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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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Pointe Claire, Canada
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant/bar/gift shop one block north of Plaza Grande is decorated with Pancho Villa and Freda Kahlo themes. The restaurant tables are in a pleasant courtyard at the back. The menu is small but everything on it is good. Service is friendly and efficient.

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Thank Ian R
Olympia, Washington
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy to walk past Pancho's. Don't! Go in. All the way to the back. What a great setting! Super service. Great food and drinks. Reasonable pricing. Great place to have just a drink...or a full meal...and take your time. Make it to Pancho's in Merida!

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Aarhus, Denmark
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112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is good, tastes and portions are "European " compared to cheaper eats. Meaning that the presentation of plates is nice, portions are small, and flavors are missing the fiery Mexican something .. Definitely a touristy place, with good ambience. Not for us, but perhaps a good hit for others.

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Tucson, Arizona
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191 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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

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North Bay, Canada
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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!

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Lubbock
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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!!

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Thank LubbockBuzz
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

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 

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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
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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 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?