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Laredo, TX
+1 956-728-7822
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San Antonio, Texas
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115 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is the place to go too & get an genuine mexican torta that is so delicious, make sure to get an ice cold mexican coke cola, jalapenos & a bag of fritos or chips to go along with you meal, the bread is homemade & the food is excellent. I love it

Thank rodriguezjesser65
Laredo, Texas
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Best burgers in town. Loncheria POPO. My go to place for burgers. Burgers have very good flavor. Highly recommended this place. After Popo then whataburger is place to go for burgers

Thank edwardjh2016
Laredo, Texas
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Inexpensive place to eat lonches de ternera. The place is a hole in the wall. But the lonches are good.

Thank Ana G
Flower Mound, Texas
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79 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Lonches de Ternera, Jamon or Hamburgers. Those are your options. Add a flavored Jarritos to that. Delicious sandwiches, fresh bread, great prices. Fast and friendly service.This is a popular place for the locals. Will definitely come back.

Thank bambamgp
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

Came to Laredo to watch high school football game from San Antonio. Happened upon restaurant. Nothing fancy but great burger on a great homemade bun. 2.50 a burger! Can't go wrong with that kind of price.

Thank Ilona S
Brownsville, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Get the "lonches de ternera" with avocado - can't go wrong. Oh, and order some chips and a Topo Sabores (that's a soda). YUMMY!

Thank Adriana G
McAllen, Texas
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Recommended by a friend, El Popo didn't disappoint! The hamburgers and "lonches" especially the ternera was great. The menu is simple, and there are few selections, but this local spot's specialty as accurately depicted in the picture, is sure not to disappoint. Dinner for 2 easily 15 to 20 dollars, we ate 4 launches, sides of fries and imported mexican... More 

Thank casasdave
Laredo, Texas
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2012

This is actually a restauran from Nuevo Laredo Mexico, is a institution in Nvo Laredo if you are from laredo or Nvo laredo you know lonches el popo, if you want to try something traditional from the area of laredo and at the same time not expensive, this is a perfect choice

1 Thank Manuel M
San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2012

if you're looking for great "lonchesitos" this is the place to go for lonches de ternera. Staff is hard to understand but very friendly nonetheless.

1 Thank RubenA846
Laredo, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2012

I had a great hamburger here, and my friend swears by their lonches... he's been back over and over again and can't stop- it's like he's addicted to their food. Everything is cheap but really good!

2 Thank John J

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laredo, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Laredo
  • Phone Number: +1 956-728-7822

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?