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Ponderosa Restaurant

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108 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323
+1 970-882-7910
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Page, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Actually, foul weather so we had dinner last night and breakfast this morning. Both good...I had 3 cheese enchiladas for dinner, okay, they put what tasted like canned chili on them but okay. Lady had salad bar and was pleased with the freshness and selection - she made two trips. This morning I had English muffins, bacon, scrambled eggs and... More 

Thank Riverkilt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Great customer service great service food is average .prices are affordable I would go back any time

Thank jason s
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Breakfast sandwich, and egg and sausage daily special were both very good. Food was served quickly, coffee refill no problem. We would stop again!

Thank Kim V
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Let me start with the disclaimer: I love eating at local restaurants in small towns and am not a high maintenance diner. The food was fine and totally what you'd expect for a small town diner so if you eat here know you'll have a fine meal. However, the staff seemed to have no clue. Waitress forgot my fries and... More 

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Sapulpa, Oklahoma
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast around 9:30. Everyone had ordered different dishes. Some looked good. I had a chicken fried steak, over easy eggs, hash browns, and a pancake. The best part of the meal was the eggs. The chicken fried steak was different I was expecting a crispy flour type crust, but received something like a pan seared steak. Pancake had... More 

Thank PDLB2
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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309 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Pretty much what you would expect for breakfast offerings. Everything came out quickly and was cooked to order. Definitely worth stopping by for breakfast. Prices were quite reasonable and portions were generous.

Thank Kelly M
Miami, Florida
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We have eaten here for years, and make it a point to stop in every time we are in town. This is a local favorite, and is not to be confused with the now-defunct Ponderosa SteakHouse chain. Their breakfasts are huge - be careful, because the specials always include the pancakes, which are the size of dinner plates! Three of... More 

Thank sabledad
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Right next door the Dolores Mountain Inn. We have a fabulous breakfast. Service was friendly and fast. Food was really fresh, hot and tasty.

Thank mroland61
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

The food here was very good and the service was fantastic. There is a great salad bar, and the cream of celery soup was amazing. I will definitely eat here again.

Thank Rob G
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This place is in need of some serious updates. The whole restaurant is really dated. We waited over an hour for basic breakfast items. The service was okay, but the wait was a little ridiculous! The food was very average at best. Don't use the bathrooms here they are really awful and most of the stalls didn't even have locks... More 

Thank Jill B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Highway 145, Dolores, CO 81323
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dolores
  • Phone Number: +1 970-882-7910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?