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Ponderosa Restaurant

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108 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323-8203
(970) 882-7910
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Sapulpa, Oklahoma
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for breakfast around 9:30. Everyone had ordered different dishes. Some looked good. I had a chicken fried steak, over easy eggs, hash browns, and a pancake. The best part of the meal was the eggs. The chicken fried steak was different I was expecting a crispy flour type crust, but received something like a pan seared steak. Pancake had... More 

Thank PDLB2
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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276 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty much what you would expect for breakfast offerings. Everything came out quickly and was cooked to order. Definitely worth stopping by for breakfast. Prices were quite reasonable and portions were generous.

Thank Kelly M
Miami, Florida
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here for years, and make it a point to stop in every time we are in town. This is a local favorite, and is not to be confused with the now-defunct Ponderosa SteakHouse chain. Their breakfasts are huge - be careful, because the specials always include the pancakes, which are the size of dinner plates! Three of... More 

Thank sabledad
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Right next door the Dolores Mountain Inn. We have a fabulous breakfast. Service was friendly and fast. Food was really fresh, hot and tasty.

Thank mroland61
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The food here was very good and the service was fantastic. There is a great salad bar, and the cream of celery soup was amazing. I will definitely eat here again.

Thank Rob G
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This place is in need of some serious updates. The whole restaurant is really dated. We waited over an hour for basic breakfast items. The service was okay, but the wait was a little ridiculous! The food was very average at best. Don't use the bathrooms here they are really awful and most of the stalls didn't even have locks... More 

Thank Jill B
Clearwater, Florida
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510 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Tables or booths. Multiple choices for hot tea. Decorated tastefully. Great salad bar and soup. Meals - big and hot. Restrooms and restaurant clean. Waitresses with stories. Prices are equal to most Mom and Pop eateries.

Thank Bob19512014
El Paso, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Don't bother stopping. The food tastes freezer burnt, the waffles were too tough to cut. Eat in Mancos, the have delightful yummy restaurants.

Thank kd915
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259 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This restaurant is right off the highway and so very convenient when traveling through Deloras, CO. Lots of locals seemed to eat here and there was a friendly atmosphere. Our service was very good. Their specialty is chicken fried steak and ours was good and flavorful. It was a large size with well done gravy and mashed potatoes to go... More 

Thank WireWrapGems2
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Try the breakfast muffin! English muffin, egg, sausage, and green chili, best ever! Another favorite was the breakfast burrito with red chili sauce & ham. Delicious!

Thank KELittle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323-8203
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dolores
  • Phone Number: (970) 882-7910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?