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Ponchos-Mexico Nuevo Restaurant

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601 Expressway 83, McAllen, TX
9566302237
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Texas
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 this large restaurant. A local artist drew a caricature of us, a fun & neat... More 

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Thank smileTexas
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

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Thank MarkwBrooks
San Antonio, Texas
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139 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 of the restaurant. The bathrooms are now on the opposite side, and closer to the... More 

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Thank Mercedes6623
San Antonio, Texas
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177 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank LRD
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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, took a while to get any request. Though we did have friendly waiter. Restroom was... More 

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Thank Kari24ruiz
Houston, Texas
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280 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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 like being in a house after a hurricane. The food was ok, but just swimming... More 

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Thank Ikeamillion
Mcallen, Texas
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

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

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Thank Tweetydreamer
McAllen, Texas
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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.

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Thank Donna B
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Went for a visit to the Rio Grande Valley this past weekend and was craving real Mexican food. The sign outside said open 24 hours and internet says they open at 7 a.m. we got there at 7:20 and the placed looked like it was closed. I could smell food though so we went in. We were the only people... More 

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Thank Blanca G
South Carolina
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome fajitas. For someone who is not from the area the food was really good. A tiny bit overpriced but extremely delicious. Very nice and accommodating wait staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Expressway 83, McAllen, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: 9566302237

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?