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W11793 State Road 127, Portage, WI 53901
6087422238
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located in the country in a very peaceful setting. Family owned and...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 155
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Get up and Go!

This was our second visit to Cimarolis as we are not from the area but we were pleased to find the food even better than we remembered. We visited on a friday and planned to go around 8 in order to miss the crowd. The plan worked and we were seated right away, hostess and server were pleasant. Warm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
mtesta4
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joliet, il
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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214 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
joliet, il
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This was our second visit to Cimarolis as we are not from the area but we were pleased to find the food even better than we remembered. We visited on a friday and planned to go around 8 in order to miss the crowd. The plan worked and we were seated right away, hostess and server were pleasant. Warm rolls... More 

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Portage, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful steak and prime rib. Fish dinners are great too. Especially liked the walleye. You cannot beat the drink prices. Brandy old fashion for $2.50.

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Madison Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Great food! Only drawback is the acoustics in the restaurant. It's loud. In the summer there is outside seating. Very nice.

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I arrived in Portage on the Amtrak train late in the afternoon on a saturday. My daughter was picking me up to drive me home to Stevens Point. We wanted to have a nice dinner before heading out I checked 'Tripadvisor'.......and you did not fail me, once again! We plugged the address into our GPS, and off we went. We... More 

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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

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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Milwaukee
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: W11793 State Road 127, Portage, WI 53901
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Portage
  • Phone Number: 6087422238

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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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