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Ponak's Mexican Kitchen

2856 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-3613
+1 816-753-0775
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (22 reviews)
“burrito” (21 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2856 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-3613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a couple of girlfriends for to catch up Friday afternoon. Bob and Frank were our servers. They were fabulous. Super friendly not pushy, helped with our requests. We had drinks for an hour or so first and then ordered food.I always seem to...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At 3:00 In the afternoon we were hurried to our table with an admonition delivered over a microphone “ you’ve waited an hour. Your conversations couldn’t be that interesting “. Thereafter service was efficient but not personable

Thank Juanita44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, I had ordered an order to go at the bar. The bartender told me it would only be a quick few minutes. Well I did get my order 25 "quick" minutes later. This order was for my wife. when we got home and she...More

Thank num1chiefsfan
Reviewed 30 January 2018

When I go into a restaurant, I enter with an open mind, expecting a good meal and great service. I stopped at this place and after being there for ten minutes, I left when I wasn’t acknowledged even as the waitress looked straight in my...More

Thank Hitheroadwithlila
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Salsa, guac, and queso are excellent. Margaritas are strong. Shredded beef was tough. We had a large party and they would not accept reservations or call ahead seating. The host was rude to several members of our party. We will probably go back because some...More

Thank 83bridgetw
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This place is so freakin' crowded that we waited an hour for just the two of us. The food is hot and delicious. The PA system for calling the next in line needs to be replaced. Parking sucks, as does waiting for a table, but...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The margaritas are the best you'll ever have. Salsa is on point and flavors of the food are vibrant! We ate there twice on four day trip and wanted to go again! The atmosphere is great too! A little pricey for Mexican food but so...More

Thank dawners_05
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Wife had the chicken quesadillas and a tostada, I got the fried taco. Everything was excellent!! Beer was very cold. Watch out for the margaritas, they definitely have a kick. Will definitely go back!!

Thank ls66611
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The best mexican rice ever! The tacos were great too! The salsa had a nice flavor and was a bit spicy.

Thank Misty S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

SOme of the best Mexican food in Kansas City. It has been there a long time with dozens of return customers. We used to live in KC and were visiting and made a beeline to Ponaks. Great food, but a long wait. COmes with the...More

Thank Clinton1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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