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Ponderosa Steakhouse

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95 Washington Heights Dr, Washington, MO 63090-5376
+1 636-390-2700
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as ponderosas go, it is above average...service has always been better than expected - it is a buffet after all...while it is like other buffets-basically heart attack food, it does have some stuff that won't kill you and the salads and soups are reasonably healthy...if i am in a hurry and just wanna put on the feed bag and slop... More 

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Thank scott L
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

If you want to get some good food go to ponderosa in Washington. Everything on the salad bar is very good. It's clean and service is excellent.

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Thank Debbie D
Cabot
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

I have been taking my family here since I moved here, although not all experiences have been perfect, the management has gone above and beyond to fix any problems. For the most part when I visit it is a great experience for us, plenty of good food at a reasonable price. The Sunday brunch is the best!!!!!!!!!!

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Thank JT1993
Ladue, Missouri
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Don't be mis-lead by the fact that this place is a Ponderosa Restaurant as I certainly realize that many of the other locations nationwide have poor ratings. On the other hand, this location in beautiful and historic Washington, Missouri is a delight to eat at. Generally speaking, one of the owners is on sight each time I've eaten there and... More 

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Thank David W
Washington, Missouri
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203 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

Just recently discovered this place. It's clean and the food is good. They offer a baked potato but you have to ask for it. The fried chicken is very good, and done. The rice is very tasty, as is the squash mixture and mashed potatoes. There is a hot area, as well as salads and desserts. The ice cream is... More 

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Thank sj2013_13
Washington, Missouri
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203 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

I recently ate lunch here. It had been months since I was last there. The food was very good. The fried chicken, although very salty, had no pepper and that was a welcome treat for those of us who can't tolerate pepper. The squash vegetables and the green beans were seasoned very well. The staff seemed to keep on top... More 

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Union, Missouri
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92 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

After hearing rave reviews about their broasted chicken, we decided to give this place a try. With most entrees, the salad, buffet and bakery bars are included. While a couple of my sirloin tips were a bit too chewy, the rest were tender and tasty. We will return.

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Thank JFeckYoda
Ladue, Missouri
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

My wife and I reside in a very nice suburb in St Louis Missouri and enjoy taking hour long (or so) area drives in order to explorer the country-side about twice a month, generally on weekends. During a recent trip to historic Washington, Missouri, we stopped by the Ponderosa Steak House, as we often eat there. Its generally quite good,... More 

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Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

Cheap, flavorful steak, all you can eat salad bar. Perfect for a group of kids. I am sorry that their isn't one in O'Fallon, MO.

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Thank Candace T
steedman,mo
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

two women out for a day of shopping,thougnt this was a good spot,we both orderd steak and grilled shrimp with the salad bar. salad bar was good,steaks a bit slow to get to table and they were rare and med. rare,they were fine but we sent the shrimp back they were not done!!! The bed of rice they were on... 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
Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
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 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Washington Heights Dr, Washington, MO 63090-5376
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 636-390-2700

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