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Pancho's Takos

Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 1693
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“al pastor” (221 reviews)
“tacos” (767 reviews)
“pineapple” (88 reviews)
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6:00 PM - 2:00 AM Hours
Mexican, Latin
Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This places has fantastic carnitas. Expect a line... It moves fast. Expect it to be tight seating. Inexpensive and deliciois. Skip the quest fundido...it's just whatever.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank shaggreencarpet
Reviewed 2 days ago

You know it is a favorite among tourists and locals because there is always a line when Pancho's Takos opens at 6 and then all through the evening, It is worth it! The food is outstanding.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank laurabaxter01
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was our last night in PV so we decided to give Pancho’s Takos a go. There’s always a long line up and for good reason. The line moves fairly quick. They serve some of the best tacos ever. It can be very chaotic in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AntoniusMaximus777
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our third visit to Pancho Takos during our travels to PV. Does not disappoint... yummy tacos 🌮🌮Unfortunately lady at table nearby had her purse stolen that night. Not a good idea to hang Purse over chair back where cannot keep an eye on it. We...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank EddieJ1950
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you decide to go to ponchos be prepared to wait in line for a while. This place is worth the wait You can have a margarita or anything you like where you wait but this hotspot always has a crowd There's a quesadilla with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jmurworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sure it's always busy and there's a queue, but for an overall fun PV dining experience, it's a must-do. Service frenetic but super-friendly and prompt. Large portions for the hungry..... delicious. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on Basillo Badillo this place is ALWAYS crowded. Buy a taco for $1.25 and waiting in line to seat outside or take out. Super popular and has been a thriving spot for many. many years. Don't let the long lines discourage you. The service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 79carlr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Tacos in Zona Romantica - You know this place is legit based on the line on the sidewalk. Don't give up, they're worth the wait. (We waited 35 minutes and they let you get drinks while waiting). Get the Al Pastor tacos and the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jkkwong415
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's usually a line, but it moves quickly and it's worth the wait. This place is a family-run institution and has a very defined menu. The service can seem a bit austere but they're busy and their attentiveness makes up for it. THE place for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SFOdavid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read about Panchos Takos and knew we needed to try their Al Pastor tacos. We arrived about 1/2 hour after they opened and waitied for about an hour. The line grew and grew! A server did walk the line a take drink orders while...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sheri2605
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Jeanne S
October 31, 2017|
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Response from Vances2 | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking but most people walk to it. Really there is minimal need for a car in PV at all.
September 17, 2017|
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Response from beam225 | Reviewed this property |
Worth every penny. The small slice of pineapple ads that small gesture of originality. Indeed I thought the pineapple infused style salsa they bring would add a unique flavour. Little did I know that this was the hottest of... More
June 19, 2017|
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Response from El1Lobo | Reviewed this property |
No the tacos are plain. They give you at least 4 different sauces to put on them and they go from mild to HOT. They will also tell you which sauce is which. The HOT is HOT. If this helped please mark such on TA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 1693
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