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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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New Hampshire
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105 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank frequentdiner1948
Springvale, Maine
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Helen H
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3 reviews
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 

Thank kathleenp850
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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 

Thank riprocheleau
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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

Thank OfficialReviewer71
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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 

Thank Desertis
Waltham, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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 

Thank LEER2011
Sanford, Maine
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

Thank Smorin73
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Have been to this chain as s child. One of my children wanted to go, so we did. BIG MISTAKE. I will say it was busy, but the patrons were questionable. Kind of like people in Walmart in their pajamas. The food bar looked like animals had rummaged through it, and the dining room was just DISGUSTING with food &... More 

Thank Chase M
Somersworth, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Stopped in with our family of four to give it a try and was a little disappointed with the "value" for your dollar here. Sure you could, in theory, eat $100 worth of salad/potato wedges and get your monies worth. But to what end? When I pay for a buffet, I want my options for main course meal food. Not... More 

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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
Large groups, Families with children
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?