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El Poncho Mexican Restaurant

440 South Mayo Trail, Pikeville, KY .41501
606-218-6007
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Ranked #14 of 49 Restaurants in Pikeville
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 9, 2014
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English first
Ironton, OH
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 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 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 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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Pikeville, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Evansville, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This was close to the hotel. Good Food and good prices. We would recommend this to anyone staying in the area.

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Pikeville, Kentucky, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We are frequent visitors and ordr take out monthly. Average American Mexican food. The service is good but often the owner waits on tables.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Very friendly atmosphere and very friendly service. I ordered the shrimp and steak fajitas. They were very good. Others in my group got the quesadilla. I'm glad I didn't because the cheese they use is not my favorite...kind of bland. We came in with 10 people and they were very accommodating and seated us right away. Overall, I was very... More

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Pikeville, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

As a Pikeville local, I have tried every mexican restaurant in the area. El Poncho is my favorite. The food is always great, service is good, and the place is always clean. The chile relleno is my favorite thing on the menu!

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Hurricane, West Virginia, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Fast service, salsa was great and stayed open late!

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