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Ponche Taqueria & Cantina

420 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7255
+1 212-581-1235
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (9 reviews)
“burrito” (6 reviews)
“guac” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
420 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7255
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my wife really enjoyed it here. The restaurant only seats around 20 people but the food was fantastic and at only $40 for 2 people with starters and mains it was amazing value. I couldn't recommend this place highly enough, it's also BYOB...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I walked here and found it easily through the TripAd app. I grew up in Texas and am fond of real Mexican food, something I have given up on living in France for a decade. So with a stopover in NYC I thought I would...More

Thank JArnoldJr
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Where do I begin? These are hands down, by far, the best burrito's I have ever eaten. And that includes several in Mexico. A friend and I ordered online and the food came in very warm and even earlier than the estimated delivery time. $10...More

Thank headhunterke
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

When the service is good and the food is fresh, there's no reason not to return. This weekend I had the opportunity to experience what it means to have exceptional service and food prepared with passion. If you follow me on Yelp then you know...More

Thank Percy H
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This place is a little off the beaten path, but well worth finding. We went there for my daughter's 17th birthday and were not disappointed. Everything that we had was great but the meals that were served "Ponche" style were the favorites. The staff treated...More

Thank Bradley T N
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I was staying nearby and craving Mexican and prefer BYOBs which are rare in NYC. I found it on TA and read all the reviews. I was pleasantly surprised the food was better than my expectations. I started with a simple salad with a balsamic...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Found this place on Google Maps. I was looking for a new Mexican joint and this one was fantastic!! Fresh, clean, deliciously prepared food. The Guacamole al Ponche is exceptional. I also had the Taco Trio with beans and rice: delicious! The prices are great...More

Thank izzymadsternyc
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited Ponche at about 7:30 on a Thursday night, when we stayed around the block from it in NYC for a night before a cruise. It is a small place and was pretty busy the whole time we were there, but...More

Thank Dori1230
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

So tasty . Fast delivery and the prices are very reasonable for the portions and the quality of the food. Loved the burrito I had and the soft shell mahi mahi taco.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I went to Ponche Taqueria & Cantina for my birthday dinner. It's a little Mexican place in a Hell's Kitchen storefront not far from the Theater District that I'd heard was authentic Mexican. We went around 6pm and got the window table. I had a...More

Thank bessf0nes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7255
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-581-1235
I believe this place is new. It is super tiny, but they are friendly and the food was good.
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