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Mexican, Bar
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700 E New York St Ste 180, Aurora, IL 60505-3572
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

I know Pancho's is typically a great place because I've been there before but this review needed to be applied. My boyfriend and I went in on Saturday a little before 7:45pm. The place was moderately busy but not to busy. We picked a booth in a corner and our waitress came and took our drink orders and brought over... More 

Thank Lovetoexplore08
Montgomery, Illinois
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

Small strip mall restaurant. Food is excellent and very authentic. Restaurant is very nice, but parking is at a minimum.

Thank bullzi4
Aurora, Illinois
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153 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016

Sure, this restaurant is part of a strip mall, but you will be presently surprised by their traditional flavors. We recently enjoyed their roja enchiladas that were fantastically flavored. On previous visits we've had their carne asada (also quite tasty) and an assortment of their tacos, flautas and tostados. We've never been disappointed by their flavors. Parking can be a... More 

Thank dan b
naperville, IL
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This strip mall restaurant serves really delicious and authentic Mexican food, and is my go-to place whenever I crave the real thing. The service is friendly, and there is even a good Mexican bakery in the same mall. The only reason I don't give it 4 stars is because of their overly-sweet margaritas and poor wine selection. If you're a... More 

Thank Jsmartinez
Shelbyville, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2015

After seeing the positive reviews, my wife and I decided to visit Pancho's on Sunday, January 18. The place was not busy. I ordered enchiladas covered in cheese sauce. The food was the blandest Mexican we've ever eaten. The refried beans appear grayish in color and had no taste. We were thoroughly disappointed. I've never had refried beans with less... More 

Thank Travis B
naperville, IL
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent and REAL Mexican food--not like the ersatz stuff that lots of other places serve. The only downside is the weak and too-sweet margaritas and the cheap wine. I'm not a beer drinker, unfortunately...There's also a great bakery in the same strip mall.

Thank Jsmartinez
Naperville, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2014

Attended lunch with a friend at Pancho's this past week and want people to know this is not chain type food, but authentic home cooked tasting delights. The presentations are not fanyc, not any trendy type items on the menu, but the taco (hard or soft shell) lunch ( shredded Chicken / Shredded beef / ground beef ) with rice... More 

Thank vbdad55
Aurora, Illinois
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2014

Pancho's is a true gem. My wife and I have been going there since we have been dating and have never had a bad experience. They have some of the best Mexican food around at a great value. Everything is reasonable priced at Pancho's compared to other Mexican restaurants in the area. Salsa & chips are served promptly as you... More 

Thank Jon N
Sylvania, Ohio
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

We went here based on past reviews and were not disappointed. A Mexican restaurant in a highly Mexican city would have to be good if the locals were the people filling the chairs. Not being Mexican, we were in the minority here but were made to feel welcome and received excellent advice on what to order. I am told this... More 

1 Thank dreinker
Aurora, Illinois
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2012

Great authentic mexican fare, nicely decorated, great menu choices, really like the chile relenos, prices better than any other mexican resturant we've been to.

1 Thank debbill72

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 E New York St Ste 180, Aurora, IL 60505-3572
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: 630-820-9391

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