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Brewer's Ponderosa Lodge

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56692 Aspen Dr, Springville, CA 93265-9436
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“full bar” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
56692 Aspen Dr, Springville, CA 93265-9436
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge for 2 nights. Enjoyed the meals tons - big portions, varied menu! The room was very cute and we enjoyed being so close to so many amazing hiking areas, but it was priced steep considering that it was not very...More

1  Thank Ariella W
Reviewed August 11, 2017

My husband and I ate at the Ponderosa while staying at the Mountain Top Bed and Breakfast. Since were there for 5 nights, we got to know the cook as well as the different waiters and waitresses.

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this roadside restaurant and bar and were pleasantly surprised to find live music and really good food. The tables are outside underneath beautiful trees, the music, a mix of old rock and mellow guitar sung by a very talented Mike Roberts was...More

Thank Terese R
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Every year we travel to R-Ranch in the sequoias. We make it a point to goe the 20 or so miles to visit the Ponderosa Lodge. There is a bar and resturant, a small store, and a small motel. The people are friendly and the...More

Thank thibbs1955
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We love this lodge. We camp in the area and enjoy stopping in for ice cream, camping supplies etc. we enjoy sitting on the patio sipping a cold beverage (they have a full bar) and listen to live music on the week ends. The staff...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed March 13, 2017

In winter Brewers Ponderosa Lodge is located where the "Great Divide Highway" is closed for winter. In summer the road is open and leads to the Trail of the Hundred Giants (well worth the trip.) Unfortunately restaurants along highway 190 above Springville have been closed...More

Thank tjlwoodside
Reviewed August 14, 2016

We did not eat here but stayed at the motel. The place is for sale and I can see why. Roof is coming apart and the motel needs a complete renovation,. We paid $104 for a room. My daughter had two kids and paid over...More

1  Thank Larry P
Reviewed July 12, 2016

We ate lunch and then breakfast here because we stayed one night in the room above the place. The food was okay - neither really good nor really bad. Everything was fried. Our waiter/bartender/restaurant manager was very good. We enjoyed taking with him when he...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed October 27, 2015

A friend and I stayed at the rustic lodge while hiking and visiting the Sierra mountains, and just loved the atmosphere and very friendly service of the waitress and cooks. The food was great, after a day of hiking and they served generous helpings. I...More

Thank hikerlady55
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Called in for lunch before checking out one of the local trails. The place is a combined store/filling station/restaurant, it also has a bar area. I guess the main customers are the camping/hiking/skying community. I had a bowl of chilli beans with crackers, very good...More

Thank Alchad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56692 Aspen Dr, Springville, CA 93265-9436
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Springville
Tulare County
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