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Bonanza Steakhouse

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1285 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073-3630
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Monmouth, Maine
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105 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

$14.99 for a 16 Oz Porter house steak cooked just right with the best salad bar in the state of Maine. They also have fish, chicken and seafood.

Thank Ken B
Brampton, Canada
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72 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Once again we enjoyed dinner at Bonanza. Food is good and so is the service. If you leave hungry it's your own fault.

Thank Eric o
New Hampshire
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We were looking for a quick place to eat and pulled in to Bonanza. We both had the single order of steak tips which was more than enough. Came with potato and an all you can eat salad bar.

1 Thank frequentdiner1948
Springvale, Maine
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This restaurant has a fantastic salad bar no need to actually purchase a meal when the salad bar has meat options available. The serve your own soft serve ice cream is great

1 Thank Helen H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Visited on a Tuesday. Always a 10% senior discount, and on Mondays, free drinks for seniors. The chicken served as part of the buffet on Monday and Tuesday is truly excellent. Great salad bar. But what I really want to say.... A very frail elderly gentleman with a cane ( who probably really shouldn't have been at a buffet) dropped... More 

1 Thank kathleenp850
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I've only tried the buffet here, but quite a few people were getting steaks (amazing for a place take has "steak house" in their name). The buffet had everything from soup to dessert and it was all great. I hate buffets as I always over eat and this visit was no exception. We all very much enjoyed out visit and... More 

1 Thank riprocheleau
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Good value and decent food. Food bar will fill you up. Inexpensive and food seems fresh. Good service

1 Thank OfficialReviewer71
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Steak is almost always tender and delicious. Every 5 TH time or so will get a ribeye with grisoll. You could easily skip the entree and make a great meal at the buffet. Why though as the entre adds very little cost to the buffet. Friday is fried shrimp, clam strips and fish on the all can you can eat... More 

1 Thank Desertis
Waltham, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

The place herds you through there like cattle!! Lots of families go here so if you don't like crowded places with a lot of loud kids you better go else where!! The parking lot is sort of dangerous so be careful when you are backing up! The place seems to cater to people who eat a lot of MEAT. We... More 

1 Thank LEER2011
Sanford, Maine
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

I love getting the salad bar as a meal, always a good variety and family friendly environment. Can take our family of 4 out and spend the same as going to McDonald's

1 Thank Smorin73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1285 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073-3630
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: 207-324-6121

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