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Ponderosa Steakhouse

940 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9748
+1 608-253-3705
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible22%
10 Sep 2018
“Nostalgic 1970's and 1980's treat my Miser Father would take my family too back then”
29 Aug 2018
“Not too bad”
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American, Grill
$$ - $$$
940 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9748
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a beyond horrendous experience at the Ponderosa Steakhouses in Wisconsin Dells. I took an approximately 200 mile day trip from Minneapolis, MN on Saturday October 27, 2018 with a friend down to Wisconsin Dells and based on fond memories from my childhood I...More

Thank BrentJ277
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Food was horrible!? Everything was cold & bland!? Fried chicken was raw! Ribs were just bones no meat what’s so over!? Place was filthy, bathrooms were just plain disgusting!? We will never be back!

Thank Candice O
Reviewed October 2, 2018

ice cream looks weird and taste weird, maybe it is water down? when I asked for water from our waiter, she was wearing gloves and cleaning off the dirty dishes on the table, she walks over to the beverage station with the dirty gloves and...More

Thank Mai T
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Decent Nostalgic Buffet That used to be popular in the 1970's and 1980's. My parent's especially my father would take us here to dine in for Milestone occasions such as Graduations or birthdays. Coming from Chicago, IL I used to see a lot of these...More

Thank Art J
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband amd I ate here after a day at the waterpark. Since the food at the waterpark is ridiculously overpriced, we decided to stop here on our way back to the Milwaukee area. We live in AZ, and don't have a Ponderosa, but my...More

Thank 918azblonde
Reviewed August 29, 2018

While vacationing with a friend, we decided to stop here for dinner as neither of us had been to a Ponderosa in a long time. This one has basically the same foods available: steaks and other grilled choices along with a salad bar option. The...More

Thank Amusementparkguy
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This past weekend my hubby and I (along with our 2 boys in their 20's) ate at Ponderosa. They were able to seat us rather quickly and our drink server was really nice. The food was okay and what we were expecting. What we didn't...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We were disappointed in the fare at the Ponderosa Steakhouse,, not the quality I recalled from visiting other ones.. Roast Beef, chicken wings, choice of meats was not what we are used to seeing, there were other shortcomings in the food choice. The waitstaff at...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We don't have a Ponderosa in our area anymore so decided to try it when we saw it on our visit to Wisconsin. It had a smaller selection than the Golden Corral in our area but we had plenty to eat and the turkey slices...More

Thank granof03
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Skip the bad steak. Rest of the food isn't much better but at least you'll save some money. Food area is messy with scraps and crumbs on counter and floor. Food is inferior quality to similar all-you-can-eat buffets (e.g., Golden Corral) but this place has...More

Thank Mike M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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