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“Just average”
Review of Pancho's

Pancho's
Ranked #3 of 407 Restaurants in Mazatlan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
austin
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14 reviews
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“Just average”
Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

I've been coming here for years and to me it's just average. It is on the beach but a plate of shrimp is still $20 bucks. Why? This is the shrimp capital of the world. Just feel it is a little higher than it should be.

  • Visited September 2013
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“A must do when in Mazatlan”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

If staying at any of the hotels in the golden zone, this is a lovely beach walk destination. Such a charming atmosphere and the food was delicious and well presented on large blue platters.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Poppy B
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Durango, Colorado
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16 reviews
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“Pancho's on the beach”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Ahh, Panchos--good food, the ocean breeze, observing the activity on the beach, the sunset over the water, and the host so gracious with a welcoming glass of kahlua. This is a must for every visit. We take a pulmonia from our resort, enjoy a stroll thru the shops and end at this delightful little place, willing to wait if necessary for a table overlooking the beach. My husband's favorite is bacon wrapped shrimp, I make various choices and have never been disappointed. There are so many good Mazatlan restaurants, many that are more elegant, but not more friendly or fun.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Adrienne B
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Silverton, Oregon, United States
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9 reviews
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“Pancho's is hard to beat”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

With a convenient location in the Zona Dorada and an ocean front setting, Pancho's is always a great choice for a wonderful meal in Mazatlan. The wait staff is very friendly and customer oriented, and provides lots of little extras that make your meal special - like the complimentary kahlua after dinner. The food is consistently good and the menu is quite varied. Prices are not cheap but not super expensive either. I would rate it a good value.

  • Visited February 2013
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1 Thank Steven R
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Tacoma, Washington
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18 reviews
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“Shrimp are the best!”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Poncho's in the Gold Zone is our favorite restaurant in Mazatlan. The Poncho's 3 way shrimp is the best. My husband loves the pork shank and don't forget to try the shrimp burger. The free Kahlua for dessert is a great finish.
Poncho is a friendly hands on owner, there to make your dining enjoyable.
The view is great with an ocean breeze.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank JewelryDiva_13
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