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“About what you would expect....but still disappointed.”

Ponderosa Steakhouse
Ranked #120 of 191 Restaurants in Wisconsin Dells
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Buffet, Takeout
Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were in the Dells when our family couldn't decide on what to eat...thought a buffet would be the answer...think again....Buffet is spendy to start with and then you add a meat and a drink so you are pushing $20 ea....acceptable if the buffet has great sides..this one doesn't...Both our waitress and manager were very friendly and were trying hard to make up for it, but you cant make up for food quality. Salads were good and fresh, steak was very thin but not worthy of the price..Salmon was good and I think worth it. Buffet offered a taco bar, a few desserts, some chicken and mashed potatoes. With the place being so busy its solid action around you all the time..so if your looking to relax..this isn't it... I will try again maybe in the off season.

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Reviewed August 4, 2014

The staff was friendly and helpful but often had to wait for water and plates to be removed. It was busy the night we were there so that could explain the wait. Overall I thought it was quite overpriced for what was on the buffet line. If you wanted an entree you had to pay extra.

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Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

The service was good, staff was nice and friendly. However, the food wasn't the greatest. If I remember correctly the buffet used to a lot better tasting with more options and not as cheap tasting. The food is definitely not worth the price! Save your money and go somewhere else.

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Reviewed July 26, 2014

The manager was really nice and friendly food was ok some was dried out but the staff was all friendly u didn't seem to have one waiter or waitress they all seemed to help.

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Thank Jeremy K
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Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

This was an awful experience. Buffet was out of half the stuff at 6:30 and when they brought out more chicken it was so crispy you couldnt eat it. Found hair in three different types of food. Server was decent but that was the only good thing to say.

Thank David B
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