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Pancho Loco

218 Talcottville Rd, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066
(860) 871-1819
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Cuisines: Italian, Mexican
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- Apr 15, 2014
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English first
Vernon, CT
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

My husband and I have been to Pancho Loco a couple of times, and done take out once. When eating in the food has not been great (ordered items such as steak, burritos, and shrimp). When doing take out we stuck with basic items such as enchiladas and tacos, and enjoyed the food much more. It seems like it might... More

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Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Okay, I usually do not write negative reviews, especially about an independently owned restaurant in my local area. Also, I am the easiest eater on the planet to please. But this is arguably the worst Mexican food I've ever had, in my life, and I've been to Mexico three times. My margarita was basically undrinkable. Sorry, when Applebee's 5 miles... More

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19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Wonderful service, terrific food and great atmosphere. Can't beat this restaurant for the best Mexican food around. Have had practically everything on the menu and nothing has been a disappointment. Service has always been above terrific and the atmosphere is just wonderful. Everything is homemade and delicious.

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9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The drinks were fine but the food is packaged or frozen. My mai tai came in a beer glass. We ordered jalapeño poppers( frozen). They ran out if shrimp , so no cocktail for me.The guacamole tasted packaged and queso canned. I mixed it with the salsa. I ordered the 2 item from lunch special. Nothing special there! The waitress... More

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Manchester, Connecticut
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

-horrible presentation -tasteless decor -dirty -outdated -waitress had the worst breath I've ever smelled

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connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

ate there recently at happy hour, thought the food was better then Taco bell, but that is not much of an endorsement, unless you love taco bell. the food was not bad, but it was bland and by the end I kind of felt like I should have gone to Taco Bell, at least i would not have felt like... More

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Wanaque, New Jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Odd when we arrived there was a special on the margaritas. 50 cents for a flavor amazingly went to 1.00 by the time we sat down. Switch and bait . Bait and switch. Ordered frozen...even though it was close to a hundred degrees outside...may have been why mine wasn't frozen. My chimichanga had what tasted like Cheez Whiz on it... More

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Connecticut
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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I'm all for eating local and not at chain restaurants but...well Pancho Loco just disappoints me every time. Last time I was there the service was good, food was fast... but it tasted like fast food. The chips were uninspired and the food itself just tasted blah. I don't know if it matters but the 3 or 4 times I've... More

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Ellington, Connecticut, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The Senior Dave's wings and the Jerk with blue cheese are awsome. The place really needs to be spruced up a little bit. I dont mean with all that tacky stuff that is collecting dust. I mean a good cleaning all around to make your dining experience more comfortable.

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Ellington, Connecticut, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

Good food but a bit overpriced & not a fan of being "nickled & dimed" for a side of sour cream or guacamole - it seems there's an "upcharge" for lots of little items. I wish they would warm the tortilla chips.

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