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Thirsty Pony

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1935 Cleveland Rd, Quality Inn & Suites Rainwater Park, Sandusky, OH 44870-4308
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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New City, New York
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189 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was kind of late, everything was either closed or closing, but I wanted a drink and wanted something solid to eat. Thankfully, I ran into this place, on the way to Cedar Point. It looked like a lively place from the outside so it was calling us. I was able to catch up on the games that were happening,... More 

Thank oatografia
Lakeland, Florida
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276 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Sandusky and stumbled upon the Thirsty Pony, which looked intriguing from the outside so we decided to have dinner there. Our waitress Diana, was prompt, courteous and entertaining My wife started with their lobster bisque soup which she said was the best she had ever eaten. I had the wings as an appetizer, and they were delicious... More 

Thank jjk1944
Port Washington, OH
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food & service was ok. It's very nice & big inside with a big bowling alley. There's gambling, like horse races and keno.

Thank Cindy H
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Had a good time and they were very reasonable. Their food is good. Very laid back and you can go bowling.. They have indoor pool that you swim.

Thank kimberlyhK7794PP
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

The staff was very friendly! The food was delicious - no complaints from any members of the group of 10 that we had!

Thank Linda M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I get it, im a server. But the way my boyfriend and i were treated was terrible!!! First off, we sat at a table and got our food to go and ordered two adult beverages. Another server came by and said can i take your money because cierra needs to leave...ok...well i wasnt finished first off. Proceeded to ask for... More 

Thank sarah m
Crest Hill, Illinois
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great place and we come here each time we are in town. A quirky and fun bar/restaurant with pretty good food and a great drink menu. Staff is great, especially Rich! We always have a blast and talk about it to friends and family.

Thank BTLew81
Huron, Ohio
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85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I can not remember the last time I sent back a dish but I did when they served me what was supposed to be a French Dip beef sandwich with French Fries. The sandwich was inedible, grisly and burnt meet, fake mozzarella cheese, and thin dipping broth. The French Fries were overdone and over fried. The ice tea was not... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Had good service in a fun atmosphere, and a decent cheesesteak. A fine place to visit convenient to Cedar Point where we were staying.

Thank PaulaJeanH
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

My wife and I stopped here after an exhausting trip to Cedar Point on Friday. We have been going to Cedar Point for years and finally stopped here after hearing good things from friends. I am glad we did. The bartenders were very attentive and the food was excellent. I would highly recommend the Cajun Burger. The menu is very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1935 Cleveland Rd, Quality Inn & Suites Rainwater Park, Sandusky, OH 44870-4308
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: 419-626-6761
  • This restaurant is at Quality Inn & Suites Rainwater Park

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