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Pancho's Backyard

Rafael Melgar 27, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
(987) 872-2141
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Ranked #26 of 251 Restaurants in Cozumel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

My friend and I sat down and ordered our lunch. Next thing we know they are bringing out some chips and guacamole. I don't like guacamole but my friend loves it. We both looked at each other and just thought that they bring that to everyone along with the chips and salsa. as we didn't order it. When we got... More

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Markleville, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We picked this restaurant because it was close to our hotel. The atmosphere was wonderful. We were seated in the garden area which was beautiful. They advertise they have awesome margaritas and the strawberry margarita was very good. I had spaghetti with chicken in a tequila cause that was very good.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We always go here our first night on the island. The courtyard is beautiful, and it really puts us in the Cozumel mood. They have the best mole sauce and the margaritas say, "welcome to Mexico." The service is fast and friendly too. The bonus is that Los Cinco Soles is attached to the restaurant, and they have the best... More

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Isabela
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I can say it was the highlight of my cruise vacation. We had the most amazing margaritas, service was spectacular, very affordable prices, and the most beautiful flavors. We loved our fish tacos and delicious guacamole and salsas. It was the best choice ever, our tour guide Mimi took is there and we were very happy! By the way, Mimi... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

As a regular cruiser, Cozumel is one of our favorite ports. Ponchos had been recommended to us, so on this cruise, we decided to try it. I am SO glad we did. Loved the relaxing atmosphere and the nice decor. Their menu offers a variety of choices, Food was excellent, reasonable prices, great margaritas, and friendly service. After lunch, the... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Ok, so we are from Texas and we know Tex-Mex. That is exactly what you will get here, no surprises, quality ingredients and classic menu items - which is a very good thing if you are "missing" some familiar fare while on a long trip abroad! Guacamole is a simple dish which seems to stump most international chefs (was a... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

At our last visit to Cozumel we stumbled across Panchos Backyard. Everything was excellent. The margaritas, chips and salsa, and chicken mole (best ever, a must have). The staff was very friendly, the restaurant was very clean romantic and a relaxing authentic meal at a good price.

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Gainesville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

With the best margaritas and guacamole on the island this place has been a stop everytime we have visted Cozumel. The restaurant is rather easy to find along the north end of Av. Rafael E. Meglar. The atmosphere is very relaxing. The restaurant is open to a courtyard with beautiful plants and fountains. The food is very good and the... More

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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I came here in May of 2011, I didn't eat much so I can't say I remember the food then. On our last visit to Cozumel we decided to go into town and eat at Pancho's. The staff was friendly and great. The food...not so much at all. We recieved gauc and chips and cheese quesadillas which... More

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Cypress, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant at night is beautiful. The food is very good! Service is excellent. The choices and prices are great. Very romantic setting. I will be back.

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