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Calle 59 No. 509, Centro, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 923 0942
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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Tucson, Arizona
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191 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The owner of the hotel where we stayed in Tulum suggested this restaurant to us. I am always skeptical of such recommendations, but since it turned out that Pancho's was just two streets from our hotel in Merida, we tried it and wow! we were happy we did. As other reviewers have said, from the street, the restaurant does not... More 

Thank Ira S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! What an incredible find. This had the best ambience of any restaurant we visited in Merida. The food was great too. Service was okay but could have been better. Felt like we were forgotten somewhere along the way and had to get another servers attention. Regardless, it is a restaurant you do not want to miss.

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Tillicoultry, Scotland, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food , especially steaks , English speaking waiters . Doesn't look much from outside , but when you walk through the doors you will be impressed

Thank Neil A
North Bay, Canada
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to give this restaurant to try for supper. Felix our waiter was muy simpatico and spoke perfect English .We ordered the special three appetizers- four cheese empanadas, a mango spinach salad and breaded salmon tacos. The quantities were a perfect nosh for two. We also sampled the local Ceiba beer which was delicious. Yeah see... More 

Thank Estragon2001
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pancho's has it all: art gallery, friendly bartenders, happy hour, good food, and you can't beat the ambience in the garden dining area at night!

Thank Del L
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to the Pancho's right when they opened for dinner. We ordered steaks and guacamole. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and our waiter was a hoot to boot. Definitely would recommend!!

Thank LubbockBuzz
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is so small now. I think the trouble is, the front of the restaurant is totally empty, and without anyone in the front of the restaurant, you feel as though you'll dine alone. So who wants to dine in a restaurant that has no one in view, plus 2 guys asking you to come in. Well we almost... More 

Thank normagraphics
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Decent place to get a margarita along with some quesadillas, a bit outdated interior but not bad overall, it's not considered a mistake.

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

This restaurant has a large nicely-decorated outdoor area at the back. I had the lime soup which was utterly delicious. But the chimchangas were as good as anyone had eaten in Mexico (that's not to say there aren't better - but these were very good. Probably should have tried to order more of these to compare). This doesn't have the... More 

Thank Ben Y
Duncan, Canada
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Overall popular with tourists but geared towards extracting money for average food. Lovely setting. Good for a drink though overpriced. I would avoid unless no other options.

Thank MexCan999

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 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 59 No. 509, Centro, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 923 0942
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?