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Ponderosa - CLOSED

State and King St, Herkimer, NY 13350
+1 315-866-0110
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good9%
  • Average28%
  • Poor35%
  • Terrible14%
3 Sep 2014
12 Aug 2014
“Not That Great”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
State and King St, Herkimer, NY 13350
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11 - 20 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2013

I'm not sure the food is being kept at the proper temperature. The salad dressings were disgusting, the mashed potatoes were obviously fake and didn't include enough butter or salt to make them resemble real ones. The baked potato I ordered was obviously over-cooked and...More

Thank Joni S
Reviewed 11 September 2012

The food was average fare for this restaurant, but the staff must have been instructed to make nice with the customers. Our server checked several times, asking if things were okay. We said "yes" each time. Then he wanted to get chummy and commented he'd...More

Thank Mac-and-Tosh
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We visited this Ponderosa recently with our 3 children. It had been many years since I had dined at a buffet style steak house. The buffet offered an odd variety of less than appetizing food choices. The only items my children would eat were the...More

Thank pogo99
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Good food great price and good service. Their steaks, ribs seafood and buffet make this the place to visit. Their courteous staff makes you feel at home.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Ponderosa is one of those places that you would not bring someone to impress them. I got stuffed on the senior buffet for $4.99. A lot of the food is not something I would choose on a menu but since it is a cheap buffet,...More

Thank GageMan
Reviewed 22 June 2012

I usually eat tere every couple of years when I'm in the area because some members of our party really like it. My wife and I really do not enjoy eating here. This visit all of the food was hot but not really veryu tasty...More

Thank Norm_Nice_Guy
Reviewed 14 March 2012

Every time we went the food was cold. There is nothing else to say

Thank Joyce Y
Reviewed 29 August 2010

I remember Ponderosa as a child. Haven't been to one in about 25 years. Ponderosa brought back memories of the steak, potato and salad bar. I really enjoyed our meal. There was a special running where the steak dinner with salad bar was $.30 more...More

Thank seekandfind039
Reviewed 14 September 2009

I didn't decide to go here. Ponderosa's have gone down hill in the past 10 years and I really did not want to eat at one. But my boyfriend was hungry and it is the only buffett restaurant in Herkimer. The food was old and...More

Thank KayLouise4107
Reviewed 24 July 2008

This place is nasty!

Thank ntbkgrl
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State and King St, Herkimer, NY 13350
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Herkimer
  • Phone Number: +1 315-866-0110
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