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Pancho's Restaurant

3615 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3298
+1 310-545-6670
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
“taco” (4 reviews)
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3615 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3298
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Poncho's has been in Manhattan Beach a long time. They have their own parking lot which is unusual (valet only). It doesn't look like much from the curb, but the atmosphere inside is festive and welcoming. The food goes beyond just tacos and burritos, and...More

1  Thank catherinekeller
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Fun and festive atmosphere. Experienced and friendly staff. You can't go wrong at this place for lunch or dinner. The food is delicious and authentic. A great place to eat and drink.

1  Thank hsb424
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great time. Margaritas were very good. Chips and salsa(salsa is very hot). Mahi enchiladas we deli-shish. Taco Tijuana was excellent

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for drinks. It was pretty slow, but the margaritas are excellent and the staff are very friendly.

Thank Marsh604
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here as a family but it’s a fun and versatile place. Good Mexican food, fantastic service and the atmosphere is almost magical. You feel as if you are sitting outside on a hacienda ... not in the heart of Manhattan Beach. Wicked...More

1  Thank Kim A
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We were trying to go to the Fishbar but there was a wait, so we found this restaurant just a block away. So glad we decided to give it a try. Even though it was a Friday night we did not have to wait. The...More

1  Thank Jlo7799
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Being from TX, I am spoiled to really great Mexican Food. This was good food, but not at all what I expected. The chicken was over-marinated in oregano, and the tortillas were not fresh. The salsa was delicious and spicy! And the margarita was delicious!...More

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This Mexican restaurant not far from the beach certainly makes you feel like you are in Mexico. The place was super busy on a Monday night, indicating its popularity with locals. The food was good but not outstanding - it was traditional but no different...More

Thank yazzy13
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I thought the food was good, but I was surprised by the prices. Most entrees were right around $20, which is not expensive, but more than usual for Mexican food. What really surprised me though was the cost of the draft beer at $7.50.

Thank jongable
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent as was the service. The skinny margarita was really good. I had fish tacos and those were great. It was not quiet but it wasn't too loud to hold a conversation.

Thank SNDBoston_MA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3615 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3298
    (Rosecrans Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on Rosecrans. Hotel trolley stop in front of restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-6670
  • E-mail
Authentic Mexican cuisine, award-winning margaritas, world-class service and nightly entertainment.
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