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Pachanga Mexicana

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1802 5th St, Eureka, CA 95501-073
(707) 442-2587
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Great, some local-sourcing, well-prepared, cheerfully served!

I often have trouble finding likeable Mexican food outside of Mexico! This was great, clean, delicious, well-prepared, great service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Spokane, Washington
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Victoria Area
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's was pretty good. Not the best nor the worst Mexican we've had. Our server was very good although his sub when we were on break was not so friendly. Eureka as a town I would never visit again.

Thank Harris2013ch
Spokane, Washington
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I often have trouble finding likeable Mexican food outside of Mexico! This was great, clean, delicious, well-prepared, great service.

Thank QuanYinLynne
Port Neches, Texas
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten Mexican food from coast to coast and even in Mexico. Being from Texas, I know good Mexican food but have never had better than what I had at Pachanga Mexicana. Everyone in our party of five had a different meal and all agreed it was the best they ever had. In addition to the fantastic food, the... More 

Thank Robbie B
Boise, Idaho
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We ordered two types of burritos, one carne asada and the other Chili Relleno. Both of these were excellent and the Carne Asada was filled with more meat than I've ever seen in this particular offering, which I've had in many places. This is a larger restaurant with the kitchen open so you can watch your meal being prepared, which... More 

Thank Jim S
Eureka, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The special, advertised as "Fresh Albacore Fish Tacos" tasted like the fish might have been fresh a week ago. I've had their burritos before, which my friend also had with me, and no complaints there. But like so many Mexican restaurants in this area, don't make the mistake I made and go for anything beyond the usuals.

Thank Patrick C
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Best Mexican food iv had in a while!definitely get the poppers! Also friendly workers!love this place will definitely be back

Thank Jessica W
Eureka, California
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This place has great Mexican food. The service has been spot on every time I have been there. It is a family owned and run establishment, so the people that work there want you to enjoy your visit and it shows.

Thank Melissa M
Carnelian Bay, California
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This restaurant used to be good. It used to be fresh. It used to have flavor. It used to be a pleasure to eat there. They still do you have have incredible jalapeno poppers roasted and Friday fresh every day. However, it ends there. The salsa is now thin and weak. They're spicy salsa taste like enchilada sauce.The beans were... More 

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New York City, New York
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I like all their Mexican fare. Everything is prepared fresh and it taste like it. Love the Enchiladas. I like the spinach/potato/cheese ones.

Thank mimjones
Las Vegas, Nevada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This had to be the worst, bland tasting "Mexican" food I have ever experienced. I ordered some kind of super burrito for almost 10 bucks (this is at lunch time), and that is all I got. The tortilla was somewhat burnt and the fixings were as bland as eating paper. I ordered chicken as the meat and it was cold.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1802 5th St, Eureka, CA 95501-073
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Eureka
  • Phone Number: (707) 442-2587

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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