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Ponderosa Steakhouse

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8053 Holiday Pl, Florence, KY 41042-9648
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the Ponderosa nearby and had dinner. We ate there because of not wanting to wait for a menu-ordered meal. It was already around 8:00 pm. Older establishment that presented a good buffet. They do well with what they have to work with. Salad bar and fried chicken were very good!

Thank Brian E
Franklin, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a group of 12 to the Cincinnati area and stopped in here to eat. The items on the menu were reasonably priced, but most of us chose the buffet as there was a very large selection to choose from. We all were very impressed with the food, the service and the overall atmosphere.

Thank patraveler447
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

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

Thank Wanda G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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!

Thank gatlinbur
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank Kim E
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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

Thank Brion B
South Holland, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Thank Deborah M
Campbellford, Canada
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114 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.

Thank someday0713
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.

Thank cranestuart
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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.

Thank roomchecker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
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
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?