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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (53 reviews)
“salad bar” (20 reviews)
“great deck” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1280 E Hiawatha Dr, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9741
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Service is EXTREMELY slow. While our waitress was very friendly, she was the only one waiting tables on a Friday night. She was often confused, frustrated, and hard to find when we wanted our check. We waited at the table for 45 minutes, then went...More

Thank snowdancer
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were having a hard time finding a casual spot to stop for lunch that offered an outside patio and a lake view - bingo - found the Port Vista while driving by. All of us Wisconsin gals felt completely at home - we grew...More

Thank Island_GirlMN
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a beer. I had two sips and used the restroom. When I came back the lady cook was spewing profanity like I've never heard before. Enough to make a sailor blush! Multiple C bombs (yes....the "C" word), F bombs, B bombs (female...More

2  Thank MandoMarkinIndy
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Decent place for when staying at some of the resorts away from the strip (i.e. Aloha Beach, Big Cedar Longe, River's Edge, etc.).

Thank mhawrysko
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Went to PV thinking it was still the great waterfront restaurant we knew a few years ago. We had a large group at dinner time. Parking lot empty, no one in marina or outside volleyball area. No one inside dark, rundown dining room. Were seated...More

2  Thank PPMF1912
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This place used to be the place to go. We went and it was so run down and barely anybody was there at prime dinner time. The flooring on outdoor seating was torn and duck taped it many places. We left without ordering.

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Port Vista is a nice restaurant right on the lake with wonderful views in the summertime, great outdoor deck. The food and service is good. We were a little bummed out when we found out they no longer offer their famous 32oz steak.

1  Thank Scott T
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We loved this little out of the way place. We came here on our first trip to the dells. My hubby had the all you could eat fish, and I had a delicious steak. Hope to come back here again!!

Thank Lynnette B
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This bar/grill has a great outside deck and view of the water. The overpriced hamburger was poor tasting and Very Overpriced.

1  Thank Cathy O
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Been here several time throughout the years, loved the big steak and the lake view Was dissapointed ~ big steak is no longer on the menu. Recently, We were the only ones who were outside eating on a Tuesday night. This place used to be...More

2  Thank sued4312
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, 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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