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Hitching Post

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2503 W Wisconsin St, Portage, WI 53901-1022
+1 608-742-8208
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish fry” (8 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar
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2503 W Wisconsin St, Portage, WI 53901-1022
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

It's been several years since I've been out to eat here. It wasn't good then but I think it has changed hands since. So we would give it a try. Once again my mistake. The only positive I can think of is that the wait...More

Thank Ross W
Reviewed June 11, 2017

The service is always excellent as well is the food. Never once have we had a complaint about anything. The waitresses know us by name and are always a pleasure to see.

Thank JJ T
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We go to the fish fry here quite a bit. Always the whole family. Is very busy on fridays, best to make reservations.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Nice variety of menu choices. Offers very nice lunch specials including a small buffet. Located on a frontage road which may be hard for some travelers

Thank Lori B
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

The first day of spring!!! My birthday. ..I got corned beef and cabbage. Happy. Very good food, husband got country fried steak..both meals came with one trip to salad bar. Nice portion sizes with some to take home. Waitress was very nice, cheerful, and happy.....More

Thank ronna1970
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

I found the Hitching Post on a business trip off the beaten path a mile from my motel. Sitting at the bar as I always do when dinning alone, I immediately felt like I was at my favorite hometown restaurant. I was in town for...More

Thank GaTraveler25
Reviewed February 20, 2017

I feel that this restaurant has seen better days. We stopped for breakfast which was OK but nothing special. Place could do with redecoration. Dick G

Thank richardgE6246BZ
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Awesome salad bar! Good food. It was looking a little run down, but they are in the middle of a rehab. A favorite of locals with delicious pies that are homemade and a variety of food choices.

1  Thank GrandmaB123
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from the Dells to avoid the chaos and prices of restaurants there and were quite pleased. We found a touch of southern hospitality here with our wonderful waitress from Florida and found that all the patrons were just...More

Thank Eric K
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Really good experience, Lisa waited on us and was very cordial and efficient. Salad bar was fresh with a nice selection including corn fritters with honey butter. Bartender was busy but friendly,good drinks. Total bill with drinks $53, not cheap for 2, but, in fairness,...More

Thank Joseph D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2503 W Wisconsin St, Portage, WI 53901-1022
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Portage
  • Phone Number: +1 608-742-8208
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