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Poncho's Mexican Restaurant

135 E Collins Ave, Orange, CA 92867-4834
+1 714-639-2702
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
16 Sep 2018
“Third times a charm.”
28 Aug 2016
“Best Mexican Food I've Ever Eaten!”
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
135 E Collins Ave, Orange, CA 92867-4834
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had tried this place twice previously and each time had a bad experience. Service was poor and the food was nothing to write home about. We live in the area and drive by every once in awhile and for whatever reason, we decided to...More

Thank Samndjsdad
Reviewed 29 August 2016

If you like Mexican fare, this place is the best. The food is delicious, the service is good, the portions are large and the staff is friendly and accommodating. Chips and salsa are served before your meal. As far as the look of the restaurant...More

1  Thank Shirley J
Reviewed 24 August 2016

In Seinfeld, Elaine says that no one can beat the Van Wyck, which is a New York highway that can take you down if you let it. Well, no one can beat the food or sumptuous green booths at Poncho's! The menu may sound like...More

Thank KatrinaNeylon
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I love Panchos food!! So flavorful & generous servings. Our 1st time here for breakfast Not our last! I got the Chili Verde enchiladas with 2 eggs. They gave me 3! Eggs were perfect, not hard. The best Verde. I could eat only 2 eggs...More

1  Thank Debra E
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Located on NE corner of Collins & Glasell. Service is always excellent. The Carmitas are the best in town. Salsa & chips Made fresh daily. There is a restaurant side & a Bar.. food is great on either side, but restaurant is much quieter. They...More

1  Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Running errands yesterday, we thought we'd try the BBQ place next door to Pancho's that was on our route, but they were closed. We almost left the parking lot when we saw a few groups of folks enter the restaurant next door. Pancho's Taco Tuesday...More

1  Thank nutmegmannikin
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I know a lot of locals really like this place, but I have yet to eat anything there that was above just "average". The restaurant has been in the same location for a long time, and it shows.

1  Thank oyyveyy
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Pancho's is the real deal for authentic Mexican. The atmosphere is unique and we felt like we were in a jungle with all the plants. The beef tacos were quite delicious. The chicken enchiladas were tasty only because of the sauce-the chicken itself was bland...More

1  Thank mom2my4boyz
Reviewed 15 October 2015

If you haven't been here yet you need to go. I grew up in the 70s and this restaurant brings me back to those amazing Mexican restaurants. The food is really good, the drinks are really good, the staff is really good............ If you're looking...More

1  Thank Kari L
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Nothing fancy, just good food and good prices. It made me feel like the places I went to growing up. I had a crispy shredded beef taco and it was better than any other places that I have been to. The chips and salsa were...More

1  Thank CathyO22
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 E Collins Ave, Orange, CA 92867-4834
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 714-639-2702
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