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“"Old School Cool." Very good food!”

Ponchos-Mexico Nuevo Restaurant
Ranked #68 of 509 Restaurants in McAllen
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Restaurant located right next to our hotel. We were thinking on going there but after a hotel employee recommended it, the deal was sealed.

The restaurant is a big open area that kind of reminded me of a cafeteria. Some sections had better lighting than others. We were originally brought to a dimly lit area but after our request we were seated in a brighter part of the restaurant. Open kitchen at the far end. We were there around dinner and there weren't many tables occupied on a weekday evening.

As with many Mexican restaurants, Poncho's menu was extensive with all combinations of the traditional Mexican fare.

Food arrived quickly and was very enjoyable. Their taco shells are homemade and was the highlight of the meal with two of the diners. Being from New Hampshire, we wished there was a restaurant in our area with this type of traditional Mexican food.

The meal was so good that the following night we ordered food "to go". Same great taste and quality!

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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Whenever we go to Poncho’s I always get the molcajete. I think it is the best in The Valley. Since portion is big, I always have leftovers. Yum!!

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

Good Mexican Food and drinks. I personnaly think its alittle pricey
for the food they serve. Great service and staff

Thank 209arturoc
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

The food was average at best. The margarita was long on ice but short on tequila. The chips and dips were ok. The restaurant was large, dark and not very clean. Had to use the cellphone flashlight to read the menu. A bit overpriced. Service was good. Will not be back.

Thank hhouseia
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Very Good Food and Service but the prices are high (expensive)for this type of establishment for that reason not worth a second visit.

Thank 282Tourist
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