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Pancho's Backyard

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish
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Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 2141
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11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Huntingdon Valley PA
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great recommendation for lunch.A bit pricey but the food and ambience were worth the price. Drinks are enormous and the food is fresh and flavorful.

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Thank Stuart D
Natchitoches, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best part of the shopping day was eating lunch here. Loved what the waiters and waitresses wore, loved the menu items, and everything was cooked perfectly

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Thank robinp423
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88 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After three visits to Cozumel, we made a first visit to Pancho's Backyard. Good location, close to the Carnival Cruises dock area. Excellent drinks and food. Quite different than the Mexican food we are used to in Texas. Good quality and delicious. They were very busy during the lunch hour, there was a short wait for those arriving after us.... More 

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Thank AtascocitaTraveler
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The prices are ok for a tourist attraction. The selection of food is a bit smaller then anticipated, as were the portions. I did not like my Platano margarita, but the classic one was quite good. The guacamole is to die for. I highly recommend the garlic shrimp and the desert with banana/plantain. The staff are in traditional Mexican garb... More 

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Thank Kristina F
Pelican Rapids, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent food and service. We chose to leave the resort and check out downtown Cozumel. Happen to choose Pancho's. Great choice.

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Thank nancy h
Roanoke, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice sit down authentic Mexican Restaurant. Margaritas are AWESOME and BIG. After lunch, walk across the street and get a fish pedicure. You will love it!

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Thank Kevin R
Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been to both locations - the one downtown and the one at the pier. Both are great places to eat. The food is reasonably priced and delicious. Drinks are always good - try the mango margarita. Definitely a must for us to stop by when we are in Cozumel.

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Thank vcufan70
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here for dinner January 2017. The food and drinks were amazing and the service was outstanding. We couldn't have asked for a better place to dine that was easy to get to.

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Thank Kambria M
Vicenza, Italy
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely patio. Good food and drinks. Traditional Mexican and Yucatán dishes. Would definitely go back.

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Thank Rachel M
Bowmanville, Canada
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate dinner here and we all loved our food. The decor and atmosphere is warm and inviting. The drinks were great. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
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
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.

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