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Pancho & Lefty's Cantina

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, ,
75-5719 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1738
+1 808-326-2171
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“fajitas” (22 reviews)
“taco” (8 reviews)
“chilli” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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75-5719 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1738
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to try this place on a recommendation. We got the nachos which were pretty good. Then the fish tacos came out. I ate some of it but there was an off flavoring in it, so I stopped eating them. My son got a...More

Thank Cthans
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only came for the chicken tacos. The red headed bartender was so rude. I wanted to leave but my husband needed to eat. It happens. He’s a diabetic... Great tacos but that all goes out the window when someone is so rude

Thank msdmarti
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonable pricing and actually a decent amount of food ( not the norm on the island , I find the portions usually small) . Nice view of the street not so much the ocean. Food was good service was excellent.

Thank KingCole56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location for a quick bite and a second story view of the area. Food was decent and prices were a match for size and taste.

Thank Francisco G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good variety of tasty Mexican wares on Alii Drive across from Hulihee Palace. Great staff, full drinks, good times.

Thank Jeffery S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for a drink and snack. Had a great margarita and delicious chips and salsa (both homemade). Friendly service. Would highly recommend!

Thank Holly Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch while vacationing in Kona. Good size portion and very tasty. We had the Our Style Burrito and Carne Adana Burrito. Also enchiladas and tacos. Everyone was happy with there choice. My husband also had to get the flan. It tasted like more.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was friendly and attentive, the food was delivered in a timely fashion, and it was fun to sit on the outside edge and watch the action on the street. The portions are very generous - plenty for two to share and the drinks...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Right on the Alii strip of restaurants and shops; overlooking area from second floor location. Good Mexican food and cold beers. Don't get the complaints about the birds, it is an open air restaurant!! Duh... We had no complaints, just good food and Hawaiian atmosphere....More

Thank edna B
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Had the seafood fajita it was great. Would have given it a fifth star if there were more shrimp. Great service and view.

Thank Dartagnan C
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Ken S
30 March 2016|
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Response from Will F | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I don't think so this is a restaurant on the beach front, they don't really need to have specials as new customers are always arriving. If your looking for a deal, then check out the L & L drive in. Good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5719 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1738
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-2171
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