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Ponderosa Restaurant and Brass Rail
Ranked #13 of 15 Restaurants in Orofino
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

Not friendly, food was costly for the quality (which was poor) . Very dated. Went to sit down at a larger table as there were 8 of us, and was told we had to move as it was reserved for our people, there was no reserved sign on the table, food took a long time to come out of kitchen, there was hardly anyone in the resturant. Very out dated and smelled musty, missing ceiling tiles with dust above eating area.

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Reviewed July 3, 2013

On one side is a café and on the other side is a restaurant/bar. The food is good. The place is populated with locals which gives it a nice vibe.

Thank dunndeals
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

Have eaten at the Ponderosa 2 times while in town on business.

Dinner
Rib Eye Steak well seasoned, very tender, cooked as orderred, nicely baked potato and decent salad bar with "fresh" crisp vegies. Service was very good

Lunch
Salad Bar with "fresh" crisp vegies and bowl of homemade Potato and Ham Soup - Very Good!
They were training a new young male server at the time and being new, he did make a few service mistakes in addressing me as a customer but he seemed a bit nervous. He was very friendly and just a little shy - He will improve I am sure as he genuinely attempted to make my dining experience enjoyable.

Decore is older and could be updated and lighting improved in restrooms but over all it was clean.

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Thank NearAndFarTraveller
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

Decent breakfast, fair prices, nothing to write home about, but good walking distance from the motel.

Thank VandalCoach
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

This is the food that makes people come back day after day. This place has the small town diner feel without the big name prices. And you get a lot of food for your price. The coffee is excellent.

Thank ArletteP
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