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Carretera a las Ruinas 4.5, Palenque, Mexico
(916) 341-4846
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 120
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    Very good
  • 51
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  • 19
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Eating at Don Mucho's when staying in El Panchan

The biggest restaurant in El Panchan caters to tourists. The food is washed in clean water and prepared in sanitary conditions. I was pleased to see that the kitchen staff using the sink, soap & paper towel located just outside the kitchen. The menu is predominantly Italian (pizza/pasta) but you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Tim H
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

the food is good all day. at night they have live music for dancing and a fire show. the staff are gentle unfortunately, the party is over at midnight, too early.

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Cancun, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

since they changed the administration the flavor is not the same , there something different , the service is slow, sometimes very slow, but you can have an excellent night , the music is good , fire show, good pizza, very good atmosphere. I like it just be patient and relax.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Nice surroundings, great vibe, but the service could be better. Cocktails were good. Toilet completely unacceptabel: durty, no toilet paper and only one for the men in a place with a few hundred customers....

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The biggest restaurant in El Panchan caters to tourists. The food is washed in clean water and prepared in sanitary conditions. I was pleased to see that the kitchen staff using the sink, soap & paper towel located just outside the kitchen. The menu is predominantly Italian (pizza/pasta) but you can get some (more kid friendly) cheeseburgers; they even have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The setting is attractive and lively, the food is good and pretty cheap for what you're getting. We were treated to a fire show, live music and salsa dancing and had a really fun evening. However unfortunately the service is terrible - so terrible we found it quite funny. Don't be surprised if you have a long wait, and the... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

You've been there. A cross between Chili's and Applebys, between the local BBQ and biker joints. Cold beer, good burgers, great breakfasts, average service, cold beer, friendly waiters probably taking hits out back, fancier dishes mostly Italian-ish, good local entertainment including fire dancers, cold beer, a bit of dancing, and generally a fun place to relax and maybe even make... More 

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Oakdale, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This place had live music, jungle setting, good food, and prices were reasonable! Very accessible from El Colombre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Don Mucho! What a great place! In the middle of the jungle you can find great food here. Breakfast rocks. Love the spicy onion mix that comes with it. After a few days of illness (caused by an other restaurant) my first real meal was the pasta pesto. I enjoyed it so, so much! Of course they also do good... More 

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Oak Park, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Just a few feet before the entrance to the archeological site, take a sharp left onto a gravel road and then a right into the restaurant parking lot. We were there twice for breakfast -- they open at 7:15 AM. The breakfast menu is enormous. The food is well-prepared and abundant. The staff are great! The prices are very reasonable.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This place is seriously busy and not sure why. Ordering a beer and the waiting for it would take so long, we ordered 2 at a time for each person. Ordering anything took ages, and yet service charge automatically added. Extensive menu. But the pizzas and pastas ordered were not good. The Mexican starters were better. Atmosphere good (i.e lively),... More 

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Address: Carretera a las Ruinas 4.5, Palenque, Mexico
Phone Number: (916) 341-4846
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  Palenque
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera a las Ruinas 4.5, Palenque, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  Palenque
  • Phone Number: (916) 341-4846

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic

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