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The Sugar Bear

101 W Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079-1415
+1 269-657-4841
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (22 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
“pay attention” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
101 W Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079-1415
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Yes, the ice cream was good but fantastic. But my sister and mother both had to wait outside because the mold smell set their eyes tearing. (We thought it very funny the sign outside proudly announced 'allergy aware'. The floor is filthy, and the inside...More

Thank Christean H
Courtney B, Owner at The Sugar Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

I am so sorry you felt that way. I am unsure of where you got a mold smell and we actually have the highest rating with the health department. Anyone who knows me knows how clean the kitchen and cone area are. As for the...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We enjoyed our ice cream. A little confusing when we said we wanted a waffle cone, and we were going to have 2 different flavors, and then they asked if it was a single or a double. I had to have them explain it. I...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

THE place for quality ice cream anytime! Family friendly, wide selection, always packed in summertime. They have food specialties now, I hear it's good for lunch.

Thank Norm367
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Over the last several months this place has gone down. Poor service, waited almost 15 minutes to be acknowledged. Food was ok. Waiters were goofing off behind the counter. I've better places to spend my money.

Thank Travel7860
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This place would have gotten an "excellent" if it weren't for the inability of the management to MANAGE the unruly tweens running amuck. I get that it's business, but you have to keep other customers in mind, too. That aside, I had a veggie Reuben...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The food was not very good, the hashbrown soup was just a big clump of soggy hashbrowns. The thai chicken wrap was tasteless, ice tea was bitter and old. Our waitress was so busy waiting on ice cream parlor people that she didn't have time...More

Thank wawaseelady
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Extensive menu with vegan and gluten free choices. So many ice cream flavors to choose from. Very good hours for lunch,dinner and treats!

Thank ClaudineD87
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Was very disappointed with this ice place. Good ice cream, but the kids (not one adult was there supervising) that work there just complain and talk among themselves. Not friendly at all and very unprofessional. Owners son came in and thought he was the boss...More

Thank 395Kim
Reviewed 22 June 2016

A restaurant catering to gluten free dining. Homey, not fancy and good food. My son is a cieliac and it was refreshing to find an eating establishment where he didn't feel odd man out. The food was prepared fresh and served in a timely manner....More

Thank CWLindblom
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I took my family here while passing through on our way to Kalamazoo and was surprised at the lack of service. I waited at a table for almost 15 minutes and nobody came to serve us. I asked somebody behind the ice cream counter if...More

Thank Travel7860
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079-1415
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  Paw Paw
  • Phone Number: +1 269-657-4841
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Ice cream parlor. We are family owned and operated since 1975. Premium hand-dipped ice cream - Hudsonville, Ashby's, Homemade Brand and some Vegan and Dairy Free options. Allergy aware staff. Gluten free cones available.
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