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Ponche Taqueria & Cantina

420 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7255
+1 212-581-1235
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (9 reviews)
“burrito” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
420 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7255
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Good Mexican food! Try nachos with chicken and guacamole. Fast service, cheap, rightly described by the other recensions!

Thank Agnese R
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We walked by yesterday afternoon on our way from parking our car to the theater and said if we were hungry after, maybe we'd stop in. We are glad we did! Great food - and filling! Loved that they offered a salad in lieu of...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Tasty and authentic. Cash only. It's hidden and small so you might miss it. Not a lot of seats. Quiet.

Thank Vincenzo I
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with office colleagues. Realized after we sat down that it was cash only and bring your own beverages. Small place with seating for maybe 20 people. Good choices on the menu. Service was ok a bit slow at 10 pm trying to...More

Thank im666_1999
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife really enjoyed it here. The restaurant only seats around 20 people but the food was fantastic and at only $40 for 2 people with starters and mains it was amazing value. I couldn't recommend this place highly enough, it's also BYOB...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I walked here and found it easily through the TripAd app. I grew up in Texas and am fond of real Mexican food, something I have given up on living in France for a decade. So with a stopover in NYC I thought I would...More

Thank JArnoldJr
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Where do I begin? These are hands down, by far, the best burrito's I have ever eaten. And that includes several in Mexico. A friend and I ordered online and the food came in very warm and even earlier than the estimated delivery time. $10...More

Thank headhunterke
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

When the service is good and the food is fresh, there's no reason not to return. This weekend I had the opportunity to experience what it means to have exceptional service and food prepared with passion. If you follow me on Yelp then you know...More

Thank Percy H
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This place is a little off the beaten path, but well worth finding. We went there for my daughter's 17th birthday and were not disappointed. Everything that we had was great but the meals that were served "Ponche" style were the favorites. The staff treated...More

Thank Bradley T N
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I was staying nearby and craving Mexican and prefer BYOBs which are rare in NYC. I found it on TA and read all the reviews. I was pleasantly surprised the food was better than my expectations. I started with a simple salad with a balsamic...More

Thank Dan P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7255
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-581-1235
I believe this place is new. It is super tiny, but they are friendly and the food was good.
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