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Pancho Villas Grill

West University
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401 E 5th St, Tucson, AZ 85705-7918
+1 520-624-9297
10:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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Tucson, United States
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

I visited Pancho Villas Grill around a week ago, it's a nice clean restaurant close to the down town area on 4th AVE. They serve a large amount of great Mexican dishes that you can't find at many Mexican restaurants. I have been living in Tucson for over 6 years and grew up in a border town my whole childhood.... More 

Thank Gaston M
Tucson, Arizona
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Authentic Mexican dishes that I have not seen in any other Mexican restaurants in town. Prepared by the owner with pride and love, this food is really tasty. The salsa bar is a nice touch, but beware the habanero sauce - HOT!!

Thank spockelope
Worthington, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

We had a veggie burro and a carne asada burro, two iced teas for under $20. Both burros were good and tasty. Couldn't finish the veggie one, so we took it to go. Their chips are fresh and really good, the salsas are nicely spiced. It looks like a bar, a little old and needs some touch ups, but the... More 

Thank Amy W
Surrey, Canada
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136 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

After reading some good reviews, we tried this place for a casual dinner. It is a little old and tired looking inside and despite the beer on the menu the waitress told us that they aren't currently serving alcohol due to a "problem with the inspection". Not sure what that meant. The food was fine and there is a small... More 

Thank BubbaLui
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157 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2014

It's kind of dirty-looking inside and cluttered. The chips and salsas are nothing special. The food looked good but the birria taco didn't have a lot of flavor. The shrimp taco was OK.

Thank ITravelMontana
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2013

There were flies on the inside windows and a hair in the salsa. Service was slow and there was no offer of chip or water refills. Food was average.

1 Thank DarTucson
Vancouver, Washington
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2013

What a nice place! Traveling through Tucson, we were invited to try the Pancho Villa Grill by old friends. Good service; good food; we did not find the prices to be too high. Give it a try!

Thank michael j
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 5 May 2011

i have eaten in almost every mexican restaurant in tucson and by far this is the worst food and highest priced anywhere we had tacos that were prefab shells like low end fast food joints but not as tastey torta sandwch made mother in law sick so if you dont like mother in law take her there and get her... More 

Thank waytofukingojay
Tucson, AZ
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2009

Good food, but over priced. I can get similarly good food from other Mexican fast food places like the Taco Shop Co.

Thank trinity3infinity
Tucson, AZ
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2008

My boyfriend and I have eaten at Pancho's several times, and every time the food has been excellent. I love their green corn tamales, and my boyfriend always gets the carne asada. It is much better than most other Mexican places we have tried in Tucson. The service is decent; they are always working hard & are friendly, even if... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
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  • Address: 401 E 5th St, Tucson, AZ 85705-7918
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > West University
  • Neighbourhood: West University
  • Phone Number: +1 520-624-9297

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