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Pancho's Mexican Food

1231 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3306
+1 805-545-0994
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“enchiladas” (2 reviews)
“taco” (2 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
1231 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3306
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We try to come every Tuesday for Taco Tuesday! The food is super good and the chips and salsa are so tasty!

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We having been dining at Panchos, for about 5 years, now. Food is really good, authentic. Enchiladas are terrific! Wish they would refill that chip bowl, at least once!

Thank judith h
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

So my girlfriends and I wanted some authentic Mexican food and saw good reviews on here so decided to go. Upon going we sat ourselves the waitress never told us where to sit. We had to get our own utensils. It took her a long...More

2  Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Came here to take my parents and my g.f. on Memmorial day Friday. There was one other table occupied. The food was just O.K. Really nothing special. I ordered the chicken fajitas. They were overdone and rubbery. We we're the only table that had an...More

Thank Blazer_Guy
Reviewed 12 February 2017

delicious mexican. not a place for atmosphere but a good hardy lunch that will assuredly fill you up. if you are not famished, consider splitting something. the portions are quite substantial. the chips fresh and the salsa fabulous. small staff though, so if you are...More

1  Thank SydneyofSanLuis
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great find in SLO. Lots of options for kids, big menu for adults and all the food was fantastic. We even took leftovers back to the hotel! It's not fancy...very casual and local feeling. Slightly off the main drag, but well worth the effort to...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I've taken advantage of "Taco Tuesday" and "Burrito Wednesday ". Worth it! Have had two lunches there and both were delicious, good amount and reasonably priced. I would go back to try dinner, when I'm with someone who has a car, since the bus doesn't...More

Thank Celeste J
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Good food served quickly. Easy place for lunch. A cross between true mexican, and california food. Not too spicy, but the salsa and hot sauces help. Very friendly staff. Portions are big.

Thank M K
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I couldn't get any lengua (beef tongue) here, which told me that it was not an authentic Mexican joint, but I can certainly recommend this cute little place to the weary traveler and even somebody local who just wants a good bite to eat. The...More

Thank OnParleFrancais
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We both had the taco salad. It was good. It is possible that some of their other dishes step it up a notch. I am picky having been raised in a home that was "in to" good eats and where I was taught to make...More

Thank JWP49
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1231 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-545-0994
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