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Poncho's Mexican Food

$$ - $$$Mexican,
7202 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-5425
+1 602-276-2437
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pollo fundido” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 10:30 pm Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
7202 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-5425
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like old school Mexican food in and old school Mexican restaurant this place is great. It family-owned, clean as a whistle, and trip in the way-back machine. The food is perfect an really tasty. I recommend the Sonoran enchilada con carne with green...More

Thank Horse B
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Love this place been going for years..first place I eat at when I fly back into town. Eat there at least once a week.

Thank nicajah
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I went based on the positive reviews, but I thought the food was just average at best. It clearly had been busy earlier, so the service suffered somewhat. I wouldn't drive from my airport hotel again to visit.

Thank Jonnyjetprop
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Arrived around 5pm on a Saturday evening. Was told there would be a 30 minute wait,but found ourselves seated in about half that time. Chips are served warm, and we loved the salsa. We enjoyed the Pollo Fundido and Tostada Verda, both arrived on a...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Was here for lunch. The food was plenty, and delicious. Chips extra thin and warm, salsa very good. Grandson ordered tacos, but they did not look appealing.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Worst take out service ever! I've been picking up food at least once a week from the take out window, lately it seems every time I go there is a mistake with my order, they forget food or give me the wrong order. Yesterday they...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We go to this place at least once when we are in Phoenix. We just about always go for lunch and order Pollo Fundido. It is has a great cream sauce over the top and is enough for 2 meals. The chicken it is was...More

Thank doster76
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

First time there. Chips thin and crispy and an excellent hot sauce. Green chili chimichanga was perfect and daughter's bean burro was fantastic. We will definitely make this our go to and take friends to restaurant.

Thank Farquar H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The title of this head line should say it all but if it doesn't then let me add. Awesome chips and salsa, the refried beans are off the chain good, and the chimichangas are my life. Every time I visit Phoenix I stop by here...More

Thank Rudy R
Reviewed 19 May 2017

At first this place looks like a very small hole in the wall, but you have to go inside to enjoy the quaint mexican decorations. It has great ambiance and the food is fast and high quality. The people there are nice as well!

Thank Doris P
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Questions & Answers
Jeanette C
1 February 2018|
Response from Ron B | Reviewed this property |
No, they do have a walk up window
8 March 2017|
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Response from Lawdrum | Reviewed this property |
Yes and no. For the restaurant, you can only dine inside the restaurant or the bar. There is also a takeout station in the front of the restaurant where customers (while outside) can order and eat on the concrete tables... More
Robin G
21 January 2017|
Response from Ronald B |
I was just there and didn't see the hours posted
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7202 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-5425
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > South Mountain
  • Neighbourhood: South Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 602-276-2437
  • E-mail
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