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Pancho and Lefty's

$$ - $$$American, ,
1018 17th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-2005
+1 608-426-6116
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (23 reviews)
“burrito” (26 reviews)
“pulled pork” (21 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1018 17th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-2005
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is really small, only takes cash, and usually has a wait, but is 100% worth it. They have amazing burgers and barbecue. Whenever we go to Monroe, we do not dare go anywhere else. I always crave this place, and it's a shame...More

Thank uryufriend
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wandered in for lunch prior to checking out local brewery. Shrimp tacos were loaded with melted cheese, black beans spiced just right; Swiss mushroom burger one of best ever---loaded with thick fresh mushrooms and tasty fresh Swiss. Fresh cut skin on tators greasy like they...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both of us had the Yardbird grilled chicken sandwich. Meaty, flavorful, and the optional Swiss cheese and bacon was the crowning touch. We go there frequently and have NEVER had a bad meal. Kudos to Russ and Nadine and their crew!

Thank mrrestaurant2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Russ and Nadine own a gold mine, hear. Located on Monroe's scenic Square, Pancho's makes some of the best Tex Mex out there. There burgers are huge, fress, and delicious and offered in many styles. Ribs are fantastic, even their ribeye steak is delicious. Shrimp...More

Thank mwvalentino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are never disappointed while dining here. If you come at peak times, you will wait for a table but it is worth it. I would suggest any item on the menu. It is cash only restaurant. A hidden gem in Monroe.

Thank 4recreationist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious meal today! We had the beer cheese soup and shared the smoked, corn beef sandwich, called the Grand Champion. It was so good!!! Great waitstaff too.

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food here is pretty good. I had the Frito burrito, it was just right not to big not to small and came with chips and guac!! The rest of the crew had good reports on the other sandwiches as well. Just a note this place...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I try to make it here every couple of months. This time we stopped they were out of my favorite the beef brisket so I tried a bacon cheese burger for the first time. Delicious! One of the best burgers I've ever...More

Thank TeejayCox
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Dear John & Lisa, Thank you for sharing your home, green surroundings & experiences, the fantastic food & knowledge of the ecologic way of life. The food was average in flavor and alcohol selection poor.

Thank Allan F
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Get there and get on the wait list- the amazing smells inside the door will confirm that this place is worth the wait. We testify that the huge nachos with brisket are excellent. The pulled pork and all the smoked meats are fresh, tender and...More

Thank Jennifer H
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Greg S
5 December 2015|
Response from traveltheworld012 | Reviewed this property |
Go to Pancho and Lefty's website, you will not find it on Trip Advisor.
30 November 2015|
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Response from nadine b | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1018 17th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 608-426-6116
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This is as small restaurant that packs people in. It has a small bar and you usually have to wait for a table. You can leave your number and they will call when a table opens up.The food is unbelievable. It's a place where other restaurant owners go to eat.
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