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Ponce's Mexican Restaurant

4050 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-2504
+1 619-282-4413
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (19 reviews)
“guacamole” (16 reviews)
“camarones” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
4050 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-2504
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have arrived there with a friend of the owner not having reservation! The place was so crowded that finally after 20 minutes they found a free spot for us! I have tried other Mexican food but this is The place I ever been! Margerita...More

Thank Stejarul
Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you want delicious ground beef tacos, tostadas, enchiladas, guacamole, etc, and good margaritas, this is a wonderful restaurant with a long history in San Diego. Their refried beans can't be beat! Give me a bowl of chips, salsa and their beans and I'm a...More

1  Thank Swacker56
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This restaurant is in Kensington area of San Diego. It was our first visit. One friend ordered carnitas and it was not skimpy. He said it was a bit too salty for him, but I didn't taste it so not sure if it was just...More

Thank chai-tee
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited on our last night in San Diego and it was delicious! I got the California Burrito (HUGE and delicious) and my husband got the tacos combo (also delicious). The service was great but they were busy so if there is...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stopped at Ponce's Mexican Food on Adams Ave across the street from the Ken Theater. for an early dinner I had a Ponce's Special, my wife had cheese enchiladas, rice & Beans a delicious tostado and off to the movies!

Thank Vet3X
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This place has yummy food and good services!!! But get ready for the margaritas!!! Take an uber!!! Awesome fish tacos!

Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Great staff fun atmosphere and great Cadillac Margarita fast service good food good music you may run into friends if you don't you just might make some.

Thank Freddie P
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere and even greater drinks. They don't cut corners on their drink, the outside seating is comfortable and relaxing and you get a lot of great food for a reasonable price.

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoy walking up to this restaurant when we visit San Diego- arrive early--there is always a line! Their food is very fresh, and tasty! The margarita however is the strongest one we have ever had-- Beware//.The service is very good and it is a...More

Thank RuRuStatesboro
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This Mexican restaurant had a wide array of Mexican dishes that would appeal to most everyone. Food was savory, generous portions and the salsa and chips were light and flavorful. They don't skimp in ingredients here and serve cocktails too. We took the newest member...More

Thank 502irenen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4050 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-2504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-282-4413
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