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Ponderosa Restaurant and Brass Rail

) #11 of 11 Restaurants in Orofino €€ - €€€ American
220 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544
+1 208-476-4818
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good25%
  • Average36%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
18 Oct 2016
“Good beer! Adequate food.”
26 Jun 2017
“Really, REALLY, needs an update”
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220 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

While the food was OK for breakfast, only option on a Sunday, dark and depressing décor, felt dirty and service was really slap-dash It's been the go-to for many years but they need to step it up!

Thank mamma0233
Reviewed 16 June 2017

All meals are great but the Sunday buffet is great. They have a wide variety of food to choose from, it's all you can eat, and the price is right.

Thank FrankandTresa
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We used to go here every sunday and it was always busy, Great food. But when we visited Orofino & Family we stopped in and were not impressed. It has not be kept up and the food was not very good at all.

Thank myblessings
Reviewed 22 May 2017

NO!! I ate here about two years ago and the food was BAD. Tried it again tonight. Should have stayed away. Worst place ever!!! Started with the house salad that looked wilted and had pieces of bad lettuce scattered within. Had chicken fried steak that...More

Thank weezersmum
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Joined some friends st Ponderosa for dinner. The highlights of the meal were the draft Alaskan Amber ale and the salad bar which was better than some but needed refreshing. Ordered the "special" 8 oz sirloin which was cooked medium rare properly, and came with...More

Thank Jay F
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went there for lunch and the burgers were yummy!!!! They have a bar separate from the restaurant and also a non-smoking area.

Thank sherritst3
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We just had breakfast here. For myself I highly recommend the Meat Lovers Omlet. Actually we shared it, and they even put the halves on separate plates, half the Omlet, Hash-browns, and toast on each... For us it was enough food, I didn't quite finish...More

Thank Mel E
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Obviously the cook just does stuff from frozen. You can go to a food show and see everything they serve here is purchased frozen and just warmed up. Sad to pay such prices for this quality of food. Server was totally uninterested the night we...More

Thank gastrnome
Reviewed 23 August 2016

One of the best hamburgers I have ever eaten. It comes with everything and its own special sauce and is yummy. Loved it.

Thank desertbells
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The "fish and chips" were from the frozen food isle at the grocery store and the vegetable was canned corn that tasted like water. When the waitress asked how everything was, I was honest and she was so rude that she about snapped my head...More

Thank bblackington
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, ID 83544
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Orofino
  • Phone Number: +1 208-476-4818
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