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Pancho Loco

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Pub
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218 Talcottville Rd, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066-4617
+1 860-871-1819
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Manchester, Connecticut
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here last night.. not our first time here. Love this place. The steak is out of this world and the burgers are great.. Yes its a Mexican restaurant. The happy hour 1/2 price appetizers are an awesome deal. Service at the bar top rate.. will be keeping this on our favorites list.

Thank lainie6161
Tolland, Connecticut
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our haunt about once every other month. We like the Fajitas for two - try them with Chicken and shrimp. Service is usually good - no waiting and even if they are crowded, food arrives quickly

Thank dougs5685
Hartford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Food was cold. One waitress was trying her best but the rest were just standing around. We paid, left and went to another place

Thank Fordybrook717
Ocala, Florida
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194 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

What a great place with daily specials - I had the Tacos last night, great! $3.99 for Two total with tax. Many specials including Margaritas & the most delicious FREE Chips & Fresh Salsa made everyday. My server, Jenn was SO terrific that I went back later to enjoy more chips & salsa with some other folks. Wonderful atmosphere, friendly... More 

1 Thank Muncha_Ocala
Vineland, New Jersey
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I ordered the fajitas, but just with vegetables. Do YOU like onion fajitas? I don't. They didn't come see how things were. My margarita was served in a plastic tumbler....I gave it a shot because most mexican food restaurants have refried beans and other options that I can eat plus I like frequenting local restaurants rather than the large chains.... More 

Thank Brandi G
Ellington, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

My husband and I love mexican food. I have lived in the area for 30 years and driven by this establisment hundreds of times because we had gone once many years ago and it wasn't very good. Today I wanted to give them an overdue second chance. I ordered a chimichanga which comes with rice and beans and my husband... More 

Thank sue374
Newport, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We are a local couple and had a Fajita craving. We didn't want to go to a chain restaurant so we tried Pancho Loco. The exterior is rustic but inside we were greeted by the friendly attentive staff. The generous house Margaritas were delicous and served in pint glasses. Complimentary homemade chips and salsa were fresh. The service was great,... More 

1 Thank Eric H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

It's a good joint. If you love the non- chain, single owner working hard to keep your business model (I do) then you will like it too! The owner, Bill is really friendly and customer centric. He loves his newbies and the regulars (the regulars love him). We LOVED both the homemade hot AND mild salsas. They are made fresh... More 

Thank Terpdive85
East Hampton, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Arrived after the lunch rush and was pleased to find a festive atmosphere and quick, efficient service. Monday special was a $4 or $5 (fruit) Margarita ~ very good ~ and there were lunch specials. The chips and salsa were delicious and there were sauces at the table so "heat" could be added according to taste and for those that... More 

Thank carol7182014
East Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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64 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

The parking lot always seems filled every time we drive by so we decided to give it a try. The meals were really really good, seemingly home made not nuked from frozen. Spouse has rib special while I had BBQ Burrito - absolutely no complaint. Portions were pretty large . Too bad, would like to have tried dessert.

Thank josephbK8896UN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Talcottville Rd, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066-4617
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Vernon Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-871-1819

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