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Ponderosa

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4687 W US Highway 10, Ludington, MI 49431-9681
+1 231-843-1446
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Troy, Michigan
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The picture here is true to form, this Ponderosa is clean, inviting and filled with wonderful things to eat. The staff is friendly and very professional...they take the time to make you feel welcomed and sincerely make you want to come back again and again.....kudos

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Thank Patricia G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

The food was delicious. So many choices from the dinner buffet. Our group really enjoyed the evening there, and the server was very accommodating to our every need. Would definitely go back there again!!

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Thank JoAnn D
Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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230 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

While staying at the Best Western We walked to the PONDEROSA (do not exist in Wisconsin anymore) which is about three block walking distance. This will most likely be the last time we take in a Ponderosa, as the buffy salad bar is not our sort of thing + the steaks are about 1/2 the size and the prices are... More 

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Thank Tommy599
Chester, Iowa
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We dined here twice while we were in Ludington. The food was quite good with a wide variety, and the prices were very reasonable.

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Thank 565cathym
Ludington, Michigan
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I usually go here on Tuesday for the $1.99 kids night. To eat here with my family of 7 is costly on other nights. The last time I visited the young man at the register was in a big hurry and over charged me. When I questioned him he looked back and fixed the problem. He was so sure he... More 

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Thank Leona B
Manistee, Michigan
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

if you have been to one you have been to this one chicken wings meatloaf sides usually the same but for a sit down buffet at least you know what your getting

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Thank Chad L
Aberdeen, Maryland
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

If diner quality food is what you're looking for, then get the buffet here. However, the Apple Dapple Bread was divine!

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Thank LaRuDo
Ponderosa882, General Manager at Ponderosa, responded to this review

thank you so very much More 

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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife wasn't particularly hungry. She asked about having just a salad. The girl on the register suggested the buffet, which my wife did' want. My wife asked "Can I get just the salad buffet"? Girl said "We have a side salad." Wife "Do you bring that to the table? Girl, "You just make one trip through the salad part... More 

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Ludington, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Good value. Chicken was very good. Variety of veggies good. Baked beans and potatoes tasty. Senior discount of 20% is nice on Wednesdays also.

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Thank capligian
Canton, Michigan
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91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Came here with my mom during a ludington visit, we haven't been to a ponderosa in years because the one close to us closed. She got a senior discount, she's 55 so that was a bonus. We just got the salad bar, the service was good and the salad bar was yummy. Would go again.

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Thank Ashley R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?