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Ponderosa Steakhouse

940 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9748
+1 608-253-3705
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible22%
1 week ago
“Dell's trip”
13 Aug 2017
Closed Now
All hours
American, Grill
$$ - $$$
940 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9748
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here tonight. The food was ok for the most part. The soups were real good. Salad bar was ok. Ordering was a little slow. Good came promptly it was hot. Had a lot of kids at tables around us. The waitress ignored us...More

Thank Kurt R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We spend a week in the dells every July and visit here at least once at that time. As older adults the buffet is more than enough for us. The salad is always well taken care of and everything is fresh and has not been...More

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Great dining and options but at a lesser value than on the street. Overall, the Ponderosa is rare and few between and their steak and meat options are a great!

Thank showerswi
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I love the all you can eat buffet, lots of choices. Full salad bar and dessert bar. Staff is nice and courteous. I go for the buffet not the steaks

Thank K5335WJdonl
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We used to love Ponderosa. Now, not so much. We went for lunch and the buffet was VERY VERY limited. Half empty, actually. Mainly just a salad bar with some mashed potatoes and gravy and stuff to make your own tacos. The "soup" was badly...More

Thank thebirdguy123
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I hadn't been to a Ponderosa in years. It made me think of the 1970s. This one had a buffet, which you had to order, if you wanted a steak at a cheaper price. Otherwise, you had to pay more for the steak!? I couldn't...More

Thank oudi14
Reviewed 9 August 2017

WAY over priced salad bar - cashiers crabby at best - decent price for kids (drink included) but $65 for 5 of us - wish we had gone to Burger King- only bright spot was our server - left him a tip!

Thank MIdwestMom2015
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This establishment is an all you can eat buffet with many choices, a great place if you have kids especially teenagers

1  Thank ReneeACB
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were excited! Then we walked in to , one man complaining about his hard, well done steal he ordered med rare. Another person getting charged extra. As we sat there for only 15 minutes to eat, again 2 family's talking to staff about an...More

Thank Juliaallen002
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Great place to bring teens. Enough choices. Food was hot and plenty of it. Was not disappointed. We would go again

Thank michiganYooper54
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 940 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9748
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: +1 608-253-3705
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