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Pancho Villa's

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240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH9 9AB, Scotland
+44 131 557 4416
Today
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Suffolk, UK
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an early dinner here and really enjoyed it. The children enjoyed their fajitas and tacos and the waitress was helpful in guiding us to the less spicyoptions for them. We grown ups had chilli and a burrito, both were good and portion sizes were large. The restaurant was handy for our hotel on East Market street, and handy... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nipped in for a last lunch before we got the train home- would recommend as the food was delicious - very reasonably priced

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Thank Catondelight
Moreton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great, location also good and staff was very friendly . It was our first time in Edinburgh too!

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Thank Simon C
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great fun atmosphere, friendly staff and great food. We went for a light lunch but ended up feeling very full! The menu is comprehensive and the food is great quality.

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Thank Jennifer S
Frankfurt, Germany
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend came for the weekend so we decided to give Pancho Villa's a try and go on a Sunday afternoon for a late lunch. The guy working there was really nice as I had never had Mexican food before, so he helped me with the Menu. The space is really well decorated with lots of strong colours and that... More 

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Thank Alexandra F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here in November with my beautiful fiancée Tammarenco and loved it. The food was to die for and the staff could not have been friendlier, recommending food and drink combinations. It felt really personal as the staff took the time to talk to us and share their information on the local area. As I mentioned, the food was something... More 

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Thank Stuey484
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after reading a recommendation in the guestbook where we were staying. The food was lovely, we had nachos to share and the beef tacos and beef burrito. The beef tacos were so good, all the food was really nicely presented too. Would definitely recommend! The restaurant itself was really nice inside and the people working... More 

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Thank Rose_A1110
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous evening in Pancho villa's. Staff were fantastic and food was brilliant, after a day shopping at the Xmas market we were well looked after and fed extremely well!!! Definitely be dining there again!!***

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Thank Gill M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Panchos is always a highlight when we visit Edinburgh. Great value and tasty food. Lovely ambience and vibe. Staff are always helpful and provide a great service. Burritos are the best. We'll be back soon :)

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We came in as a party of four on a December night not realising how busy it would be and we had not booked a table. Given the amount of restaurants and eateries in Edinburgh we were unsure of where we wanted to eat. We were advised that there would be a wait of around ten minutes to be seated... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
Cuisine
Mexican, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH9 9AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 4416

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

Staying in Old Town

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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