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Pachanga Cocina Mexicana

Mexican, Southwestern
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10291 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042-3656
(410) 461-4266
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Maryland
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been going to Pachanga for a while, normally to Happy Hour on Thursday nights. We stopped going for a few months. It was always okay food, decent prices. We went for the first time in months last week, and sat in the bar. Menu was different. It was a bit more limited, but easier to navigate. I had the... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

No one in my part liked the food. There is nothing "bad" to say about the quality of the food, however, taste was quite different from usual Tex-Mex restaurants in a way that we did not like. I do not want to imply that this may be because we were served "authentic" Mexican food - it was not authentic: it... More 

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Thank Mihai C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My only complaint is that you only get one basket of chips for free. The food is really good, and I got my money's worth. I highly recommend eating here for some good food.

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Thank Alex R
Ellicott City
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

The appetizers are top notch. Thr waitresses are very polite and professional. Portions are nice, could use a little less lettuce.

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Thank Suzanne H
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

The food was ok , but didn't meet the authenticity of Mexican food! They have modified it a lot, If you are looking for a good and authentic Mexican restaurant , then you will be disappointed!!!!

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Thank Amjad S
Clinton, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I have been here a number of times and have yet to be disappointed. There are two areas of the restaurant: a bar to the left, and the dining hall to the right. The bar is smaller than the dining hall so is sometimes a little loud. The dining hall is a little chilly but rarely crowded. Pros: - Fast,... More 

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Thank C D
Nottingham, Maryland
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190 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

You've got to try this place out if you like Mexican food! I've had the enchiladas, burritos, and the tacos, and haven't eaten anything I didn't enjoy immensely!

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Thank rddiggins
Laurel, Maryland
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This place has good food. The service is fast but I wouldn't call it friendly. The outdoor staff in the summer could use some customer service training. It is crowded because of the dance studio in the same building but that usually dies down after 7 or so. Fajitas are a good value on Wednesdays. Quesadillas are a good value... More 

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Thank Joy M
Ellicott City, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

This restaurant made you feel at home, the food was fresh, the portions were large, the people were friendly and it was clean.

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Thank LadaMine
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch, tried the steak and eggs, pork enchilada, California burrito and kids quesadilla. Everything was great. A little on the expensive side but totally worth it. Will go again.

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Thank Patricia C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10291 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042-3656
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: (410) 461-4266

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