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Pelancho's

605 N 12th St, Middlesboro, KY 40965-1129
606-248-0303
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Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Food was excellent - very authentic. Chips and salsa were brought out before our food. Server was slow at taking our order and even slower at bringing our check to the table. We saw him numerous times on his cell phone texting and even taking personal phone calls. He walked past our table several times when we were waiting on... More

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Middlesboro, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The best Mexican food ever. We haven't at the other place in town in over 3 years. The food is always hot, salsa is just perfect. The staff does an awesome job everytime. I can't say enough great things about this place.

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Indiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

There are 2 Mexican restaurants just in that little spot , one over in the little mall and this one in the old "Western Sizzlin" steakhouse bldg..both are ok, we visited Pelancho's for the first time that evening. It was a bit late in the day and we were looking for something not too crowded but still open! I was... More

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Oronoco, Minnesota
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163 reviews 163 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We entered the restaurant at about 9:10 p.m. and left at about 9:33 p.m. The server brought a small carafe of salsa, small dishes & chips. We ate an entree each, me three chicken tacos & and he a combo plate. Everything was good. The salsa is nicely spiced. The tacos were hard-shelled tortillas filled with shredded chicken, cheese &... More

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Smoky Mountain, Tennessee
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We stopped here for what I call linner (lunch/dinner). They have a lunch menu, even on Saturdays. Food was excellent and the prices were just as good. It was my mom's birthday and they came out and sang to her and gave her a dessert. Would definitely go back!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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58 reviews 58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We have eaten here on multiple occasions and continue to be impressed. The food is always delicious and the service excellent. I also love that when you order their fajitas, you actually get a full plate of meat. If you like dip, give the Pelancho's dip a try and you won't be disappointed.

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Davis, California
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13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

We were expecting, on Easter Sunday night , to find nothing but fast food places open. We were pleasantly surprised to find this place open and even more pleasantly surprised by the food. The chicken burrito and enchiladas were very good with plenty of shredded white meat and the house salad, $2, was a real deal.

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Middlesboro, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Pelanchos always has daily specials but my favorite is the Arroz Con Pollo on Tuesday. It's a great meal and very reasonably priced. Come by and give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

My family and I had a late lunch here after visiting Cumberland Gap Nat'l Park. The food were delicious and service was outstanding! The waiter was attentive and service was fast! The atmosphere was wonderful. I appreciate the decor. I love how they have paintings on the booth and seats. I highly recommend this place and will definitely be back... More

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Wautoma
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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

In town to do Cumberland Gap Nat'l Park as part of our road trip and ya gotta eat. We were hungry for Mexican & luckily Pelanchos was ranked high on Tripdvisor. very cheery décor, loved the carved wooden chairs & booth backboards. Got waited on immediately, ordered beverages & a generous bowl of nacho chips & a cruet of delicious... More

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