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Avenida Playa Gaviotas 408, Mazatlan, Mexico
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Ranked #7 of 249 Restaurants in Mazatlan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Every year we pass thru Mazatlan going to our winter home in Nayarit. We pass thru again on our return. We stay at the Azteca Inn close by and never look farther than Panchos for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Pancho is extremely professional and runs the best restaurant we have been to in our 25 years of travelin Mexico. From... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Good food selection. Try the "three amigos ". Very interesting place to eat. Likely that a local band will play. Margaritas are only average. Try the Mexican coffee for a fun presentation. Many jewelry shops at entrance to restaurant.

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Naperville, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We have been going to Pancho's on the beach for over 20 years. It's rare for a restaurant in Mexico to stay consistently wonderful. But Pancho does it. Pancho is an amazing man. He always greats us, gives us some "Mexican moonshine", makes many of the dishes at your table, and just makes the visit special and memorable. Hats off... More 

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Garibaldi Highlands, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

There are two: we were at Pancho's on the Beach We had reserved a seat overlooking the beach. Braved the true Mexican dish which had a variety of foods. It was superb and very reasonably priced. To top it all, the Mariachi band played at our table for all to enjoy. On the 2nd visit, we didn't want to leave... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Pancho is the hostest with the moistest! They give you free appetizers and either shots of infused tequila or mini kaluha and crème. They have wonderful food, everything is delicious and service is great. Mexican food, seafood, salads, breakfast, lunch and dinner! It is on the beach, and the views are great. Tell Pancho Hello!

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Kitchener, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Enjoy traditional Mexican food, cooked to perfection. We visited the location on the beach. The service was impeccable, very entertaining. Have to have the tequila cheese! We went for dinner twice and both times we were extremely happy with the evening. Asked if we could eat on the beach and they obliged us and brought all of our meal to... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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121 reviews 121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Extensive menu of well-prepared food. Pancho's is right on the beach, accessed down a corridor of shops from the street. There is a sign out front. Meals, even at lunch, come with a complimentary appetizer and end with Kahlua and cream or small delicious coconut ice cream if you prefer. Just ask. We were told that Pancho's has been there... More 

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Calgary, AB
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a good lunch spot that is well suited for tourists - English speaking staff, English menus, and good service. Not the most authentic spot, but the food is good, and it is nice to get a spot on the terrace overlooking the ocean. Blended drinks are good, and the chicken fingers, green salad, coconut shrimp, and shrimp ceviche... More 

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Lancaster, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Pancho's is a must when in Mazatlan. Pancho is a great guy, he treats his customers right and the food is excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Mazatlan is known for Shrimp and this is the best place to experience it. The Pancho's Special and coconut Shrimp are better than any shrimp you will ever have. Forget about your all inclusive for at least one meal here. Prices are very reasonable and service is the best.

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Additional Information about Pancho's

Address: Avenida Playa Gaviotas 408, Mazatlan, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood

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