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Ponderosa Steakhouse

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8053 Holiday Pl, Florence, KY 41042-9648
8593714096
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i was excited to see and eat here because back home we dont have any more ponderosa's. good meal for the price

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Thank Wanda G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

There isn't many Ponderosa's left and when I find one I almost always have to go in. The buffet has improved here immensely and that is always good for me!

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Thank gatlinbur
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Food was very good, service good. There is a wheelchair ramp in the back, but then you must go to the front of the restaurant to pay. Otherwise a good experience. I would definitely eat there again. Close to the interstate.

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Thank Kim E
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

typical for this level of restauraunt, steak was ok slightly overdone for the medium I ordered, salad bar kept well stocked, extras on food bar were just average no exeptional food but a decent meal for the price

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Thank Brion B
South Holland, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Good variety in all food catagories. Food was very tasty. Everything was very clean. Prompt service. Food was plentiful & fresh. Greatly enjoyed it because we no longer have a Ponderosa in our area anymore.

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Thank Deborah M
Campbellford, Canada
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115 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly, helpful staff but the food was lacking. There was plenty of it but the quality seemed poorer than at other Ponderosas we have been to. Great place if you're hungry and just want to chow down but we were disappointed and would not return.

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Thank someday0713
Kentucky
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Used to eat at this chain decades ago. Reasonable price and salad bar was maintained well. Staff was attentive and courteous.

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Thank cranestuart
Minnesota
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great selection of menu items as well as a large variety of buffet items. The buffet is so vast, we could have gotten by with just the buffet. Not only do they have the usual buffet items, but main dish items as well. The price was right, and the service was good.

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Thank roomchecker
jerseyvill, ontario, canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Haven't been to a Ponderosa in years, and this one was not a disappointment. Great steak, great salad bar, and ice cream at the end of a long hot day. would definitely go again next time we are in the area.

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Thank sandy o
Cold Spring, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We've never had a bad experience there, for a quick lunch, or for dinner. Friendly staff, plenty of choices on the buffet. The new remodel even enhanced it. Everyone I know said they like the shredded lettuce, instead of clumps that just need to be cut up to be edible. The road construction that was done make it an easy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8053 Holiday Pl, Florence, KY 41042-9648
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 8593714096
Description
Local branch of national chain

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