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Ponderosa - CLOSED

Athens Mall, Athens, OH 45701
+1 740-593-5758
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good0%
  • Average38%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible31%
5 Jul 2015
“Not the best choice ”
2 Sep 2014
“Take Your Chances”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Athens Mall, Athens, OH 45701
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

What used to be good as a kid is not today. The steaks are ok but back in the day they were good. It's a great choice for a cheap steak with a stomach of a goat to digest it. The steak I had was...More

Thank TravelingPatriot
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Well, about 2 months ago, my wife and I visited this restaurant and had a great meal. Everything on the food bar was fresh and kept filled up. Not this time. Some of the food was real good and the rest not worth the money....More

Thank Glenn522
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Had a medium cooked sirloin, cooked nicely with great flavor. Side salad was good, but baked potato was undercooked. Staff very friendly!

Thank cutedrdave
Reviewed 4 July 2013

The food was alright, the service was great, but the person that took our order announced what we were ordering to the entire restaurant she was very loud and intimidating to children as well as young adults. We were there on a Monday and one...More

Thank Aneta B
Reviewed 5 June 2013 via mobile

Stay away, people. They have "cooks" cooking "steaks" (poorly) and the buffet line makes "Golden Corral" seem gourmet. Avoid the Pondergrossa. Wow. Lots of quotation marks. This place deserves the ridicule.

Thank Huasobruto
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Ponderosa in Athens is a waste of money. I travel a lot and eat at Ponderosa often. The one in Athens has a small selection of food, that is dried up from the heat lamps they use and does not have the taste of other...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 14 December 2012

I probably should have realized that this restaurant may need some help when I noticed the front door was missing. While the server was nice enough, the food quality was below average. Restrooms were in poor condition and needed to be cleaned.

Thank TyleratCP
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Ponderosa in Athens is off and on. Sometimes they have good food and keep the bar stocked with food and other times they are not with it at all. It is a hit and miss type of restaurant. The money you have to pay isn't...More

Thank Glenn522
Reviewed 13 November 2012

This is a nice clean place to eat with good help (if you ever run into Star you will know what I mean) and plenty of room but the food is really tasteless exepting for the steaks. For a while I kept going back mostly...More

Thank lee c
Reviewed 12 October 2012

Staff was extremely friendly. Bar had no empty parts and refills were fast to come. You can tell that the facility has been there for a while as it is starting to show its ago. Bathrooms could use some refreshing for sure.

Thank Mobile R
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Athens Mall, Athens, OH 45701
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 740-593-5758
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