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Steakhouse Ponchos

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Altstadt-Nord
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Salzgasse 11 | Koeln, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2772999
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Hours:
Mon 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, wow, every time I visit this place the steaks never ever disappoint. The steaks eat like butter, giving no resistance to your knife. Try the fillet with gorgonzola sauce and a ponchita salad. It's a shame that there isn't a Ponchos in the U.K.!!

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here when on business in Cologne! Out with some business associates one of whom had suggested Ponchos! What can I say..... flamed grilled Fillet Steak cooked to perfection! It's a big chunk of flame grilled Fillet too! My one came with a blue cheese sauce which was delicious! The other guys got the mushroom and cognac sauce and it... More 

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Thank Darren W
Anaheim, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Steaks, live charcoal grilling if steaks, baked potatos and even bread, very nice heavenly steaks perfectly grilled

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Thank MoeenW
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The steaks at Ponchos are superb. If you are anywhere near Cologne, or indeed Germany, I'd recommend making a trip to this restaurant. This was my second visit, with my first being two years ago at the last imm exhibition. I was worried about distance having made the heart grow fonder and all that, but it was just as good... More 

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Thank Justin R
Stockholm, Sweden
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233 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The food in this restaurant tasted great but unfortunately the service is really slow. We waited around 40-45 minutes between the starter and the main course. So even if the food is great I can't really recommend the restaurant!

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Thank HML-Swe
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89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing Argentinian restaurant. Quite pricey but if you really fancy red meat perfectly cooked, just go there!

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Thank Pedro L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This place is AMAZING! Best steaks you will ever get.. I have visited here three years running on my yearly business trip to cologne and cannot fault it! Food is top class! Ensure you make reservations tough or eat early in it 😀

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Thank Mags M
New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Save yourself the hassle the attitude is not worth it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The food was delicious! BUT when it was time to pay they ran my credit card with a blank space for tip. I wrote a 20 tip for my server and added the total to reflect the tip. For some reason the manager or the waiter who has been there... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Everytime we visit Cologne we make sure we get a reservation at Ponchos. The food is amazing. This is definitely not the place if you're a vegan ;) Argentinian Black Angus Beef, hell yeah! I love the staff there, they are authentic Argentinians. The service might be a bit unusual, but it is absolutely entertaining :))

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Some years ago I used to work in Cologne twice a year and would always make a point of visiting this wonderful place with every visit. However, it's 12 years since I was last there. Myself and five male colleagues were in Cologne last week so I stuck my neck on the block by claiming "Hey, my favourite all-time steakhouse... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salzgasse 11 | Koeln, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 2772999

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?