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Ponderosa Steakhouse

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1285 E Sumner St, Hartford, WI 53027-1644
+1 262-673-2248
11:00 - 20:00
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Green Bay
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meet my cousins here twice a year. Never disappointed variety of food. Staff great. Would recommend it to even the fiussy eaters.

Thank Ralph S
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

A buffet style restaurant that will fill up even the biggest appetite. Always friendly with great food.

Thank Lawrence K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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98 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a good selection, this is your place. The food isn't outstanding, but it's good. I prefer breakfast over dinner.

Thank cheeseheadfamilyof4
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have always enjoyed the Ponderosa restaurants but all but a few are gone. This Hartford Wi. is a great place to eat,good variety , good service and good prices. We will go back soon ,even though it is a 60 mile drive. The way Pondo used to be!

1 Thank Michael B
West Allis, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Bad food today. Cold food today. Favorite server left early. Replacement only got nice at tip time. Chicken breasts we requested were not cooked enough. Salad bar was not stocked well. Lots of food containers were close to empty. Deserts looked very unappealing. Had twist ice milk. Usually can't go wrong with that. Mug root beer was delicious and very... More 

Thank sharannnagel
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We went for breakfast/ brunch and the food was OK I just wish they would change there items instead of just having the same old thing. The wait staff very friendly pretty busy but clean

Thank Jackie G
Oakland Gardens NY
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

OK for a quick meal. Nothing special. Chain type food. Low prices. Wait staff very nice. Many choices.

Thank Jay M
Hartford, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2016

First and last time to Ponderosa. We read the menu and asked questions, the staff didnt have any answers. the people taking the orders arent very clear as about what is being served. The selection for what is being charged is terrible. Vegtables for salad were out there a long time. I went to get a couple of pieces of... More 

Thank boomer7852000
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We used to have a ponderosa on our town. After vacationing in sturgeon bay I found this ponderosa and we went 11/2 hours out of our way. We were not disappointed. The staff was great, the place very clean and the food just as I remember great. Thanks Hartford, we will be back.

1 Thank Brendakollman
Erin, WI
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

For a quick and filling meal, stop by Ponderosa in Hartford. You won't be alone. This place seems always to be busy. They have plenty of people working and the service is good and folks are friendly. The food is hot and the food stations are kept clean. There is a nice variety of entrees. Ponderosa is open for breakfast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1285 E Sumner St, Hartford, WI 53027-1644
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 262-673-2248

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?