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Ponce's Mexican Restaurant

) #331 of 3,973 Restaurants in San Diego €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
4050 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-2504
+1 619-282-4413
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (17 reviews)
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“camarones” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
4050 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-2504
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I visited on our last night in San Diego and it was delicious! I got the California Burrito (HUGE and delicious) and my husband got the tacos combo (also delicious). The service was great but they were busy so if there is...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped at Ponce's Mexican Food on Adams Ave across the street from the Ken Theater. for an early dinner I had a Ponce's Special, my wife had cheese enchiladas, rice & Beans a delicious tostado and off to the movies!

Thank Vet3X
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has yummy food and good services!!! But get ready for the margaritas!!! Take an uber!!! Awesome fish tacos!

Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff fun atmosphere and great Cadillac Margarita fast service good food good music you may run into friends if you don't you just might make some.

Thank Freddie P
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere and even greater drinks. They don't cut corners on their drink, the outside seating is comfortable and relaxing and you get a lot of great food for a reasonable price.

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoy walking up to this restaurant when we visit San Diego- arrive early--there is always a line! Their food is very fresh, and tasty! The margarita however is the strongest one we have ever had-- Beware//.The service is very good and it is a...More

Thank RuRuStatesboro
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This Mexican restaurant had a wide array of Mexican dishes that would appeal to most everyone. Food was savory, generous portions and the salsa and chips were light and flavorful. They don't skimp in ingredients here and serve cocktails too. We took the newest member...More

Thank 502irenen
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Ponce's was crowded on a Saturday night so we had to wait, but we ordered drinks from the bar to make the time go faster. Good drink specials and once we sat the food was delicious and VERY plentiful. Suspiciously two nights in a row...More

Thank Leah W
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The chips and salsa were very good and the service was super nice and attentive. This place is busy and seems much loved by locals. The lunch chicken tostada was adequate in size, not huge, and contained chicken, beans, tomato, lettuce, sour cream and some...More

Thank KayRuth
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I have had yummier Mexican but we particularly enjoyed the margaritas. I had the house and he had the mango. Not sure I would return, would try some place else in town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4050 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-2504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-282-4413
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