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Sand Bar

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American, Bar, Pub
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130 Washington Ave, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1596
+1 608-253-3073
10:00 - 02:00
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Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:30
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Rockford, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We at dinner on Saturday during the 4th of July weekend. We ate early before the crowds (it was PACKED on the 4th). After reading the reviews of this place online we thought we would give it a try. The service was GREAT and steak sandwich was amazing!! Our server (who also might have been one of the owners???) suggested... More 

1 Thank Mommyoftwo92
Joseph M, Owner at Sand Bar, responded to this review

My bad, we of course offer sautéed onions with our steak, guess that means you'll have to come back and have another one! But seriously, thank you for allowing us to be a part of your vacation to the Dells! Hope you and your family enjoyed! More 

Tinley Park, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2014

i do a trip to the Dells every year with my wifes family. Sick to death of the Dells after 16 years. this is the place i go hide when they go to those lame water parks and "walk the strip". I love this place and wish there was a place like this where i live! the people and owner... More 

1 Thank Jim K
Joseph M, Owner at Sand Bar, responded to this review

You made our day! Thanks for the great words, look forward to seeing you soon! New menu and plenty of new beers since your last visit! More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

Everyone was super nice! Great bar food, cold beer and great prices. The beer garden is really nice.

Thank Eendress
Joseph M, Owner at Sand Bar, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for making Sand Bar part of your trip! We know you have many options and I want to personally thank you! We hope the rest of your vacation was equally enjoyable! More 

Racine, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The Sand Bar rocks. The owners are great and treat everyone with respect. The bartenders are all really cool, and let's not forget about the food. There are no overpriced burgers here, plus the steak sandwich is fantastic. It is our favorite bar in the Dells by far.

Thank RacineBoozers
Joseph M, Owner at Sand Bar, responded to this review

Thanks so much, going to make me blush! Having fun, friendly customers makes our job a whole lot easier! Thanks again and looking forward to the next time! More 

Cambridge, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Great local service off the "strip". The Tenderloin sandwich is the best we ever had anywhere. Owners were very outgoing and friendly.

Thank VillaRipley
Joseph M, Owner at Sand Bar, responded to this review

So very glad to hear your visit to Sand Bar was an enjoyable one! We hope to see you and your family during your next tournament or trip to the Dells! Enjoy your summer! More 

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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014

I really can't think of anything negative to say. We thought food was good and the people who served us were very friendly. It is right across the street from the sports complex and was a nice change from grabbing concession stand food in between games.

Thank MidwestIris
Joseph M, Owner at Sand Bar, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words and very happy you enjoyed your visit to Sand Bar! We get a lot of traffic from the Fieldhouse and we appreciate each and every one Hope you stop again soon!. More 

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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Stopped here while traveling through town, based on the good reviews on TA. It certainly didn't meet my expectations after seeing so many top tier reviews. Tried the Fish Fry and their "famous" steak sandwich. Neither really had any flavor. They weren't bad, but I don't understand how anyone would think either are anything special. The service was friendly, but... More 

Thank RTAMidwest
Joseph M, Owner at Sand Bar, responded to this review

We appreciate your visiting Sand Bar and taking the time to express your opinion. I do hope you'll stop again on your next visit to the Dells, please ask for me personally as I would truly like to make your visit a memorable one. More 

Minneapolis, MN
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1,667 reviews
872 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 675 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2014

One of the best fish fry's we've had in years. The service was good but quite slow. The place is not large but seats quite a few. Lots of TVs to watch the NCAA tournament. Give it a try.

Thank lucycan
Joseph M, Owner at Sand Bar, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed our fish fry! My personal apology for the slow service, not an excuse, we were short handed at the last minute and I couldn't get the spot filled. Most of all am happy to see your trip to the Dells was a good one! Hope to see you again soon! More 

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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

Friendly bar for the entire family. Great staff, simple menu but with quality food. Loved the burgers.

Thank Dan O
Joseph M, Owner at Sand Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting Sand Bar! Very happy your family enjoyed,hope you stop and see us on your next trip to the Dells! Our new menu came out this week and has some tasty new items! More 

Northfield, Minnesota
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2014

While getting groceries, we asked for the best Friday Fish Fry ... the clerk didn't hesitate "Sand Bar". We were greeted by the owner, as he explained his preferred batter recipe for the fish. He was very personable and fun. The fish was excellent, with a crisp, yet light tasty batter. Along with the fish came "Baby Bakes", small russets... More 

Thank ddplus5
Joseph M, Owner at Sand Bar, responded to this review

Guess I owe the grocery clerk a beer! Thrilled you enjoyed our fish fry, even happier we made your visit enjoyable! Hope to see you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:30
10:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Washington Ave, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1596
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: +1 608-253-3073

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