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Pancho's Backyard

Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 2141
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“guacamole” (168 reviews)
“sopapillas” (14 reviews)
“carne asada” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

On April 26, 2016. I celebrate my birthday in Cozumel we visited Pancho's Backyard for lunch it location within the plaza next to the cruise ship port. The second stop on my cruise. I had the large sauteed garlic shrimp with a strawberry margarita delicious....More

Thank Mccray V
America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share you rexperience, we are delighted to hear that you had a great time while visiting Pancho's Back Yard, we have the best food and drinks in Cozumel, we certainly hope you can visit us again!

Reviewed May 25, 2016

We stopped by Panchos on the suggestion of our driver for a drink and snack at the end of a long day, the service was very good and the small plates we ordered were all very good. I recommend Panchos when you want a very...More

Thank Gary R
America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your comments. We are delighted to know that you have a very good experience with us. We are very well known for having the best mexican food, drinks, service and atmosphere and we hope to have you...More

Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for good food and drinks this is the place to go. We know if 2 different locations in Cozumel - we have been to both but like the one in town a little more not because of the food but the...More

Thank Bonzo30
America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you very much for your comments, we are happy to know that you had a great time here with us. You are right, Pancho's Back Yard is definately the place to go if you are looking for the best in food, drinks, service and...More

Reviewed May 24, 2016

My lunch was so delicious. Service was wonderful. The live music was so beautiful to hear. Love the atmosphere, very relaxing.

Thank mimi482
America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you for your nice comments, indeed we can say that the best atmosphere, the best food and best service in Cozume, all can be found at Pancho's Back Yard only, we'd love to have you back soon.

Reviewed May 24, 2016

This was the final night of our week in Cozumel. The atmosphere was quaint and quiet and the food was excellent. More upscale that some others we visited but not terribly expensive. The Camarones a la Naranja (tequila shrimp) was outstanding. I will definitely be...More

Thank KaseyCooper
America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you for your comment, we are happy to know that you enjoyed your visit and our delicious food, we are even happier to know that you will be back. See you soon!

Reviewed May 24, 2016

On April 2, 2016 we visited Pancho's as we have done for the past 14 cruises. It was my wife's birthday. I asked the lady that sat us to insure a birthday recognition. Nothing was done. The normal time's visited ritual celebration was not done...More

Thank Erik F
America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you for your comments and feedback, will make sure to take actions in order to avoid this situation to repeat, we take pride in providing upscale customer service, I am sorry that this situation happend, please accept our apologies. We hope to have you...More

Reviewed May 23, 2016

Located in downtown and Puerta Maya pier, so no excuse to skip this wonderful place for lunch. I had the chicken Chimichanga and my friend had the Quesadillas de Pollo. Each were meals we had never tasted before in this form. Totally unique. Too bad...More

Thank KLBWylie_TX
America C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you for your comment, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and even more our food... it is really great indeed! We hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed May 20, 2016

Each of our trips to Cozumel is not complete until we have a meal at Pancho's Backyard. The traditional local cuisine has always been excellent, and the margaritas are the best we have had on the island. The mariachi band adds a nice background touch...More

Thank cal724
Aaron K, Guest Relations Manager at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2016

We are so happy that you come enjoy the great experience of Pancho's Backyard! It is the best place to make memories that last a life time. We can't wait until you come back!

Reviewed May 19, 2016

Well well, everyone enjoy the food, family and fun times that you will have ALL within the Plaza area next to the Cruise ship port.

Thank DFordJr-USMC
Aaron K, Guest Relations Manager at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2016

You are exactly right and the view is the best in the entire plaza! We can't wait for you to come back soon!

Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We always eat here at least once in every trip to Coz. The food is wonderful and there is something for everyone. I usually get the fish with mustard sauce. We have no complaints. Staff is warm and friendly. The restaurant is inside but has...More

Thank kool-kitty
Aaron K, Guest Relations Manager at Pancho's Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2016

We love it as much as you do. We come to work so happy to meet new friends daily. We are so grateful for your review and can't wait for you to come back!

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Weekendramblers
January 23, 2018|
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Response from thaward | Reviewed this property |
We all have our own preferences for how and where we travel. While your suggestion to stay for a week or two in a destination and experience a different perspective is valid, we would not stay in Cozumel - there are much... More
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clmclamb
November 6, 2017|
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Everything here is made from scratch. Custom requests are welcome. Explain what you need and be very clear if there is an allergy issue. Ask for a manager if you are concerned. They take all customers needs seriously.
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Robert G
August 23, 2017|
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There are TWO locations. One of them is part of the Puerta Maya cruise ship pier. You sit next to the water looking at your ship. Pancho’s Backyard is part of the Los Cinco Soles store. Walk down the pier where you are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Kids, 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
  • E-mail
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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