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Las Panchas

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Calle Morelos and Avenida Pedro Joaquin Codwell, Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 120 8354
Thursday
Closed
Hours:
Mon 07:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 18:00
Sat 07:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 18:00
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Miami, Florida
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When in Hotbox, you must visit Las Panchas for the freshest fish around!!!!! The fishermen are bringing the fish from the sea to the kitchen. Don't miss the whole fish, or even the grilled filet. Ceviche is delicious. If you don't see a free table, they will create one for you!!! This is were the locals and the expats eat,... More 

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Thank strevisa
Eatontown, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for breakfast and we were glad we did. Super local, uncrowded. Get the empanadas there. They are excellent. good service good price.

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Thank Richiewhitejr17
Arlington, Virginia
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I ordered a traditional fish meal, and the fish was simple and good. There was also a small salad and rice. The food wasn't extraordinary, but it was fine.

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Thank ltwau
Mexico City, Mexico
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A chill, unpretentious, and very relaxed seafood joint with fresh food and bargain prices. Arrive early or it will be packed!

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Thank Atzin O
London
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge portions and genuine Mexican food. The fish ceviche is very tasty, and we also liked the fish tacos. Service is quick and friendly.

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Thank Jennifer F
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap and awesome food. Great service, we want to come back! Cóctel de camarón was our favorite. Also agua de horchata.

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Thank Tania M
Trujillo
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard great things about this place but the food was certainly not among the best the we had on the island and the prices has gone up since it appeared in the various guidebooks. Fine for a lunch place but better quality and value elsewhere.

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived too late the first try so came for a late lunch the next day. There weee so many choices but we ordered the tacos de langusta which were excellent

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic, beautifully prepared Mexican and seafood cuisine. Affordably-priced, as well. And popular with locals – as evidenced by the line-ups of people you'll quite often see, waiting to get in.

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Thank PaulaP_11
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Good food but it is very crowded and you have to wait for a table for a long time and then for food, big serving sizes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Morelos and Avenida Pedro Joaquin Codwell, Holbox Island, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 120 8354

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