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Pancho's Backyard

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Central American, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 2141
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Today
11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Fishers, Indiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Can NOT come to Cozumel without having a Pancho's margarita!! They are the island's BEST! (Food and service are pretty great too!!!)

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Thank jasonlY984DG
Tamarac, Florida
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch and a margarita. I will say it was the best margarita and I would have liked another one but we were walking and it was very warm. The service was very good and the food was very tasty. The black bean soup was very good.

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Thank M H
Daytona Beach, Florida
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145 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped here for lunch with the family before returning back to the cruise ship. Prices were decent $11-$15 range. Margharitas were HUGE. We enjoyed the xylophone entertainment that happened to be outside as well. Great view of the water and cruise ships.

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Thank Dogfather96
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The margaritas were amazing. I had the fish with tomatoes and olives and it was spectacular. The views are amazing, and all in all, it was a great experience.

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Thank Elliott R
Florida
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant and store has become one of our favorite places to visit when we are in Cozumel. The margaritas are the best, lunch is great and the store has a great selection of merchandise and gifts.

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Thank FreddyMcReady
Windham, Maine
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the very best meal in Cozumel. Excellence ambiance and amazing service. The tequila was excellent. No ceviche on the menu but they made it especially for us!!

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Thank abbeydavies67
Pennines
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156 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival at this restaurant you will be asked which boat you have come off, it seems this is the place the cruises send you. As we weren't on a cruise and not American we were given short shrift. The restaurant is well laid out but that's as good as it gets. The staff are all dressed in faux Mexican... More 

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Thank Reebi
Winnsboro, South Carolina
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here numerous times along with their restaurant in San Miguel. Wonderful service and food.

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Thank PLALPN
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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127 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent homemade guacamole, very good margaritas and decent food all around. Next to Los Cinco Soles, nice place to relax and eat.

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Thank Marc T
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to the Island for years and first visit. Great service, excellent margaritas and the fish was cooked to perfection. Highly recommend!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Central American, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 872 2141
Description
Extraordinary Mexican food and awesome Margaritas are served graciously at the lush patio of one of Cozumel's most beautiful colonial buildings, amidst splashing fountains and tasteful decor. When you visit Pancho's Backyard don't forget to bring your camera! Live Marimba music during lunch.

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