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Ponchos-Mexico Nuevo Restaurant

) #152 of 398 Restaurants in McAllen €€ - €€€ Mexican
601 W Expressway 83, McAllen, TX
+1 956-630-2237
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good20%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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601 W Expressway 83, McAllen, TX
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just across the parking lot from the Hilton Garden Inn on the eastbound frontage road in McAllen. The staff was courteous on the Sunday evening I visited and was nice enough to seat me under a ceiling light so I could read the menu. (The...More

Thank WYbirdwatcher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is very good, Mexican cuisine. But the location is very unsafe. I saw some man get out of the restaurant and rob the car of another customer. Call the police, but they already rob the car. There is no security or cameras in...More

Thank ljaidar
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband and I found ourselves in the Mission-McAllen area Valentines evening. We originally tried for a nice steak place but all had 1-2 hour wait. Luckily, we stumbled upon Ponchos. The atmosphere was festive and we enjoyed listening to the musicians that strolled around...More

Thank smileTexas
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Has the feel of an old mexican restaurant , geat food, and freindly patrons and staff. The drinks are texas sized, so order only 1 if you are driving! $80 for dinner for four adults including a drink each and coffee!

Thank MarkwBrooks
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We had been several several times, over a few years, and I had loved the food, the self-service buffet and the attentive wait staff. What a difference a few months make! What a huge disappointment! For whatever reason, it was decided to change the interior...More

Thank Mercedes6623
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here on my last few visits to Mcallen. I like the place because of its convenience to airport hotels. The food quality and taste are a constant. The service is sometimes hit or miss. Will continue to stop in on my visits.

Thank LRD
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Great food if you're on the go for a quick buffet. Place was too busy and noisy, you can't even enjoy your cup of Joe. Homemade tortillas corn were good, flour tortillas had a hard texture it was not easy to tear apart. Under staffed,...More

Thank Kari24ruiz
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I ate here a year ago and the place was empty. I ate here recently, and they were essentially empty again with a huge amount of table and chairs. There was no lighting. They tried to let outside and ambient light the place. It was...More

Thank Ikeamillion
Reviewed 12 October 2016

this is a nice night place to go karaoke with friends. Great environment and place to eat good mexican food.

Thank Tweetydreamer
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The food at this Poncho's Restaurant was just as good as the others. I was served promptly and very tasty. My only issue was the waiter didn't speak nor understand English, which made giving our orders difficult.

Thank Donna B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 W Expressway 83, McAllen, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-630-2237