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Pancho's Burritos

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49 High Street | Arndale Food Market, Manchester M4 3AH, England
+44 7508 745498
09:30 - 18:30
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great choice. huge selection of meats veg and even cactus. :D pay attention to what flavours you choose and they dont hike the price up if you want different fillings.

Thank Tori W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will never find better mexican food in Europe!!! It tastes exactly the same as in Central America. I love mexican cuisine but when I eat at Panchos Burritos I wanna cry that`s how it`s good. It really doesn`t make any sense to write a review because you have to go there and try! Every time when someone comes to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I regularly visit the stall in the Arndale market. The food is, without fail, exceptional. Proper authentic Mexican food and on a different level to other Mexican places in Manchester. My only worry is that when everyone finds out how great it is, I might have to queue for longer.

1 Thank TheJackal28
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly service and awesome Mexican food!! Highly recommended. I had the Grande burrito bowl with lime pork.. very tasty!!

Thank GDerbyshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

proper authentic mexican food. Pancho is a lovely guy and his food is SO good! Been several times and his new place off oxford road is fantastic too

Thank Kate D
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

I come to Manchester quite often for work, and being Asian, I always go to the chinese restaurant nearby for my quick lunch fix fit for the weather. This is my first visit to Pancho's despite having been to Manchester four times, and I regret not coming earlier. I'm not familiar of how to order my food here, but Chef... More 

1 Thank Yvonne Y
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

we went 2 days ago we had a enchiladas and a mutton burritos the food was good but the customers service was very poor, the lady behind the counter (redhair which seemed to be in charge of the shop) was very rude and she was speaking a foreign language (made me think they were talking about us)..Price ok but definitely... More 

1 Thank Sophie L
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I came here before going to a gig a couple of Fridays ago. I love Mexican food and finding good Mexican food is hard! But I was pretty impressed by the burritos here, even more impressed that there's no hidden charge for what would usually be "extras" in other places such as guac. The staff were friendly and helpful. The... More 

Thank siwonish
Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I had a large beef burrito, tomato bread, with all the accouterments etc. The rice was hard and undercooked which made a really horrible crunch eating it. The lady behind the counter was rude and standoffish and the portions were poor. I definitely won't be returning - not a shadow on Changos up the road.

1 Thank Jimmy M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My boyfriend and I have been eating here 2 to 3 times a week for a long while now as we live round the corner, we loved it because the staff were friendly and loved the burrito boxes. I recommend it to all of my friends however the last couple of times I have been there seems to be a... More 

1 Thank Fsouthall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Mexican, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
09:30 - 18:30
09:30 - 18:30
09:30 - 18:30
09:30 - 18:30
09:30 - 18:30
09:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 High Street | Arndale Food Market, Manchester M4 3AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 7508 745498
Panchos Burritos started out on the streets as do all good taco stands in Mexico. After living in Mexico for some years Mexico City born Enrique and his Manchester born wife Colette decided to bring the taste of Mexico back to England. They started their own Burrito stand catering for friends parties and music festivals. At one of these festivals they met German born Klaus who when seeing the burrito stand realised it was a brilliant concept. This created Panchos Burritos. Based in Manchester city centre we have two market stalls in the busy Arndale Centre market and have been going strong there since January 2010. Enrique tries to keep it real using recipes passed on by his family in Mexico City. Fresh food is cooked on the stall every morning and by lunchtime the smell of delicious tasty Mexican food wafts around the marketplace. Meats are slow roasted in the oven then added to delicious freshly made salsas to be served with rice or on a burrito.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?