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Pancho's Restaurant

3615 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3298
+1 310-545-6670
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3615 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3298
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fun Mexican restaurant which has been around for 30+ years. I met my wife there. The gold frozen margaritas are the best ever! The food is good and fun for small groups of 10-20 people. Live music Thursday to Saturday.

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our flight out of LAX was delayed. Pancho's came highly recommended and rightfully so. We were a little concerned due to it being a Saturday night and knowing they were a popular place. We called, was advised it wouldn't be too long of a wait...More

Thank JG_EDH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to a Playboy Bunny reunion/Birthday party at this restaurant in Manhatten Beach.This place is undoubtly the nicest Mexican restaurant you've ever been in.It is two stories,with the second story sunken below.It is very tropical,with lush,green plants and trees everywhere.The decor is really nice as...More

Thank Yitzhak44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice Mexican atmosphere in los angelus area Live music available very lively The food is great for Mexican cuisine lovers

Thank amasry1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though it pained me to go inside in such a lovely day we did so and had yummy margaritas. The stained glass windows, good service, lovely tile work and interior plants with so much light from above made this a nice spot.

Thank marymaryloveshawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the neighbors recommended we go (and reminded us to take the coupon). Service was outstanding. The food was terrific but priced high for that style of Mexican. Coupon helps ;-). Skinny margarita was terrific!

Thank VivaciousVal
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Poncho's has been in Manhattan Beach a long time. They have their own parking lot which is unusual (valet only). It doesn't look like much from the curb, but the atmosphere inside is festive and welcoming. The food goes beyond just tacos and burritos, and...More

1  Thank catherinekeller
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Fun and festive atmosphere. Experienced and friendly staff. You can't go wrong at this place for lunch or dinner. The food is delicious and authentic. A great place to eat and drink.

1  Thank hsb424
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great time. Margaritas were very good. Chips and salsa(salsa is very hot). Mahi enchiladas we deli-shish. Taco Tijuana was excellent

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for drinks. It was pretty slow, but the margaritas are excellent and the staff are very friendly.

Thank Marsh604
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3615 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3298
    (Rosecrans Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on Rosecrans. Hotel trolley stop in front of restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-6670
  • E-mail
Authentic Mexican cuisine, award-winning margaritas, world-class service and nightly entertainment.
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