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Pancho and Lefty's

$$ - $$$American, ,
1018 17th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-2005
+1 608-426-6116
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (23 reviews)
“burrito” (26 reviews)
“pulled pork” (21 reviews)
American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1018 17th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-2005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to take a ride to Monroe. Rode through on the bike years ago. Walked the town. Stopped by Ponchoes and Lefty’s while standing outside I said to my wife the food smells good. Just as the owner was coming in. We ordered the fried...More

Thank mangia007
nadine b, Owner at Pancho and Lefty's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was booming on a Saturday afternoon. I had read good reviews and wanted to try it while in Monroe. I had a Cheese Quesadilla and sweet potato fries and my husband had a shrimp burrito. The food was delicious. I was glad we...More

Thank Candace C
nadine b, Owner at Pancho and Lefty's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem...a small place in downtown Monroe. You smell the barbecue as you enter. The brisket is wonderful. Get the green beans as your side - they’re fresh and perfectly done. My husband loved the Gran Champion (mikes corned beef, Brie, delicious sauce) so...More

Thank Sharon M
nadine b, Owner at Pancho and Lefty's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

We always stop in Monroe after we visit the new glarus brewery. This place has amazing food. Get the sandwich the deacon, you will regret it!!!!!

Thank colinwehrle
nadine b, Owner at Pancho and Lefty's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Very Good Fried Pickles, Waitresses could be a lil bit more cheerful and more personable. Sandwiches need a lil more flavor.

Thank BeeJay809
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Great little place. Have a cold beverage with your fresh meal! I went with my friend. I ordered the asian shrimp bowl. Wow! From the perfectly cooked rice and vegetables to the tasty shrimp it was delicious. My friend ordered a speciality burger. It was...More

Thank Pottman
Reviewed May 6, 2018

If you're visiting Pancho and Lefty's on a weekend evening or say Cinco de Mayo, prepare yourself for the possible wait. It's completely worth it! Sunday evening at 6:30pm, a bit later than traditional dinner time...not here, you'll likely find yourself wondering what's with the...More

Thank goose3nbc
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

A group of friends out for Saturday night dinner! Wait staff took took of us - drinks and meals! Organized!

Thank Erica T
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Went to Monroe and decided to take the trip advisor reviews advice and had lunch here. The place is very small, and you have to wait about 20 minutes for a table, but the food and service were good. The pulled pork sandwich and brisket...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed March 21, 2018

A smoker out back making great BBQ Open 11AM to 9 PM Tuesday thru Saturday Always busy Russ & Nadine run a first class place

Thank Thomas K
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Greg S
December 4, 2015|
Response from traveltheworld012 | Reviewed this property |
Go to Pancho and Lefty's website, you will not find it on Trip Advisor.
November 29, 2015|
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Response from nadine b | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1018 17th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 608-426-6116
  • E-mail
This is as small restaurant that packs people in. It has a small bar and you usually have to wait for a table. You can leave your number and they will call when a table opens up.The food is unbelievable. It's a place where other restaurant owners go to eat.
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