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Ponderosa Restaurant

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108 S. 6th St and Hwy 145, Dolores, CO 81323
(970) 882-7910
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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451 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 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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5 reviews
5 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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252 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 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
Cypress, Texas
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This cafe is on the main road through town, easy off and easy on. The food and service were good, but nothing special about it except the old flyfising apparatus on the wall.

Thank Billy S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The place is swarming with flies. The wait staff is a bit sullen and obviously over worked. The CFS was hard and chewy and the hash browns came out of a bag, the gravy from a mix. The cook does not know that refried beans go with enchiladas, but served some kind of weird kidney bean creation. The Spanish Rice... More 

Thank Doug Q
Moab, Utah
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This place is soo run into the ground! They brought me a DIRTY high chair for my baby! The waitress had no idea what she was doing! The hostess dumped a tray of drinks! The owners were there but they didn't offer a helping hand to the poor waitress! Food wasn't great the salad bar was old! WILL NOT BE... More 

Thank justagirl99

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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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 S. 6th St and Hwy 145, Dolores, CO 81323
  • 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?