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Dino's Restaurant

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2900 New Pinery Rd, Portage, WI 53901-9225
+1 608-742-4111
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice little "Up-North" kind of place. The food was decent and the staff was very hometown friendly. Don't expect any fantastic foods but their basic menu is fine. We found this restaurant to be in much better shape than The Ridge Motel to which it is attached. We had the basic bacon and eggs with bacon and... More 

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Thank John C
Grantsburg, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They had 3 or 4 different kinds of fish to select from for their fish fry - something I've rarely seen and really appreciated. Service was excellent, food was very good. Paid $1 extra for the sweet potato fries - well worth it!

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Thank Joanie M
Portage, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This our latest Friday Fish spot. I think being next to a kind of dowdy motel is a negative for me. But we read the Trip Advisor reviews and decided to give it a try. Most times we try to avoid restaurants with a 6 page menu. We were pleasantly rewarded. My fried cod was ample and nicely beer battered.... More 

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Thank sunnydayinwis
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Large portions, all day breakfast, awesome American potatoes and hash browns. Nice atmosphere for families. Easy off and on to Route 39.

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Thank Sue K
Manchester, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We ate breakfast here. The staff was helpful and sensitive to our dietary restriction. The meal was good and well priced. We didn't wait long either which was important as we wanted to get started.

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Thank Rtrip82016
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

excellant service, great prices, friendly owners, great cook, nice menu items, can do special lunches or dinner parties. great cocktails

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Thank Dale B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We stayed the night in Portage for our trip to the Dells and tried this place for breakfast. Initially I was unsure because of our stay at the attached hotel, but this place was fantastic. Our server was super friendly and kept checking up on us to make sure the food was to our liking. The menu has several options... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We have never had a bad meal or bad service here. Love the fish fry and my hubby loves the lasagna. The bar serves a good drink and everyone is more than helpful and friendly!

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Thank Dana H
Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

A storm was coming in on our drive up north so we decided to stop in Portage for an early dinner. We were greeted with a friendly smile and seated immediately. Our waitress was efficient, friendly and attentive. I ordered the shrimp stir fry, which was really good. Also had a bowl of soup. Saw on the menu that they... More 

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Thank RetirementTime
Portage, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is the most under-rated restaurant in town. I think it gets negative marks for being attached to a motel, but in reality it is a great standalone restaurant. The food is plentiful, and the prices are modest. It is a great place for an American-style breakfast which is too big for a normal person to eat. We go there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 New Pinery Rd, Portage, WI 53901-9225
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Portage
  • Phone Number: +1 608-742-4111
Description
608) 742-4111 phone number

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