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Pancho's Restaurant

3615 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3298
+1 310-545-6670
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (10 reviews)
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All hours
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3615 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3298
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I thought the food was good, but I was surprised by the prices. Most entrees were right around $20, which is not expensive, but more than usual for Mexican food. What really surprised me though was the cost of the draft beer at $7.50.

Thank jongable
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent as was the service. The skinny margarita was really good. I had fish tacos and those were great. It was not quiet but it wasn't too loud to hold a conversation.

Thank SNDBoston_MA
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Were we come from Mexican food is overabundant. But every time we go to manhattan beach we have to go to Panchos! Food is absolutely delicious! Waiters give great service and out margarita glasses were never empty. Even when they were closing they kept serving...More

Thank doc h
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Service was great. Food was good. Combinations and special house dishes. Good selection of Mexican beer. Classic building.

Thank AdventureBiker21
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The size of the restaurant is very deceiving. If you're not seated downstairs...make a point to walk over to see the seating downstairs. It is gorgeous. Service was a bit slow as our waiter spent a LONG time speaking to what appeared to be friends...for...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Wow. Walked in, saw a few tables to the right, a bar to the left. And few people. Was I in for a surprise. Hostess took us to the grand staircase where we descended into the dining room. Draped in fauna and flora that has...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We lived in Manhattan Beach for over 20 years and our "go to" Mexican restaurant was Pancho's in Manhattan Beach. Having moved out east we were on a quest for trying to find something that even closely resembles the ambiance, the service and the food...More

Thank cszostak
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere, great service! The food came out quickly and tasted really good. I didn't have a reservation but got seated immediately.

Thank David S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We were visiting from out of town and staying in a house nearby, so this was perfect location as we just walked. We made a reservation so our wait was very small, and I would recommend a reservation for this place. We all ordered different...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I actually have eaten at Pancho's few times before for about thirty some years, but yesterday was just different, greatly different. The Margaritas were great and actually after the first one, I was feeling good already. Then came the Salsa and chips, great Salsa, we...More

Thank Barry684
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3615 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3298
    (Rosecrans Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on Rosecrans. Hotel trolley stop in front of restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-6670
  • E-mail
Authentic Mexican cuisine, award-winning margaritas, world-class service and nightly entertainment.
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