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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” (168 reviews)
“sopapillas” (14 reviews)
“carne asada” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 27 | X Calle 8 Nte, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely place in the heart of Cozumel, Mexico - they have a huge gift shop and a beautiful yard with live music and good food, quite and good service. Highly recommended to try their Guacamole.. Yummy

Thank Arabianman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just left Senor Frog's where we were disappointed...we know Pancho's BackYard will be great...it always is. This is our 10th visit to Pancho's...we have been in friendly competition with our friends who have been there 9 times...we are the happy winners. LOL. We...More

Thank Janis H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked here from our cruise ship docked at Punta Longosta pier. A little bit of a walk, but certainly worth it. Had to walk through a cute gift shop to find the place. We were immediately greeted and seated. The chips, guacamole, and salsa are...More

Thank Gino I
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was a real treat for us at the last leg of our cruise. The server - Edwin - was fantastic! He was very attentive and knowledgeable about the tequilas and food. He spaced all our courses perfectly so we didn't feel rushed.... which...More

Thank BeachRunner5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a Royal Caribbean Cruise looking around town for somewhere different to eat with a reasonable price and we found this small restaurant looking out over the ocean. The prices were very reasonable so we ordered the Queso in salsa verde (minus the...More

Thank Misty C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely outdoor cafe is not only a gem but quite literally hidden behind Los Cinco Soles. Make your way to the back of the store and through the double doors and you'll find a beautiful covered, garden terrace restaurant. I love the ambiance with...More

Thank GeeJeeWorld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven’t been here in years. The food is still good. I had the steak enchilada, tamale, y friholes. Awesome. Great atmosphere in the garden area. Desert was very tasty. We had a brownie with ice cream and a sopapilla with ice cream covered in honey....More

Thank Two-Mile-Hi-Diver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a Carnival Fantasy cruise and stopped in Cozumel, Mexico. After hours of sightseeing; we were hungry, and Pancho's Backyard was the closest restaurant. Boy, am I glad we went there. We were able to sit on the shaded patio, and feel the...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch here during our port call while on a Caribbean cruise. There is absolutely nothing negative to say about this place. Our waiter was friendly, funny, and informative. He even gave my wife a recipe for the hot sauce. The...More

Thank Lennis D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can find this restaurant at the end of the cruise port. It is the best ever! The service, atmosphere, food and music are so, so good. Be sure to get their fresh, homemade guacamole and pico de gallo. 3 of us ate and not...More

Thank Gerry M
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24 January 2018|
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Response from thaward | Reviewed this property |
We all have our own preferences for how and where we travel. While your suggestion to stay for a week or two in a destination and experience a different perspective is valid, we would not stay in Cozumel - there are much... More
6 November 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Everything here is made from scratch. Custom requests are welcome. Explain what you need and be very clear if there is an allergy issue. Ask for a manager if you are concerned. They take all customers needs seriously.
Robert G
23 August 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
There are TWO locations. One of them is part of the Puerta Maya cruise ship pier. You sit next to the water looking at your ship. Pancho’s Backyard is part of the Los Cinco Soles store. Walk down the pier where you are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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