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Mexican, Bar
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Calle 59-a No. 509, Merida 97000, Mexico
999 923 09 42
6:00 pm - 1:00 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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely lovely restaurant with a brilliant atmosphere and great menu. We found Panchos on TripAdvisor so went to check it out. We were a bit worried that it was very empty when we looked through the window. However, as you walk through all the seating is in the back and outside. The food and service was great, particularly the fresh... More 

Thank jack18b
Merida, Mexico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to Pancho's every Friday when we are in town because that is usually when the Expats go. Chief Robert make great food ( even though the menu is limited) It is a great place to go for information as well. We always feel like we are coming home when we go to the restaurant. Love Pancho's

Thank Maxine969
San Pedro, Belize
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by Panchos late afternoon and met Ricardo. He spoke English and was very personable. He took our reservation and we came back that evening. The restaurant is beautifully appointed with great views from the garden patio. Ricardo made some suggestions on the menu which we took him up on. My wife had the Angus steak and I had... More 

Thank pamjay2015
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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127 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Entering the doorway at panchos is always a pleasure . The sights and sounds . Artwork and music dazzle the senses . When you go . You must explore ..go on an adventure to the back of the restaurant ..each section offers some thing different ...the upstairs ,outside patio is beautiful ...the back bar , a wonderful place to while... More 

Thank mark p
Calabasas, California
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111 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a favorite of my friends who have lived in Merida for 4 years. They love the more traditional Mexican food. Marguerita was OK. The place is popular with local families so there may be a lot of children!

Thank Linda M
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155 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We sat outdoors for dinner. You had a great view of the cathedral. Excellent Mexican food and great cocktails. Also a good wine selection including some decent Mexican wines. Treat yourself to a Mayan coffee, it's quite a show.

Thank stefkes
Merida, Mexico
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292 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

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 

Thank John J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

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.

Thank Serena B
United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank MarieG_7878
Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank arjannehs

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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
Mexican, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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-a No. 509, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: 999 923 09 42
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?