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Thirsty Pony

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a chain and not a celebrity chef over priced burger joint. This place has a fun vibe and the best burger ever. Try the Bam Burger! Lots to do and great place to take the kids attached to water park, arcade, lazer tag and bowling. Really cool drink menu too with lots of quirky souvenirs. We took home a... More 

Thank denise J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun place to go. There is bowling, an arcade, track betting or just getting a bite to eat and something to drink. They also have daily food and drink specials.

Thank frankfK2427GA
New City, New York
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191 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

It was kind of late, everything was either closed or closing, but I wanted a drink and wanted something solid to eat. Thankfully, I ran into this place, on the way to Cedar Point. It looked like a lively place from the outside so it was calling us. I was able to catch up on the games that were happening,... More 

Thank oatografia
Lakeland, Florida
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281 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were in Sandusky and stumbled upon the Thirsty Pony, which looked intriguing from the outside so we decided to have dinner there. Our waitress Diana, was prompt, courteous and entertaining My wife started with their lobster bisque soup which she said was the best she had ever eaten. I had the wings as an appetizer, and they were delicious... More 

Thank jjk1944
Port Washington, OH
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The food & service was ok. It's very nice & big inside with a big bowling alley. There's gambling, like horse races and keno.

Thank Cindy H
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Had a good time and they were very reasonable. Their food is good. Very laid back and you can go bowling.. They have indoor pool that you swim.

Thank kimberlyhK7794PP
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The staff was very friendly! The food was delicious - no complaints from any members of the group of 10 that we had!

Thank Linda M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I get it, im a server. But the way my boyfriend and i were treated was terrible!!! First off, we sat at a table and got our food to go and ordered two adult beverages. Another server came by and said can i take your money because cierra needs to leave...ok...well i wasnt finished first off. Proceeded to ask for... More 

Thank sarah m
Crest Hill, Illinois
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great place and we come here each time we are in town. A quirky and fun bar/restaurant with pretty good food and a great drink menu. Staff is great, especially Rich! We always have a blast and talk about it to friends and family.

Thank BTLew81
Huron, Ohio
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85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I can not remember the last time I sent back a dish but I did when they served me what was supposed to be a French Dip beef sandwich with French Fries. The sandwich was inedible, grisly and burnt meet, fake mozzarella cheese, and thin dipping broth. The French Fries were overdone and over fried. The ice tea was not... More 

Thank mitiwanga

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?