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Steakhouse Ponchos

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Altstadt-Nord
Steakhouse, Argentinean
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Salzgasse 11, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
0221/2772999
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 63
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  • 43
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 4
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

The food is good, price high accordingly, but the service is really slow and the place is definitely too hot! The fillet is very tasty

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Lecco, Italy
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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159 reviews 159 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The best steaks in Cologne- great family owed argentine steakhouse, papa cooks, kids wait tables, it's that simple. Fine dinning this is not, fine steak this is 110%. Even on a Monday night the normal German eateries were empty, this place was rammed, don't be put off by the outside look, and the decent to the bowels of a non-descrip... More 

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Lecco, Italy
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The food is good, price high accordingly, but the service is really slow and the place is definitely too hot! The fillet is very tasty

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We have been to Ponchos a few times now when we're in Cologne on business, we have also taken many customers here and have never had a bad meal. Everybody who we go with always gushes about how good the steaks are. The fillets are a generous size and always cooked to perfection. The sauces are lovely and everything is... More 

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Wendover, UK
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great Steaks and Atmosphere..., this restaurant was highly recommended to me, and it really didn't disappoint, our steaks were perfect, and the general ambience would be appealing to medium to large business groups. It can get quite hot in this subterranean restaurant. However, I had feedback from a friend who visited two days earlier, they were stuck by the kitchen,... More 

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Michigan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Best restaurant we ate at in Cologne. The bread served with chimichurri/salsa and garlic sauces to start was amazing. Empanadas were very good. Steak was great and the best baked potato of my life--I never knew a jacket potato could taste so good. Grilled corn was also very good. I put the garlic sauce on everything. Service was friendly and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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268 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It could have been that we were early to eat but the service was slow. The steak however was excellent and worth the wait. It was cooked just right for me and melted in the mouth and tasted perfect with its seasoning. My starter of garlic mushrooms was substantial and very tasty. Beer and wine were good value. The restaurant... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I usually visit Poncho once a year when I am travelling for work in Cologne. It is an amazing steak house with beef coming directly from Argentina. If you are a meat eater this is the place to go. The steak are very big and tender. Unfortunately the service sometimes can get a little bit slow and really the only... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Recently ate at this place and thought, overall it was really good. The steak I ordered came perfect and was superb, great taste, very lean, lovely. My only real gripe is that the service was slow, but it was a busy night and the place was full

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Steaks were absolutely fantastic! Service time was fine but it was very busy, especially after fair time(Köln Messe). Not cheap but worth it for the meat.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Ponchos is very atmospheric with its position in a cellar in the old town. It was pretty busy on a Wednesday evening so might need to book. When I looked at the menu I thought I had stepped back 40 years with old favourites on the starter and pudding menu and Obviously steak for most mains. The service was excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Salzgasse 11, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: 0221/2772999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Argentinean
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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