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Ponds Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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Ponds, Island Park, ID 83429
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Pocatello, Idaho
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon. Bar was fairly busy, but only three other people ordered food. It was a 60 minute wait for a large pizza and cheese sticks. The pizza was excellent and the large size was plenty for 4 adults. They use a great cheese that is plentiful and tasty. The slow service was due to having... More 

1 Thank ellipegg
Rexburg, Idaho, United States
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It had been several years since we had eaten at Ponds Lodge. Our last experience had not been memorable. But a friend told us it was under different management so we decided to try again. It was great! There are lots of choices on the menu from burgers to salads to delicious pizza,fish, steaks, BBQ,and more. If you are snow... More 

Thank Eileen W
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

The pPizza and breadsticks are great dip them 8n there famous garlic cream cheese dip its awesome. Cute little place that our whole family loves.

Thank Dana S
West Yellowstone, Montana
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This time of year most food locations are closed or have very limited hours. Originally we had planned on dinner at another location but that location was closed. We continued down the road to see if this location was open. We arrived just a few minutes to late for the main restaurant to be open which was disappointing but they... More 

Thank frickenfrozen
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128 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Island Park. The staff is great and the Apple Blue Cheese Burger is awesome. If you are in town you need to stop by.

Thank Salmonflies
Billings, Montana
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I brought a dozen friends from all over the world to visit Ponds, enjoy dinners, lunches, drinks and the lodges. We snowmobiled by day and enjoyed the comforts of the Ponds lodges and bar by night. The food was awesome, the service equally as good. I cant say enough about Abbie and Nikki, they were excellent servers every time we... More 

Thank Randy M
Ogden, Utah
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Fabulous tasting food! I ordered the Bison Meatloaf and my husband ordered the Prime Rib. I don't eat vegetables very often. Theirs were so good, that a week after we returned home, I called up there to find out how they prepared them. I don't eat prime rib either, but I sampled my husbands. It was so tasty and tender.

Thank Care8875
Salt Lake City, Utah
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Parking is more than adequate to accommodate both cars and sleds during the Winter Season. The Staff is Friendly and the food is more than good. Sports and sledding channels are on the 6-9 TV;s so you can keep in touch with the world while settling down to a hot meal and toddy. French Dip + Fries too large... More 

Thank Ann O
Twin Falls
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is an area with a lot of history but the building/lodge/store/bar and restaurant are all pretty new and really beautifully done. It's interesting to read about the history of the lodge, they have posters on the wall that tell all about it.

Thank Kim G
Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Food not remotely good enough to support California snobbery.....don't like the area please feel free to go home.

3 Thank BGtheflyfisher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ponds, Island Park, ID 83429
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Island Park
  • Phone Number: 208.558.7221

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