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Ponak's Mexican Kitchen

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” (20 reviews)
“tacos” (23 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2856 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-3613
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wether you are going solo or with a group of friends these folk know how to handle it. Very good margaritas and beer that's ice cold to accompany your choice of some great Mexican dishes. Burritos, tacos, fajitas and other. Chips are great with their...More

Thank TheBuckeye
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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 5 August 2017

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 18 July 2017 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 22 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
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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, 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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