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Pancho's Takos

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Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 1693
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6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Cash Only, Delivery, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best takos EVER!!!!

I read many good reviews before visiting this restaurant during my honeymoon visit to Puerto Vallarta. The reviews don't even give this place justice because these are the best tacos you'll ever have!!!!! I loved the tacos al pastor and we also tried queso fundido as an appetizer, it was absolutely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I read many good reviews before visiting this restaurant during my honeymoon visit to Puerto Vallarta. The reviews don't even give this place justice because these are the best tacos you'll ever have!!!!! I loved the tacos al pastor and we also tried queso fundido as an appetizer, it was absolutely delicious!!!! The drinks and service were also great. There... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had to try Panchos after reading all the reviews. A couple who have been eating here for several years sat by us and gave us some tips on what to order. The Al Pastor tacos with the fresh, spicy pineapple/mango salsa was my favorite while my wife enjoyed the mellow avocado salsa on hers. Great food, service and prices.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

After having a variety of tacos from Panchos, I don't ever want to eat tacos elsewhere. This is a casual yet busy restaurant but it is really worth the wait. Great food at insanely affordable prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This place is legendary. The most unique and flavorful experience. It is a little hole in the wall and about 2 blocks to Malecon Beach. Check it out!

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Niceville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This small place almost always has a line at dinner. Wait it out if you want great tacos - the 'al pastor' tacos at 12 pesos each are fabulous - we normally do 3 tacos apiece and are full.

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Chapala, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The food here is very good. You are not going for the ambience, especially if you have to sit inside. It's packed tightly together but fun. The food is exceptional and cheap. Place is only open for dinner and often people are standing around waiting for a table to open. Very popular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The pineapple pork tacos they have spinning on a skewer right out front, are the best tacos I've ever tasted. It's usually really crowded, but it's worth it. They have amazingly cheap food, nice staff, and like I said BEST TACOS EVER. Stuffed avocados are totally delicious too!

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Informal eatery that is very affordable. Grab a table on the sidewalk, order a nice cold drink and begin the taco feast. The al pastor tacos were a big hit with our group. We kept ordering until we could not eat anymore. Beware of the hot salsa. I downed my Pacifico, ordered another one, had multiple sips of my wife's... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you are looking for a late day snack or a filling dinner, this is a great stop. They have a great variety of food along with some tasty and hot salsa's. You can either sit inside or take an outside table and enjoy the beautiful PV weather and all the people passing by.

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Gurnee, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This place is the best. Come as you are, right from the beach, keep the tacos coming. You may have to wait in line, but it's worth the wait. Be careful of some of the hotter salsas. The food is phenomenal. We like to sit at the outside tables, but if it's too busy and you have to sit inside,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 1693

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am

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