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Avenida Playa Gaviotas 408 | Zona Dorada, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Wichita, Kansas
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

Pancho is the hostest with the moistest! They give you free appetizers and either shots of infused tequila or mini kaluha and crème. They have wonderful food, everything is delicious and service is great. Mexican food, seafood, salads, breakfast, lunch and dinner! It is on the beach, and the views are great. Tell Pancho Hello!

1 Thank Brenda L
Kitchener, Canada
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

Enjoy traditional Mexican food, cooked to perfection. We visited the location on the beach. The service was impeccable, very entertaining. Have to have the tequila cheese! We went for dinner twice and both times we were extremely happy with the evening. Asked if we could eat on the beach and they obliged us and brought all of our meal to... More 

2 Thank ServeSuccess
Boise, Idaho
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140 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

Extensive menu of well-prepared food. Pancho's is right on the beach, accessed down a corridor of shops from the street. There is a sign out front. Meals, even at lunch, come with a complimentary appetizer and end with Kahlua and cream or small delicious coconut ice cream if you prefer. Just ask. We were told that Pancho's has been there... More 

2 Thank Norma J
Calgary, AB
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

This is a good lunch spot that is well suited for tourists - English speaking staff, English menus, and good service. Not the most authentic spot, but the food is good, and it is nice to get a spot on the terrace overlooking the ocean. Blended drinks are good, and the chicken fingers, green salad, coconut shrimp, and shrimp ceviche... More 

1 Thank newlywedltravels
Lancaster, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

Pancho's is a must when in Mazatlan. Pancho is a great guy, he treats his customers right and the food is excellent.

Thank Patti F
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

Mazatlan is known for Shrimp and this is the best place to experience it. The Pancho's Special and coconut Shrimp are better than any shrimp you will ever have. Forget about your all inclusive for at least one meal here. Prices are very reasonable and service is the best.

1 Thank Fred D
Casper, Wyoming
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

What a great dining experience. The food is awesome..margaritas superb..and the serting is fabulous..Truly a wonderful eating experience

Thank ellewy
Carlsbad, California
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564 reviews
386 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

We, my wife and I and a Mazatlán friend, had lunch at Pancho's on December 31st. Our cruise ship, the Crown Princess, was in town and together with it being New Year's Eve day the whole place was crowded. Our Mazatlán native friend assured us that Pancho's was a favorite of the locals. We had a short wait for a... More 

Thank Gordon C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

Time and time again Pancho's on the beach is awesome. Greats food great service and the best prices. You can't beat this restaurant.

Thank MarcDTraveller
Lowell, Arkansas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

The food is excellent. Service great. Really great. Have to go back each year. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Rm202

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Mexican, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Playa Gaviotas 408 | Zona Dorada, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan

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