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“Standards have dropped” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Ponderosa Steakhouse

Ponderosa Steakhouse
6362 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8214 (Florida Center)
407-352-9343
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Ranked #682 of 3,001 Restaurants in Orlando
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Florida Center
Description: Family oriented Steakhouse. Famous for All You Care To Eat Breakfast Buffet served from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Lunch and dinner entrées all include the buffet and dessert bar. Ponderosa is known for its excellent food, exceptional service but best of all are the competitive prices which make the meal at Ponderosa a true value meal. There are four convenient locations to choose from: Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista and International Drive. Ponderosa restaurant locations are close to major attractions and within walking distance from several hotels.
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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“Standards have dropped”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We visited Orlando 4 years ago and used the Ponderosa restaurant for breakfast. This year wasn't so good. It seemed they used the cheapest food possible and not so much choice

Visited January 2013
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Orlando
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“It is what it is”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Not the best, not the worst, if you're on a budget this is a place. it's a good buffet to squeeze in between a nickle and a dime

Visited January 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Didn't Like”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Food wasn't the best of standard and the layout confusing.

Also was a bit pricey.

There was however, a good atmosphere.

Would not return

Visited June 2012
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Miami, Florida
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“Very good food for a few dollars.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I went here many years ago and this year and the quality only improved. We had breakfast there and the place was clean, the food was tasty and the service was great. No complaints whatsoever.

Visited January 2013
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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“great value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Brilliant buffet, with lots of choice from salad to stodge! would like a wider variety of puddings, but that's just me being picky! Ate here a few times during our 2 week stay, and definitely recommend it. Especially the soup!

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