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Hwy 151, Portage, WI
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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is a breakfast and lunch-only cafe that closes at 2 pm each day. From Friday - Sunday, walleyes are on the menu. We always order the deep-fried walleye, and it is always good. You get a lot of food for the money, and the waitresses are friendly and competent. We love this place.

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Thank Steve S
Portage, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you love nostalgia this is the place to go. Huge portions of really good food! If you're lucky you'll meet the owner, Clark, and get a chance to visit with him. Have him make you a bloody Mary, oh my goodness, you've got to try one!! Not a huge place but no one seems to mind. A must stop... More 

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Thank jeanne1212
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Had chicken breast and burgers. Both were tasty. Kind of had the feel of one of those old time roadside trailer diners. Only open till 2pm every day.

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Thank Niki S
Watertown, Wisconsin
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236 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I REALLY, REALLY wish Clark's was closer to home. The food is great, the service is excellent, and the owner--well, you never know what he will come up with next. To be fair, I've only had breakfast, but it is so good I can't think of a reason to try anything else. And breakfast is available all day. Love this... More 

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Thank Tom H
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a typical 1960's style, side-of-the-road restaurant that is a place where everyone knows everyone and the service is if you stepped into your aunt's or uncle's place and the people say your name (a lot like Cheer's Bar). It is that kind of service that brings people back and it is that kind of service that I received.... More 

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Thank M00se1234
Charlottesville, Virginia
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421 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Clark's is a typical American diner type restaurant that serves up a good breakfast at a good price. The interior is interesting, especially for car enthusiasts, and the service is friendly. Easy to find, right off the highway, with plenty of parking.

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Thank norskies
Portage,WI
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66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Clarks...It is a very busy place. With that being said, if you are claustrophobic this is not the place for you. It is a small and cramped place. Some may consider this cozy, most seemed to know each other of those who were dining. On this day it was full, no tables available. An older couple motioned for us to... More 

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Thank ronna1970
Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

On the way home we waited until we were out of the Dells to have breakfast . So we by chance stop @ Clarks and everything the other said was true . Mr Clark came over and talked to us and is a great guy and the food was top notch . Next time passing by we will stop once... More 

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Thank ambergWisconsin
Sun Prairie
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2012

Clark's Cafe has a really friendly, old time country diner atmosphere. On Sunday mornings when we eat there, Mr. Clark himself is on premises, chatting with customers. Not just the regulars- anyone who wants a little conversation. He and his restaurant are very interesting, especially to car buffs. He is a great story teller and the diner interior walls are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 151, Portage, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Portage

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