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Ponderosa Restaurant and Brass Rail

220 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544
208.476.4818
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Ranked #8 of 11 Restaurants in Orofino
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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97 reviews 97 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Typical small town diner with typical small town favourites of the locals in terms of comfort food. Service is good and staff are very friendly. The Brass Rail is the bar next door...again, a bar for locals.....

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Slow service. Over priced. Food nothing to write home about. Bar tender knew what he was doing. Other than that just another diner with no other choices close by.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A pretty good buffet salad bar, c/w fried chicken, sausages, bacon,biscuits etc. Awesome ice cream and fresh pies, and of course very friendly helpful staff. Good eats, cheap $$.

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Orofino, Idaho
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Okay food for getting filled up on, but nothing to write home about! Meals are over priced and restaurant carpet and floor are usually in need of good cleaning. Waitresses are very friendly and helpful when not visiting with each other or some long time customers.

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Washington DC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Steak was very goo good salad bar and also great wait staff. Place was pretty empty but it was probally late so don't let thst fool you Place is good.

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Lewiston ID
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The food here was excellent, the service was attentive. Prices are quite fair. Decor needs attention: this place is stuck in the 1960s. Please... it's time for new carpet!!

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Orofino
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We ate here several times when we first came to town two years ago. We had good hamburgers but otherwise, my husband had prime rib like shoe leather, a sandwich with disgusting sandwich meat and the bread edges were dry and dinner where the drinks were not mixed properly and the servers tried to add to the drink not start... More

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The desk clerk at the Best Western recommended the huckleberry ice cream at the Ponderosa. YUM!!! The restaurant itself is old-timey and dated. But the ice cream was great (even served in a Styrofoam bowl) and my husband liked the German chocolate cake. We only ate the desserts so I can't comment on anything else on the menu.

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Lewiston, Idaho, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Woodgrain, nasty paneling-horrible decor. Food is fried, overcooked, salad? It's iceburg lettuce! My husband got a bit of food poisoning after we went. Food was expensive, ceiling tiles were gross. Avoid at all costs!

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Thornton, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Not friendly, food was costly for the quality (which was poor) . Very dated. Went to sit down at a larger table as there were 8 of us, and was told we had to move as it was reserved for our people, there was no reserved sign on the table, food took a long time to come out of kitchen,... More

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Address: 220 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544
Phone Number: 208.476.4818
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Orofino

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