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Highway 371 North, Baxter, MN 56425
+1 218-829-0489
11:00 - 22:00
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Lowry, Minnesota
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Stopped here because it was close to our hotel and we were in the mood for something different. The food we ordered came very quickly and was plentiful to say the least. Our service was top notch, and the food was delicious. What more can a person ask for, I'd recommend.

Thank Ron G
Cambridge, Minnesota
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We dined here twice in the last month or so. Both visits were very relaxing, friendly professional service, and tasty mexican fare! Well worth the time and money spent eating out. The staff were particularly friendly and helpful. They attended the table just right. Not too much, not too little. Great atmosphere added to the quality experience!

Thank jskmn
Kansas City, Missouri
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our fajhitas, beef and chicken, with the usual beans and rice, shredded lettuce, cheese and sour cream with flour tortillas (no corn tortillas offered). Was suprised to be offered mashed, garlic potatoes as a sub for beans and rice if we wanted. Friendly, helpful service. Several Mexican and domestic draft beers offered. A pleasant experience after 9 hours... More 

Thank John M
Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Terrible service. We waited a good 15 minutes before anyone waited on us. She was not welcoming or friendly. We waited another 35 minutes for food and didn't even get it all. Was missing a cup of black beans and the main dish, a plate of nachos. She told us it wasn't ready after 35 minutes. The chicken quesadilla was... More 

Thank Jenny D
Fort Myers, Florida
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450 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Staff great food needs a little work. What can I say that line said it all. Clean and nice restrooms. Lets just work on the food a little. We know you can do it. The staff will make me want to go back.

Thank Rock61Rock
Little Falls, Minnesota
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I have given Poncho & Lefty's a favorable review in the past but, It seems as though the food has been on a slow decline. Sometimes the food has been only mediocre and I just blamed it on the cook. This time was probably the worst meal we have ever had there. My wife and I each had a fajita... More 

Thank johnwd98
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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82 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Go here and enjoy the decor and the food. Friendly service. Very tasty food. It's been around a long time--good example of success for a reason.

Thank Lynn_Minneapolis
Ashby, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I wanted to eat Mexican food. The food was ok but more of a Tex mex place. Not as good as a true Mexican place.

Thank Sheila B
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We went to Poncho and Lefty's on our last visit to Baxter. We were all excited for good Mexican food. We were disappointed by the food. We had appetizers, the Quesadillas were ok but the nachos were not good and the Queso dip was just heated cheese with meat sprinkled on top. The beer was even flat. Wound not recommend... More 

Thank TastefullyT
Kenai, Alaska
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Country music not becoming of Mexican food. No ambience of Mexican type dining, except some paintings on the walls. They could definitely do a lot better, to heighten the dining experience for those that like the Mexican atmosphere.

Thank AirplanePilot1959

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 371 North, Baxter, MN 56425
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Baxter
  • Phone Number: +1 218-829-0489

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?