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Ponderosa Steakhouse

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185 Market St, Potsdam, NY 13676-1263
+1 315-265-8080
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Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Before I write a review, I usually give the establishment a few tries to see if they fix the problem.. This Ponderosa is an EPIC failure in taking its clients safety and dinning experience to heart! This was the third time I have gone to this restaurant over the course of a year and EACH TIME they fail to clearly... More 

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Gouverneur, Ny 13642
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Doctoring frequently in the area, we used to often visit this restaurant and, with an only slightly reduced after 2:00pm Buffet price for Seniors, it was acceptable. This recent visit was not really worth the bother. First, the variety of hot offerings was very greatly reduced, with not even a slice of bread or roll to be found. The salad... More 

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Lisbon, New York
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The buffet is pretty gross, the food always looks like it's been sitting there awhile. If you order something from the kitchen it tends to sit there waiting to be brought to your table. I only go if someone in my group insists that that's where we eat.

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Thank canseecanada
Bakersfield, Vermont
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stopped here because we thought it would be quick and we hadn't been to a Ponderosa in a long time. It was absolutely terrible. The service was terrible, the food took 30+ minutes to come out and our medium steak was raw! I mean barely brown on the outside. The frozen fries are tasteless. And the vegetable at the... More 

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Thank Stacy M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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160 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I haven't been to a Ponderosa for over 20 years but this was a pretty good buffet place. I ordered the salmon and my husband ordered a steak. My husband said the steak was good but my salmon was undercooked. I wasn't too hunger by the time the salmon came so it was fine. If I lived local I would... More 

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Thank janicept
Aylmer Quebec
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

My rib eye steak was nothing to brag about. The manager was "busy" when i asked to speak to him/her. Overall the buffett was excellant. The steak was poor.

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Thank shopmang
pleasant valley ny
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

While staying in Potsdam NY we were looking for a nice place to eat that was not over priced. After looking around a bit we decided on trying Ponderosa. I had purchased the steak option with the buffet. The buffet was just okay ..the tortilla chips were stale,the cheese was disgusting and what was supposed to be ground beef ...not... More 

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Thank patty227
Tehran, Iran
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

You can have a buffet with a very good price, but to me some of the foods were so salty and it was needed to drink a lot. Besides, everything was ok.

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Poland, New York
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Had Lunch Buffet for 3 people here after traveling 3 hours from the south. Nice choices/Prices Great ! and staff kept checking if all was ok in a reasonable manner. Would stop here again

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Thank Russell B
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Steak with Buffet all u can eat good price but the meat sometime is not that good good soups and chilly and waitress are not know very kind

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Market St, Potsdam, NY 13676-1263
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  St. Lawrence County  >  Potsdam
  • Phone Number: +1 315-265-8080

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