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Pancho's Backyard

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Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 2141
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Arcade, New York
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped at the suggestion of our port shopping guide on a recent cruise. When asked if we came off a ship and which one, we were led to a front table in the plaza by the musicians. We were entertained the whole time with live Mexican music that only added to the ambience. My husband had chimichangas, which he... More 

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Newburyport MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful hidden garden atmosphere. Outstanding service. 5 great meals. Saw a nearby table with steak kabobs in a cool contraption with coals. They weren't on the menu, but 2 in our party ordered them and were very happy. Tuna special was great.

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Orem, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is easily accessible on the main shopping street for tourists. The margaritas are very good. The service is good. There was some live marimba music, which was fun. The food is good, not outstanding. We were here with a group of 10 and they easily accommodated us. The food was ready in a timely fashion.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We left our cruise ship and took a $20 cab about 5 miles for the most delicious authentic and relaxed lunch of our journey If you like Mexican food you're LOVE Poncho's

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a Beautiful Restraunt from the Word Go. The Food was Great, including the service. The interior was Beautiful .All the Best to Pancho's Do Recommend!!

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Thank mpdog42
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful restaurant and great staff. food was great. We were staying at an all inclusive and really enjoyed a nice meal out.

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic lunch at Pancho's Backyard. You can sit in the front part overlooking the ocean or in the back in the garden. Either way is wonderful. Great food, great prices, great service, great margaritas. It was a great lunch.

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Viera, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were unable to dock near the Puerta Maya Panchos so went to the one in town. It was totally excellent like the other with great ambiance, food entertainment and servers!!! We missed seeing the folks at the other store particularly Marco.

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Francesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant in Cozumel! Great food, amazing waiters, terrific atmosphere! We eat there every time we visit! While you are there, buy some Vanilla, it is so full of flavor! I always take many bottles home with me for friends and family!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent taquitos. Must try. Non Americanized. Strong margaritas. You will love this place. Very nice setting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 872 2141
Description
Extraordinary Mexican food and awesome Margaritas are served graciously at the lush patio of one of Cozumel's most beautiful colonial buildings, amidst splashing fountains and tasteful decor. When you visit Pancho's Backyard don't forget to bring your camera! Live Marimba music during lunch.

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