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Pancho's Backyard

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Mexican, Bar, Central American
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Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 (987) 872 2141
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10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We rented bikes for the week because we were staying at a resort about a 30 minute walk south of the central tourist area. We had scoped out some places to eat prior to heading to the island and greatly enjoyed our meal here. Gorgeous restaurant with beautiful gardens, great food and wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Come out of the hot sun to a shaded, gardin oasis with live, traditional Mexican music, good food at good prices.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to Pancho's on a local's recommendation. Was very good and reasonably priced. Service was also good. A little skeptical because there were not a lot of customers but was pleasantly surprised. Large gift shop attached.

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America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are happy to know that you discovered Pancho's Backyard, even happier to know that you had a great experience, we hope you can visit again soon!! More 

San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been to Poncho's Backyard many times. The food is always amazing.The entertainment is perfect.

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America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this review

Thank you for for such a nice review, we are delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience and we hope you can visit again soon! :) Thank you for your preference, we greatly appreciate it. More 

San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very pricey for what you get, and prices only in USD $!! (It's Mexico, anytime prices only in USD it's a tourist trap) Great Margarita but at $15 that's what I'd pay in the US? The shopping next door is awesome, but for the price, I'd avoid the bar and restaurant next time, way over priced, but great view..

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America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know your feedback, it is very important for us. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations on Open table for a Tuesday at 7:00. Haven't been here since last summer, beautiful garden atmosphere did not change, I did take note that they did add air conditioned rooms in the front area. Service was excellent as always. To our disappointment they redesigned the menu from the classic presentation to a xerox menu and the... More 

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America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know your feed back, we greatly appreciate and value your comments, I am passing this to our F&B manager. We hope you can visit us again and give us the chance to make it right. Thank you again. More 

Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on Cozumel for 3 days. This was the best dinner we had. The food was great. Fernando was the best and we saw an amazing sunset as we sat inside the air conditioned dining area. The back patio was great but we prefered the a/c. Try the Suprema de Pollo a la Poblana or the Chiles Rellenos con... More 

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America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! We are delighted to hear that you had a great time and that you enjoyed our food, Pancho's Backyard food is the true deal! :) We hope you can visit again soon! More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The moment anyone heard we were going to Cozumel, they said we had to go to Pancho's.... It was good, and would probably be the best in our region, but for Cozumel it was average at best.

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America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, it is very important for us to know our customers PoV, we are glad you visited us, hope you can visit again soon! More 

Barcelona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent trip we at Pancho's and it was great. The atmosphere is very good and the staff is very friendly and pleasant. The food was of very good quality and most enjoyable; Will definitely go again on another trip later this year.

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America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are delighted to hear that you had a great time here. Pancho's Backyard is very well known for having the best mexican food and our unbeatable service, we hope you can visit us again soon! Thank you for your preference. More 

Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here while on a Carribean cruise. This great Mexican restaurant is situated very convenient to the pier where the boat docks. My wife had the quesadillas and I had the nachos and we both thoroughly enjoyed the food and the atmosphere.

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America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed Panch's Backyard Atmosphere and food! We hope you can visit us soon again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $15
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Central American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 (987) 872 2141
Description
Extraordinary Mexican food and awesome Margaritas are served graciously at the lush patio of one of Cozumel's most beautiful colonial buildings, amidst splashing fountains and tasteful decor. When you visit Pancho's Backyard don't forget to bring your camera! Live Marimba music during lunch.

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