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Pancho Villa's

) #471 of 1,856 Restaurants in Edinburgh $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
+44 131 557 4416
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (50 reviews)
“churros” (12 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 440 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were having trouble finding a place to eat, and were surprised to find a Mexican Restaurant on the Royal Mile! We decided to give it a try and were very pleasantly surprised. They menu was large, and the food was delicious. The service was...More

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

After being in Europe for 6 weeks, we were craving mexican food. We were surprised how good it was. Definitely recommend this, great margaritas, chips could have been better, but the rest was great.

Thank Dollie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good lunch here, and the food with surprisingly spicy, which is a good thing for us. Really nice service in a pleasant interior, affordable prices.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered chicken fajitas and a cold beer on a very sunny day...the fajitas were tastier than the ones I tasted in Mexico. The staff don't hover as some places do... just chill and enjoy. Could have sat there all day. It situated at Canongate which...More

Thank ScotlandRose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here more than once now and I can honestly say from the tasty food to the super friendly staff this place is perfect! A real hidden gem! Steak fajitas are perfecto.

Thank Xangelo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our first dinner there so much we went back again 2 nights later! Delicious authentic Mexican! We had mixed fajitas, chicken and chorizo enchiladas and quesadillas, all were excellent and very good value!

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have just bought tacos al pastor from them, they were very expensive for only three tacos (10.9£) and the taste... awful. They don't taste like pastor at all, I wasn't expecting the same flavor, there's nothing like home really, but the pork tasted a...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

After walking around Old Town and the Royal Mile, we decided to eat at Pancho Villas. I had found the restaurant while doing a search of places to eat at in Edinburgh. I'm glad that we stopped here for dinner. We were seated without waiting....More

Thank METAL1
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

After travelling from Southampton to get to Edinburgh today, which involved a bus, a plane, and another busy bus, all me and my partner wanted was somewhere nice and quiet to eat and we found that here. Fantastic food and service! Staff were friendly and...More

Thank Gemma T
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Always had a good meal here. Waiting staff are attentive and always happy to see you. Wife doesn't want to share this place with anyone else and keep it our little secret.

Thank Steven B
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How much for that pitcher of Sangria? Do they offer pitchers of Margaritas(on the rocks) as well?
17 May 2017|
Response from Craig s | Reviewed this property |
sorry I'm not sure but I'm sure they do and will taste amazing!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 4416
  • E-mail
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