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Ponderosa Steakhouse

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601 E Main St, Jackson, OH 45640-2128
+1 740-286-6386
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Warren, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

good food but to expensive. not our first choice. but convenient. Nothing else to add. clean and friendly

Thank babsc53
Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

They have a nice selection of food, which they replenish in smaller amounts to keep it fresher and hotter. Some may not like the gap that sometime occurs, but we prefer fresher food. Their variety is good, and their deserts are excellent.

Thank Bob3376
Point pleasant
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited with my family. Food was not fresh. Salad bar appeared dirty and in disarray. People licking their fingers at the buffet then picking up tongs to place food on their plate. Fried shrimp empty. When asked if they were going to refill at 1:30 pm, the staff said no we are out. Way overpriced! Will not return.

Thank Allirn2
Edwardsburg, Michigan, United States
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Good food late at night , very nice staff one of the cleanest ones I have seen in awhile ! Food was reasonable and good . Old fashioned but that was okay .

Thank Terri O
Jackson, Ohio
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

Salad bar is fresh and really very good. Buffet is common. Golden Corral is probably better at that.

Thank Patka-DeHart
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

I've always been satisfied with my steak dinners but the buffet foods are generally mediocre, though of decent variety. Service has usually been good but the facilities feel like they could use some remodeling.

Thank Phillip N
Westerville, Oh
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

As previously mentioned, we have been to Ponderosa in Ripley, WV, Athens, OH and Greenfield, IN and this is our favorite. It is not like the typical Ponderosa especially building wise and for the better. The food is always fresh and plentiful and the staff friendly. They always have delicious pies and goodies for dessert. We stop on our way... More 

Thank Prickamongus
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2015

Ordered steaks n got raw when ordered medium well. Sent it back to get it same way second time. Server was great steak chef sucked,needs to be washing dishes. Dishwasher could have done better

Thank Randy M
Wadley, Alabama
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2014

I have to say that the employees of a restaurant can change the negative opinion of a customer. I have visited a Ponderosa Steakhouse in other States...Always regretting going! Let me start by saying that this restaurant was my last choice, when we entered we were received with big and sincere smiles.... we felt like we were visiting some friends!... More 

Thank Heidi W
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

The food was all but cardboard. The rolls where the only good part of the entire meal. The place has gone down.

Thank Nelly_Nel1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 E Main St, Jackson, OH 45640-2128
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 740-286-6386

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