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“It's hard to screw up Mexican food. So they don't.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Panchita

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La Panchita
67 W Main St, Smithtown, NY
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Ranked #17 of 97 Restaurants in Smithtown
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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“It's hard to screw up Mexican food. So they don't.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

The food is pretty good and they fill you up. The place is a little outdated but my girl and I keep going back. We have been there at least 10 times by her request, and with no objection from me. Parking is a little tough sometimes.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Smithtown, New York
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127 reviews 127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Excellent service and great tasting food!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

This restaurant is consistently good! Every time I've been here, which is numerous times, the food and service is always excellent. They always honor your reservations. The wait staff is always friendly and attentive. It's always booked to capacity when you go there on weekends, so that tells you just have favorable this establishment is!

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Smithtown, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
“Just average Mexican”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

I have been coming to this place since it was Casa Margarita in the 70's-80's. Has changed hands a few times and is now a shadow of their former self. Just OK Mexican food.

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Ronkonkoma, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“WOW, you have to go to this place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

I had the breaded veal with pineapple salsa, black beans and rice. It was one of the top 10 meals I have ever had in my life. Some of the meals I refer to were in Heidelberg Germany, Salzburg Austria, Sedona Arizona, Hugo’s in Las Vegas just to name a few. If you are anywhere in driving distance, go there, you won’t be sorry.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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