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1919 Lincolnway E, Goshen, IN 46526-6415
574-533-3055
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good, but NOT impressive

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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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Leo
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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Manor, Texas
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Raleigh, NC
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had the chopped steak, baked potato and salad and it was all good. We love the Ponderosa and no longer have any in our area. Nobody makes the chopped steak the way they do. Service was very good, attentive server refilled our water as soon as it was empty.

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LaPorte
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

always liked Ponderosa to eat. Not too many around anymore near my home town. Good variety of food. Went on day for senior discounts so prices were good.

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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Good place to eat. You may either order from the menu or have the buffet. If you're hungry, I suggest the buffet. You could tell that some of the food was from the can, but still good. The restaurant was clean and the staff was friendly and helpful.

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Escalon, California, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We went to Ponderosa Steakhouse with 30 of our friends. I was pleasantly surprised to find a great variety & reasonable prices. I had the 8 oz sirloin and my husband had the grilled shrimp. We both had good portions with lots of flavor.

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Elkhart, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Great variety of food and great service too. every thing was prepared to perfection and they even accommodate the little ones with high chairs booster seats and baby seat holders. Highly recommended.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

It's a Ponderosa! This place serves cheap steaks and has a cheap buffet. This would be a good place to take a family on hungry teenagers on a budget.

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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

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