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Ponderosa Steakhouse

940 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9748
+1 608-253-3705
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible22%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“buffet area” (2 reviews)
“nice buffet” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Grill
$$ - $$$
940 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9748
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I hadn't been to a Ponderosa in years. It made me think of the 1970s. This one had a buffet, which you had to order, if you wanted a steak at a cheaper price. Otherwise, you had to pay more for the steak!? I couldn't...More

Thank oudi14
Reviewed 9 August 2017

WAY over priced salad bar - cashiers crabby at best - decent price for kids (drink included) but $65 for 5 of us - wish we had gone to Burger King- only bright spot was our server - left him a tip!

Thank MIdwestMom2015
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This establishment is an all you can eat buffet with many choices, a great place if you have kids especially teenagers

1  Thank ReneeACB
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were excited! Then we walked in to , one man complaining about his hard, well done steal he ordered med rare. Another person getting charged extra. As we sat there for only 15 minutes to eat, again 2 family's talking to staff about an...More

Thank Juliaallen002
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Great place to bring teens. Enough choices. Food was hot and plenty of it. Was not disappointed. We would go again

Thank michiganYooper54
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have been to Ponderosa many times. I enjoy the Ponderosa in Gaylord MI every time I am there. I realize the food SHOULD be the same but it isn't. The buffet in Wisconsin Dells left a lot to be desired. I suggested we go...More

Thank Aarebo
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The buffet was good and the add on entree's were a reasonable price. The biggest let down on a buffet is the drinks were an extra charge. This really adds up with a large group. They were almost $3 a drink. Not a good value...More

Thank Rebbecca Z
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

2 adults and 2 young kids All had steak and kids like veggies and fruit they ate all of their watermelon, strawberries,cantaloupe, corn, peppers then Mac and cheese and ice cream for dessert I wish there was one in mpls area - they may be...More

Thank 76mjh67
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I so wished I had read reviews before we stopped. Cashier was very rude and hard to understand. We just about left but my husband was said it can't get worse. That was wrong the buffet was 90% salads and fruit. The few hot opitions...More

Thank Melissa O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Buffet is nice for kids who cant agree on what they want to eat. Quite a bit of different choices. Food is OK for the most part. Price seems a little more than what I was used to paying for lunch but its been a...More

Thank teamnofear
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
American, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 940 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-9748
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: +1 608-253-3705
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