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Pancho Villa

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Luis a. Martinez y Eloy Alfaro, Banos, Ecuador
(06) 274 2870
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Plentiful food

Four of us went to Pancho Villa for supper. Two had burritos, one had enchiladas and I had the beef fajitas. We had beer or wine which were both very reasonably priced. All of us were very happy with our menu choices. We also had beans, rice, salad and guacamole. My fajitas were very plentiful and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Salamanca, Spain
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Ate here twice, once just the two of us and the second time a group of us from our hostel. Both times the food was delicious and the staff fantastic. We also got a tour of the brand new hotel above and it was beautiful, we wish them all the best!

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Very good Mexican food. Excellent tequila priced low foa a restaurant. Nachos and frijoles excellent. Very friendly. No credit cards. Moving to Called Montalvo and 12 de Noviembre next week

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Calgary Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Four of us went to Pancho Villa for supper. Two had burritos, one had enchiladas and I had the beef fajitas. We had beer or wine which were both very reasonably priced. All of us were very happy with our menu choices. We also had beans, rice, salad and guacamole. My fajitas were very plentiful and filling. My only recommendation... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We were a bit tired of Ecuadorian food by day 17 so tried this as a change of place. The atmosphere was nice and the food good. We shared mixed fajitas and there was plenty of meat and veggies. The lemonade was good as well.

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Community of Madrid, Spain
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Savory TexMex food, vegetarian options, outstanding guacamole and the best Margaritas in town. Saul, the owner, and his wife will give you personalized service and will take care that everything goes right. This is a 14 year tradition restaurant and I always return when vist Banos (and the taste remains the same).

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This restaurant is in a nice location in Banos, Ecuador and is in an old house nicely decorated with pictures of old Mexican films and one particularly good shot of Pancho Villa and his gang before he was captured by General Sherman. Okay so now for the review. I went there with a lady friend for dinner. There were Margaritas... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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91 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

While on a short holiday in Baños, I stumbled upon this gem of a Mexican restaurant. I was first impressed with its entrance up a long staircase, which makes it feel private, and overlooks the surrounding area. I chose a window table for the lovely nighttime view. Living in Ecuador, I have not found especially good Mexican food for more... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The food is average, not great and not too bad... it is slightly expensive but the ambience is very interesting with stories of Che, history of indigenas, paintings, poems, etc... one can walk around the restaurant while waiting to be served..the service was good and the people friendly... they don't accept credit cards..

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west midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is a small restaurant and we was greeted by a friendly man. He promptly took our orders and we admired the interesting decor of photos and pictures. We thoroughly enjoyed our beef and chicken fajitas. The portions were huge and very tasty. Recommend this place

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Rishon Le Zion, HaMerkaz, Israel
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

this was one of our favorite resturant in banos. the atmosphere was wonderfull. great service and very tasty food. we ordered the house red wine it was great. first dish was quite simple ( enceladas with cheese) but tasty. main course we orderd boritos with chicken, not enough beans. the food in genarl was simple and good. a little expensive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Luis a. Martinez y Eloy Alfaro, Banos, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: (06) 274 2870

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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