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Pancho's Backyard

Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 2141
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (150 reviews)
“sopapillas” (14 reviews)
“carne asada” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful place! We love-this place! Our favorite place! Great margarita! Wonderful guacamole! Everyone needs to visit

Thank twojcbs
Reviewed 2 days ago

So many restaurants, so little time. Pancho's was the first place we visited. It was close walking distance from our condo rental. It was very warm outside and such a welcome shelter. Guacamole and chips can be found everywhere but this was some of the...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 5 days ago

First of all, spend your time looking for WONDERFUL souvenirs, THEN, drop by the adjacent restaurant for truly amazing food. PLUS...the 2 folks playing ?xylophone were out of this world. Please come by and OH....have the SEARED TUNA...it is unbelievable!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If this is the one of the dock in Cozumel. The service is horrible. 5 minutes just to order a beer, still no attention at the bar with 2 employees. We walked out.

Thank Rauledgardo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently took our second cruise to Cozumel, and it was a MUST to visit Pancho's again, and they have opened a new location right on the dock. When they found out it was our second trip they all came out and sang to us...More

Thank christina t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't help bragging Pancho's margarita. We're so sorry we couldn't stay for dinner as the staff and the menu looked awesome. Can't wait to be back for another taste of their amazing Margaritas

Thank Vdiogo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a friend's birthday with nine of us. Wait staff here was very nice and we enjoyed a great time. It has an outdoor Garden in the middle of the restaurant that cannot be seen from the street. They also had live...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the food and the decor It is a special place Good food and good service Our group visits here each time we are in Cozumel

Thank ilovefish23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not your typical mexican food you find in the US... the quesadillas were phenomenal and the guacamole was too! Definitely need to try this if you go to Cozumel!

Thank Keisha W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Best margaritas prepared from fresh squeezed citrus. Great food and the best shop in Cozumel attached to the restaurant. Fourth visit and never disappointed.

Thank keith j
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Robert G
23 August 2017|
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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
Gail C
24 July 2017|
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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. 😳
Lynn M
14 March 2017|
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Response from Bstnlite | Reviewed this property |
I always order bottled water in Mexico. I even use it to brush my teeth. Why chance it. JUST SAYING. Always ask for "botella agua". Cheers !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
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, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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
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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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