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Hitching Post

) #5 of 38 Restaurants in Portage €€ - €€€ American, Bar, Pub
2503 W Wisconsin St, Portage, WI 53901-1022
+1 608-742-8208
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“soups” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“fritters” (3 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
2503 W Wisconsin St, Portage, WI 53901-1022
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 27 March 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 8 March 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 20 February 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 18 January 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 16 January 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 30 December 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
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Stopped for Sunday Brunch and left disappointed. Service was literally non existent and terrible. Sat at bar across 3 other gentleman that finally got fed up and left. I overheard well if they don't want our money, let's go. Brunch food was just below ave....More

Thank Gerg R
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We met here for a family get together. The staff was very accommodating for our party of 7. The dining room is rather intimate. They attended to our every need. We had kids with us and the place was fine with that too. The food...More

Thank Randy A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
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Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail