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Thirsty Pony

1935 Cleveland Rd, Quality Inn & Suites Rainwater Park, Sandusky, OH 44870-4308
419-626-6761
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Ranked #40 of 158 restaurants in Sandusky
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I come to Sandusky every year with my family, my brother and his family and also an uncle with his family. We always eat at the Thirsty Pony and have never been disappointed with the food or the service. Yes because we are a party of 13 or more we wait for a table, but it's well worth it!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Great wings, liked like they were on steroids and price are very reasonable. I will definitely eat there again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Hungry, thirsty, competitive dancers - most of them anyways - then there were us parents! The restaurant did an outstanding job accommodating our group and also writing separate checks for us! The food was served promptly and warm! I had the lake perch sandwich and was certainly in heaven. Many of us had their appetizers and they were yummy. There... More

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Bolingbrook, IL
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went in for a late dinner/drinks after a visit to Cedar Point. Greeted quickly and seated immediately. Menu is very diverse, many selections. Our waitress was top notch. Good recommendations for entrees. Get the "Thigh high" reasonable price for a souvenir container. Over all, I will drive the 350 miles to eat here again. Not to be missed.

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Bloomingdale
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have been to The Thirsty Pony at least two times if not three. I love that they have a rather big selection of food. My waitress tonight was very friendly and never slow or lacking anything. The atmosphere is fun. And the way it's decorated is unique, fun and inviting. Coming in you know you're going to have a... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We go here for dinner every time we go to sandusky/lake erie. Never have had a bad experience, the food is always good as is the service. Frickers wings are the best!

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bedford,mi
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I wAnt to thank you for gauging my 4,5 7 year old on there drinks no kids drinks so they make you pay for and adult beverage and poor service. The quality of food has gone down and the service is slow. You have to ask your server more than once to bring you everything because as he said we... More

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State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

On our first night in town we stopped by the Thirsty Pony for dinner. We weren't disappointed. The service was good, the food was excellent. We even bowled and played some arcade games after dinner. The kids enjoyed it so much they lobbied to go back a second time. During our second visit we were seated immediately. No one came... More

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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Ate here after a long day at Cedar Point. We sat on the bowling alley side in a nice booth and was perfect for a couple's date night. The food was awesome with a large menu selection. My brother-in-law had the Chubby Hubby Burger and overly enjoyed the massive size of the sandwich. Needless to say he really didn't need... More

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Had outside bar/seating, but the view was just of the parking lot and traffic going by. Was impressed with the beer choices, but the lack of help on a Thursday evening made for a few longer waits, the girl at bar was hustling her butt off, bt it was a pretty sizeable bar for 1 person to service, she could... More

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