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Pancho's Cantina

Mexican, Cajun & Creole
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Rozengracht 20 - 21, 1506 SC Zaandam, The Netherlands
075-6156350
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We ate here late one night in Zaandam. We were openly welcomed depsite it being late. All were very welcoming. The food was truly amazing as was the array of drinks and wines. Even though it was late we were far from rushed and enjoyed chatting with the owner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Zaandam, The Netherlands
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The meal was pretty bad, I think they used deep-freeze vegetables, mixed them with some salty mass, wrapped them in something, threw this on top of cheese and microwaved it.

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Annecy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Restaurant with a very cozy atmosphere and delicious food. We have chosen several dishes and all well amazing!

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Ate here one night. Staff friendly and service good although no english menu offered. All the usual mexican offerings. The chicken burrito was nice (although the plate was so hot some sauce had burnt on the plate). The ribs were tasty and tender but a little dry (perhaps again due to the scalding hot plate) and the large slice of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We ate here late one night in Zaandam. We were openly welcomed depsite it being late. All were very welcoming. The food was truly amazing as was the array of drinks and wines. Even though it was late we were far from rushed and enjoyed chatting with the owner.

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Visited here on 13/5/15 , food really good and nice relaxed atmosphere . Gave it 4 stars as found it quite expensive but overall worth a visit if you are in zaandam.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We decided to try out this Mexican in Zaandam. Good assortment on the menu. We ordered burritos, Enchiladas, fajita’s, a kiddie’s taco meal, Corona and Desperado beer, and a bottle of house wine. The food was good. The steak with the fajitas was juicy and tender. The chicken was nice and spicy. No complaints about the burrito and enchilada. There... More 

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We live here in Zaandam and it's the fifth times we come here for dinner. Good kitchen. Nice staff. Fully satisfied. One good news: they introduced a menu in English too! And, since we made the reservation in the morning (in English) adding that this time we were with a child, in the evening we already found the English menu... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

On a mini break my wife and I were on the lookout for a good local restaurant and took a chance - we both need to avoid wheat/gluten so it can be tricky at the best of times. We were happily surprised when both the service and the food were great! Unusually for us we went back here 3 times,... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

no english menu, very surprising in netherlands. Asked for a meal off childrens menu for my daughter which included dessert. They brought a massive meal from adult menu which she ate a quarter of. No dessert but by this time could not be bothered to ask about. Had to go to the counter to ask to pay. As a tourist... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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100 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Had an excellent meal here, the prawn platter. Staff very nice. Only downside was the boring salad with no dressing and very limited wine choice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rozengracht 20 - 21, 1506 SC Zaandam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Zaandam
  • Phone Number: 075-6156350

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Cajun & Creole
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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