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El Poncho Mexican Restaurant

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440 South Mayo Trail, Pikeville, KY .41501
606-218-6007
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Mexican In Town

El Poncho's is the best Mexican food you can get in Pikeville, KY. Yes, it is a little more expensive but the quality and quantity of food that you get is well worth it. The staff is so friendly and your waiter always makes sure everything is fine with you dining experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
amanda41501
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Pikeville, Kentucky
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Acworth, Georgia
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The place smells. The choices on the menu is nothing like what you will actually receive. I asked for steak carnita and they brought out flank steak that was way overcooked.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I was charged 2.31 for my ice water, along with my margarita which was $5. Wanted to try the guacamole to see if I liked it, which I didn't, and was charged $3 for that. They acted like I had to pay for it and was stupid for saying no. I work in a restaurant, I know you can let... More 

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Pikeville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

El Poncho's is the best Mexican food you can get in Pikeville, KY. Yes, it is a little more expensive but the quality and quantity of food that you get is well worth it. The staff is so friendly and your waiter always makes sure everything is fine with you dining experience.

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Pikeville, Kentucky
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The food had very little to no taste to me. The fajita have ZERO seasoning and is like eating boiled chicken. The onions and peppers are not even closed to be grilled. I will never eat here again.

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Pikeville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love El Poncho's. This is my favorite of the Mexican Restaurants in Pikeville. The staff is always friendly and always plays with the kids. Large portions and reasonable prices. Just good friendly people.

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Ironton, OH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Since El Azul was packed, I decided to try El Poncho. The pollo bandidio was relatively good but by no means the greatest but it was edible. I've eaten similar dishes at Mexican places all over the country and it's always made with grilled chicken but not in this case. This was either canned or boiled chicken that had been... More 

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Seal Beach, California
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7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The food way okay, but not great. The tacos were made from preformed taco shells. Large portions & reasonable price.

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Pikeville, Ky.
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place is great. The food is excellent, the staff is friendly, and the prices are not bad. If you're looking for good Mexican food, check this place out.

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I come here for lunch, when time is limited. Service is quick, efficient, courteous. Food tastes fresh, even the complementary chips and salsa are fresh. When I want to stay longer, I do not feel that I am being rushed. Prices are very fair for the quality and quantity of food they serve.

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Stratford, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

If you want a big cheap meal and don't care about ambience, this is your place. It most certainly is set in what was a conference room of the hotel the restaurant is in. The food was not astounding but also not bad. The hot sauce selection is appropriate. There is not too much choice downtown that is walkable. You... More 

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Additional Information about El Poncho Mexican Restaurant

Address: 440 South Mayo Trail, Pikeville, KY .41501
Phone Number: 606-218-6007
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Pikeville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 440 South Mayo Trail, Pikeville, KY .41501
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Pikeville
  • Phone Number: 606-218-6007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm

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