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Ponak's Mexican Kitchen

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
2856 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-3613
+1 816-753-0775
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (22 reviews)
“burrito” (21 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
2856 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-3613
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

First, I had ordered an order to go at the bar. The bartender told me it would only be a quick few minutes. Well I did get my order 25 "quick" minutes later. This order was for my wife. when we got home and she...More

Thank num1chiefsfan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I go into a restaurant, I enter with an open mind, expecting a good meal and great service. I stopped at this place and after being there for ten minutes, I left when I wasn’t acknowledged even as the waitress looked straight in my...More

Thank Hitheroadwithlila
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Salsa, guac, and queso are excellent. Margaritas are strong. Shredded beef was tough. We had a large party and they would not accept reservations or call ahead seating. The host was rude to several members of our party. We will probably go back because some...More

Thank 83bridgetw
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This place is so freakin' crowded that we waited an hour for just the two of us. The food is hot and delicious. The PA system for calling the next in line needs to be replaced. Parking sucks, as does waiting for a table, but...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The margaritas are the best you'll ever have. Salsa is on point and flavors of the food are vibrant! We ate there twice on four day trip and wanted to go again! The atmosphere is great too! A little pricey for Mexican food but so...More

Thank dawners_05
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Wife had the chicken quesadillas and a tostada, I got the fried taco. Everything was excellent!! Beer was very cold. Watch out for the margaritas, they definitely have a kick. Will definitely go back!!

Thank ls66611
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The best mexican rice ever! The tacos were great too! The salsa had a nice flavor and was a bit spicy.

Thank Misty S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

SOme of the best Mexican food in Kansas City. It has been there a long time with dozens of return customers. We used to live in KC and were visiting and made a beeline to Ponaks. Great food, but a long wait. COmes with the...More

Thank Clinton1
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Wether you are going solo or with a group of friends these folk know how to handle it. Very good margaritas and beer that's ice cold to accompany your choice of some great Mexican dishes. Burritos, tacos, fajitas and other. Chips are great with their...More

Thank TheBuckeye
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Nothing fancy here. But, if you like a busy place. That offers very good Mexican food. That is mid-range price...then this is the place. They have a wide variety of burritos, tacos, and enchiladas. I like the taco lunch. Their tacos are always tasty. Hot,...More

Thank kswildcats2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2856 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-3613
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-753-0775
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