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Bonanza Steakhouse

1285 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073-3630
207-324-6121
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Ranked #15 of 48 Restaurants in Sanford
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Soups
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Monmouth, Maine
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

How do they do it? Super salad bar. perfectly done steaks. I travel a long way to get service and food like this so if your in the area and have a family try it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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269 reviews 269 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

While driving through Maine, I was shocked to find there actually was a Bonanza restaurant still in business. Without a doubt, I pulled over and had dinner here. The food really wasn't anything special and the all you can eat salad bar & dessert bar was good. The price for the meals were extremely inexpensive for steak and shrimp and... More 

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Shelby, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

It was nothing really special, but the food was very good. I got the salad bar and there was a good selection.

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Gorham, New Hampshire
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185 reviews 185 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stopped by on a quiet Saturday and we left very satisfied. The steaks were good and the salad bar was fantastic. We couldn't stop snacking on the mini corn dogs. The salad bar was clean and well stocked. All staff members were pleasant and helpful.

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Monmouth, Maine
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

First of all the Steaks were fantastic ! Done just right ! I had a Huge 16 oz T-bone for $16. with the worlds greatest salad bar. The Salad Bar was constantly filled with fresh food. My wife who had a gastric bypass a year ago was allowed to order a child size meal. Our guests had steak and fish... More 

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Saco, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Bonanza is one of my favorite places to go for good food and excellent value. No, it isn't a big fancy dining place, and it does need some updating on the interior, but the food makes up for it. The menu is basic American cuisine, steaks, burgers, chicken, and fish. A 12oz center cut sirloin steak dinner is $12.99 and... More 

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Key West, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Patrons were coughing amd touching everything on salad bar, throwing fits when the whip cream needes to be replaced, food was tolerable but the patrons are what will keep me away from ever going there again.

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Portland, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This location has been in continuous business for decades. So obviously it is providing whatever its customers want. And that's a great formula for success. If one is unfamiliar with this restaurant's style of dining, then one could be dissatisfied with the experience, but that would not be the business's fault, but rather the diner's for not knowing what type... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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439 reviews 439 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
1,124 helpful votes 1,124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Although known for its steaks, Bonanza has other offerings, such as grilled shrimp, fried shrimp, grilled chicken, and tilapia, plus the salad bar which always has an extensive selection of about two dozen items. Ordering is cafeteria style. You get your beverage in line. You pay the cahier. You are given a numbered plastic marker to match your order number.... More 

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Castalia, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This was not a good experience. It was plenty pricey for what it was. There was not enough appetizing food on the buffet to make it worth what we paid.To top it off, the wait staff roamed among the tables of diners with a tiered cart, clearing tables into open bins on the cart. It's noisy and just plain gross... More 

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Additional Information about Bonanza Steakhouse

Address: 1285 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073-3630
Phone Number: 207-324-6121
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Soups

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