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Ponderosa

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West Bay, Doha, Qatar
+974 4483 6206
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Doha, Qatar
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for an affordable buffet, You can add this restaurant to your choices. It has wide choices in the buffet table ranging from salads, kid's meals, pasta, chicken, desserts and drinks included. We specially like the chicken BBQ wings and friend chicken wings. We keep coming back to this place!

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Thank Lyke P
Doha, Qatar
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

One of the few restaurants in Doha that offers good buffet. Best place to eat with family and great way to celebrate occasions. Serves unlimited appetizers, main courses, desserts, ice cream, fruits and drinks.

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Thank romanvictorsantos
India
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69 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very good restaurant. Really enjoyed the quality and taste of the buffet dishes served. Ideally located at the heart of the city.

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Thank ykiran77
Doha, Qatar
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The money that you will for the buffet would all be worth it. They offer nice tasting pastas, vegie salads, ice creams, softdrinks as well variety of chicken meal to choose from. Also, they have this fried coated cauliflower that at first looks like a chicken nuggets but tastes really really good. That's not all, upon leaving the buffet restau,... More 

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Thank dhenpsycheb
Doha
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We (wife and myself) were there just today evening. We go there every 6 months and the place never ceases to impress us. Buffet for QAR 50 /-. Totally worth it if you willing to sit and ear patiently. Also I was looking for hot water which was not functioning from the dispenser. However, seeing this, one of the staff... More 

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Thank Arun K
Doha, Qatar
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My first visit the Ponderosa Steak House was beyond my expectations. When you buy a main course steak, fish or chicken, they offer refill drinks and free open buffet which includes soups, noodle, kofta, french fries, salads and dressing fruit bar, deserts, sundae etc over 20 side courses. I ordered lamp chop was delicious. Next time I will definetely order... More 

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Thank Oliviaans
Doha
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Ponderosa, west bay. is like any other Ponderosa serving variety of food with good value of money. The atmosphere is very good and the staff are great. My favorite was fish but recently it was not the great fish I had before. However, I tried the steak and fajitas and they were good. The soup needs to be improved.

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Thank Rashid A
Doha, Qatar
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We were from Saudi Arabia and my friend who was living in Qatar for a long time suggested to try the dinner buffet of Ponderosa since it's just QAR 49 per person however she tried it like 6 years ago. Nonetheless, we tried it and of course there were a lot of families dining in because it was Thursday night.... More 

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Thank MoniqueAlasdair
Doha, Qatar
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

If you're looking for a great value meal with the family or even a group of friends with children this one is definitely worth a visit. The restaurant itself is spacious with comfortable seating and even if the decor is a bit dated the atmosphere is pleasant and relaxed. Good selection of steaks, chicken and seafood dishes off the menu,... More 

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Thank Johan S
Doha, Qatar
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Some of the main course items such as lamb chops, grilled chicken and fish are more expensive than some casual dining restaurants in town. However, by ordering from the menu a person can enjoy the food, juice and desserts from the buffet for free. I find this as a consolation.

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Bay, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4483 6206

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?