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Ponak's Mexican Kitchen

) #94 of 1,156 Restaurants in Kansas City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican,
2856 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-3613
+1 816-753-0775
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“burrito” (19 reviews)
“tacos” (22 reviews)
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2856 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-3613
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nothing fancy here. But, if you like a busy place. That offers very good Mexican food. That is mid-range price...then this is the place. They have a wide variety of burritos, tacos, and enchiladas. I like the taco lunch. Their tacos are always tasty. Hot,...More

Thank kswildcats2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've always enjoyed Ponak's, having worked for a couple weeks in a now abandoned building next to/behind the restaurant close to 30 years ago. It is a familiar place. I decided to visit this past week while in KC. It had been a couple years...More

Thank KS_Wayfarer
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 16 July 2017 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 11 July 2017 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 21 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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