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Poncho's Mexican Restaurant

827 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L7, Canada (Downtown)
+1 604-683-7236
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Ranked #1,008 of 2,869 Restaurants in Vancouver
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Downtown
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Vancouver, British Columbia
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Small but enough seating, downtown location with a family feel. There were regulars there while we dined which is always a good sign. The margaritas were perfection! The meals were well presented and flavourful. It's a perfect haunt for a Saturday night low key dinner for two.

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London, Ontario, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Hot Paella for two and icy Margaritas, sounded like a perfect meal for a cold, rainy night. Well, at Poncho's the Margaritas were good but the Paella, not so much. The rice dish was swimming in broth and tasted like it had been warmed up in a microwave. It was missing the prawns and there was so little chorizo it... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Keta, the owner is a wonderful, Mexican lady whom is a loyal Gretzky fan. Her restaurant is constantly busy, yet she finds time to engage each patron. Be sure to order the very special coffee if you are over 19, its AWESOME

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Waterloo, Canada
Top Contributor
407 reviews 407 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It's a bit plain on the inside: down to earth and unassuming, but plain. Surroundings aside, the food was good: I had the Paella, with cod, chorizo, chicken, and prawns (I asked them to hold the mussels and clams). I've had much better Paella in Spain, but that might not be a fair comparison. My only complaint would be that... More 

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Powell, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Staff was friendly. Food was nothing to right home about. Would not go out of my way to revisit.............

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Portland, Oregon
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Very friendly staff. They made my birthday so much much more memorable. They saw my Mom was cold so they closed the window. The Manager(?) help carry a customers stroller with child into the restaurant. The entire staff sang happy birthday to me. The food was good. I highly recommend this place. I defiantly will be returning before my vacation... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This place was amazing. Been there 26 years. Expect long lines. In the heart of north Vancouver. We had the aztec soup and chicken fajitas.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stopped by for drinks only, having had dinner earlier in the evening. Upon informing the hostess upfront of our intention (to have drinks but no food), we were instantly given a sour attitude and promptly treated rudely for the remainder of the night. (Water glasses were removed from the table and napkins messily strewn...) We ordered mojitos, which took... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

We had a great dinner at Poncho's Mexican Restaurant. I had a Quesadilla, others in my party had a variety of dishes. Everyone was quite happy with their choice. You can enjoy a Corona or Sol, or splurge and have a flaming coffee made in front of your table. This was my second experience at Poncho's, and I will definitely... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

It is a good spot if you have a craving for a sit-down Mexican meal. Good value and good food, great margaritas. great neighborhood spot

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Additional Information about Poncho's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 827 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-683-7236
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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