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“Great new restaurant in Akumal- good variety of foods” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pancho Villa's

Pancho Villa's
Plaza Ukana, Akumal Road, Akumal, Mexico
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Ranked #15 of 37 Restaurants in Akumal
Cuisines: Mexican
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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14 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great new restaurant in Akumal- good variety of foods”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

We have been eating out in the area for over 7 years and love trying any new restaurants. This one is a definite must try in Akumal. The parmesan fish dish was one of the best I have ever had! The service was great and a they do deliver to the area so that is a plus. One downside is the restaurant is away from the water in the jungle side and it can get a bit buggy and hot without a breeze. Otherwise great and we will be back!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Thanksgiving Dinner in Akumal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Our family enjoyed delicious Akumal cuisine at Pancho Villa's Thanksgiving evening, 2013. Most of the other restaurants were serving traditional American turkey n' gravy meals which was not what we were seeking. The friendly staff at Pancho Villa's invited us to give them a try and we were so glad we landed there. Food was great; service and friendliness were superb. The owner even provided complimentary tequilla shots to help us celebrate. We couldn't resist and had another meal Pancho Villa before the week was over. Don't miss them during your Akumal travel - they'll treat you right!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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“From sweden with grats”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

A superb restaurant with the right kind of attitude! And the food..?
Very good! Just the right flavours.

The staff is superb. Thanx again

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
“Fantastic all around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The food here is delicious. So good we came back for another round. You won't find a friendlier staff anywhere. The service was impeccable. The staff showed us a great time and shared a lot of laughs, as well as shots with us.
Highly recommend visiting this place if you spend time in Akumal. Great food along with a very entertaining staff.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Friendly owner and good Mexican food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This restaurant was new to Akumal when we visited during our vacation in Yucatan.

They are located close to the entrance of Akumal beach, close to the Akumal's arch.

My family and I went by chance in our first night in Akumal and we were happy. The Mexican food was quite good and they had this freshly baked totopos that were great with guacamole for appetisers. They sea food was also good, not as good as the one from Turtle Bay Cafe, but enough to make us come back once more during our stay in the area.

The friendly service mostly done by the owner also helps to attract us once more to that place.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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