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Pancho & Lefty's Cantina

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$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
75-5719 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1738
+1 808-326-2171
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“fajitas” (24 reviews)
“taco” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75-5719 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1738
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Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Vacation with wife. Loving everything. The food is great and the view amazing. I recommend it to anyone. The service is amazing. The people are very accomodating. We love it

Thank lakrrs24
Reviewed April 29, 2016

The terrace is nice with a good view. Service is great. I have been to many Mexican resturants but this place has the best chili verde yet. Prices are reasonable definitely a place to go to.

Thank Kathy E
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Got filled up. Carne asada was excellent. Pork chops great and huge. Tasty beef tacos. The Ladies provide great service.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We visited here twice on our trip to Kona as we were so happy to get food that wasn't Plain rice or covered in BBQ sauce. The service here is lacking some luster, the decor is dated but you will forget all that with their...More

Thank Vicky_212013
Reviewed April 23, 2016

Don't go if you aren't hungry. Great view, service and food. My only issue was that no one told me that my fajita didn't come with salsa and that lovely pile of colours was not tomatoes and bell peppers, but jalapeños 😳 I nearly brunt...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed April 21, 2016

The terrace is very inviting at first, and if you can live with birds pecking at your food, then it is a nice spot to sit. The food was lack luster, the restaurant was not tidy or clean and the wait staff was not particularly...More

Thank Anthony O
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Food was good. Service not great. Prices were high for what you got. I really resent being told how much to tip so I didn't leave nearly as much as I would have if it had not been suggested. Won't go back.

Thank colbyhammer
Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here several times on our visits to The Big Island, and we're never disappointed. Food is delicious, ambiance is fun, and the service is great. Stopped here during happy hour this time, and were impressed with the amount of food for the price....More

Thank KellyKleveSantos
Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We've been coming to Pancho's for many years. When we get several days into our trip we're tired of fish, kaluia pork, mai tai , etc. So we come here expecting average mexican and leave with our expectations met. This trip was different. We went...More

Thank Nicholas63
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

But honestly I don't think I would go back there for the food. I've made way better burritos at home! And I think it was too pricy!

Thank Miriam S
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Ken S
March 30, 2016|
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Response from Will F | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I don't think so this is a restaurant on the beach front, they don't really need to have specials as new customers are always arriving. If your looking for a deal, then check out the L & L drive in. Good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5719 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1738
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-2171
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