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Pancho's Backyard

Rafael Melgar 27, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
(987) 872-2141
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Ranked #39 of 254 Restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We went here the last night of our stay in Cozumel. The margaritas were awesome, and the setting/garden was beautiful and quiet. Great food too!!! Service wS Good

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Duluth, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

A friend recommended Pancho's for the margaritas and guacamole. We made the stop (from cruise stop) and it was worth it. We didn't have the guacamole, but the margaritas were delicious.

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Memphis
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Good portions an excellent service. Get the fish tacos. Fresh and tasty. My wife had the quesadilla. Cheesy and good. The only negative was the bad exchange rate that increase the bill and was a bit deceptive. I would go again.

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Ocala, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Six of us were in Cozumel...a port day from our cruise on Royal Caribbean. We went to Pancho's Backyard, of course (we go there for lunch and a fun time whenever we are in Cozumel) We had great service, very good food and yummy margaritas. The atmosphere is up-beat, the décor is very appealing and there's lots of shopping in... More 

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Grand Rapids
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

You have to go through the store to reach the restaurant. Don't let that stop you. The reason I actually went here is because the staff people that were at the front door were welcoming people to the restaurant instead of harassing them to come into the restaurant. I know to expect that sort of thing in Mexico but it... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Since the 90's , we had visit Cozumel seven times, we had try a couple of places until we went to Pancho's , the first impression , was real good , clean , decoration , atmosphere , all good and the smell of real good Mexican food. Excellent service , very courteous, and helpful. Everything that we had order had... More 

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Conyers, GA
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204 reviews 204 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I'll be honest, there are many small restaurants back in the "real" city that are cheaper and have better and more authentic local cooking, but...there are not too many places on the island that do beef as well as Pancho's. The biggest attractions is that it is located in the middle of Los Cinco Soles, the best shopping in all... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had lunch while in Cozumel - it was a busy day with 6 ships in port. The restaurant was busy, but we had a quiet corner next to a waterfall. The service was slow, but it was busy. The chips and salsa and guacamole were good, and the margarita huge! I had the chicken quesadilla, and it was pretty... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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107 reviews 107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

When on Cozumel we always make a stop at Pancho's. Located in the Cinco Soles shopping plaza, this little garden spot in the back is easily overlooked. Good menu, pleasant service and beautiful setting. It's an oasis away from the bar scene, cruise ship crowd and trinket vendors.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is the third time we've been to Pancho's Backyard. The food is always good. The wait staff is friendly and helpful. This trip we weren't hungry, so we started with appetizers; guacamole, black bean soup and chicken flautas. We later added the tamales and the assorted dessert plate. It was way too much food for two people, but we... More 

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Additional Information about Pancho's Backyard

Address: Rafael Melgar 27, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: (987) 872-2141
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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