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Ponderosa

4687 W US Highway 10, Ludington, MI 49431-9681
+1 231-843-1446
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4687 W US Highway 10, Ludington, MI 49431-9681
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed June 30, 2018

The buffet was better than the entree. Good salad bar and fabulous dessert bar! Nice staff. They serve Pepsi products.

Thank kelleymom299
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This was a stop after a long day of travel. The food was fresh and most everything we had was very good.

Thank familyriders
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Our party of 3, (one child) stopped in for dinner at the Ludington location. This was beyond a doubt, the worst meal that we had ever experienced at any Ponderosa. The hot food selection was nearly nonexistent! Good thing we ordered a steak as the...More

Thank jarIndiana
Ponderosa882, General Manager at Ponderosa, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

We are truly sorry that you did not enjoy your meal with us. Your comments will help us know where we need to work harder. Thank you

Reviewed August 16, 2017

Buffet includes soups, salads, deserts, self served, as well as entree items such as chicken wings, tacos, spaghetti and more. Steaks cooked to order, seafood available.

Thank LovingAdventures
Ponderosa882, General Manager at Ponderosa, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Thank you so much, hope to see you again real soon.

Reviewed August 16, 2017

We bought steaks, but realized after we should of just had the buffet. Wonderful meats and salads, topped off by scrumptious deserts, including a sundae bar, They also have cones for the icecream. Lots of tables, no lineups, and convenient location, loads of parking.

1  Thank B D
Ponderosa882, General Manager at Ponderosa, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Thank you so very much, and we hope to see you again real soon.

Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We have had their sirloin tips at other locations and found them to be pretty good. It was a busy Street Fair night in town so we decided to keep it simple and just head out to Ponderosa. The buffet items were okay but the...More

Thank Robert230
Ponderosa882, General Manager at Ponderosa, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Sorry, that your Sirloin Tips came out dry and tasteless. We are truly sorry.

Reviewed July 21, 2017

Prices went up but the selection got bigger so it balanced out.take the bake potato then on the salad bar u have cheese sauce and veggies u can put on potato. Plenty of food should not leave hungry.

Thank wendy f
Ponderosa882, General Manager at Ponderosa, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Thank you so much.

Reviewed July 17, 2017

This Ponderosa was once just one of a decent, omnipresent chain of pre-golden-corral buffet steakhouses. Now virtually all the Ponderosa's are long gone, but this one keeps on chugging away despite its location in a very seasonal area and way far away from the beach...More

Thank CedarPointFanMLB
Ponderosa882, General Manager at Ponderosa, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Thank you so much, we are planning on being around for a long long time.

Reviewed April 27, 2017

The food selection is poor, the quality is poor, the deserts are mostly disgusting. The beef is inedible. Their prices are plenty high enough to be able to do better.

1  Thank Terri M
Ponderosa882, General Manager at Ponderosa, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Sorry you did not enjoy your meal, we will try to do better.

Reviewed March 27, 2017

The food was great and the servers were so nice to everyone. Especially Bonnie who I would look for everytime I would eat there.

Thank danielingramsr
Ponderosa882, General Manager at Ponderosa, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Thank you very much, and yes, Bonnie is a wonderful server. We love her very much.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4687 W US Highway 10, Ludington, MI 49431-9681
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ludington
  • Phone Number: +1 231-843-1446
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