In a recent Facebook post, we asked our members what was some their favorite things to order at Bonanza (yesterday or today). Below is the Top-10 list we compiled using those comments
#10 Shrimp Cocktail (appetizer)
If you’re a fan of shrimp, the Bonanza shrimp cocktail should be on your radar. Were you a fan? Let us know in the “Leave a Reply” section at the bottom of this page!
This tasty burger is served on a homemade roll with blue cheese and bacon. Yummy!
#8 Eggplant Parmigiana
The Bonanza Eggplant Parm is oven baked with 3 different kinds of cheese and Neapolitan red sauce. Love the smell!
#7 Chorizo Sandwich
This awesome sandwich is made with spicy chorizo sausage, cheese and sauteed onions and peppers! Were you a fan? Let us know in the “Leave a Reply” section at the bottom of this page!
#6 Clam Chowder
Bonanza only served clam chowder on Fridays (don’t know if they still do) but many folks enjoyed it as an appetizer. We sure did!
#5 Patty Melt
Ah yes, the Bonanza Patty Melt! Who could forget the 1/2 pound burger served on fresh rye bread with cheese, grilled onions and fries! Were you a fan? Let us know in the “Leave a Reply” section at the bottom of this page!
#4 Reuben Sandwich
Here’s a little taste of heaven! Corned beef on rye with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Russian dressing. So many flavors in every bite!
#3 Broiled New York Steak
You didn’t have to be from New York to enjoy this delectable steak, cooked to your liking! It’s served with a potato and a veggie
#2 Filet Mignon with Rich Cabernet Butter
This melt-in-your-mouth steak will please even the most critical steak lover! Served with potato and vegetable
#1 Top Sirloin Steak
As voted by our members, the #1 menu item from Bonanza (yesterday or today) is their Top Sirloin Steak! Worshiped by true carnivores, this steak is Served with potato and salad…a killer combination. Bravo!
Little Known Facts About Bonanza Steakhouse Restaurants
The name Ponderosa was also a take on the 1960s Bonanza television show. The Cartwright family lived on the Ponderosa ranch.
Dan Blocker died in 1972 at 43 and didn’t live to see the growth of the Bonanza Steakhouse chain.
Fun Fact: Bonanza and Ponderosa and both owned by the same parent corporation! Both restaurants still have many locations open for business!
Bonanza was one of the first restaurant chains to introduce all-you-can-eat buffet-style dining.
Bonanza Steakhouse – Still Around
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