Ice Cream

Ice Cream Stops

It’s a long-standing tradition for visitors to stop for a delicious cool-down after enjoying a day outdoors. Lucky for them, the County is full of wonderful places to stop for a scoop. So whether you take it in a cone or a dish, one scoop or three, there’s always time to stop for ice cream in Door County. Here are some of the notable locations sharing their most popular and spectacular concoctions.

Wilson’s Restaurant
Wilson’s Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor has been dishing out ice cream delicacies to visitors since 1906. Stop in for old-fashioned fun and outstanding flavors, like Door County Cherry, that made its debut last summer. This Door County cherry-flavored ice cream has a cherry swirl and whole cherries from Seaquist Orchard in Ellison Bay.


Door County Ice Cream Factory
Sister Bay’s Door County Ice Cream Factory makes its own premium ice cream right in the store. With sundaes, sandwiches, pizza and over 30 ice cream flavors to choose from, you’ll never leave hungry. Try their most popular flavor, the Death’s Door Chocolate Ice Cream – a double Dutch chocolate ice cream with bittersweet chocolate chunks.

Joe Jo’s Pizza and Gelato
Ephraim's Joe Jo's Pizza and Gelato offers more than just its famous thin-crust pizzas, they offer 18 flavors of homemade gelato. Their main ingredients and the equipment come directly from Italy for authentic Italian-style gelato. Stop in for the most popular dish – the German Chocolate, featuring chocolate powder, coconut flavoring and walnuts. (Seen below, bottom row) Plus, they’re open all year round, to satisfy your cravings during the winter months too.  

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Make your way up to enjoy the local flavors… Just don’t forget the napkins.  For a full list of ice cream stops in Door County click here.

View the full June 2016 Newsletter here.