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700 E New York St Ste 180, Aurora, IL 60505-3572
+1 630-820-9391
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri 10:30 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We have been there twice. The first was a Sunday afternoon at 3PM. My first request was Chili's Rellenos, which was no available, my second choice, a mixed platter of meats, beans, guacamole was ok, my wife choice was taco and burrito mix, again ok. We tried again, 2 weeks later with friends. A complete reversal, my wife and I... More 

Thank Charles S
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Great deal. True Mexican food. The fish tacos were excellent. The grandkids had steak tacos and one had a burrito. Both were very good! Worth stopping for!

Thank Tom M
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I know Pancho's is typically a great place because I've been there before but this review needed to be applied. My boyfriend and I went in on Saturday a little before 7:45pm. The place was moderately busy but not to busy. We picked a booth in a corner and our waitress came and took our drink orders and brought over... More 

Thank Lovetoexplore08
Montgomery, Illinois
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Small strip mall restaurant. Food is excellent and very authentic. Restaurant is very nice, but parking is at a minimum.

Thank bullzi4
Aurora, Illinois
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164 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Sure, this restaurant is part of a strip mall, but you will be presently surprised by their traditional flavors. We recently enjoyed their roja enchiladas that were fantastically flavored. On previous visits we've had their carne asada (also quite tasty) and an assortment of their tacos, flautas and tostados. We've never been disappointed by their flavors. Parking can be a... More 

Thank dan b
naperville, IL
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

This strip mall restaurant serves really delicious and authentic Mexican food, and is my go-to place whenever I crave the real thing. The service is friendly, and there is even a good Mexican bakery in the same mall. The only reason I don't give it 4 stars is because of their overly-sweet margaritas and poor wine selection. If you're a... More 

Thank Jsmartinez
Shelbyville, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

After seeing the positive reviews, my wife and I decided to visit Pancho's on Sunday, January 18. The place was not busy. I ordered enchiladas covered in cheese sauce. The food was the blandest Mexican we've ever eaten. The refried beans appear grayish in color and had no taste. We were thoroughly disappointed. I've never had refried beans with less... More 

Thank Travis B
naperville, IL
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Excellent and REAL Mexican food--not like the ersatz stuff that lots of other places serve. The only downside is the weak and too-sweet margaritas and the cheap wine. I'm not a beer drinker, unfortunately...There's also a great bakery in the same strip mall.

Thank Jsmartinez
Naperville, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Attended lunch with a friend at Pancho's this past week and want people to know this is not chain type food, but authentic home cooked tasting delights. The presentations are not fanyc, not any trendy type items on the menu, but the taco (hard or soft shell) lunch ( shredded Chicken / Shredded beef / ground beef ) with rice... More 

Thank vbdad55
Aurora, Illinois
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Pancho's is a true gem. My wife and I have been going there since we have been dating and have never had a bad experience. They have some of the best Mexican food around at a great value. Everything is reasonable priced at Pancho's compared to other Mexican restaurants in the area. Salsa & chips are served promptly as you... More 

Thank Jon N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 E New York St Ste 180, Aurora, IL 60505-3572
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-820-9391

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