Dine-In or Get Ponak's To-Go! 


Ponak’s Mexican Kitchen will be open for dine-in services with limited seating inside and on the patio starting May 15.  We are still taking to-go and walk-up orders from our to-go menu.   Dine-in customers, please use the back door entry, where the host will assist with check-in by asking for your cell phone number.  Your phone will be called when your table is ready.  Feel free to wait outside or in your car while maintaining social distancing. Walk-in customers are welcome to dine during regular business hours if space available.

If you would like to plan your visit, starting May 15, we will be accepting reservations for parties of 4 - 10 members for an allotted time of 1.5 hours per reservation. This allows staff to use proper sanitizing methods after guests leave.   Reservations will be made no later than one hour prior to closing time. 


unday - Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. | Friday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 


Walk-Up, Call or Order Online - Please call (816)753-0775, walk-up to the restaurant, or order online to place your order from the To-Go menu.   Pick up your order by entering through the patio bar door entrance. Please allow 30 minutes for large orders.


Since 1975, Ponak's Mexican Kitchen's recipes have been influenced by the Sonora region of Mexico, steeped in tradition and flavor for hundreds of years. We use only the finest ingredients and prepare them fresh throughout the day.

It takes a little extra time and effort, but we think our customers are worth it.

Happy Hour

Due to COVID-19
We will not be serving happy hour specials.  We hope to have these back soon! 


Interested in having a holiday party but don't want to clean the dirty dishes?  Check out our party room options


Influenced by the sonora region of Mexico, our meals are prepared fresh throughout the day.


Reservations are only accepted for parties of 4 or more during normal business hours. 

a new "tradicion"

When John Ponak developed his award-winning margarita recipe nearly 40 years ago, we thought “it can't get any better than this.”  


Well, we are happy to admit we were wrong.  You need to try “Liquid Attitude Tradicional,” our in your face, knock you flat on your back, one-of-a-kind margarita that's just right for any occasion.  Oh yeah, and it's made with 100% pure Agave "Cuervo Tradicional". 


Have we improved on perfection?  
We think so, but you be the judge.

Award winning restaurant


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2856 Southwest Boulevard Kansas City, Mo 64108   |   816-753-0775