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“Very Good Buffet” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ponderosa Steakhouse

Ponderosa Steakhouse
Ranked #34 of 89 Restaurants in Ashland
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lebanon, Missouri
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182 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Very Good Buffet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Had the buffet for dinner.. Was well stocked, clean and the food was very good.. Much better than most buffets that I've been to. Having Chicken Fried Steak on the buffet was a good treat.

Visited April 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Safety Harbor, Florida
Level Contributor
28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great food and friendly service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2014

We liked the quality of the food. The fried chicken was very good. Great assortment to choose from. Enjoyed the 50's and 60's music playing. Staff was very helpful.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Von34
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Richmond
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Food was sickening”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

I used to work at Ponderosa in the 90's remembered decent food at great prices. Boy was I wrong!!! Ordered sirloin tips and buffet $12.99! Terrible food all fat gristle tips and rubbery chicken on buffet. Was sick to stomach for 2 days after going will never ever return!!!!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank MhedrickRichmond
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Just as remembered!! ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

We were travelling back from Williamsburg to home and happened upon the interstate sign for Ponderosa which was exciting as we haven't seen one in years ad our local locations have closed. Memory serves us correct as the wings and steaks tasted like they always had. The sweet tea was phenomal and service was so amazing...when requested a special item not on the buffet was made and brought to our table by the manager with a smile. Theresa and Tresa are a great mother/daughter server team. Clean, affordable and delicious our memories were brought back to life!

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Thank sanetoolong
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Huntigntown
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153 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“The Buffet is Small”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2013

It seemed to be clean and well run but the chicken was over cooked and the rest of the food was just average. Now the problem , my wife and I both had a difficult time with the food later in the evening. It kept us bot up most of the night because it seemed to be hard to digest. Even after our breakfast the next day I could still taste the meat loaf. I will eat just about anything but I will not return there again.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jerry-retired
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