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Pancho Villa

361 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M7, Canada
+1 613-234-8872
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (16 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
361 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I noticed this place out of the corner of my eye as I walked down Elgin Street. It is situated one level below the street so the entrance is not pronounced. I ordered the beef taco plate which came with salad and chips and salsa....More

Thank Stirling B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of my women friends regularly meet for dinner to catch up on life. This restaurant was recommended in part because it could accommodate two ladies with gluten allergies. Being a Friday night we made a reservation which proved a good idea. The restaurant...More

Thank ClassAct33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good, with large helpings for the money. The staff were all very friendly, and the decor was just OK for me. I will go back

Thank Larry D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Ottawa for the skating and found this wonderful restaurant. I had the enchiladas Verdes. Best I've had in a long time. Moist fillings and not smothered in sauce. My husband had chicken fajitas which were fresh and tasty. Great service and margaritas.

Thank K D
Reviewed 8 February 2018

While the menu is fairly standard, the flavours and quality are a cut above. Reasonable prices, generous servings, relaxed atmosphere and friendly service add to the experience. I'd go again for sure.

Thank Raffie6
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

A must when visiting Ottawa. This restaurant has been around for decades and makes for an excellent Mexican experience.

Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Been frequenting Pancho for years and the food is always amazing. The service can be lacklustre in terms of friendliness but I continue to return for the delicious Mexican. The chips to start off are always finished by the time the food arrives and the...More

Thank Esther T
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious, with the combo platter giving the option of tasting several main dishes, with good portions. The cocktails were nice and refreshing.

Thank S. H. H
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We were really craving Mexican food and the El Camino was having a private party so we ended up here, knowing what we know now, we would've had Chinese. So, we walk in grab a table and there was only two other couples in the...More

Thank IrishBlueTraveller
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

When I walked in I noticed the place was very clean, warm, and inviting. All the servers and hosts were very attentive and fast. Allison took care of our large surprise party group effortlessly. She didn't let anyone go without a drink. ( The group...More

Thank naomidamphouse
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-234-8872
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