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Ponderosa Steakhouse - CLOSED

1630 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-6209
+1 814-237-5244
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good27%
  • Average46%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
20 May 2014
“Closed and Demolished”
21 Jun 2013
“Typical Ponderosa chain restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse
€€ - €€€
1630 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-6209
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

A lot of people bashed on the place for being nasty. I didn't think it was terrible. Typical for chains like that: cheap. Now that it's closed (and a large CVS is in its place now), the closest thing in town to this is Hoss's...More

Thank Joel N
Reviewed 21 June 2013

The food was OK, I like the salad bar, but the service can be spotty. I have gone in there for lunch and couldn't get out of there in a reasonable amount of time. The server would bring the food and disappear, its happened more...More

Thank Townie388
Reviewed 4 February 2013

This place has the best wings. Very good prices, especially for seniors. Service is fine and selection is pretty good.

Thank teeshort
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Their last steak was served about 9/23/2012. The corner will soon become another CVS Pharmacy. THE END.

1  Thank LazyMan111111
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We have eaten here in the past and it was very good but was disappointed this time. Some of the food was not hot and any time you find a hair in the food it ruins the meal.

Thank Darvin D
Reviewed 1 June 2012

We had a coupon for the buffet. We decided to try it out. The coupon was misleading. It said the buffet was 5.99. The cashier told us that we had to purchase a drink to get the coupon price, so we did. The food wasn't...More

Thank Shandee B
Reviewed 12 March 2012

This is your typical low cost hot/cold buffet style restaurant, similar to Hoss's and Bonanza. Don't expect any "wow's" with the food, but it is good...for the price. Also, they have a range of "made-to-order" items (chicken, beef, seafood) that you order when you enter....More

Thank Lonso
Reviewed 17 July 2011

Ho-hum food, nothing special! Presentation poor and kitchen looked dingy and questionably dirty.

Thank jimjo222
Reviewed 5 March 2010

I and my family have gone here for years. Although it is good enough to return for the buffet, which is quite good, We've never had a good steak --and by not good, I mean terrible. They are very strange looking. Very light in color...More

Thank goingouttoeat
Reviewed 2 September 2009

Great food at a reasonable price. The wait staff here are very friendly.

Thank Shadowspawn
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Restaurant Details

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US$5 - US$15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1630 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-6209
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-237-5244
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