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Pancho's Takos

Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 1693
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“al pastor” (197 reviews)
“tacos” (702 reviews)
“pineapple” (86 reviews)
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 9 February 2013

I wanted to try legitimate Mexican Tacos and was directed to this place. It is not difficult to find, identified by the crowd waiting to get in, always a good sign and well worth the wait. Sit on the street so you can watch a...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 8 February 2013

This place was awesome! Cheap, quick, delicious, and authentic. You order whatever you want from a paper form (like sushi) and they bring everything out individually when it's ready. Certainly try the tacos al pastor as an appetizer. It's from the giant shwarma roaster in...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2013

Like this place place needs another great review, but it totally deserves it. My family and I spend about a month a year living in PV and this is one of our favorite spots. On this trip alone, we will have eaten here 6 times...More

Thank Wellversedpallet
Reviewed 5 February 2013

What's not to like? The food is inexpensive, very tasty and they're open late for those times when you need a late night snack. Highly recommend the tacos al pastor and mushroom quesadilla. One word of warning - this place can get busy at dinner...More

Thank Cthulhu_67
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Following an unexpected trip to the emergency room in Puerto Vallarta which resulted in my (Memo) not being released until 12:30 a.m.; Diana and I found ourselves looking for food in the wee hours of the morning. The desk clerk at Posada Roger sugested we...More

Thank Memo-Diana R
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Seeing as I haven't yet found a good place for real tacos al pastor at home, the guys at Panchos take care of my taco fix in PV, and for something so simple, it's always so great with pineapple....We'll order anywhere from 3-6 at a...More

Thank mexicobeachmom
Reviewed 3 February 2013

This is a tiny place next door to Cafe de Olla. It has the best tacos. The food is very very good. They give you a card and you mark what you want. It is a great way to get your food quickly. Lots of...More

Thank travelersalem_Oregon
Reviewed 31 January 2013

This unassuming hole in the wall (literally) has the best tacos in Vallarta. Grab a handful of Al Pastor off the rotating vertical spit - amazing! We also enjoyed queso, chicken and beer tacos. Simple, cheap and delicious.

Thank RyanThompson6818
Reviewed 30 January 2013

I go to Pancho's every trip. It's always good food, and the staff is always friendly. It's small, so there is quite often a bit of a wait, but it goes quick and is well worth the wait!

Thank NorthernSpirit
Reviewed 28 January 2013

A very small place but with a very big heart. Everything is perfect, the service is with a smile, the food is tasty. The place is well kept. Order 2 ou 3 takos at a time otherwise they get cold and it takes away the...More

Thank Claude D
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Jeanne S
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Response from Vances2 | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking but most people walk to it. Really there is minimal need for a car in PV at all.
17 September 2017|
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Response from Bea M | Reviewed this property |
Worth every penny. The small slice of pineapple ads that small gesture of originality. Indeed I thought the pineapple infused style salsa they bring would add a unique flavour. Little did I know that this was the hottest of... More
20 June 2017|
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Response from El1Lobo | Reviewed this property |
No the tacos are plain. They give you at least 4 different sauces to put on them and they go from mild to HOT. They will also tell you which sauce is which. The HOT is HOT. If this helped please mark such on TA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 1693
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