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Ponderosa Restaurant

108 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323-8203
+1 970-882-7910
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Overview
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good21%
  • Average30%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible16%
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“fries” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
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108 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323-8203
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The eggs for breakfast were good, however, the hashbrowns were stale and cold. When addressed with waitress, she offered to microwave them...They tasted as if they had been made the day before and were left overs. Frozen, potatoes, not fresh. I even asked for them...More

Thank Cyndi B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hometown atmosphere was evident. Our breakfast was delicious & served by friendly staff. I especially appreciated their wall of honor for the local military.

Thank sekcathyc
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Great comfort food breakfast! We all enjoyed our breakfast choice. The service was very good with friendly waitress. We would come here again.

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Tired from sightseeing all day, we stopped at this restaurant for a quick dinner. Glad we did. Their specialty is the country fried steak. I've seen other places say this but Ponderosa means it! The steak is hand cut, carefully tenderized and then only lightly...More

Thank Mac M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Had breakfast here on two consecutive days. Delightful family restaurant with nice staff and good food. Moderately priced and you won't leave hungry! The Cinnamon Roll was a meal in itself!

Thank 840marciae
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have "Great Concerns" about this place. I have not been in there for probably 3 years or so. They do provide a great service to the community which I admire, and they have done so for several decades now. It is my sole opinion...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The waitstaff at the Ponderosa Restaurant were friendly and helpful with explaining the nightly specials. We were not in a hurry and wanted a place low key to relax after a day of hiking. The prices are reasonable and menu offers lots of comfort food...More

Thank Ducky18969
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the places you just don't eat at in dolores unless you want to take a chance on getting sick or you're starving and there is absolutely no other option. The kitchen is filthy. I can't believe the health department hasn't been...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is not a clean place at all, staff friendly, I am surprised it is not shut down. Hopefully they had time to clean up after busy season.

Thank Smokehouse970
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Actually, foul weather so we had dinner last night and breakfast this morning. Both good...I had 3 cheese enchiladas for dinner, okay, they put what tasted like canned chili on them but okay. Lady had salad bar and was pleased with the freshness and selection...More

Thank Riverkilt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323-8203
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dolores
  • Phone Number: +1 970-882-7910
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