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Door County Ice Cream Factory & Sandwich Shoppe

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11051 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-8901
+1 920-854-9693
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I can't wait till the Door County Ice Cream Factory is open every spring. We love everything from their lunch menu to their made in the store ice cream. We also love to sit outside and let the kids play on the playground that is on site. Wonderful place and a must stop when you are in... More 

Thank Tabitha H
Lake Villa, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Not much to add beyond the title. Good ice cream, place reminds me of the old Andes Candies in Chicago. Employees did not want to be there, as evidenced by their blank disinterested looks. Half of the tables were dirty (and still dirty when we left + 1) . It s this or (crazy busy) Wilson's down in Ephraim, which... More 

Thank Rich W
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The ice cream here is quite delicious. I've never ordered lunch here before as there are other places I'd rather eat the main course/pizza, but when I pass here, I like to stop for a delicious shake. They offer to taste test a flavor before ordering it.

Thank wisconsinchic
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My daughters and I visited Door County Ice Cream Factory and Sandwich Shoppe on 10/22/2016. We had stopped for lunch so all 3 of us had sandwiches first. I had the Meatball, and both of my daughters had the Italian. We were all pleased with our choices. Then of course we needed some ice cream for dessert. One daughter had... More 

Thank Kathryn M
Ottawa, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stopped in for my love: ice cream. Now when I walked in, lo and behold, they were in the middle of making home made waffle cones! You better believe I got one....with two scoops of different flavored ice cream!! I don't care if you're hungry or not. Stop here!!!

Thank William D
Chicago, Illinois
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116 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great service, great environment, great location - a "must-visit" if you are in the area of Sister Bay / Ellison Bay!

Thank architect1961
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Love the ambience, one of only a few family places open late. Wife & I had ice cream only, so can't comment on sandwiches, but her sundae looked good, and my traditional banana split was really good. It's been a long time since I had hard ice cream in a split. Now I think $10 for one is kind of... More 

Thank Q1972GUjeffl
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

There is much offered here as far as flavors and freshness. We both took a different flavor and tasted the others as well. It was a taste sensation to remember.

Thank Cajeho
Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We have been going to the Door County Ice Cream factory for 20 years. The quality and selection of the homemade ice cream brings us back each time we are in Sister Bay. The historical old building is clean and comfortable. The vintage pictures on the walls are fun to look at and so is the old vintage delivery vehicle... More 

Thank Aztalan
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We just had the ice cream. It's the real deal. They had a large variety of flavors to choose from. Delicious!! They also do sandwiches & pizza. I gave it four stars because we didn't know what the other food is like. Ice cream is a definite FIVE though.

Thank Dave W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11051 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-8901
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sister Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-9693
The Door County Ice Cream Factory and Sandwich Shoppe makes its own super-premium ice cream on site. Patrons can watch ice cream being made during production hours. Over seventy varieties of ice cream and sorbet are made with 29 available on any given day. We also have a full line of sundaes, shakes, malts, and draft root beer floats. Enjoy your ice cream in one of our freshly made waffle cones or enjoy a sundae with our house made hot fudge.

If you are hungry for a meal, we offer a full line of sub sandwiches as well as soups, salads, and homemade pizza. Enjoy your ice cream or food in our building which was constructed in 1912. Adorning the walls are vintage photographs of Sister Bay and the surrounding areas. We have an outdoor play area for kids and plenty of seating both inside and out.

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