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Poncho's of Ottawa

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429 South Main Street, Ottawa, KS 66067
7852428227
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Ottawa, Kansas
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

HEre you can get both Mexican and American food. Either or both are just as good. The staff is friendly. The prices are competative. The portions are generous. The taste is great

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Thank deweys1427
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Its a case of white people making mexican food. Slow service. Salsa was basically pace picante in a different bottle. Food took way too long to come out and clearly every ingrediant came out of a can. Will not be going back.

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Thank Derek S
Ottawa, Kansas
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Hands down the worst place to eat in Ottawa, would never EVER go there again, they have roaches just crawling on the walls n tables!

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Thank Robin S
Overland Park, Kansas
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This restaurant is a "must go to" whenever I'm in Ottawa. The food is amazing and the prices are cheap! My husband and I can eat for $20 and still have food leftover! Totally recommended!!!

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Thank emsems2015
Leyburn, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Everytime I visit USA I have to come here. I just love the place. The food is good value and great tasting You get what you pay for good service and friendly staff. sadly no more Mr Pibb served here. 😔

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Thank lorna s
Ottawa, Kansas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Fast service, great value, best burritos! We eat here often, it's a great place to meet for lunch downtown. We have been eating here for several years and the quality of the food hasn't changed. Service is always great and value is good

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Thank Liz128_12
Kansas
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Poncho's is nothing fancy yet a good value lunch or dinner. Been in business many years. Not authentic Mexican fare but their own style that has appealed to loyal customers.

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Thank gdidde
Ottawa, Kansas
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Great place to eat, good food, friendly people, atmosphere is great, prices are great, The best taco place in town. Now if you're headed towards pomona,Kansas there is a mexican place to also try out. Right there on the highway as soon as you get into Pomona, about 1/2 mile up the road you'll see a mexican resturant on the... More 

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Thank sherylf555
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Pros - If you want a cheap place to dine with fairly average food then you have a good place here. Overall the waitresses are friendly and drinks get refilled. They even have menu items other than Mexican. Cons - Place is severely outdated. Also, the place has the weirdest hours. I know it's small town living, but the place... More 

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Thank Kammeron S
Spring Hill, Kansas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This restaurant is definitely a dive...severely outdated decor,filthy as you walk in,sticky,dirty tables...the food is very poor...the refried beans were very runny/watery,the Mexican rice was like a dry gulch in moistness and flavour,the burrito had absolutely no Mexican flair in taste nor texture...wrose was the care in presentation of the food,the service,and the reception when paying for the disgusting meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 South Main Street, Ottawa, KS 66067
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 7852428227

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