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“Great Value for Big Appetites”

Ponderosa Steakhouse
Ranked #390 of 3,883 Restaurants in Orlando
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 October 23, 2012

Ok so the the decor is rather like a canteen and maybe not the cleanest place we went into but you cannot not fault your main meal, the buffet or price. You select and pay for your main meal and drinks as you enter, get shown to a table and then can help yourself from a very goof buffet including soup, pasta, salads, your main meal arrives and then you can help yourself to dessert. Great value, kids eat free and there are 10% discount coupons for your return visit.

Thank ChrisWheels
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

Me and my boyfriend had the lunch buffet and what can i say it was the worst food ive ever had in my life. bland fatty and stale. nothing went together either i mean how can you have mashed potatoes gravy and pasta together, there was no meat as such to go with the veg and potatoes and nothing to go with the pasta unless you like beans tacco`s and spagetti combined. the staff were all young ladies and quite rude they were always giggling in a corner on there mobile phones then rushed over to the table when you were ready for leaving to ensure there tip.

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2  Thank purple-pout
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

Too expensive for one, the pasta bar the pasta is under cooked, the sauce tastes like it came from a jar. The breakfast bar has a lot to be desired as well. The pancakes were squishy, nothing heathy except the oat meal, not even whole grain bread for toast.
The bacon was too greesy, and salty. Everything was either too bland, or over salted, or just plain greesy.

Thank Paula K
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

A brekkie buffet here is around $5 for all you can eat-cant complain! But cant rave abnout it either. Some of the food was unrecognisable and others were just not tasty, but it filled a hole. Woldnt go back, but if I had a family to feed before a day at a theme park I probably would have gone more often. Luckily for me I only had myself to pay for so it was off to Dennys or Ihop!

Thank sandrabailey_88
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

We thought it had changed a lot since we were here four years ago we loved it then but this time it wasn't the same needs renovated .

Thank angela k
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