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“Food needs to be more consistent” 2 of 5 stars
Review of O'Donnell's Restaurant - CLOSED

O'Donnell's Restaurant
131 SW Railroad Ave, Ponchatoula, LA 70454
985.386.4077
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Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Ponchatoula, Louisiana
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156 reviews 156 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“Food needs to be more consistent”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

This is such a hit and miss restaurant. One time, the food will be incredible- crab cake salad. The next time, fatty duck quesadillas. I really want to like O'DONNELL'S with its great service and atmosphere but the number one reason I go out to eat is for great food better than I make at home...O'Donnell's misses the mark!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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19 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Ponchatoula, Louisiana
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“great place to eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

we have been to O"Donnell's severa; times and it is a;ways great the service is by far the greatest. They have the very best salad that i have ever had. Great job!!!!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“I hope a new chef is found”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

The atmosphere is very pleasing and the service is outstanding. However, the food does not measure up. I ordered a blackened fish and was unable to eat more than one bite. I hope a new chef is hired because I think that is the missing link. There were very few people there. I was there on a Saturday night around 7, and there were maybe 4 other people there.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Amite,La.
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Graduation Day Lunch, Lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Our daughter graduated from SELU today and we went to O'Donnell's for lunch. It was truly lovely. Our food was delicious as usual. Service was excellent. A special day made even better by a wonderful relaxed family celebration.

Visited December 2011
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hammond la
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Excellent food and superb service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

I was amazed to see some of the pot reviews here we are locals and eat here about once a month. The food is a bit pricey and portions are not huge but they make up
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    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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