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English first
San Mateo, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good options. The fresh squeezed fruits juices are amazing. They do it right in front of you. The food itself is average.

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San Mateo, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Order a taco or special plate or a shrimp dish or a fruit smoothly from their juicer on the spot. Generous portions,no skimping here! Close to clubs in downtown San mateo.

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San Mateo
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The counter at Pancho Villa's is often crowded, especially at lunch or dinner. Despite moving at near lightening speed, the line often goes out the door. However, the food is hard to beat. We are there often for lunch or dinner.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Come on, this is closer to a fast food than a restaurant! Food is ok, place is overcrowded, price are in the usual range for Mexican food... I found this place to be very overrated here.

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Carmel, IN
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Visited Pancho Villa Taqueria for the first time last week. OMG! I fell in love with this place. It was so good I went twice in one week and wanted to take a burrito to go the morning of my flight back home. Great and fast service! Great food (tried the nachos, tacos, super burrito, aguas frescas, etc..). Love the... More 

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Orange, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We loved this place so much during our trip to Northern Calif that we ate here three times! We are from Southern Calif and have great food here, so our standards are pretty high, this place does not dissapoint! This is not a fancy restaurant, just really good food and quick service. Do not let the line freak you out,... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

We weren't looking for Mexican food when we Pancho Villa's. The food was made to order. Extremely fresh and flavorful. I had the chicken burrito, which immense. I ended up sharing with the my husband. My daughter had the nachos and ate them all. My husband had a super taco. My daughters favorite was the Mexican Mango smoothie and ended... More 

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Top Contributor
188 reviews 188 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Came during lunch and it was very, very busy. But the line went fast and there was always a seat. I got the Veggie Burrito. Inexpensive for a good sized burrito. I liked their salsa bar, they had very good sauces. Very good for a fresh lunch.

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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116 reviews 116 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I'll start by saying that I enjoyed the experience, overall. The price for the 3 tacos, 1 carnita enchilada and 1 chile relleno was on the high side at 20 bucks. Got it to go at the end of the night (10pm) and I was surprised to get back to my hotel room without any napkins and no plastic fork... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We called in an order for an early dinner while staying at the San Mateo Marriott, and made the five minute drive to pick up the food. Upon arriving there around 3 on a Sunday we were greeted with a very cool compiled-to-order taqueria that deserved a brief wait in the line to order in person. The bar where you... More 

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Additional Information about Pancho Villa Taqueria

Address: 365 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4019
Phone Number: 650-343-4123
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Southwestern, Mexican, Vegetarian

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