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“Historic and great ice cream!”

Wilson's Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Ephraim
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Food is good, but ice cream is the best. :-) And, they put a jelly bean in each cone to keep the ice cream from dripping.. and, it is historic. Just a cool place!

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Reviewed 2 August 2014

Another 'must-do' while on the peninsula. Always stopped for ice cream as a girl, now I take my son. The old saying is still true: the further north you travel, the bigger the scoops for a smaller price. Never eaten in the restaurant - this is always just dessert. Pick a number, wait with many other families, then have your order taken by high school kids. Zanzibar chocolate is a dark treat, while black cherry (what else!) is popping with berry taste. Whether an afternoon treat or the last stop of the day, travel back to a simpler time.

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Thank Worldgirl25
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Wilson's existed before most of us were born. I have been going there since the 1960's and you know that they say that if you can remember the 1960's, you were not there! I go to Wilson's for their ice cream treats. They even have at least one 'no sugar added' ice cream if you are diabetic. The service is always very good. Just a tip, if there is a long line of people waiting for carry out ice cream and there is a table available, take the table and a waitress will take your order promptly and you can relax while waiting for your treat.

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Thank JOHN1949_12
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

When day after day or night after night you have to take a number and stand around until they call your number just to order ice cream, you know it has to be worthwhile. Quaint place, quality service by friendly high school or college kids who are working summer jobs. Same if you want to eat a meal there. Throwback time with good food and friendly young servers. This place is right across the street from the bay where by the bay they have sturdy-framed wooden benches to sit on while you try to lick through your massive ice cream cone as there no such thing as a small one. No better way in Ephraim than to watch the sun set while licking an ice cream cone. It's the little pleasures in life that count!

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Thank SusanShawnee_KS
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

it is the location and atmosphere that make Wilson's special. Met friends their for a quick lunch and the restaurant lived up to expectations. The kid's working there for the summer are well trained and deserved big tips. Burgers are delicious and the root beer comes in a frosty mug. All in all a very good experience. Again.

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Thank JM135178
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