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Pachanga Mexicana

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1802 5th St, Eureka, CA 95501-0730
(707) 442-2587
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Fast, friendly service. Fair prices. Highly recommend the Mexican pizza with chicken and the super quesadilla with grilled steak.

Thank cndnyc1
El Dorado Hills, California
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Local spot with great Mexican food, margaritas, and service. Celiac friendly - avoid the chips and chimichangas.

Thank passingthrough95
Charleston, South Carolina
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192 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

recommended by a friend... and she was spot on....excellent home made salsa and chips - surprise here - it's made with cabbage and the other is a smokey with lots of seasonings. ordered chimichanga and was pleasantly surprised - sufficient to share. would highly recommend and return when possible.

Thank David B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The owner & head chef is classically trained. Home made flour tortillas are superlative.There are many fresh and local options, they can accommodate a variety of dietary needs. Best chile rellenos in Eureka!

Thank Amy B
Lancaster, California
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Our 3 Graduates from Humboldt State University chose this restaurant for their Graduation Dinner Celebration and they chose well ! Great south-of-the-border menu and margaritas! Three families celebrated jointly in a separate room with fast personal service and reasonable prices.

Thank johnl44254
Victoria Area
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

It's was pretty good. Not the best nor the worst Mexican we've had. Our server was very good although his sub when we were on break was not so friendly. Eureka as a town I would never visit again.

1 Thank Harris2013ch
Spokane, Washington
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

I often have trouble finding likeable Mexican food outside of Mexico! This was great, clean, delicious, well-prepared, great service.

Thank QuanYinLynne
Port Neches, Texas
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I have eaten Mexican food from coast to coast and even in Mexico. Being from Texas, I know good Mexican food but have never had better than what I had at Pachanga Mexicana. Everyone in our party of five had a different meal and all agreed it was the best they ever had. In addition to the fantastic food, the... More 

Thank Robbie B
Boise, Idaho
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We ordered two types of burritos, one carne asada and the other Chili Relleno. Both of these were excellent and the Carne Asada was filled with more meat than I've ever seen in this particular offering, which I've had in many places. This is a larger restaurant with the kitchen open so you can watch your meal being prepared, which... More 

Thank Jim S
Eureka, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The special, advertised as "Fresh Albacore Fish Tacos" tasted like the fish might have been fresh a week ago. I've had their burritos before, which my friend also had with me, and no complaints there. But like so many Mexican restaurants in this area, don't make the mistake I made and go for anything beyond the usuals.

Thank Patrick C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1802 5th St, Eureka, CA 95501-0730
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Eureka
  • Phone Number: (707) 442-2587

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