We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pancho's Backyard

Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 2141
Call
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (159 reviews)
“sopapillas” (14 reviews)
“carne asada” (22 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,367)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,322 reviews

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
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 53 hotels in Cozumel
Suites Bahia
210 reviews
.04 km away
Flamingo Hotel
510 reviews
.15 km away
Hotel El Marques
14 reviews
.29 km away
Sun Suites Cozumel
17 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
CRAZY KING Burrito
768 reviews
.26 km away
Burritos Gorditos
783 reviews
.29 km away
Guido's
2,362 reviews
.08 km away
Kinta Mexican Bistro
1,057 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
234 reviews
.17 km away
Palacio Municipal
5 reviews
.04 km away
Forum Shops
103 reviews
.07 km away
Blue Magic Scuba
709 reviews
.22 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
clmclamb
6 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
0
Votes
Robert G
23 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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
1
Vote
Gail C
24 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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. 😳
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Meals
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
Sunday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing