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Pancho's Backyard

Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 2141
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (159 reviews)
“sopapillas” (14 reviews)
“carne asada” (22 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This is genuine Mexican food which is not my favourite but the rest of our group thought it was very good. Great mixed drinks. The venue is a giant garden and is very beautiful. Very busy restaurant and reservations are recommended.

Thank smoore221957
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On a cruise-day in Cozumel we had lunch at Pancho’s. From the great menu we had the enchiladas to share and a burrito plate each. Wow, big portions, great taste. The drinks were refilled without charge! Great atmosphere too, live music, tropical garden. Entrance through...More

Thank Marian K
Reviewed 2 days ago

The service was wonderful - the food very tasty and the Margaritas were excellent - not sweet, with real limes they do not use any type of mix.

Thank 249jmoor
Reviewed 6 days ago

My son and I were staying at the All Inclusive Grand Park Royal, but their Mexican food was seriously lacking, so we headed to Pancho,s Backyard at Puerta Maya for dinner one evening. There were very few people there. Since we got there just before...More

Thank DebJ14
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a family of four for dinner one night. The waiter was super pleasant, drinks were good, and food was delicious. Highly recommend the grilled shrimp - it comes out on it's own little barbecue of sorts.

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to the main Pancho’s Backyard restaurant at the back of Cinque des Soleil gift shop in the Cozumel port area during a previous cruise ship stop - excellent restaurant in all aspects! On this recent cruise stop, we discovered a smaller version...More

Thank thaward
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a truly great experience while visiting Cozumel. We really enjoy the food, drinks, music and the great waiters who provide excellent friendly service!

Thank tpd172
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unexpected overnight stop on our cruise Christmas day led us to craving traditional Margaritas and Pancho's Backyard. The restaurant was an interesting safe15 minute walk along the water front. Check what cruise terminal you are at. There was a cruise ship terminal further away that...More

Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Playa del Carmen but came here for drinks (5 Star) and lunch with friends visiting from England. As mentioned, the drinks were exceptionally good, almost too good, lol!! Lunch from their varied menu was passable but truly not exceptional even by Mexican...More

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met some friends here for lunch and drinks while in Cozumel. This was the location by Puerta Maya. The fish tacos here are very good, and we also had a few beers and some tequila! Service can be a little slow at times.. but relax,...More

Thank Diane G
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6 November 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Everything here is made from scratch. Custom requests are welcome. Explain what you need and be very clear if there is an allergy issue. Ask for a manager if you are concerned. They take all customers needs seriously.
Robert G
23 August 2017|
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Response from SCOTSGIRL D | Reviewed this property |
I am sure that Carnival is on the main street and it will only be a few minutes walking to this restaurant, will definitely recommend. Can't wait to go back. We were with Royal Caribbean so we had to get a taxi to the main... More
Gail C
24 July 2017|
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Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
It's about half mile from ship docks , swimming is not a good idea there massive rocks and pretty ruff water may cause damage to your body. 😳
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: +52 987 872 2141
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Extraordinary Mexican food and awesome Margaritas are served graciously at the lush patio of one of Cozumel's most beautiful colonial buildings, amidst splashing fountains and tasteful decor. When you visit Pancho's Backyard don't forget to bring your camera! Live Marimba music during lunch.
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