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W11793 State Road 127, Portage, WI 53901
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Ranked #1 of 44 Restaurants in Portage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located in the country in a very peaceful setting. Family owned and operated with quality and service that you will love.
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English first
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We love Cimaroli's but the last 4 times we've tried to go there, it is around a 2 hour wait for 2 people. I'm sorry but that's a little much. We have had to leave every time or we'd still be eating at 10pm. I understand it is a popular place, they really need to think about expanding. The last... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

It is worth the slight drive out of town. The food is superb, and prices are reasonable. Highly recommend!!!

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Portage, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If your looking for Great Steaks, this is the place to come to. I enjoy a truly great steak and the locals will agree its the best . Its outside of Portage about 8 miles but worth the drive, you won't regret it. There Friday Fish fry is also outstanding !!!!!

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33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Hey....you....come 'ere. Ever been to Cimaroli's? no? never heard of it? Well let me fill you in. It will take some back country driving to get there. It's out near the drive in. Once you find it go inside and meet the locals. Have a cocktail with Jo. Relax, your on vacation! Ready to eat? Well here you go on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Sorry to put anything negative about such a good place. Cimarolis rose from the ashes of their fire many years ago. We were there before and still with them now, sometimes twice a week. Since Jo and Ron are no longer at the bar, half the experience is gone. The man and woman that are currently working the bar, are... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My friend and I had the pleasure of visiting Cimaroli's for the first time on Friday (11/21/14). Although they were extremely busy we were treated in a courteous and professional manner by the hostess' and by the bar staff as we awaited an opening for our table. Once seated at our table, our waitress (Carter) was extremely helpful in answering... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

I think the locals love this place because there are such few dining establishments out here. In general the food is expensive and subpar at best. We have been here twice and I'm still not impressed. The service was better the first visit, this visit the service was just poor. In general; over priced for what you get.

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20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

We went on a Sunday night and it was packed so a lot of people must like the place. We found it to be so noisy it was nearly impossible to have a conversation. The waitress didn't seem to know much about the items on the menu and was obviously distracted. My wife ordered chicken marinara which was not great,... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We waited for well over an hour in the bar because they don't take reservations. Can't beat drink prices! Our server, Veronica, was amazing!! She remembered all of our four names & used our names at all times. She was also super sweet!! The flat iron steak was scrumptious! And those ice cream drinks for only $4! Gotta have that!!... More 

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St. Peter, Mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were told about this place by a hotel manager, the wait was long but we touched it out and were glad we did. We had the flat iron steak and it was awesome, the staff was great too. I wish this place was in my hometown!

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Address: W11793 State Road 127, Portage, WI 53901
Phone Number: 6087422238
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Portage
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Bar

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