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Ponderosa Restaurant

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108 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323-8203
+1 970-882-7910
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good21%
  • Average31%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible15%
2 weeks ago
“Well done to over cooked.”
Jul 23, 2017
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108 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323-8203
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What appears to be one of the few places to eat in Dolores is the Ponderosa. The food was acceptable but mostly over cooked, but it is better than most in this town.

Thank Chanhans
Reviewed July 23, 2017

The eggs for breakfast were good, however, the hashbrowns were stale and cold. When addressed with waitress, she offered to microwave them...They tasted as if they had been made the day before and were left overs. Frozen, potatoes, not fresh. I even asked for them...More

Thank Cyndi B
Reviewed July 19, 2017

The hometown atmosphere was evident. Our breakfast was delicious & served by friendly staff. I especially appreciated their wall of honor for the local military.

Thank sekcathyc
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Great comfort food breakfast! We all enjoyed our breakfast choice. The service was very good with friendly waitress. We would come here again.

Thank Carol J
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Tired from sightseeing all day, we stopped at this restaurant for a quick dinner. Glad we did. Their specialty is the country fried steak. I've seen other places say this but Ponderosa means it! The steak is hand cut, carefully tenderized and then only lightly...More

Thank Mac M
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Had breakfast here on two consecutive days. Delightful family restaurant with nice staff and good food. Moderately priced and you won't leave hungry! The Cinnamon Roll was a meal in itself!

Thank 840marciae
Reviewed May 22, 2017

I have "Great Concerns" about this place. I have not been in there for probably 3 years or so. They do provide a great service to the community which I admire, and they have done so for several decades now. It is my sole opinion...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed May 17, 2017

The waitstaff at the Ponderosa Restaurant were friendly and helpful with explaining the nightly specials. We were not in a hurry and wanted a place low key to relax after a day of hiking. The prices are reasonable and menu offers lots of comfort food...More

Thank Ducky18969
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the places you just don't eat at in dolores unless you want to take a chance on getting sick or you're starving and there is absolutely no other option. The kitchen is filthy. I can't believe the health department hasn't been...More

1  Thank Denise C
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

This is not a clean place at all, staff friendly, I am surprised it is not shut down. Hopefully they had time to clean up after busy season.

Thank Smokehouse970
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323-8203
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dolores
  • Phone Number: +1 970-882-7910
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