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Ponderosa Restaurant and Brass Rail

220 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544
+1 208-476-4818
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good28%
  • Average31%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
10 Apr 2018
“Lovely restaurant for anytime of day”
23 Mar 2018
“Great local place”
Closed Now
$$ - $$$
220 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice during our holiday once for breakfast and another for dinner. Both meals were excellent and a great menu to choose from. The Reuben sandwich was my favourite yet my wife had lovely chicken and the kids enjoyed their food a lot....More

Thank betts1983
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My date (wife) decided to eat in town before our UI extension class. We had eaten lunch here a few times but never a dinner meal. We were pleasantly surprised with the daily special of Meatloaf. It came with choice of Salad Bar, or Soup...More

Thank Mel E
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Have been there for lunch numerous times and always enjoyed the meal. Not fancy but good food and friendly atmosphere

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

When in Orofino, we always stay over at the Best Western. While we appreciate that they throw in a free breakfast in the lobby, sometimes a traditional diner breakfast is just what one needs to start the day. We always eat at the Ponderosa. The...More

Thank abearfellow
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Very slow service, not real clean, over cooked food. The prices were standard for a diner. It wasn't awful, but it wasn't very good either.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Tasty home style cooking for a reasonable price. Lots of choices for breakfast including the largest cinnamon rolls I've ever seen! Eggs were perfectly cooked and the biscuits were delicious. The service was friendly and efficient. This is a place you go for good food...More

Thank Nana_JP
Reviewed 27 June 2017

While the food was OK for breakfast, only option on a Sunday, dark and depressing décor, felt dirty and service was really slap-dash It's been the go-to for many years but they need to step it up!

1  Thank mamma0233
Reviewed 16 June 2017

All meals are great but the Sunday buffet is great. They have a wide variety of food to choose from, it's all you can eat, and the price is right.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We used to go here every sunday and it was always busy, Great food. But when we visited Orofino & Family we stopped in and were not impressed. It has not be kept up and the food was not very good at all.

Thank myblessings
Reviewed 23 May 2017

NO!! I ate here about two years ago and the food was BAD. Tried it again tonight. Should have stayed away. Worst place ever!!! Started with the house salad that looked wilted and had pieces of bad lettuce scattered within. Had chicken fried steak that...More

Thank weezersmum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Orofino
  • Phone Number: +1 208-476-4818
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