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Avenida Playa Gaviotas 408 | Zona Dorada, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Lamoille, NV
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are a lot of things to like about Panchos. The setting is lovely, right on the beach with exquisite views. The service is extremely attentive, bilingual, and friendly. The restaurant is beautiful. I just wish the food were better. I mean, there was nothing really wrong with it. I had the grilled shrimp, and beyond being a bit overdone... More 

Thank mountaingirl1961
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was very good n the place was very busy. Right in the heart of the old golden zone. This beach front resturant provided a romantic atmosphere with a sunset. Surrounded by lucky B's, twisted mama's, friend, all music/food joints, filled with American n Canadian people n yes some Mexicans as well. Really fun places.

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Temecula, California
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

OMG, so good. We came back 2 nights in a row. Some locals recommended Pancho and it did not dissappoint. Fabulous view and even better food. And so reasonable for what you get.

Thank WanderWomanTravel
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked toPancho's from our hotel for breakfast. Very good service, friendly staff, great food. We had the Spanish Omelet which was very good. Not spicy at all. Dined outside on the patio. Would strongly recommend.

Thank Howard B
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pancho's seems a little Americanized - but everyone was nice and the beef, shrimp and chicken molcajete was really good! Sometimes it can be a little embarrassing to have that boiling stone mortar coming to the table with meats, tomatoes and onions hanging out all over the place...but get over it! The sauce thickened with every bubble and everything had... More 

Thank MexFanColorado
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been going to Pancho's for twenty years. Located on and above the beach, it offers either open air (on the veranda) or air conditioned (upstairs) dining. Beautiful view on the beach. Pancho lived on a ranch and provided his own beef for the restaurant (probably still does). The waiters hustle to keep their patrons every need fulfilled. The... More 

Thank Tom V
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was excellent as was the service with special attention from Pancho. We celebrated a Birthday Dinner with our Sponsored Students and Friends. We got to see a sunset as we were on the Beach Patio. Pancho made a great Spanish Coffee with streams of flames as he poured it into the glass. A nice touch was the cake... More 

Thank Oli C
Shelton, Washington
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a very special restaurant. From the personal greetings from Pancho, to the service of Freddy, Daniel and the excellent staff, it is always a special time and delicious meal. Thank you all.

Thank marsha g
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Panchos is an excellent place to eat! The shrimp are giant & cooked to perfection! The wait staff was VERY efficient & got all of our orders correct, the 1st time. Pancho himself cooked bananas flamebeau for us right at the table. It was wonderful! We had a superb dinner, followed by Kahlua & Cream cordials & a tastey, rich... More 

Thank Nancy E
Everett, Washington
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After eating there for years, they have finally decided not to serve food on the beach. That was the highlight of there restaurant for me. now you must eat in the overheated seating area or go inside to the noisy air conditioned area. Not for me! Their food is the same as any place else on the strip, so no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Playa Gaviotas 408 | Zona Dorada, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan

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