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West Branch Ponderosa

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2882 Cook Rd, West Branch, MI 48661-8769
+1 989-345-1215
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“soups” (2 reviews)
“great buffet” (3 reviews)
“stocked” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
2882 Cook Rd, West Branch, MI 48661-8769
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Ponderosa last night and everything was great. Plus to my surprise, crab legs on the buffet. We had a very nice meal with good service with a smile from Jeanette. We'll be back!

Thank secordlady
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

It is an under average restaurant with lots of coices of food that is not good at all. The only good thing is the price.

Thank menachemle
Reviewed August 28, 2017

My son and I were shopping at the outlet mall today and thought we would give the place a try for lunch!Big mistake! We both got the sirloin tips with the buffet. The meat tasted rotted and inedible. The entire buffet was disgusting. The items...More

Thank abc19722017
Reviewed July 19, 2017

My mom and I wanted a nice lunch buffet out. The only thing we could eat was the salad, rolls and pudding. Everything else tasted horrible, they even messed up the brownies, they were dry and crumbly. I am very disappointed, because I have been...More

1  Thank pearls2000
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Reviews for this place seem to be either all 5 or all 2 with nowhere in between depending on the day of the visit. I really hate to give a two or one if I can help it so I will be generous and give...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed May 29, 2017

We were on our way back home and stopped for breakfast and this time we picked this restaurant. I really liked the buffet style breakfast. It had everything on it and also a lot of fruit. I tasted just about everything on the buffet.

Thank Walter618
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We had been driving north on I-75 feeling rather hungry as it was just past lunch time, so we stopped in West Branch. We had several choices of fast food restaurants in West Branch but decided on the Ponderosa although we have not previously been...More

1  Thank sammymantha
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We always stop here when we are on our way home from up north. It is half way, so it is convenient for us. Love how we can get in, eat, and be on our way. The food is always good, no matter what time...More

Thank Gerry B
Reviewed February 22, 2017

Up for an ice tournament and was happy to see a ponderosa,great food as always.The staff was great and restaurant was clean and kept up good.Would definitely come back to eat next year again!

Thank D7372ZXmatts
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

For those for familiar with the Pondarosa steakhouse, the West branch location delivers. Average steaks and a large buffet providing a variety of options for you to dine on. Nothing special but decent food.

Thank JVM-Milford-MI
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2882 Cook Rd, West Branch, MI 48661-8769
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  West Branch
  • Phone Number: +1 989-345-1215
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