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Bonanza Steakhouse

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1285 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073-3630
207-324-6121
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Bonanza, What Can You Say?

OK...Bonanza has good food and a probably the best salad bar around. One Mondays and Tuesdays, I believe it is, when they serve fried chicken on the salad bar, the place is swamped. I have to admit, I am one of those people who like to go on one of those days just for the fried chicken on the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
J M
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Sanford, Maine
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York, Maine
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Immediately upon walking in and seeing the cafeteria counter, I should have stuck with my gut but instead just gave my honey a glance. After all it was 8pm and we were hungry. We both ordered the haddock sandwich. The sandwich was greasy and dripping through the bottom of the bread and the fish was not fresh, but rather frozen.... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I had the ribeye and my companion had the shrimp & steak combo. Both pieces of meat were filled with grisle and were very tough - not at all pleasant to eat. Restaurant was fairly clean, service was fast, but assistance nearly non-existant. As a handicapped individual, it would have been nice to get assistance with getting my food tray... More 

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Sanford, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great salad bar and reasonably priced meals. Great variety of meats. Wife likes to get the salad bar on Sunday because they serve turkey dinner with all the fixings that day.

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Sanford, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

OK...Bonanza has good food and a probably the best salad bar around. One Mondays and Tuesdays, I believe it is, when they serve fried chicken on the salad bar, the place is swamped. I have to admit, I am one of those people who like to go on one of those days just for the fried chicken on the salad... More 

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Saco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This was out very last visit to Bonanza. I know the price of beef has gone up but what I had was not worth the money $13 (let me drop off a $13 dollar steak from the butcher and let's compare). The steak looked like two very small and very thin pieces of liver. The seating areas need some extreme... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have enjoyed the Bonanza Steakhouse buffet many times. It always the same.Good food, well prepared and plentiful. Low prices all you can eat goodness. Or you can order from their menu.

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Dover, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

They offer a variety of steaks, ribs, chicken and seafood at reasonable prices. Order your meal and there's a salad bar/buffet waiting for you too. A decent salad bar with a good variety of vegetables that has hot food at one end. We were there on turkey day( hot food choices vary throughout the week) which included thick cut turkey... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I'm kind of a food snob (actually, a snob all around, but I admit it), so the idea of visiting Bonanza already had me on guard. We had a gift card given to by a well-meaning relative, and went over on a Sunday evening to spend it. Bonanza is a chain...although most of the other Bonanzas have gone the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I recently enjoyed a lunch with my family it was a special time for me .I got to see my aunt and uncles that I haven't seen in awhile along with my mom. We had nice visit and I'm sure we will be there again.

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Monmouth, Maine
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1285 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073-3630
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: 207-324-6121

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Soups
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

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