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Pancho & Lefty's Cantina

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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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75-5719 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1738
+1 808-326-2171
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While I have known they are a good place for Mexican Food at dinner, it turns out they are good for breakfast. Probably the best Chicken Fried Steak I have had in a long time and made on site, not prepackaged. Omelettes are good and substantial and they even do good hash-browns. The bar is open in the AM so... More 

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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here on a whim after a long day of hiking. The location was perfect and the Our Style Burrito was amazing!! I love funny ads- and they had plenty of those! Great food-we all left full with food to spare!

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Thank Liz W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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162 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mexican flavors with a decent variety. Fish tacos were good but a ltitle bland. Added salsa and that helped out. Service was friendly but a little slow. Would be concerned at rush hour. But they may staff up for that.

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San Diego, California
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81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lunch at this restaurant is great! The view of Alii Drive from the restaurant is great. This restaurant sits on the second floor, so you can see the ocean, Alii Drive and Kailua Harbor. The food is good and the waiters very helpful. This is a good lunch stop and dinner wasn't so bad either. The best part of... More 

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Cayuga, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended by one of the locals. We ere not expecting much. After all we went to Mexican restaurant for breakfast. We were very pleasantly surprised by the food. We had the seafood omelet and is was fantastic.

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Thank Dave0621
Pinedale, Wyoming
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the worst food I had in Kona, but the staff was trying really hard and they just seemed like they couldnt keep up. 3 stars for the location right on Alii.

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Thank JacksonBell1983
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here twice due to the food being so good. They had some guy singing one night when we were there last. He was terrible LOL

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Thank Kevin M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a day of visiting Volcanoes National Park and the long drive back to Kona, we were hungry! Perfect place for dinner. Service is a little slow but the view is incredible and so was the food. We had the chimichanga and chicken burrito with a bartachi beans. The guacamole was delicious and seasoned just right. Lots of flavor. The... More 

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San Ramon, California
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667 reviews
375 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We visited Pancho and Lefty's in the late afternoon for some respite from shopping, and had a couple drinks and some nachos The drinks were wet and the nachos were quite good actually, with several layers of chips and cheese with jalapenos.

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Thank Rob M
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is somewhat of a Kona institution , the food is good but often WAY TOO SALTY ! Good drinks in the bar.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?