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Ponderosa Steakhouse

940 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9748
+1 608-253-3705
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible22%
1 week ago
“Nostalgic 1970's and 1980's treat my Miser Father would take my family too back then”
3 weeks ago
“Not too bad”
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CUISINES
American, Grill
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
940 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9748
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Best meal we had in the Dells. Steak was perfect and the salad bar was amazing. Loved it would go back there again!!!

Thank doug712
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We have had paid big bucks to have a steak dinner at the Dells. You can get an excellent 14 oz ribeye for half the price of anywhere else in the Dells and it will be done to your liking and is a nice piece...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Ponderosa, music was loud not appropriate for this resturant they played hip hop. Buffet did not have much and they gave you tiny plates to fill and empty bottles of sauces to use on steak. Prices way too high! i got a grilled chicken with...More

Thank Colleen D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
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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