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Ponds Lodge

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Ponds, Island Park, ID 83429
+1 208-558-7221
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Austin
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Went for pizza, but tried the appetizer with fries, beef, gravy, etc. took the pizza home as we were full. Glad that It is open when many establishments are waiting for a few days closer to Memorial Day weekend

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Thank Karen D
Pocatello, Idaho
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Stopped by the Ponds Lodge restaurant/bar while snowmobiling in Island Park and had lunch 2 different times and both were excellent! The staff was very friendly and attentive. The portion size was large and the prices were very competitive. Full selection of menu items and all the items we had with the large group we were with looked and smelled... More 

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Rigby, Idaho
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We have eaten pizza here many times, both in the restaurant and take out. Our favorite pizza is the Grizzly. We also love their breakfast's.

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1 Thank Carol B
Calgary, Canada
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

We visit Ponds every winter and on the occasional summer visit. Their menu is full of variety for those looking for a more family dining with pizza and burgers to more casual dining from in house smoked prime rib to my absolute favourite pan fried trout ( this was a new addition on the menu) The staff makes you feel... More 

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Thank Daydreamer272010
Idaho Falls, Idaho
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I was so excited that this restaurant offered gluten free pizza but in reality it was not gluten free at all. I was so sick the next day from eating pizza that was suppose to be gluten free. I have celiac disease and so eating gluten free is not a whim or option for me. I wish people would take... More 

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3 Thank S M
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

I was camping in a yurt at Harriman State Park and stopped here for dinner, sooooo glad I did. I had the Bleu cheese, bacon, apple burger....yes, thin apple slices. Highly recommended. All of the food was great, a really good beer selection, full bar, lots of TV's with sports on and the service was great. I may stop in... More 

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Thank JohnJohn101
Redding, California
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71 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We come to island park every year. Have a cabin here. Today we had a amazing experience at Ponds. We ate lunch there and it was very good. Always our meals have been. But today not only was the food yummy and the service was excellent but we also had something happen to us we didn't expect. We had a... More 

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Thank Sirbennie
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

My husband and I ate supper there after late day of out of town work. The waiters are very attentive. It is casual dining. I had fish tacos. They were too salty. The manager was walking through checking to see how customers experience was. We mentioned this to him. He was very grateful. Likes to know so they can improve.... More 

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Thank Cindy T
Baltimore, Maryland
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

We decided to take the long way from Jackson, WY. to Yellowstone National Park, and we took US 20 through Idaho. It was very early in the morning, and we decided to drive a while before stopping from breakfast. Needless to say, the longer we drove the less choices we had. Finally we stumbled upon Pond's Lodge. At this point,... More 

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Thank Im-Batman1971
Casa Grande, Arizona, United States
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Loved our stay at Ponds lodge. The saloon had great food. Love this place! The menu is diverse. Great breakfast and fun sports bar vibe. If you star there, the convenience store is well stocked.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ponds, Island Park, ID 83429
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Island Park
  • Phone Number: +1 208-558-7221

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?