson's Restaurant

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American, Diner
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9990 Water Street, Highway 42, Door County, Ephraim, WI 54211
+1 920-854-2041
Today
11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch last month and would go back again for the ice cream. This is a retro burger joint with basic food and the prices are right for what they are serving. My husband was happy with his lunch, but it's not my cup of tea. We shared a hot fudge sundae that was made with really... More 

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Thank FlysAroundtheWorld
Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed stopping in here - we had no idea of the history, but upon entering and sitting down in our booth. It reminded my husband and I of our childhoods - little jukeboxes boothside. The food and surroundings were delicious!!

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Thank Chops0660
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What more could you ask for, great little diner, wall-mounted mini juke boxes at every booth. Great little place for burgers and fries and of course - Ice Cream!! They have a ton of flavors, my favorite is always Black Cherry, never disappoints.

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Thank DSPANK
Otsego, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stopped here for ice cream. I thought they had a good selection and their prices were decent. The place was so crowded I thought it would take a while even for ice cream but, I was pleasantly surprised at how quickly they were able to serve everyone.

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Thank NooperDoll
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The food seemed a tad expensive for what it was (hamburgers are the price of a much bigger bigger elsewhere - they were a lot smaller than I realized!), but the food was good and the ambiance of being in a place with such history is really neat. Definitely a must-go if anyone hasn't been before.

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Thank wisconsinchic
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was awesome and hash browns were to die for. Waitress was very pleasant and the atmosphere was was cute

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Thank tjbean62
Chicago
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121 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed in Ephraim on our first visit to Door County and were right next to Wilsons, so we decided to give it a try. We went with a family of four and ordered ice cream sundaes which were big and very tasty, reasonably priced. The service was great and we would certainly go back on a future trip.

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Thank bigsur221
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had burgers but the best thing, since we were staying in Ephraim, was having an ice cream whenever I wanted. The best!

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Thank Oma7861
Illinois
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped here for lunch and the burgers were very good. The ice cream is the best & lots of different flavors.

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Thank IllinoisMusiclover
Rockford
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Been going here for decades now, and has always been great. Very popular, so wait times can get long, but the shakes will bring you back! They are worth it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?