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Pancho Villa Taqueria

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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Central American
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365 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4019
650-343-4123
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Quezon City, Philippines
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

No fuss , but really good homey Mexican food. Generous portions . I hightech recommend the steak and shrimp burrito with everything on it :)

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Thank art19b
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even late at night, there was a long line up at this place, it goes to show how popular of a restaurant this place is. This is a fast food joint so don't expect any nice table setting or anything. It is a quick eat and go type of place. There was a lot of food options and combos to... More 

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Thank Sherif S
San Mateo, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visit Pancho Villa Taqueria once or twice a month and are never disappointed. Everything served is prepared fresh, right in front of you. The place is always packed, so plan accordingly. Every time I eat there, I feel as though I'm in that little cafe in Puerto Viejo where we ate while fishing and diving in... More 

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Thank dlkflytye
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am from Mexico and normally I get disappointed in Mexican restaurants in US. This taqueria has authentic flavors and food is really good, real Mexican sauces, agua de orchata highly recommended !

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Thank Irma B
San Mateo, California
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a long line at lunch and dinner time, so much choices, fresh seafood, quality meat, vegetables, multiple beans, rice and fillings. You order, see team put your food together, your food delivered to your table or in a bag for you to go. A great operation, experience and wonderful food. Must try!

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Thank Kallen C
San Mateo, California
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They made it fresh right then and there, always busy! Good service but delivery is another story also order online is a problem for the one in San Mateo.

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Thank LLSoo
Las Vegas, Nevada
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Great tacos. Flautas tacos al pastor Shirmp. All around Crowded and long line at 8:30 pm But that's what make me stop there And that was a great choice. If you are in the area you must visit You won't regret it.

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Thank yuvo
Burlingame, CA
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

LOTS of menu choices. Be there before 11:30 or the lunch crowd is crushing. SUPER busy, and for good reason. I was very happy with my burrito, and it came with chips. Many salsas to choose from. Oh, and tho I didn't try any, they also have a large selection of fresh juices. Service can be spotty but I will... More 

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Thank nothingformal
San Mateo, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is the best Mexican place in the area!!! The operation is very well run, the line is always moving, and the food is DELICIOUS. We always get the wet burrito, but the tacos are good too. Great selection of meats (steak, pork, beef, beef tongue and many more). We live about 10 minutes away, and probably come here at... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Food is good and tasty but not Food. Good for a quick fix of Mexican cuisine. Near movie theater. Scramble for tables..can get busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 365 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: 650-343-4123

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