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Brandin' Iron Restaurant and Ponderosa Bar - CLOSED


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$3 - $25
American, Soups
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Branding Iron and ordered the Ribs, with Mashed potatoes, over a bed of spinach and it was excellent. The chef is from Arizona and has really put his heart into the menu. Service was excellent and Best wine list with no Box...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Bonicelli12
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came across this establishment by chance, and couldn’t have been more impressed! Food was great; Elk burger made to order! Staff was friendly and incredibly accommodating! If you happen to be in the area, I’d highly recommend this gem of a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Anonymous-ND
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

The owner and staff were very friendly and accommodating. Food was wonderful. My older daughter had a burger and it was big and delicious. My younger daughter had the chicken strips and I have never seen her actually finish a full sized meal before but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Frenchfamily07
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Excellent place for family dinner, wonderful service and yummy grub!!!! Would definitely recommend this place😀👍🏽

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NemoNurse
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

The service was amazing and the food was delicious. Great servers cooks and owners. I cannot wait to come back again.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lizzie609
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The new owners are trying very hard to make this a great place to eat. The food is very good and not overpriced.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank maryc56358
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

I’m a fairly new local to the area and my family and I heard about Brandin Iron so we decided to try it out. From the moment we walked in, we were welcomed by Doug and Jill who are the owners of the restaurant. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LeBeautimous
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Stopped in for dinner to try this place after years of staying away due to a bad experience many years ago. I'd heard there was new ownership. Beautiful, rustic building with great potential in an historic town. The kind of place I love to go...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Bryan P
Doug S, Manager at Brandin' Iron Restaurant and Ponderosa Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Very sorry for your experience, Bryan. We are in the process of training a completely new staff. Your critiques will be useful in helping to see where we need to focus. It must've been a very long time since you were last here since there...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We got there mid afternoon & there was a fair amount of people there eating. We waited 30-40 minute's & didn't even get acknowledged by the waitress. We finally gave up & left.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lanette L
Doug S, Owner at Brandin' Iron Restaurant and Ponderosa Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Im sorry this occurred. Was it possible you sat at one of the hidden tables? We would invite you back to give us another chance and promise a wonderful experience. Again sorry.

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Guest Ranch and decided to have supper one evening at the Brandin’ Iron. (4 adults and 4 kids) Rustic charm with live music on Friday evenings. Kids thought the Banjo players were amazing to watch - had a chance to visit with friends while we...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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