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Ponderosa Steakhouse

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8801 Ohio River Rd, Wheelersburg, OH 45694-1921
+1 740-574-8355
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Overview
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good15%
  • Average40%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible15%
Oct 9, 2016
“Good Selection”
Aug 14, 2016
“Ponder'gross'a”
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CUISINES
Steakhouse
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
8801 Ohio River Rd, Wheelersburg, OH 45694-1921
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed October 9, 2016

Was convenient to motel food was not that great but with the large selection you could find plenty. Service was very good. Food was hot. Deserts was really good especially the lemon pie and peanut butter fudge.

1  Thank Dan6801
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This chain used to be the best place to dine. The food was good and friendly service. I was wondering while slowly this chain started closing up and I saw fewer and fewer; so when I was on a road trip and saw this location...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed June 11, 2016

I almost gave this restaurant two stars, because it continues to disappoint. We visit every few moths, hoping to find improvements. Only one time did the food really please us. I feel that it is either a problem of the local management or with the...More

Thank Bernie P
Reviewed February 7, 2016

Wanted LJS/A&W Root Beer next door,but was closed down, walked into Ponderosa, 3 cars in parking lot, 1st warning sign. All food on buffet was luke warm at best, ranch salad dressing warm,( dangerous)! Our sweet teas were sugar free, there was more food on...More

Thank Dee D
Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great place to eat. Staff are friendly and attentive. Lots of food to choose from on the bar and it's very clean. Very good for the price. Service was very quick and we were checked on often for refills or anything else we needed. Definitely...More

Thank selma h
Reviewed February 19, 2015

Took mom out the day after valentines day. Prices are higher now. Food that should be hot isn't. Meatballs tasty but cool not hot. Liver burnt, chicken dry and waitresses too busy to watch over guest on cell phones or chatting at the front register....More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed November 21, 2014

Ponderosa Steakhouse is way behind the times. The food is not very good bland taste, chicken taste like fish, fish taste like chicken all fixed in the same grease. Salad bar not well maintained. Probably my last visit here...

2  Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed July 1, 2014

My husband and and I love to go out and eat. The Ponderosa in Wheelersburg is fantastic. We only get the food bar, because you can get everything you possibly need there. You may have to add a little salt, but we appreciate that. Some...More

2  Thank Jean B
Reviewed October 14, 2013

We don't have a Ponderosa near us any more. So when we are going to visit family in Greenup we like to eat at the Ponderosa in Wheelersburg. Lots of food choices. It is easy to get and we know we will have good food.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed April 8, 2013

It was a Monday evening so business was slow, but the buffet was very well stocked. But some of the food was getting dried out. A bit too expensive for what we got.

Thank ablkeee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8801 Ohio River Rd, Wheelersburg, OH 45694-1921
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Wheelersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 740-574-8355
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