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Pancho's

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Mexican, Bar, Pub
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Calle 59-a No. 509, Merida 97000, Mexico
999 923 09 42
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6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Mon 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Merida, Mexico
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289 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for a margarita and guacamole and to check out the menu. The margaritas were excellent, on the rocks which we prefer, good balance of citrus aand a very generous pour of tequila, go with the house tequila, very good. The guacamole was good, too many extras, we like it best with lots of avacado and less onions, tomato... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance and service was more fancy than some other restaurants. The prices were higher than you can pay in Merida, which I think is because the restaurant is more for tourists than for locals. I would go back again.

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Thank Serena B
United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We found out about this place by walking in downtown. It is pretty close from Plaza Grande (one block away I think). The food was so so, but their staff was incredible. They really made us feel like home. Their oudtoor location is great!

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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

A shame we didn't go there sooner! From the street it looks like a normal restaurant, once inside it has a great atmosphere and an amazing garden! Very beautifully done, nice corners to give you privacy, especially when you have a romantic dinner. The food was amazing, English speaking staff. In short, a must when in Merida!

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Panama City, Florida
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

It looked a bit rough, but it was open and we were thirsty. It was about 4:30 in the afternoon, not much was open and we needed to sit. We only had margaritas, but they were great! When we looked at the cocktail menu there were no frozen margaritas,just on the rocks, so not recognizing any of the brands of... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We went early for drinks and an appetizer. The drinks were quite good, and the appetizer was pretty creative. Our server was very friendly and helpful. We would have stayed longer and had dinner, but the prices were much higher than at many other restaurants in the area. (That's the only reason I didn't give Pancho's 5 stars.) We realized... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The courtyard was amazing with all of the greenery. Live music on the weekends was excellent. The staff was attentive and very nice. We went one night for drinks and the bartender and staff were making a snack for themselves...mangos, lime juice, and some chili seasoning. They gave us some....omg it was awful....lol!!! It was hilarious to watch them gobble... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The guide books said that this was a themed restaurant with the waiters in character dress. It wasn't. That didn't impact us, but it could disappoint others. A spacious place (almost empty when we were there) close to the tourist centre of town, it has pleasant inside and outside seating. Nothing really leaps out at you, but the food was... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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382 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Panchos is a great bar with nicely priced margaritas, a charming restaurant and a quirky art gallery. Great prices and superb service. Certainly a great place to eat!

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San Fernando
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem from the entrance to the back patio it's amazing if you wanted to have a good dinner surrounded with plants and been out doors . You feel like you are eating in nature the food was great special the guacamole that is made in front of you . We had the empanadas and panuchos... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 59-a No. 509, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: 999 923 09 42
Description
Uno de los mas antiguos y queridos restaurantes en el centro histórico de la ciudad de Mérida, a solo dos cuadras de la plaza principal o plaza grande.

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