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Hitching Post

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2503 W Wisconsin St, Portage, WI 53901-1022
+1 608-742-8208
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Today
07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Portage,WI
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The first day of spring!!! My birthday. ..I got corned beef and cabbage. Happy. Very good food, husband got country fried steak..both meals came with one trip to salad bar. Nice portion sizes with some to take home. Waitress was very nice, cheerful, and happy.. great visit. Nice and clean inside..airy.

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Thank ronna1970
Georgia
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found the Hitching Post on a business trip off the beaten path a mile from my motel. Sitting at the bar as I always do when dinning alone, I immediately felt like I was at my favorite hometown restaurant. I was in town for 2 nights and ate supper there both nights. The staff was very prompt and the... More 

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Thank GaTraveler25
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

I feel that this restaurant has seen better days. We stopped for breakfast which was OK but nothing special. Place could do with redecoration. Dick G

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Thank richardgE6246BZ
Portage, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome salad bar! Good food. It was looking a little run down, but they are in the middle of a rehab. A favorite of locals with delicious pies that are homemade and a variety of food choices.

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1 Thank GrandmaB123
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from the Dells to avoid the chaos and prices of restaurants there and were quite pleased. We found a touch of southern hospitality here with our wonderful waitress from Florida and found that all the patrons were just as nice and welcoming (it probably helped that we had our 9 month old daughter... More 

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Thank Eric K
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Really good experience, Lisa waited on us and was very cordial and efficient. Salad bar was fresh with a nice selection including corn fritters with honey butter. Bartender was busy but friendly,good drinks. Total bill with drinks $53, not cheap for 2, but, in fairness, we strayed from basics a bit.

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Thank Joseph D
Wisconsin Dells
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stopped for Sunday Brunch and left disappointed. Service was literally non existent and terrible. Sat at bar across 3 other gentleman that finally got fed up and left. I overheard well if they don't want our money, let's go. Brunch food was just below ave. at best. Everything lacked flavor. I think my server (bartender) went somewhere else and was... More 

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Thank Gerg R
Loveland, Colorado
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We met here for a family get together. The staff was very accommodating for our party of 7. The dining room is rather intimate. They attended to our every need. We had kids with us and the place was fine with that too. The food was fantastic and portions large enough for every appetite. Soup and salad bar was fresh... More 

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Thank Randy A
corvallis, United States
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Best barbecue ribs I have had all year. And get them with the house sauce and you will know why! Perfectly cooked ribs. Good side choices and wonderful, pleasant staff. Comfortable and casual and a real treat. Don't forget the apple pie made in house!

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Thank M R
Iron Mountain, Michigan
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This place has absolutely wonderful food, busy, great service. I have to say was delightfully surprised. Definite stop for me again when I am in town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2503 W Wisconsin St, Portage, WI 53901-1022
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Portage
  • Phone Number: +1 608-742-8208

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?