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Thirsty Pony

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1935 Cleveland Rd, Quality Inn & Suites Rainwater Park, Sandusky, OH 44870-4308
+1 419-626-6761
11:00 - 22:00
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had heard good things about The Thirsty Pony, and with it only being a block or two from our restaurant I really wanted to try it. My girlfriend and I walked in and to one side was a betting area for horse races and on the other side was the pub/restaurant area. There was no host to seat us,... More 

Thank jdriver077
Morgantown, West Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place as a TON of beer options from all over. Also, there a full bar. To top it off, the pizza and calzones are pretty good.

Thank Kyle S
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy the food and service! The pizza is amazing with just the right amount of cheese :) Will definitely go again!

Thank Stacy P
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348 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Before our Sandusky trip, I spotted this gem on TripAdvisor. It looked like a place I would like and I was right. It's pub food, which means burgers, fried foods, pizza and the like. I had a Cluck Cluck Burger with fries. it comes on a pretzel bun and a deep fried dill pickle spear on top, which was a... More 

Thank Frank D
Huron, Ohio
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The Sortino family takes pride in everything they do! The owners walk around and greet guests to make sure all patrons are satisfied. Wings, burgers and steaks offer something for everyone and the atmosphere is very family friendly while adults can play the ponies. This place also offers lodging and indoor water theme amenities so it is an excellent destination... More 

Thank Karl R
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129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

As we arrived in Sandusky, we came across the Thirsty Pony. We stopped for a drink and to check it out . Our plan was to stay in the area and this seemed like a great place to be. We stopped in for drinks and happy hour was half-priced appetizers. Great start to the day. The hotel nearby was booked... More 

Thank DMGWisconsin
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly manager or owner. He went the extra mile - unfortunately we left a few keepsake glasses behind by accident. But we will be back. Fun place to bring a family.

Thank SleeplessInToronto75
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I have never had food like this before. I am not big on putting two types of food together, but when I did at this place, I loved it. I honestly hope I come back. Staff was ok, but slow. Overall, THE FOOD WAS AMAZING!

Thank 1014Caden
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My family really loves coming to the thirsty pony to eat and to bowl or play laser tag. They have a huge menu, so even the picky eaters will be satisfied. The owners and staff are incredibly friendly and accomodating!

Thank Shandy C
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the attached hotel and we enjoyed many meals and games at this establishment. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Suemac25

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1935 Cleveland Rd, Quality Inn & Suites Rainwater Park, Sandusky, OH 44870-4308
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-626-6761
  • This restaurant is at Quality Inn & Suites Rainwater Park

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