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Ponderosa Steakhouse
Ranked #386 of 3,763 Restaurants in Orlando
Cuisines: American, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Didn't Like”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Food wasn't the best of standard and the layout confusing.

Also was a bit pricey.

There was however, a good atmosphere.

Would not return

Visited June 2012
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Miami, Florida
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Very good food for a few dollars.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

I went here many years ago and this year and the quality only improved. We had breakfast there and the place was clean, the food was tasty and the service was great. No complaints whatsoever.

Visited January 2013
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“great value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

Brilliant buffet, with lots of choice from salad to stodge! would like a wider variety of puddings, but that's just me being picky! Ate here a few times during our 2 week stay, and definitely recommend it. Especially the soup!

  • Visited January 2013
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Friendly family eatery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

Have been visiting here for 18 years and never tire of eating here its very good value and is a fab place to eat now that the place has been refurbished. Glad too see that they have added half rack ribs to the menu and they were falling off the bone, the help yourself buffet will please even the fussiest of eaters. A must to visit we always visit the one down toward the convention centre opposite pirates cove and if you can ask for David to serve you he is one of the nicest genuine servers anywhere.

Visited January 2013
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“hygiene”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

we had been going to the ponderosa steak house a few times for breakfast and tea and the food was good but then i was put off my food by the staff, cause we had just finished our meal and i took the kids to toilet whilst in their a member of their staff was in the toilet too, she came out and didnt even wash her hands and went straight back into the kitchen and that was it for me i didnt go back

Visited December 2012
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