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Port Vista Waterfront Bar & Grill

1280 E Hiawatha Dr, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9741
+1 608-254-6084
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (53 reviews)
“salad bar” (20 reviews)
“great deck” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1280 E Hiawatha Dr, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9741
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

We stopped for dinner on a Sunday during the Packer game. The bartender did not have a waitress and was busy, all tables full. The 32 oz. steak for two was OK. A little tough and served with a mushy baked potato. There were a...More

Thank Travelgirl5199
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

We went on a referral from our "Ducks"driver to eat here. We like to eat at the places that are not chain restaurants so this fit. This was nice because it's on the water & it was a nice night. We were here on Wednesday...More

1  Thank Love2Ctheworld1117
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Hubby, son & myself went yesterday (Friday). We got there at 5 and the place was already filling up. Hubby had the all you can eat fish fry, I had the small steak & son had the patty melt. We all chose french fries for...More

Thank switallawe3fish
Reviewed 21 August 2014

If your looking to dine overlooking a lake this place is great, but if your main objective is to eat-Beware! Specifically the steak for 2. So much grissle ran through it that you could hardly cut it. What was more disconcerting was that the waitress...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. Small inside, but plenty of room outside on the deck overlooking the lake. We had the steak and crab for 2. Plenty of leftovers. I imagine it would be tough to cook a 32oz steak so tender and delicious, but...More

Thank Toniteoi
Lisa8503, Owner at Port Vista Waterfront Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2014

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are very glad you had a nice time and enjoyed the food! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 August 2014

Awesome Weds nite crab & steak spl. 5th year family tradition. Great food great nite great deck great family nite. Best dinner value in Dells buy some bread for steak sandwich leftovers 5 stars

Thank chicagodells
Lisa8503, Owner at Port Vista Waterfront Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2014

Hello! Thank you very much for the nice review. We do take pride in our nightly specials and are glad you notice the value! We hope to see you back for your 6th year next summer.

Reviewed 12 August 2014

food = good bar food, although locals rate their steaks and dinners high! We loved being able to canoe cross the lake from our cabin, rent a jet ski, and then sit up on the viewing deck (in our boating clothes) lingering over a staggered...More

1  Thank onepassionatemother
Lisa8503, Owner at Port Vista Waterfront Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2014

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We are definitely one of a kind on Lake Delton with our lake front volleyball court. We plan on opening our tiki bar next summer,...More

Reviewed 30 July 2014

I don't know why people go on vacation and go to a normal restaurant. This is on the lake and has good bar-type food. Great place to go that you probably can't go to at home.More

Thank Chris W
Lisa8503, Owner at Port Vista Waterfront Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2014

Hi Chris- Thank you so much for the nice review. We do take pride in being a local, "mom and pop" type establishment. We rely on word of mouth and Trip Advisor greatly, so thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. We...More

Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

The view was great it was nice to eat on the beach but the service was terrible! And the food wasn't that good I won't be back

Thank kerry s
Lisa8503, Owner at Port Vista Waterfront Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2014

Hi- We are sorry you did not have a great experience. We are a local establishment and pride ourselves in great service. Please email us, we would like to follow up further to make your experience right: lakedeltonportvista@gmail.com. We apologize again for your experience.

Reviewed 17 July 2014

We use to go to Port Vista on a regular basis when we stayed at Aloha Beach. The food was amazing and they had a great deck to eat and enjoy looking over the lake. But, for the last several years, they have had a...More

2  Thank Kelly P
Lisa8503, Owner at Port Vista Waterfront Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2014

Hi- Thank you for you reply, we appreciate the feedback. We are sorry that you were bothered by the large crowds in years past. Our establishment is not very large, so it is hard for us to accommodate very large groups (30 or more) and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1280 E Hiawatha Dr, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9741
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: +1 608-254-6084
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