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Pancho Villa's Mexican & Seafood Restaurant

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799 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1752
+1 336-768-6886
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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111 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Nothing to get excited about. I generally don't like Americanized Mexican food and this confirmed my opinion. Food (2/5) - Your basic American Mexican fare. Nothing even worth noting. Service (2/5) - Big groups are handled poorly. They don't record seating positions so you have to figure out who gets what on top of the fact that many orders are... More 

Thank Klokas
New York City, New York
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319 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

If you like the fake-o style Americanized Mexican where everything is bland, underseasoned and swimming in cheese and sour cream then you might be into this place but it's about as 'Mexican' as sushi. I don't understand places like this frankly. A lot of people like the Tex-Mex style and when it's done well it can be pretty tasty but... More 

Thank snoogle
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57 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

This has become a pretty favorite quick mexican restaurant spot for me and a majority of my coworkers. I wasn't a fan at first, but especial cocina and other lunch specials have won me over. The service is always good, and quick. They are very consistent. I will continue to dine here. Great pick for lunch.

Thank ladysusie
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,338 reviews
842 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

I had been to this location during tenure by other restaurants going back to maybe 40 years, but had not been here during the present ownership. Somehow it didn't attract my attention. Friends wanted to come here so I went along and I'm glad I did. The food was good, the service excellent, and the prices very reasonable. I had... More 

Thank Frank d
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the steak quesadilla and it was good. The quesadilla was loaded with lots of steak. The cheese dip is cheap for a large bowl. Overall good experience with fast service

Thank Shelby S
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

My husband, myself, and my son came here for dinner and we were not disappointed. It is your traditional Mexican restaurant with and expanded seafood menu. We got a lot of good food and our bill was only $35. Seriously guys we got cheese dip, a margarita, a huge beer, chimichanga dinner, fish tacos dinner, and 2 chicken soft tacos... More 

Thank Riana B
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

The food here is great! Some of my favorites are the Quesadilla Fajita Tejano - it is a stuffed tortilla with peppers, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms and cheese. I get mine with chicken. It is always wonderful. I also recommend the Mexican Pizza. It contains beef, chicken peppers, onions, beans, shredded cheese and mushrooms. All stuffed between two tortillas. I always... More 

Thank Rav4Traveler
Greensboro, North Carolina
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2015

Always happy here. Service, Food, Drinks...great! I usually get the Speedy for lunch and the Enchiladas Rancheros for dinner. Always good!

Thank AuntRa124
tucson az
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015

First, many of the reviews are apparently referring to other restaurants by their references to locations and name. This restaurant is Pancho Villa's on Stratford Rd. I am from Tucson AZ which has some of the best Mexican food in the US (not "Tex-Mex"). Pancho Villa's food was equal to any of the better Mexican restaurants in Tucson. I am... More 

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242 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2015

Were in town visiting someone at the hospital and stopped here because it was close by. We ordered two lunch specials. My friend thought her beef chimichanga was under seasoned and my shrimp dish was OK - slightly overcooked frozen shrimp. Nothing bad about our meal, but nothing to set this restaurant apart from a typical shopping center Mexican choice.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 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 - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1752
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-768-6886

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