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Ponds Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Ponds, Island Park, ID 83429
+1 208-558-7221
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Edmonton, AB
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch as we usually do on our annual snowmobile trip to the area. Food is always fresh, tasty and good portions. Service is always top notch as well. Highly recommend!

Thank DGPoleman
Calgary, Canada
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop here! We come here every year with friends family and some of our good old local friends. Service is always friendly and are told welcome back, good to see you again only seeing each other 1 to 2 visits a year. Food is amazing and worth every penny. Very welcoming to large groups and kids.

Thank Daydreamer272010
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Best food in the area. Great atmosphere and service. Not crowded (it's their off season). We've ate there in the past, always a good experience.

Thank bownut11
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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408 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Good breakfast buffet and clean restaurant area and toilet, you are free to help your and fill up as often as you like. Quiet with plenty space and breakfast available from 8 to 11.

Thank David T
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Fabulous food and great service make this a must stop in Island Park. Pizza is great. Family had the trout with steamed vegetables and said it was off the chart. Highly recommend.

Thank Roadfoodielover
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I enjoy going Ponds everytime we're in the area. The food is always good no matter what you order and they have great drinks. Love their pizza and super kid friendly!!

Thank JasWill2004
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

After some terrible service, long waits, and nasty food at some nearby establishments, we decided to try out a meal at historic Ponds Lodge. I could not have been more pleased. The menu had tons of fun "bar food" choices including fish tacos and steamer clams. Our group settled on pizza and side salads and were not disappointed. The pizza... More 

Thank Nhilde
Winnemucca, Nevada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had a family reunion in Island Park and the night that everyone was arriving, we needed a dinner that could be easily eaten and warmed up. We called Ponds Lodge and they texted me a menu for Pizza. We ordered 4 large and extremely tasty Pizza. They had it ready for pick up within 1/2 hour and they gave... More 

Thank Sunny89445
Fairfax, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

The staff, food and atmosphere are great at Ponds. Our family dines here for lunch and/or dinner several times a week when we are in town.

Thank Beachfan2015
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We didn't get the pizza, but it looked truly amazing! I had a delicious, fresh turkey sandwich with a nice salad. Yum! We enjoyed the food very much and we received friendly service. There is a nice little convenience store connected to the restaurant. This was a lovely stop for lunch! We loved it!

Thank Buglady3333

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ponds, Island Park, ID 83429
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Island Park
  • Phone Number: +1 208-558-7221

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