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Pelancho's

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605 N 12th St, Middlesboro, KY 40965-1129
606-248-0303
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner with family while on vacation

We just ate there tonight July 18, 2015. We had a large party of 12 and called ahead as they do take reservations. They had a table ready and waiting for us. Food was good. Average Mexican type fare. Very good selection. Nothing outstanding but good. Property seemed clean and orderly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I can't imagine what folks see in this place. I went there with some colleagues for dinner. It's filthy on the inside and if I had been by myself I would have turned around the minute I walked inside. The entrance smells like a public restroom. The floors are just filthy and the tables are not much better. The food... More 

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Vale, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Food was delicious and the service was great! Better tasting than most of the Mexican restaurants near home.

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tampa,fl
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We just ate there tonight July 18, 2015. We had a large party of 12 and called ahead as they do take reservations. They had a table ready and waiting for us. Food was good. Average Mexican type fare. Very good selection. Nothing outstanding but good. Property seemed clean and orderly. Bathrooms had a smell but could be the humid... More 

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Berea, Kentucky
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Everything in Pelancho's is a beautiful work of art. The chairs, tables, walls and even the ceilings- everything is painted with gorgeous images of flora and fauna. The staff is very friendly and well trained. The food is scrumptious and fairly inexpensive. And, to top everything off, if you are a student, you can get a 15% discount!

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Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The service was awesome because the server was so sweet and the food came quickly. The portions were so large that I will have enough for dinner. The food was so good and the prices were almost too good to be true. The interior decor was amazing and added to the beautiful setting with different options for seating. I just... More 

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Berea, Kentucky
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

When I first walked in, I was immediately overtaken by the ambiance of the place. The walls are covered in murals; its a very homey environment. The staff were also very friendly and patient. Finally, the food was amazing. I had the chicken fajita quesadilla, and it was delicious. Very flavorful and filling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I can say that as soon as my group of five walked in, we welcomed at the door with smiles and gratitude. The ambiance reminded me of my home and I felt comfortable. The foot itself was affordable and delicious. On top on having the affordable specials, I was able to receive a student discount of 15%! I recommend visiting... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We were ravenous by the time we reached Middlesboro, KY. Pelancho's seemed to be one of the few locally owned places on Rte 24. We had a great dinner with excellent service. The salsa was especially good. Very fresh with a good hit of heat. I loved the Chimichanga filled with chicken fajitas. Spectacular. Two of my favorites together. Only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Festive atmosphere. Don't miss the very decorative booths and chairs. Good food, incl a saefood dish. Efficient, welcoming service.

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Swansea, Illinois
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The special of the day was fajitas which my husband had and I had a fajita salad. The servings were very large and the food was very good. We felt the price was reasonable for the food we had. The hotel staff recommended this restaurant and it was a good recommendation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 605 N 12th St, Middlesboro, KY 40965-1129
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Middlesboro
  • Phone Number: 606-248-0303

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?