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“A must for hungry travellers”
Review of Ponderosa Steakhouse - CLOSED

Ponderosa Steakhouse
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Neighborhood: Florida Center
Description: Family oriented Steakhouse. Famous for All You Care To Eat Breakfast Buffet served from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Lunch and dinner entrées all include the buffet and dessert bar. Ponderosa is known for its excellent food, exceptional service but best of all are the competitive prices which make the meal at Ponderosa a true value meal. There are four convenient locations to choose from: Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista and International Drive. Ponderosa restaurant locations are close to major attractions and within walking distance from several hotels.
Reviewed January 11, 2012

good value with an excellent buffet selection which is excellent for families as you can tuck in as soon as you arrive whilst you wait for your main course. Kids will love the help yourself ice cream and very young kids eat free . We always visited the l further down i-drive by the staybridge suites as we have been going there since 1994 the foods great but the restarant could do with a facelift now as its getting dated.

Thank snwall
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Reviewed January 11, 2012

i can see why so many people go around in wheelchairs with places like this! gorumet food well worth money all you can eat has a massive selection even the fussiest of eaters will find something to eat!

Thank mollie m
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Reviewed January 8, 2012

Excellent food and service. Selection of food amazing. Choices amazing and portion sizes enormous.

Thank CoatbridgeJinty
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Reviewed January 7, 2012

great value for money kids eat free with card endless icecream help yourself machine kids loved it

Thank dereksaunders9
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Reviewed January 5, 2012

We ate breakfast here as a family whilst on our Christmas vacation. We chose this resturant because it was conviniently placed to the resort we were staying at and it was cheap.
We arrived at about 8am in the morning and the resturant was already fairly busy - which I thought was a good sign as many of the other resturants had no cars outside at all.
You go in and pay the cashier for your food before you eat it, for breakfast you can choose many different options - cooked to order, all you can eat buffet, all you can eat buffett with extras (waffles etc.). These were all very cheap between $3.99-$6.99 per person. You think pay for your drinks, which I thought were quite pricey (the childrens chocolate milk was about $2.29) but the whole meal for a family of four came to about $25 so still good value.

When you go in you are offered quite an extensive range of foods - eggs, bacon, french toast, fruit, cereals, muffins etc. The range is very good and there should be something here to please all tastes and you can eat as much of it as you like. The quality of the food was not great - but it was only breakfast and so was ok.

This is certainly the only meal you will need all day - you can fill up on healthy (and not so healthy) foods and it will set you up for a day in the parks.

What we liked:
The range of foods was great - even our children were really happy with what they could eat
The service was quick

What we didn't like:
The service was a brisque and we were rushed through by the waitress and cashier which was daunting
The place seemed quite clean but the menus on the table were old and dirty which set my mind racing about cleanliness.

Overall this is a good place for a quick, cheap breakfast - but dont expect too much!

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Thank Charlieandaustinsmum
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