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Pancho's

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Calle 59 No. 509, Centro, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 923 0942
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6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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Decent place to get a margarita along with some quesadillas, a bit outdated interior but not bad overall, it's not considered a mistake.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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

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Duncan, Canada
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since our last visit the menu is only one page. Had trouble finding something to eat. Drinks were not as good either. I won't be back. It used to be a great place to eat and good big menue. Not any more.

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Sayward, Canada
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As has been mentioned in many reviews, this restaurant has the perfect setting. Great surroundings and a very appealing patio area. That's what drew us to Panchos 10 years ago and we have returned many times. Last night we met friends from Canada and decided to return to where we first met. We are seated in the "Happy Hour" chairs... More 

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Turku, Finland
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199 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner but did not find anything from the menu. So we just had drinks. The place looked like it was made for american tourists. It was also very expensive.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First night in Merida our taxi driver dropped us outside & recommended it. We couldn't have been happier the setting was really goregous a big garden with different levels. We opted for various "small plates" 3 for 240 paseos so we ordered 6 between 2 of us - they were very generous portions, I think 3 would have sufficed. The... More 

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Thank Brighton_Claire
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151 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place. Love the inside art. Revolutionary. Frida Kahlo and more. No more live music! Need to update the listing. Beautiful bar patio. Few people here. Will go again to see.

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pancho's has lovely outdoor terrace seating in the heart of centro. The margaritas were good but the food was poor- stale tortilla chips, bland and questionably sanitarily prepared guacamole, overdressed salad, and both mains we had were terrible.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a fabulous dinner at Pancho´s. Small plates are good for one person who´s not too hungry and are 90 Pesos. The Main courses are a bit more substantial, and probably better for someone who is a bit more hungry. (Really big eaters might be better to have a small plate and a main course) My husband and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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