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Ponds Lodge

Ponds, Island Park, ID 83429
+1 208-558-7221
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
15 Apr 2017
“Best place to watch sports and drive beer in the county.”
19 Sep 2016
“Good breakfast buffet”
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Ponds, Island Park, ID 83429
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21 - 30 of 77 reviews

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...More

Thank Cindy T
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...More

Thank Im-Batman1971
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.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The owner of the ranch i stayed at suggested this as one of 2 restaurants to try that were within reasonable distance. Went here since they have later hours of operation. This restaurant sits inside a roadside plaza connected to a store/beer distributor. Not sure...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

We grew up with a family cabin near Ponds Lodge and have eaten here many times over the years. We have seen turnover in ownership and management so it is not always stayed the same. But the location and the building make it is a...More

Thank JD-70point3
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast. The restaurant was clean and the service was excellent! The food was exceeded our expectations - we will visit again for sure!

Thank 208family
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Stopped here for lunch with a fishing buddy. He had the French Dip and I enjoyed the Avocado, bacon, cheese burger both were excellent and the prices are reasonable.

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I stopped in here after a mornings fishing for some lunch. I ended up ordering the French Dip with fires, and it was okay, nothing to write home about. The fries were very close to perfect though, and that is a huge plus. The sandwich...More

Thank Billibong64
Reviewed 16 June 2015

The food is good but whoever is running this place needs to take a business class. The entire setup is just nuts. Servers have to walk through a crowded gas station to bring you food, they don't have any designated bartenders, and definitely under-staffed. A...More

2  Thank Kent H
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon. Bar was fairly busy, but only three other people ordered food. It was a 60 minute wait for a large pizza and cheese sticks. The pizza was excellent and the large size was plenty for 4 adults. They use...More

1  Thank ellipegg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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