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W11793 State Road 127, Portage, WI 53901
+1 608-742-2238
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice, out of the way place with extremely reasonable prices. 2 couples with 4 total kids ate for under $150 total. Food was very good.

Thank Jennifer L
Madison WI
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108 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place was busy, food was average. They have a tendency to over salt just about everything. Wait person was irritable and having a bad night and snipped at our group a couple of times. Don't order a grasshopper, it was more watered down than a McDonald's shake left in the hot sun for an hour. Second time here, really wanted... More 

Thank Shelley11
Madison, Wisconsin
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71 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a Tuesday night at 6:30 and could sit right down. Cimaroli's is known for their inexpensive drinks (especially their old fashions) and flat iron steaks. We had wonderful escargot in a butter sauce with its crusty cheese topping and toasted French bread. Delicious! We also shared the special that night - flat iron steak tips that had a... More 

1 Thank Dawn E
West Bend, Wisconsin
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100 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our first trip to Cimaroli's. Great Old Fashioneds and quite reasonably priced. We had tenderloin medallions known as Hanus ala Ron(?). Delicious tender meat smothered in mushrooms and onions. My husband had the flat iron steak after reading the great reviews and was not disappointed. The food was served quickly and very hot. My only complaint was that some... More 

Thank Trixies-MomandDad
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice place, and the flat-iron steak is great. However, the noise level is almost ear-splitting, not because of raucous patrons, but due to the horrible acoustics. You can almost get a headache from the noise. Even though I like the food very much, I just can't go back there again and deal with the noise.

Thank Steve S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am from Minneapolis. I was in Portage a few years ago and stumbled upon Cimarolis by accident and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I made a note that if I ever was in the Portage area again I would revisit. Last Friday I made it and it was just as I remembered it. The atmosphere is tremendous, a great crowd,... More 

Thank richardgE6246BZ
Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had to wait over an hour for a table as they don't take reservations but enjoyed several drinks and visited with our group of eight. We were forewarned of the long wait for a table so that was no big deal. It was a very busy night and the place was standing room only when we walked in. The... More 

Thank Jacob K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious old fashioned, and appetizers.Sat back in a comfy chair and really enjoyed the live music.Lovely evening.Staff was fabulous!

Thank Janet D
Portage, Wisconsin
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Cimaroli's is a bit off the beaten path, which is nice in the summer months, because they have a beautiful deck that you can enjoy while waiting for a table. Unfortunately, you cannot eat dinner on the deck, you have to go inside for that. The restaurant is very nice inside (it was redone after a fire years ago), but... More 

Thank pumpkin9256
Vernon, Michigan
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious! We went here for our anniversary. It came highly recommended by an acquaintance. The food was served when it was piping hot. Everything about the place is awesome. The decorations, the service and most of all the food! 👍🏻

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Steakhouse, Soups, Bar
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W11793 State Road 127, Portage, WI 53901
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Portage
  • Phone Number: +1 608-742-2238
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?