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Electra Street | Hamed Centre, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 639 3375
Today
12:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 23:30
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food are good. i wish they could include sushi to the buffet. service is impeccable. i love the fried chicken, it is amazingly well cooked and very crunchy.

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Thank Chaka_222
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Came here a few years ago and wasn't disappointed on our return, it's not a fancy but it does what is says on the tin!! If you want a good steak at a reasonable price then give it a go !!

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Thank Jehunt1977
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The steak here is quite delicious. They give you access to an open buffet with soup, salads, tacos, pastas, fruits, ice cream and drinks with your main order. Everything tastes great, the place is clean and the atmosphere is nice. The staff is helpful and pleasant. I'll definitely be going again, I'm sure my wife and kids would absolutely love... More 

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Thank Waseem F
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We've been here many times and this has been the most fave restaurant of my son. I totally loves the nachos and making my own toppings. My son loves everything. Kid as he is, he enjoyed the chicken wings, nuggets and soup. Service team was nice and friendly. We will be back but not so soon. 😊

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Thank KundolandKitty
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The best casual dining in Abu Dhabi with best steaks in Abu Dhabi, good selection of buffet. Nice ambience

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Thank Денис В
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Ponderosa is our initial hangout during in Abu Dhabi as we live nearby. Food in buffet is nice; of course the unlimited ice cream. Steak tastes good.

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Thank lornacmedina
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Budget friendly buffet. My advice is if you want to make the most of buffet, order steak and you get a free pass to the buffet table. Bbq wings and steak at the best in this dinner. Totally worth it

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Thank Migz C
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Buffet was very nice and in budget kinds of foods available specially desert and soups we really enjoyed

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Thank Asif1981
Manila, Philippines
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Steak with buffet is good for around 70-80 AED per head. However, the steak is not like fine restaurants that has freshly cut steaks everyday. However, there are a variety of food there and can maximize a cheesy meat overload tacos which I really into and unlimited ice cream! yumyum!

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Thank xanShines
Abu Dhabi
Level Contributor
42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We love the cheap eats here because they have a wonderful ice cream machine and a selection of salad bar and mildly spicy stir fried or deep fried. Staff there are usually friend and great for the kids as everything including plates are bite size.

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Thank Kathleen R

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Steakhouse, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Buffet, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:30
Monday
12:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 23:30
Thursday
12:30 - 23:30
Friday
12:30 - 23:30
Saturday
12:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Electra Street | Hamed Centre, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 639 3375

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