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Address: Calle 59 no. 509, Merida 97160, Mexico
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+52 999 923 0942

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We went with locals who said the place was touristy and had dropped in quality. However, we enjoyed the evening, food was good as was the service. Like a lot of places in... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
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Tyler, Texas
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Panchos has changed a bit over time but still has a great ambience. You can dine or drink indoors or outdoors. Business has picked up since my last visit over a year ago. Its got a great "feel" and you can meet tourists, ex pats living there as well as locals. Highly recommend it

Thank Gus G
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14 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I like it, there wasn't that many people since we arrived pretty early, seems like best time to go is after 8pm. Food was really good, we ordered four different plates and they were really tasty. Drinks were also good, nice view to take pictures. And the ambience its really relaxing.

Thank Teir F
North Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have been to Pancho's a couple of times in previous visits, but we were very disappointed this time. The menu was very limited, the ambience not as 'magical', and the overall experience was somewhat negative. My wife had the Sea Bass, and did not enjoy it (some of it tasted 'fishier' than the rest), and my chicken was bland... More 

Thank Dave M
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We went with locals who said the place was touristy and had dropped in quality. However, we enjoyed the evening, food was good as was the service. Like a lot of places in Merida, not much curb appeal, but once inside very nice decor.

Thank 1039
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Pancho's happens to have the perfect look and feel for a night in Merida. It is more expensive than other local restaurants, but it is for tourists. We were there with a sizable group and we sat "outside", under the stars. It really is a beautiful place. The service was excellent. If you do decide to visit Pancho's, get the... More 

Thank Tom P
Maplewood, NJ
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Thought we'd try it out. The food, while not terrible, was nothing better than you could get anywhere in the States. Burger was mediocre. Would be a good place when you're longing for expensive food from home.

Thank Kana B
Sacramento, California
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The Food is great. Try the flaming coffee. The staff is great too. We always go to Pancho's when we are in Merida.

Thank TheScotsman27
Merrillville, Indiana
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2014

First of all, some of the experiences below are very inaccurate and I wonder if there were communication issues. I am definitely not fluent and heard no other problems from anyone else we met there. For happy hour special-you must sit at bar! Also, we went to Pancho's on the weekend (Fri - Sun) and got the 2 for 1... More 

2 Thank Lisa D
Merida, Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Not very good food and very touristy. Way too many great smaller resturants within easy walking distance of the main square. If your looking for the Tourist experience then it's ok..just Ok.

1 Thank Glenndee
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2012

I am an octopus aficionado who has had Greek octopus dishes, Chinese octopus dishes and other octopus dishes at seafood restaurants in various cities in the US, Asia and Europe. I didn't expect to have such a tasty octopus salad at Pancho's. The salad was perfectly portioned, with octopus cut into bite size pieces along with the surprisingly good nugget-sized... More 

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