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Ponderosa Steakhouse

95 Washington Heights Dr, Washington, MO 63090-5376
+1 636-390-2700
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
9 Aug 2017
30 Jul 2017
“Great salad bar”
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95 Washington Heights Dr, Washington, MO 63090-5376
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went here on 8/5 and we had the whole family with us,. The service was excellent, but 3 of us ended up being ill after we ate there. The food was terrible and the buffet was not restocked very well

Thank David B
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Most have these have disappeared in the St Louis area, but I can understand why this restaurant has stood the test of time. It has friendly staff, clean restaurant and most important, it has fresh great tasting food. Can't beat the price for the value....More

Thank pandam1
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We have eaten at this restaurant a couple of times when staying overnight at a local hotel. Although the interior is in need of updating and some of the booth seats should just be replaced, the staff are friendly & the food on the hot...More

Thank Justtwobeachbums
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My daughter, son in law, their 5 children and I went to Ponderosa for dinner. The food was good for a simple buffet and adequate for all of us. They have a selection of salad mixings, meat, potatoes, and veggies as well as desserts. My...More

Thank omatrishafreitag
Reviewed 3 February 2017

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...More

Thank scott L
Reviewed 27 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.

Thank Debbie D
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...More

Thank JT1993
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....More

Thank David W
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....More

Thank sj2013_13
Reviewed 18 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...More

Thank sj2013_13
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Kayle W
28 August 2017|
Response from Justtwobeachbums | Reviewed this property |
Seems like it was under $10 per adult. Definitely a value though considering all of the choices! Hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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