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Sweet Lou's

) #1 of 12 Restaurants in Ponderay $$ - $$$ American, ,
477272 Highway 95, Ponderay, ID 83852-9740
+1 208-263-1381
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bison ribs” (7 reviews)
“burger” (31 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
477272 Highway 95, Ponderay, ID 83852-9740
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Burger was great and the half sandwich and soup hit the spot for my husband.nice atmosphere and the service was great.

Thank ladyphoxx
Chad F, Owner at Sweet Lou's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience in this great review! We appreciate your business!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cuban was great. Toasted like a panini. Great chips. Fast courteous service. Good iced tea. Side salad large enough to share.

Thank Walt E
Chad F, Owner at Sweet Lou's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for sharing your experience, Walt! We appreciate your business and the review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Is a great choice for lunch or dinner, and if you are staying at the HIE next door, no worries about driving. Excellent variety of sandwiches. Try a heavenly grilled cheese or smoke salmon with home made fries. Yum!

Thank bksgrrrl
Chad F, Owner at Sweet Lou's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your business and for sharing your experience and recommendations in this review! See you again soon!

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I probably dine out 75% of my meals and for the most part the food is alway good or great. But tonight I stopped here and ordered the Cajun Sirlon with horseradish mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables. I was a little nervous about ordering the...More

Thank Brad K
Chad F, Owner at Sweet Lou's, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Brad, thank you for dining with us and for sharing your feedback. We apologize that your steak didn't come out as it should have on this visit. While perfection is the goal, sometimes we miss the mark. On your next trip to Sandpoint, we hope...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Really enjoyed the people and the restaurant. Very attentive and definitely worth a stop. Will definitely go back if ever in the area.

Thank Kurt281
Chad F, Owner at Sweet Lou's, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for stopping in and for posting this great review! We hope your travels bring you back our way soon.

Reviewed 5 May 2017

The restaurant in in the same parking lot as a hotel so I wasn't really excited about trying it (thinking something like a Denny's) but I'm so glad that I did. The atmosphere was inviting and the place was clean. The layout didn't make me...More

Thank FunniRabit
Chad F, Owner at Sweet Lou's, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

We're glad to hear that your visit to Sweet Lou's was a pleasant surprise! Thank you for sharing your experience with this great review. The beer battered onion rings are an experience worth putting on the calendar. We'll look forward to the next visit!

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Sweet Lou's has high quality food across the board; salads, entrees, desserts. It is all good. Try the pan baked cookie with ice cream; decadent and big enough to share.

Thank U144BRjohnj
Chad F, Owner at Sweet Lou's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for continuing to choose Sweet Lou's! Your cookie recommendation is a great one!

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Took my elderly mother for Saturday night dinner. The staff couldn't have been more helpful from the moment we approached the front door. Our food was excellent (Salmon BLT and Salmon Wrap) with HUGE chunks of salmon. We each had enough food for two meals....More

Thank SusanSPHOENIX
Chad F, Owner at Sweet Lou's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you and your mother for dining with us, Susan! We appreciate the kind words and great review. We'll work to match the experience on the next visit.

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Hubby had ribs with mashed taters and bbq beans. He liked it. The ribs were small but juicy, the taters were supposed to be horseradish taters but we're not and the beans no complaints. I had bacon mac n cheese. Penne pasta with 1/8 cup...More

Thank Shayla S
Chad F, Owner at Sweet Lou's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you and your husband for coming in, Shayla. We're sorry the mac and cheese didn't delight like your husband's ribs or the neighboring burgers. We hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Anyplace that asks you how you want your burger cooked has got to be good! We had the queso dip with pretzels as an appetizer and it was kind of bland and a little disappointing. The burgers were amazing, I highly recommend trying them. We...More

Thank Susan D
Chad F, Owner at Sweet Lou's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Susan, we're glad to hear that the burgers were amazing and sorry to hear that the appetizer and beers couldn't keep up. On future visits, please don't hesitate to bring anything you're not happy with up to your server or a manager. We'll make it...More

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waynedunham30
Gluten free burger buns?
15 March 2017|
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Response from Chad F | Property representative |
Yes, we do offer gluten free hamburger buns. Please call or ask your server about other gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 477272 Highway 95, Ponderay, ID 83852-9740
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Ponderay
  • Phone Number: +1 208-263-1381
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