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W11793 State Road 127, Portage, WI 53901
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Ranked #1 of 42 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
Bristol, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We ate at Cimarolis this past Saturday Sept13. It was our second time there for dinner. I had the 6oz prime rib with Italian potatoes and it was delicious. Drinks were very good and everything well priced. Soup and sald are extra but maybe that is how they manage to keep the prices down. Portions were enough I did not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

We visit often and love the food, drinks and friendly staff. We were disappointed though on our regular Friday night fish dinner to see our favorite bartender Jo wasnt there. she always had a smile for us and made excellent drinks. If you could get her back that would be wonderful. She was always part of the charm of the... More

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Lake Delton, Wisconsin
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We've been going to Cimaroli's for years now, absolutely the best bang for the buck around. One of the best Friday Fish Fries in the Dells area. Love sitting in the bar having a cocktail be for supper... Jo is the best, though I have not seen her on Friday's anymore, hope she comes back. She makes the perfect Manhattan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went for Friday Fish Fry and was not at all let down. The perch was great and the corn fritters with honey butter were amazing. The place was over flowing and we were still able to be seated fairly quickly. The only downfall about the place is their designing the place without anything for sound absorption. It is soooo insanely... More

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Portage, Wisconsin
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Cimaroli's has been a superb eatery for several decades. I grew up with the owning family in the 60's and 70' and when I cam back from military service in late 80's was delighted to see the family still owned and operated this fun excellent restaurant. The food has always been great, and since the fire and the rebuilding of... More

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Schaumburg, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We've owned summer property near Oxford for 47 years and had never had the pleasure of dining at this wonderful restaurant. Food excellent, service a little bit shy of perfect. Flat Iron steak a MUST. Two suggestions....bar is VERY noisy and because no reservations are accepted, it's a necessary stop. Suggest some kind of sound abatement, but NOT acoustical tile... More

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

While staying in Wisconsin Dells earlier this summer I wanted a "steak" restaurant where we could celebrate my husband's birthday and not have it be extremely costly - especially since we had our 3 granddaughters with us. A "local" waitress recommended Cimaroli's and a diner nearby said to be sure to have the "onion loaf" as an appetizer. I called... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were very pleased with our dinners. I had the tenderloin medallions and my dining partner had the flat iron steak. Both came still sizzling on the plate. They were cooked as requested and very tender and flavorful. We also had the corn nuggets with honey butter which were very good. The waitress was excellent at her job and all... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We really enjoy the fish fry here - the two piece cod plus all the trimmings is actually quite a bit of food. The rib special (I think Tues.-Thurs.) is wonderful - some of the best ribs I have had. Drinks are very, very reasonable.

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Morrison, Illinois
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Obviously I didn't discover this place but I would prefer a better seat at the bar. Escargot ap. was best ever. Flat iron steak with shrimp scampi ad on was delish. Wife had tenderloin w fried shrimp,also good. Extra for salad,but cheap drinks. Who needs salad? Nice place,good service,hard to locate so don't go there.

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