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El Rinconcito De Poncho

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Avenida Mexico 15, Bucerias, Mexico
3221188515
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very delicious and friendly!!!

My dad comes here often. What brought him in the first time was Poncho. My father asked how the food was, poncho replied "the food is excellent but the service is terrible"...... My father cannot refuse a joker. That was a few years ago. Service is not terrible! Atmosphere is very inviting and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
TLee83
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

My dad comes here often. What brought him in the first time was Poncho. My father asked how the food was, poncho replied "the food is excellent but the service is terrible"...... My father cannot refuse a joker. That was a few years ago. Service is not terrible! Atmosphere is very inviting and the food is delicious! Definitely worth a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This restaurant has a great owner, good service and very good food. The owner is very friendly and speaks Spanish and English very well. This is a Mexican restaurant and is very well run and nicely setup for the customer.

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Thank Brookewray
Okotoks, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

The decor is on the funky side, hats and mugs on the on the walls, simple tables and chairs, with an atrium section which is sort of cool! Your host Poncho is friendly, outgoing and offers sincere and easy going service, in either Spanish or English. The food is simply prepared, of good quality and very well priced.

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Bucerias, Mexico
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Excellent service, excellent family, excellent food. Have known them for many years. I consider them my family. I missed 2014 but prior to that every year for 10 yrs. John Yaschuk Paris , Ontario Canada

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Thank T2ROB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We visit this restaurant every time we come to Nuevo Vallarta -- for breakfast and dinner. Poncho is a fabulous host and the food is excellent -- from the omelettes to the steak burritos and coconut shrimp. Definitely one of our favorite spots.

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Thank AMLampe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We went to Bucerias to get off our resort and change things up, and I'm so happy we stumbled upon this little place. A nice quiet break from the market... The food was amazing, and the service was great. We went back twice!

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Chetek, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My wife and I went to El Rinconcito de Poncho after reading about it on Tripadvisor. We were looking for out of the way places and this was one of the ones we wanted to try. The cab driver did not know where it was so we had to tell him how to get there (just past El Centro on... More 

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1 Thank BarkleyFan
Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We were introduced to this placeby a seasoned Bucerias restaurant guide. The best margaritas in Bucerias, with food to match. The tortilla soup was great, coconut shrimp was fabulous, desert worth the calories. Well worth the reasonable prices. Poncho and his family do the cooking and serving, very,very friendly

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Indiahoma, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is the second time that we have visited Poncho at his restaurant. The last time was two years ago and he still remembered us when we arrived there. He has a great menu and is very accommodating. If there is something that you are craving, all you have to do is ask and he will do his best to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My husband and I decided to pop into this place to get away from the beach restaurants where we were accosted by venders and we were so pleasantly impressed with the result. The moment we arrived at the restaurant the waiter was attentive and allowed us to choice where we sat. He was very helpful in explaining the meals and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Mexico 15, Bucerias, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: 3221188515

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?