Ponderosa Buffet was established in 1965, and then they merged with Bonanza Chain in 1999. Coincidentally, Bonanza Steakhouse Chain was owned by Dan Blocker, who played Eric “Hoss” Cartwright on Bonanza TV Show. And that show was took place in Ponderosa Ranch. Ponderosa Buffet offer a Lunch Buffet from 11:00AM to 04:00PM. Mostly, quite a few dishes are available at the buffet, including different types of chicken oriented dishes. Fried Fish, Meathload, Ham, and some vegetarian options are also available.
Here is an updated menu & prices for Ponderosa Buffet.
|Sirloin Tips (6 Oz.)||$16.99|
|1/2 Rack BBQ Ribs||$16.99|
|Top Sirloin (10 Oz.)||$17.99|
|Wings - Small (1 Lb)||$12.99|
|Wings - Medium (2 Lb)||$24.99|
|Wings - Large (5 Lb)||$41.99|
|Wings - Party (10 Lb)||$74.99|
|BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger||$14.99|
|Chopped Steak (8 Oz.)||$14.99|
|Top Sirloin (7 Oz.)||$16.99|
|Sirloin Tips (6 Oz.) (Steak)||$16.99|
|Top Sirloin (10 Oz.) (Steak)||$17.99|
|Sirloin Tips (12 Oz.)||$19.99|
|Ribeye (10 Oz.)||$19.99|
|T-Bone (16 Oz.)||$21.99|
|1/2 Rack BBQ Ribs (Steak)||$16.99|
|Full Rack BBQ Ribs||$21.99|
|Sirloin (7 Oz.) & Fried Shrimp||$17.99|
|Sirloin (7 Oz.) & Grilled Shrimp||$17.99|
|Sirloin (7 Oz.) & Monterey Chicken||$17.99|
|Sirloin (10 Oz.) & Fried Shrimp||$18.99|
|Sirloin (10 Oz.) & Grilled Shrimp||$18.99|
|Sirloin (10 Oz.) & Monterey Chicken||$18.99|
|Grilled Shrimp (16)||$14.99|
|Fried Shrimp (7)||$14.99|
|Fried Shrimp (14)||$18.99|
|Grilled Chicken (Chicken)||$14.99|
|Grilled Salmon (Seafood)||$16.99|
|Kid's Steak Bites||$7.99|
|Kid's Shrimp Pops||$7.99|
|Kid's Chicken Strips||$7.99|
|Side Choice of Potato||$3.99|
|Side of Fried Shrimp (4)||$4.99|
|Side of Grilled Shrimp (8)||$4.99|
Soft Drink, Iced Tea, Coffee
Choice of beverage
About Ponderosa Buffet
Ponderosa is where families find a fun and family dining atmosphere, with all american favorite foods, they offer something for everyone. Serving great steaks, seafood and an extensive buffet including, beef, chicken, seafood, fresh vegetables and fruit, soups, salads, appetizers and desserts. Ponderosa Buffet has a very professional and friendly staff, that offers full-service at your table and a help-yourself buffet.
Ponderosa Buffet Menu
The lunch buffet at Ponderosa is just exquisite. From Monday to Friday Ponderosa lunch Buffet is open until 4:00PM. A variety of dishes are available for grabs, such as the Fried Pork Chops, Bourbon Chicken, and the Orange Pork Chipotle Tenderlion. Some other classic dishes that are served are, Mashed Potatoes, Mac & Cheese, Beef Gravy, and Meatloaf.
Dinner buffet starts at 04:00PM and goes on until closing time. The dinner menu has most of the things in common with the Lunch Buffet menu. Ponderosa Buffet is also open on the weekends.
Vegetarians can also get there fair share of delicious foods at Ponderosa Buffet. Although the offering might not be extensive, but they can still get, Green Beans, Sweet Corn, Brussels Sprouts, Country Cabbage, Steamed Broccoli, Cauliflower with Cheese, Carrots, and Stewed Tomatoes. As for the meat lovers, you can get these goodies as sides with your dishes.
Ponderosa Buffets also have something for seafood lovers. Because, Ponderosa also serves fresh and delicious seafood. Offering crispy delicious Fried Fish, and some of the best Shrimp. You can have the shrimp either Grilled, Fried or Buterfly Fried as per your liking.
Ponderosa Buffet has quite a straight forward beverage menu. They mostly consist of Sodas like, Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Mug Root Bear and Dr.Pepper. Or you can get a Brewed Coffee and Brewed Tea, sweetened or unsweetened as per your request.
Ponderosa Buffet Desserts:
Both the Lunch and Dinner Buffets have a healthy Dessert Menu. The top picks are, Hot Apples with Cinnamon Glaze Crumb Topping, Blackberry Cobbler, and the Chocolate Oreo Cream Dessert. But you can also get some classic Cheesecake, Chocolate Chip Cookies, or a Vanilla Icecream, you can never go wrong with Vanilla Icecream.
Overall Ponderosa Buffet Steakhouse is a great place to be with, tasty reliable food, fun and family friendly atmosphere, and a professional and polite staff who are always there when you need them to be.
What type of cuisine is served at the Ponderosa Buffet?
The Ponderosa Buffet serves an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring a variety of different types of foods. Such Fried Pork Chops, Bourbon Chicken, and the Orange Pork Chipotle Tenderlion, Mac & Cheese, and Meatloaf.
Is there a dress code?
Ponderosa Buffet does not have a dress code. As long you are dressed in a decent manner it doesn’t matter.
How many locations does Ponderosa have?
Ponderosa Buffet Steakhouse has 70+ locations worldwide. Including, Puerto Rico, Egypt, Qatar, Taiwan, and the UAE.
To learn more about Ponderosa Buffet visit their website.