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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (568 reviews)
“sundae” (82 reviews)
“burger” (154 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
9990 Water Street, Highway 42, Door County, Ephraim, WI 54211
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Reviewed yesterday

When we arrived, there was a line out the door for ice cream. You, know that's a good sign! We had dinner outside. The Reuben was very tasty and my Mushroom Swiss burger totally hit the spot. The desserts we saw all around us looked...More

Thank Cynthia T
Reviewed yesterday

The ice cream here is so good we ordered the same thing two nights in a row: blueberry with waffle cone chunks in a waffle cone. It really gets packed here, so be prepared to wait for a few minutes, but it's worth it.

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited this weekend. Is neat place to visit. Located in great spot in town where u can sit outside seated areas or across the street along the harbor with great view. The ice cream is great. Service is very fast and the servings are huge!...More

Thank Markandjennie
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were at this restaurant every night for ice cream! The ice cream is to die for. It is homemade, they give you a HUGE scoop for the money, and whatever you add to the ice cream you can actually see! For example, I fell...More

Thank lmeckfess
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ben stopping at Wilson’s for years to have a cheeseburger fries and a malt in Ephram picturesque setting. The food is not outstanding but it is very good and never changes. Watch out for the bees on the porch in August. Com pack for an...More

Thank curt8516
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very pleasant experience at Wilson's. The ice cream and especially their sundaes were phenomenal! However we would not eat a regular meal there again as we did one evening. The hamburger was only so so and the chili was only so so...More

Thank valerietimm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Asked for two scoops with chocolate sauce. It ran over the cup so much needed a mop to clean it up. BUT the coconut ice cream was incredible.

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go to Wilson's, get some ice cream to-go (I think it's Cedar Crest that they serve, which is really good ice cream), then find a bench across the street and watch the sun go down over the water. Mother nature puts on a lovely show!...More

Thank Carolynroadtrips
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven’t been here in several years but wanted a Chocolate Soda. They use to make the best back in the day. Things change and so did Wilson’s. The kids behind the counter didn’t know what a Chocolate Soda was then the one girl said she...More

Thank tripplanner2222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taken back to the 50's style diners complete with mini juke boxes at each table. Super yummy burgers (large portions!) and huge, gooey sundaes. Gotta try it - usually very very busy on weekends - see if you can make it during the week.

Thank j s
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Questions & Answers
29 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Billy R | Reviewed this property |
I stand corrected on my earlier reply, they serve Cedar Crest which apparently is very good and made in Wisconsin, they're root beer is homemade and really good
18 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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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