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Calle 59 No. 509, Centro, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 923 0942
18:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 18:00 - 01:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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San Diego
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here as our first meal in Merida to get acquainted with our surroundings. Yeah it's a little expensive, maybe even a little touristy, but overall we enjoyed the food and our waiter was awesome. Bilingual, super friendly and he provided us with a bunch of places to check out, and even a few places to stay away from... More 

Thank Sam B
San Francisco
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My American friend who lives here now liked this restaurant but recently the owner decided to change direction and upped the price considerably and decreased the menu selection.The food was good but nothing special and I really don't think it was worth the price. Most entrées were in the $10-$15 range and there was very little for vegetarians. There seemed... More 

Thank Jhb94103
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere out in the garden. Service was friendly and professional. We ordered tapas Servings this both enjoying a mixture. The food was lovely and very reasonably priced. We would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Therese C
West Baden Springs, Indiana
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a meal of tapas and drinks. The food and service were great and the atmosphere on the patio is perfect.

Thank ingolf99
Raleigh, North Carolina
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104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try Pancho's after seeing the reviews on Trip Advisor. Loved the outdoor dining area. Very pleasant night weather-wise, so it was perfect. The margaritas were potent but good. Had the table-side guacamole and it was outstanding. Ordered 3 apps for our meal and they were all very good, especially the steak tacos. Service was very good. A very... More 

Thank keithtdesigns
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely restaurant with a brilliant atmosphere and great menu. We found Panchos on TripAdvisor so went to check it out. We were a bit worried that it was very empty when we looked through the window. However, as you walk through all the seating is in the back and outside. The food and service was great, particularly the fresh... More 

Thank jack18b
Merida, Mexico
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have been going to Pancho's every Friday when we are in town because that is usually when the Expats go. Chief Robert make great food ( even though the menu is limited) It is a great place to go for information as well. We always feel like we are coming home when we go to the restaurant. Love Pancho's

Thank Maxine969
San Pedro, Belize
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped by Panchos late afternoon and met Ricardo. He spoke English and was very personable. He took our reservation and we came back that evening. The restaurant is beautifully appointed with great views from the garden patio. Ricardo made some suggestions on the menu which we took him up on. My wife had the Angus steak and I had... More 

Thank pamjay2015
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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127 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Entering the doorway at panchos is always a pleasure . The sights and sounds . Artwork and music dazzle the senses . When you go . You must explore ..go on an adventure to the back of the restaurant ..each section offers some thing different ...the upstairs ,outside patio is beautiful ...the back bar , a wonderful place to while... More 

Thank mark p
Calabasas, California
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111 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This is a favorite of my friends who have lived in Merida for 4 years. They love the more traditional Mexican food. Marguerita was OK. The place is popular with local families so there may be a lot of children!

Thank Linda M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Mexican, Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 59 No. 509, Centro, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 923 0942
Uno de los mas antiguos y queridos restaurantes en el centro histórico de la ciudad de Mérida, a solo dos cuadras de la plaza principal o plaza grande.

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