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Pancho & Lefty's Cantina

75-5719 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1738
808-326-2171
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Ranked #115 of 232 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Cambridge Springs
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115 reviews 115 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Festive looking on the outside, and the food was okay.... Best part was sitting outside, looking out towards the ocean, and watching all the activity going by..

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Huntsville, Alabama
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Service here is simply terrible! Went in and was pointed to a table. After 20 minutes no one had checked on me. Hadn't even been given a menu. I simply got up and left. Plenty of other places nearby to eat and show they want and appreciate your business.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Poorly maintained facility that not terribly clean. Service is average and food okay, but over priced. No ocean view.

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Kailua Kona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We discovered Pancho & Lefty's years ago and continue to enjoy eating there, especially with friends. The food is excellent and generous. The price is good especially if you use the two for one Tightwad Tuesday coupon. It is right on Ali'i Drive and around sunset you can hear hundreds of birds nesting in the trees close by.

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Went with a few friends and food was greasy and just terrible. I thought maybe it was just my food , but the same comment from the other 3 people were all the same ... TERRIBLE

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Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We were so hungry and tired from all our walking around and thought this was a good place to take a break and a meal. It was a great spot. The food was delicious and huge portions. We struggled to eat everything. great spot on the balcony getting a lovely summer breeze. Would go back

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Chicago, Illinois
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148 reviews 148 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Located on the main drag Kona, Pancho & Lefty's is a great hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant. Don't expect the gourmet offerings, fresh seafood, or high price tags that can be found at most of the surrounding eateries. Instead relish in the delicious simplicity that is down home Mexican cooking. Make sure and get a table right on the balcony so you... More

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Taft, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Since my husband and I live in California, I think we are pretty familiar with Mexican food. We were her for vacation and decided to eat here MAINLY because of the location. This restaurant is on the second floor, overlooking the cute town of Kona. The salsa they serve you with chips before the meal was not good. It was... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Food is ok..Nothing Great ..$10-15 a person . Not a lot of food on plate for price. Pay for the view of Ali'i... Beer not the Coldest.

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Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We dropped by downtown Kona to walk around a bit. The entrance to Pancho & Lefty's Cantina caught our eye, and it was very nice that they had their menu on display on the ground level because the restaurant is on the second floor. Good Mexican food at a reasonable price. You can also watch the other tourists walking back... More

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Additional Information about Pancho & Lefty's Cantina

Address: 75-5719 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1738
Phone Number: 808-326-2171
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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