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“Good ice cream, a bit chaotic at the counter” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Uncle Harry's Frozen Custard

Uncle Harry's Frozen Custard
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Waterford
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Waterford, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good ice cream, a bit chaotic at the counter”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

This place has a great variety of ice cream. My family and I go there often and really like the abundance of flavors they have. You can get it in a sugar cone, waffle cone or cup. Their portions are pretty large - which is plus!

When crowded it can be a but hectic at the counter and seems like they could benefit from installing a "take a number" system.

Overall - I'll return again and again!

Visited July 2014
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English first
Berwyn, IL
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent ice cream at reasonable prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Uncle Harry's is an old-style ice cream stand in Waterford, WI on Hwy 20. The outside of the building doesn't look like much (may have been repurposed from another use?) and the interior is no frills...don't expect much décor here. But the ice cream is excellent. My favorite is Zanzibar chocolate, dark, rich and fudgy. There is a nice rotation of flavors, always something new and interesting when I visit (about once every two months since I live in Chicago). Door County cherry, cinnamon, Malt Amore and pumpkin pie have all been winners. Only time I was a little disappointed was with the chocolate frozen yogurt, which didn't have much chocolate flavor and had a foamy texture. Lesson learned: since quality ice cream is an occasional treat for me, I say just forget about the fat and calories and indulge. Everything else I've had here has been excellent.

Prices are extremely reasonable. Where I live in Chicago you can easily pay $3.00+ for one medium scoop of average ice cream. Here you can get two big scoops of excellent ice cream for just under $3.00.

On my last visit I think I saw a sign that said the business was for sale. I certainly hope if it does sell that the new owners continue with making the high quality ice cream.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
1 review
“Good ice cream, terrible services without using gloves”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

We have been there multiple times and we have loved it every time we have gone. Unfortunately, this past time, the workers were rude, not friendly and they did not use gloves, which is supposed to be a must when handling food items, especially in a place of business serving customers.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Waterford, Wisconsin, United States
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191 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Heaven in a waffle cone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

I admit that a waffle cone filled with any of the dozens of unique flavored ice cream at Uncle Harry's is one of my favorite guilty pleasures. Friendly servers, free samplings and tasty treats make this place well worth the trip. Favorite of mine after River Rythms outdoor music on the Fox River throughout the summer. Easy walk to Uncle Harry's from the park. Try the Elvis Special and find out why this flavor was the King's favorite... Tichiganblues

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Burlington, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

Cute little ice cream stand that makes their own frozen custard. It lived up to all the hype! Very good custard! Excited to live so close to this little gem!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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