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Pancho's Takos

Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 1693
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“al pastor” (175 reviews)
“tacos” (661 reviews)
“pineapple” (81 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is a time hole, but the food is delicious and it is entertaining to watch the staff fly around as if they had been choreographed. Only open in the evening, and on weekends, the wait time can be very long.

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pancho's Takos is in a fantastic area and right next to another fave of mine, the Cafe de Oja. Pancho's makes the best tacos and charges very reasonable rates. Ask for extra grilled pineapple on your taco al pastor and don't be shy with the...More

Thank Mesh G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Food is well awesome! Get there early, restaurant opens at 6pm. I got there at 5:45pm and there were already 15 people in front of me. Quite fascinating place to people watch. Inside and outside tables. Lots of sidewalk entertainment, not to mention people watchin....More

Thank Luvabug
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Make no mistake, there is plenty of good local food to be had in Puerto Vallarta. But pizza, tacos are one of those foods that can be taken to a new level through sheer simplicity, and there Pancho’s rocks it. I’d say you can’t go...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 5 days ago

That's really all I can say about this place! Cheap, delicious, sidewalk dining. This place is always packed and there is always a line but it is well worth it. The al pastor tacos are to die for. I also tried the quesadilla which was...More

Thank Fishee2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have ate at Pancho's Takos several times and it has always been very good. Always a crowd so you know it's good. If you don't mind waiting just order a beer and wait in line a great spot to people watch....More

Thank margiemikesmith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for tacos and was not disappointed! They open at 6pm, would recommend you get there early, otherwise there is a line. They seat you quick and it is tight! You are given a sheet to order your food from and it comes out...More

Thank cgirlie24
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at this small, popular Taco restaurant last year and had a good time, so went back. We had to wait for an hour (so had to go elsewhere to have an appetizer first)... Tacos were very good but I ended up with a...More

1  Thank Sylvia356
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the only place you need to make sure you visit when in Puerto Vallarta. The line will be long, but it's worth the wait. The tacos are delicious and nothing else in the city comes even close. Trust me. Eat here. You will...More

1  Thank catarin0a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just like they say worth the wait, we tried chicken, pork and bacon steak all were great, fun to chat in line with other patrons. They do have small alcohol menu.

1  Thank ISLANDGIRL3013
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Jeanne S
31 October 2017|
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Response from Vances2 | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking but most people walk to it. Really there is minimal need for a car in PV at all.
17 September 2017|
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Response from Bea M | Reviewed this property |
Worth every penny. The small slice of pineapple ads that small gesture of originality. Indeed I thought the pineapple infused style salsa they bring would add a unique flavour. Little did I know that this was the hottest of... More
19 June 2017|
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Response from El1Lobo | Reviewed this property |
No the tacos are plain. They give you at least 4 different sauces to put on them and they go from mild to HOT. They will also tell you which sauce is which. The HOT is HOT. If this helped please mark such on TA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 1693
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