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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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$5 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews chilli poppers frozen margaritas massive portions smoking section obs vibe joint
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The quality and flavours of everything we had could not be faulted. The fillet steak with balsamic, chocolate, chilli sauce is an absolute stunner. The steak was like butter - amazing. The jalapeño poppers were excellent with it’s the right amount of “kick” -I love...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank spiritualsommelier
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We decided to take my friend's daughter who turned 18yrs for a small celebration last week Friday, firstly as we walked in we had the best welcome at the door and they were aware of the celebration, when my friend's daughter arrived they welcomed her...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 245elleg
Reviewed September 16, 2018

My son's 21st party was at Panchos this past Saturday night and the venue created the perfect setting for this milestone celebration. We reserved the upstairs area - and for the crowd of 35 kids and 9 adults, it was perfect. The adults had a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kimbK7997EL
Reviewed September 10, 2018

It's a somewhat cosy but basic joint (this is Obs after all!). Service was friendly and margaritas were decent. Food was a hit and miss - I wouldn't have been able to tell the difference between a pancake and my "burrito" ..... Mexican at a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Meyrick B
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This my third time to Panchos. Every time I've been I've had a great time. This time round I sat upstairs in the smoking section which I felt was quieter and more intimate and cosy than downstairs. I ordered nachos with chicken and my partner...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ninettesredbox
Reviewed June 8, 2018

I went there with two friends last night. It started well until the food arrived. It was cold and everything seemed very runny. I ordered a normal straight up Margarita that was the worst one ever. The salt ring on the rim was so thick...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank arethep
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Great food and atmosphere. I have been there many times over the years and they don't disappoint. If you are a fan of mexican food (and lots of it), Panchos is the place to be!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Nathan F
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Having gone to Pancho's a few days earlier and tasting the chicken nachos, my friends and I were so excited to return and have them taste the nachos we were raving about. However, on our second visit everything went horribly wrong- from the food to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Almaz S
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

I was really excited to try ponchos as I'm a HUGE Mexican food fan and I've heard so many people talk about it.. the cocktails are a huge hit.. the food.. not so much! The chilli poppers are the worst chilli poppers I have ever...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Chels W
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Hands down, the best Mexican/Tex-Mex restaurant in Cape Town! The setting is cosy and quaint, the food is delicious, the portions are generous, and the service is always good. Value for money guaranteed. I've never had a disappointing experience at Pancho’s and my friends and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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