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Pancho's Backyard

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Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 2141
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11:00 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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Idaho
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is our go to restaurant after a day of shopping and fun on Cozumel. We meet there and all enjoy one of their fishbowl beers or yummy margarita. I have not tried the food, but the drinks are excellent.

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Thank girlygirlinid
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We go each time we are on the island and look forward to the atmosphere! Food very good and drinks also but the talent is exceptional! Plan for a leisurely time here no need to rush out enjoy the entire experience

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Thank James P
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whenever I'm in Cozumel this is a must stop. Fish tacos, queso, guac and margaritas. Atmosphere, food and drinks are the best anywhere!

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Thank James D
Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania
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117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For us, a visit to Pancho's is a must when we visit Cozumel. What a great atmosphere. Fun music, open air and an authentic atmosphere. Plus, just a short walk from the cruise port.

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Thank CruisingDJ
Boerne, Texas
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124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite place that I always go to in Cozumel! Great margaritas, nachos and service. Been coming here for years each time I'm on a cruise.

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Thank MarkyMarkTX
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful semi-outdoor restaurant near the art museum. The mahi-mahi and chicken supreme dishes were outstanding.

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Thank welovedolphins
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took taxi downtown one evening about 5. They had about 9 other tables seated, no reservations, or wait. Servers very professional, and courteous. They atmosphere was good. Didn't feel rushed. Food was great! Was there first part of may, no mosquitos. The back half of restraunt is covered, but open air with a lot of greenery. Its on our... More 

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

Hi Jean M, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to hear that you had a good experience, even more that we are on your "to go back " list! We certainly are looking forward to your next visit! More 

Austin, Texas
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very poor customer service, had to flag down waiter to be served. Waiter was rude and rushed us to place out order. Mango Margarita was average. The waiter never comes back to check on you because he's busy at the bar playing around. Food was just ok and I will never return back. The menu is what it is and... More 

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Thank vacay0511
America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this review

Hi vacay0511, Thank you for taking the time to let us know your feedback, it is very important. We truly regret to hear about your experience at our restaurant, please be sure that we will take immediate actions to prevent this situation from happening again. We sincerely apologize and hope you can give us the opportunity to serve you again... More 

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner here during our stay in Cozumel. The service was excellent, nice atmosphere & good food. Will return!!

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Thank Davesmom32
America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this review

Hi Davesmom32, Thank you for your your review, we are happy to hear that you had a great experience at our restaurant! Hope to see you soon. More 

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in for late lunch and were super hungry. Atmosphere is nice with alfresco dining, water features and comfy seats. Food wasn't great, neither of us liked our meals. I think this is a fairly touristy spot and it shows. If you want real Mexican food this probably isn't for you.

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

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $15
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
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?