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1919 Lincolnway E, Goshen, IN 46526-6415
574-533-3055
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Dining options: Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
happy eats

This restaurant offers seperate entries or a buffet, all is fantastic.there is so much food, and so may items to choose from you have to go back to try them all .

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2015
Clemence W
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Selkirk, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch buffet is well worth the price, they have many items and a dessert buffet. Service was good. I have never been impressed with their steaks because they taste poorly.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came into town and saw this. Not the best at all. Wish I would have checked trip advisor first to see where else we could have gone. They didn't even have ranch dressing! I mean who doesn't have ranch??

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Thank tdawg15
Selkirk, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This restaurant offers seperate entries or a buffet, all is fantastic.there is so much food, and so may items to choose from you have to go back to try them all .

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Thank Clemence W
Kansas
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215 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Wife and I ate at this restaurant for dinner our first night in Goshen. It was a Monday night and their sign out front had a special of 2 people, 2 entrees for $22 that included the buffet. Decided we would give it a try as we got engaged at a Ponderosa in KS over 30 years ago. I had... More 

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Colne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

As a family .we went into The Ponderosa in ,Goshen, and had a first rate meal, if you don't mind seeing yourself, all was wonderful couldn't beleave the food presented there. Any food you could wish for.and you could go back for more if you wanted it.including sweet and ice cream.we loved the place clean and friendly staff made us... More 

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Thank 110lilys
Goshen, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

It's a buffet and has been around for quite some time. Depending on staff on duty, service can be rather good to very bad. Have eaten here on several occasions, some solo and some with friends and/or family. One visit, at shift change, the new crew never stopped by the table to clear used plates or offer drink refills. Ended... More 

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Thank rick_ccoleman
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had a 15% discount coupon; so it was difficult to pass up. The prices were agreeable, and the food on the buffet was average for a buffet. But, the buffet choices were quite limited. We ate at this Ponderosa twice during our visit to Amish Country. The second night we ate off the buffet. But, the first night we... More 

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Thank Old-Socialist
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I had the steak tips with the buffet. I must say I was pleasantly surprised with the steak tips, tender with mushrooms and onions and a nice flavor. The buffet had a pretty good selection of foods to choose from, but I sampled the roast beef on the buffet and found it lacking in flavor. Maybe compared to the steak... More 

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Thank perepen
Manor, Texas
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62 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A truly awful buffet. Bad food served in an unappetizing manner. The steak I ordered was like horseflesh.

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Thank elguapo2011
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

While the buffet lacked the variety that I usually expect at a buffet. The food was well stocked and tasted great. The entrees available were reasonably priced and for a small charge it includes the buffet. All in all this is a great restaurant for a filling family feast.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1919 Lincolnway E, Goshen, IN 46526-6415
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Goshen
  • Phone Number: 574-533-3055

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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