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Ponderosa

4687 West US 10, Ludington, MI 49431
231-843-1446
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Ranked #36 of 54 restaurants in Ludington
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Most recent review
- Jun 14, 2014
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English first
custer, MI
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97 reviews 97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

When my wife ordered sirloin tips medium well and then they came out about rare-was bad, then the problem is that the waitress didn't come back until the my son and myself had our meal about done. Then she asked if we wanted them recooked-no they should have been closer in the first place and I asked for the manager.... More

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Allendale, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a good meal at an affordable price and were not disappointed. I was impressed by our waitress, who was friendly and courteous to all while being very busy. I had a steak with dinner and the kids just ordered the buffet which had plenty to keep them happy. Looking to eat without killing the diet, I... More

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Ludington, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

we go there because we like the food and the service and the price is not to bad they always have the stuff that I like and the food is fresh and not over done that is why I like going here and they have a lot to choose from I enjoy the Taco's and Nacho's and you can make... More

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Ludington, Michigan
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This place is a joke, whoever gave them that certificate of excellance and their Serv-Safe certificates needs to get help for their drug problem!!!! I'm a General Manager for a Major restaurant chain and the service, the food, and just the lack of caring for their job or customers. I spent $43.00 and change and I ordered a Medium-rare steak... More

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Jemez Springs, NM
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

After a long drive, we were all hungry and tired. Luckily the Ponderosa was just down the road from our hotel and OPEN. Friendly service and good food.

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Muskegon, Michigan
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97 reviews 97 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I had the pleasure to dine at the Ponderosa Restaurant of Ludington recently . Simply put the is " Great and Very Affordable" family dining. Children eat at a ' Very Reduced Price ' at the Ponderosa. Also this eatery offers daily and weekly specials! The food is ' Hot, Delicious, and Mouthwatering" . My personal favorite here is the... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

The staff were courteous and brought our main course out to us piping hot. The buffet was good except for the shrimp which for me were mostly hard breading and little shrimp.

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Shelby, Michigan, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My wife and I orderd the beef tips with the buffet, We both ordered the beef tips medium when they arrived to our table the beef tips where under cooked, they looked pal in color and the onions and mushrooms where not carmelized. I had the server take the food back right away. When it returned 20 minutes later i... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

thanks it was very good and we got the steak for a 1.50 more but we did not have to get it there was more than enough excellent food there

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stevensville, MI
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

It had been several years since we'd been to a Ponderosa. I'm not a foodie per se, but I know low quality when I have to eat it. The "steak" was chewy and looked like pressed meat. The italian salad dressing was so processed it was almost orange. The baked potato was only lukewarm, and the pasta salad was under... More

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