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Ponderosa - CLOSED

1290 Arsenal St, Watertown, NY 13601
+1 315-788-3150
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1290 Arsenal St, Watertown, NY 13601
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

It just a big nothing. It's over priced and the wait staff suck. All they have to do is bring drinks and they can't even get that rt. Do not go here!!

Thank Max C
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Steaks are good, buffet offers hearty choices like chicken wings, mashed potatoes and whole kernel corn but also a salad bar for those who are more health conscious. The service was quick and friendly and the restaurant is easily accessible being just one turn after...More

Thank Nathan T
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Watertown Ponderosa is now closed. There last day was October 11, 2016. It is very sad to see yet another Ponderosa close, we lost the one in Syracuse several years ago and now Watertown.

Thank donlin2015
Reviewed 26 September 2016

When I come the States I make a point of going to this restaurant. The buffet is great. A lot of different items to choose from. You could stay all day if you like. Appetizers, main course and desserts galore. A wonderful way to end...More

Thank Wendy1974
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I would go there everyday but I live in Canada. I go down about 2 to 4 times a month, I would love to go more. Everyone should try it. I bet they come back for more. LOVE the place. Staff is friendly and helpful.

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 16 September 2016

easy ordering with lots to choose from. the food was cooked perfectly. the service was great. the salad dressings to choose from was extensive! the cashier ratttled them off in a split second. very fast service . enjoyed our trip in.

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Not going to lie. It's sad this place is closing. Ponderosa is one of a kind. Yes, it's a bit of a cattle call to get a table. The food isn't super healthy, and you have to reach past sneeze guards to get your food....More

Thank 511laurala
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

A great family restaurant with a wide variety of selections! Home style food served in pots, large variety of salads, desserts, ice cream ( soft serve kind). Sorry to hear it is closing, because it was a good deal for families. Child Friendly, quick service...More

Thank Sharynmichali
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great food ,keep doing it,,I did call Brenda I think, she ran the other store a few yeasprs ago,do not close, I say again do not close, The last of great food,

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Unfortunately just does't compare to other (better) options in this area - Texas Roadhouse is a much better choice!

Thank R1333LAdavidd
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 Arsenal St, Watertown, NY 13601
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 315-788-3150
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