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Brewer's Ponderosa Lodge

) #4 of 4 Restaurants in Springville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , American,
56692 Aspen Dr, Springville, CA 93265-9436
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
13 Mar 2017
“Go for the trip up the mountain - have a decent burger.”
12 Jul 2016
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Bar, American, Pub
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56692 Aspen Dr, Springville, CA 93265-9436
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Reviews (24)
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

In winter Brewers Ponderosa Lodge is located where the "Great Divide Highway" is closed for winter. In summer the road is open and leads to the Trail of the Hundred Giants (well worth the trip.) Unfortunately restaurants along highway 190 above Springville have been closed...More

Thank tjlwoodside
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We did not eat here but stayed at the motel. The place is for sale and I can see why. Roof is coming apart and the motel needs a complete renovation,. We paid $104 for a room. My daughter had two kids and paid over...More

1  Thank Larry P
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We ate lunch and then breakfast here because we stayed one night in the room above the place. The food was okay - neither really good nor really bad. Everything was fried. Our waiter/bartender/restaurant manager was very good. We enjoyed taking with him when he...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 28 October 2015

A friend and I stayed at the rustic lodge while hiking and visiting the Sierra mountains, and just loved the atmosphere and very friendly service of the waitress and cooks. The food was great, after a day of hiking and they served generous helpings. I...More

Thank hikerlady55
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Called in for lunch before checking out one of the local trails. The place is a combined store/filling station/restaurant, it also has a bar area. I guess the main customers are the camping/hiking/skying community. I had a bowl of chilli beans with crackers, very good...More

Thank Alchad
Reviewed 13 October 2015

First of all, this restaurant is NOT in Springville. It is in the little community of Ponderosa, between Quaking Aspen campground and Dome Rock, just off of the Western Divide Highway (Mountain Road 107). Secondly, I don't know who Brewer is. Maybe the guy who...More

2  Thank Blaize S
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We stopped here after a few hours of hiking. A thunderstorm was rolling in, but it was still far in the distance. We had our dog with us and they kindly allowed us to sit on the patio (our request). The servers were super friendly...More

Thank judysj
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner on the way back from a day spent exploring Sequoia National Park. The place looked so cool and we were looking forward to a nice meal out on the porch, but first a bathroom break and a chance to was...More

2  Thank framemanusa
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch after visiting Trail of 100 Giants and we were cheerfully welcomed by the two ladies working (one cooking and one waiting tables). There was a huge family group sitting inside and as we had our dog with us,...More

Thank judysj
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Greasy food, dirty plates, cold soup and lukewarm tea, take it or leave it service. This place was For Sale (end September 2014) and it seemed clear that the current owner had little interest in either serving good food or offering a pleasing ambience. I'm...More

2  Thank Taran H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56692 Aspen Dr, Springville, CA 93265-9436
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Springville
Tulare County
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