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Ponak's Mexican Kitchen

) #101 of 1,154 Restaurants in Kansas City $$ - $$$ Mexican,
2856 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-3613
+1 816-753-0775
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
2856 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-3613
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been here a couple times over the last month both times we had to wait close to 45 minutes to be seated. Although we did have a group of 10 to 12 on each occasion. Wii love the Margaritas here if you have not tried...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We must've shown up at a good time because by the time we left, there was a waiting line. Be prepared for a wait. Server was less than helpful. One of us just wanted flour tortillas with fajita meat, no extras, and server was unwilling...More

Thank klyeandcharlie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Margarita is tasty and doesn't skimp on the tequila. Food is good, service is good. Chips and salsa included!

Thank Morgan L
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a wonderful lunch I had an outstanding house margarita, and split the chicken chimichanga with my beautiful trophy wife. Great service and the meal was excellent. We only had to wait about 10 minutes for a very nice table; everything was fresh...More

Thank Huskertraveler1
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Good food and a great atmosphere. We ate there on Sunday after my sons graduation. Parking can be a little tight at times but the food is worth it.

Thank mike44angie72
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Love the food and service. I love the margaritas and chips. The white cheese dip is very tasty. Best food, can't find this flavor just anywhere. Living in Minnesota can't find this style of Mexican food. Miss you Ponak's could use you up north!

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Had a long wait for table but plenty of Bar area to get a drink and watch sports. Good size dining area and it was busy. Staff was spot on and came to check on drinks and food at the right times. We all had...More

Thank jwcorbett
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Ponak's is good, but not great, or even above average for the KC metro area. Decades ago this was one of the places to go for good Mexican food but it has largely been eclipsed by dozens of other Mexican restaurants in the area. Don't...More

1  Thank dskid
Reviewed 24 April 2017

One of the old original Mexican spots on the Boulevard. Southwest Blvd has a couple of good Mexican places, but this has always been my favorite.

Thank rhdunn7
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Coming from South Texas I have certain expectations for a Mexican restaurant .. I have to admit, the taste and service at Ponak's did not disappoint. Server was friendly, efficient and funny, food was spot on and prices, considering the big portions more than acceptable...More

Thank KaiUWulff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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