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Ponchos and Leftys

Mexican, Southwestern
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Baxter, MN
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good good with decent portion sizes. Loved the warm chips with salsa. Excellent service. Immediate seating. Very friendly staff.

Thank Betsy H
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194 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy, good Tex-Mex food. Free chips, ask for their hot salsa, you only get it upon request. Try one of their Sangrias also!! Portion sizes are generous and hot! Gracias!!!

Thank KKLMinnesota
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It might not be fair for me to review a Mexican restaurant in Minnesota since I'm from Texas, but it just wasn't good. My ground beef taco and shredded beef taco just looked gross, but I tried them anyways and I could only eat the ground beef taco. The tamale wasn't bad. Although the food was not what I'm used... More 

Thank Untamable A
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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384 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here countless times with never a let down, so its a great pick for a business lunch. Service is fast and friendly, chips are fresh and warm with an incredible salsa. Lunch menu has multiple choices that you can't go wrong with..I am always the same..beef and bean burrito...with an ice cold beer is best..

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Meals are plentiful, chips are tasty (a little salty), and they have a variety of beers,. margarita's and mojitos. Service is good. Lots of customers, so word is out.

Thank Marilyn J
Clear Lake, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The gals serving are "Always" fast, friendly and efficient. As much chips and salsa as you could want. Have to be really hungry to not take food home. Just keep doin' what you're doin'.

Thank Kevin G
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We visited there for supper on a Thursday evening. We enjoyed beer and a margarita. The margaritas are tasty and huge- one was more than enough! we liked fresh crisp chips and mild salsa it was hard not to fill up on them. My husband got the Shrimp fajitas, which were very tasty, and had plenty of fresh toppings, and... More 

Thank Sup02
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

We went with a group of nine. The food was decent, spicy as well, even the refried beans were a bit spicy. I love spicy, but that's rough for the little ones... They're more spicy salsa, however, not spicy Enough.

Thank Jessica F
Shoreview, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

The food was bad, and the service was unbelievable. For the fajitas, she forgot the beans, and we got them 20 minutes later, among other issues. Both my wife and I got sick from the food that night.

Thank Arne B
Baxter, Minnesota, United States
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

What a great taco special for happy hour! However, I also love the shrimp fajiatas!! They're delicious! Ther beer's cold, the atmosphere and service is great!

Thank Kelli M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baxter, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Baxter

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