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218 Talcottville Rd, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066
(860) 871-1819
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Mexican
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Peach Margarita was tasteless, chicken flatutas has no salsa and over cooked, chicken taco was tasteless and overcooked. I used the cheese whiz version of queso on chicken. Hard taco shells stale, pork was horrible tasted funny, beef was acceptable. My bf bent his fork on the burrito tough and contained zucchini. Yes people I said zucchini. Desserts were acceptable... More 

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Enfield, Connecticut
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14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Several months since I have visited but we stopped for the one time because the parking lot is always busy. The restaurant itself seems to have been converted from a home which presents a somewhat clunky atmosphere. The food was good but very bland in flavor, filling but not exceptional enough for the price. Seems to make lots of people... More 

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Manchester, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Driving by you would never know this place has the best Margarita's and excellent selection of freshly made Mexican food. Great place to have fun and kick back with a group of friends. Atmosphere very casual and the bell will always ring when sizzling fajitas as served. My favorite is Dave's Wings, sweet and spicy treat.

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Manchester, Connecticut
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85 reviews 85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A few of us got together here for drinks and dinner, we had a good time for sure. Food ok not complaining just not impressed. Drinks and the company made the evening for sure.. Staff and service Good..

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Vernon, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Taken out for my birthday and chose to go to Poncho Locos as I really wanted some of their ribs. Good as usual, fell right off the bone. Recommend this restaurant

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Vernon, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

I took some of my coworkers to poncho loco for lunch, I had a gift certificate- the customer service was awesome! The prices were reasonable! Very satisfied and definitely will go there again.

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Plainville,CT
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We were brought here by friends who are "regulars". They told us of the many energy and ecological things the owner has done. He recycles the oil, he has energy efficient lighting, and ac and many other things. The owner does a lot for the community. The interior has all be redone just recently. The new wood floors are beautiful.... More 

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Ellington, Connecticut
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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

One time I got food. And it was the last time. all of their food is microwaved and salty. the burito has the really hard ends which screams I WAS MICROWAVED FOR YOU!. While I would never ever eat here, I would go for the drinks. They are cheap and strong! 2 drinks probably $ 14.00 later your smashed lol... More 

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Vernon, CT
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Additional Information about Pancho Loco

Address: 218 Talcottville Rd, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066
Phone Number: (860) 871-1819
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Vernon Rockville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Mexican

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