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Steakhouse Ponchos

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Salzgasse 11, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a terrible experience at Poncho. I went there for dinner. The place was pretty empty, only three other tables were occupied. The service was horrible. At the table next to mine there were six people that were ordering a lot of alcohol so the waiter decided to concentrate on that table and ignored my table completely. Just to... More 

Thank maria07012014
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Been to this steakhouse so many times - everytime I am in cologne I make a point to com here. The best steak how it should be - well cooked, smoky atmosphere. Simply done.

Thank Kevinsoutham
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

the fillet was delicious and great service. its a downstairs place. a bit too cozy, but still nice to spend 2 hours over there

Thank Gabi M
Dorking, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Best steak restaurant in Cologne in my opinion. The staff are great and enjoy a laugh as well as being super efficient . The decor is very interesting and well done. I personal had the big fillet steak which melted in my mouth with chips and peppercorn sauce. There were 16 of us and the everyone steaks were cooked to... More 

Thank sprecks2
Essex, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Visited as heard good reviews & to be honest we was very disappointed , very expensive for an average steak !! We requested well done but when are steak arrived it was still pink in the middle !! The atmosphere is nice & romantic, the steak was ok not the best by far unfortunately. We paid our bill, we then... More 

Thank dizzyste
Banbury, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Ponchos very possibly serves the best steak I have eaten. It can get very busy and I have once waited a very, very long time to be served when in a big group but I will keep going back.

Thank PhilipTorque
Haifa, Israel
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

I have been on a business trip and found this restaurant on trip advisor. It was full and I had to wait a little but the welcome lady was very nice and arranged me a place on the bar. First I took the corn soup with cheese,it was very good and surprising. Than I took the 300 gram steak that... More 

Thank aharon r
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

This restaurant is a must to try in Cologne, The nice atmosphere of the old town of Cologne is a good frame for this really nice steakhouse. it would be a good idea to make a reservation before showing up.

Thank Alfred J
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Had the 300g fillet steak with blue cheese - well seasoned and cooked to perfection. Bread and dips also very nice. Will eat here again next time I'm in Cologne.

Thank Mark C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

8 people. Totally crowded... We had to beg for the drinks and some food several times.... It took us three hours to eat mushrooms, salad and a plate of meat... The restaurant is totally polluted of kitchen smoke that our eyes were burning and red and the smell was too strong and unbearable, everybody uncomfortable feeling my colleagues and myself... More 

Thank Ilidia F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?