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Pancho's Takos

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Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 1693
18:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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La Habra, Ca.
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

First night in Puerto Vallarta my husband and I came here to eat dinner. We made it just before the rush as we came right as they opened around 6:15 so we got the last seat. It is a small restaurant, crowded and expect to wait in line if you come at prime time. We ordered 4 el pastor tacos,... More 

Thank Sharon R
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111 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are always lineups here, so get there at 5:55 just before it opens, and you should get a seat. If not, just forget it and try another day. Super food, really cheap.

Thank will-from-Calgary
Colorado, United States
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place is a MUST VISIT! These are my second favorite tacos in the WORLD. (My favorites being from a street vendor in Zona Rosa on Rio Hamburgo in Mexico City...25 pesos for 5 tacos). However, these tacos are not far from my favorites. This place is so good for any kind of visitor. If you're a family visitor, venture... More 

Thank Chris F
Powell, Wyoming
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The real deal! Great tacos and cold beer! It does not get any better! A person could easily over indulge on the tacos! We got a batch to go as well!

Thank cjworldtrek
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 17th year in Vallarta and our first visit to Archie's Wok (hey, who goes to a Chinese restaurant in Mexico) A local set us straight so we gave it a try. What a marvelous dining experience. Archie's menu favors the flavors of SE Asia (Thailand, Cambodia, Singapore) Archie's is well worth visiting the next time you are... More 

Thank MSN-Travelers
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66 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every visit to PV must include a visit to Panchos Takos. IT is a very busy inexpensive eatery on the street. Be prepared to wait in line and sit in the tight space. But it is so worth it, the food is so good, fast and amazing. They are open late till 2:00 for your late night munchies.

Thank TwoGuysCalgary
Vancouver BC
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried this very popular taco spot a few times while in Vallarta. Always super busy, but terrific service and the tacos are second to none. I grew up in Mexico, and these are the best tacos al pastor I've ever had. Incredible prices as well. Definitely 2 thumbs up :)

Thank wendyg1990
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So this place is stupid crowed. It seems everyone loves it. Taco pastor for 13 peso, less than 75 cents. The sautéed onion was great. Plan on a 30 min wait on a weekend night. Strong margaritas.

Thank Tim L
Regina, Canada
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Someone at our hotel said we should check this place out. So glad we did did. I had 2 different type of tacos and my partner had a quesadilla. we both loved our food and the portions were a good size. Washed down with a few cool brews the bill was under 20 pesos. No wonder people are lined up... More 

1 Thank rustie58
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pancho's takos is probably the best taco stand in old town. Of course we are always on the trail of good tacos but its very difficult not to go to Pancho's. Get there early as the line grows asthe night goes on. They have limited seating so it can be difficult to get in. But its worth the wait! Everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Basilio Badillo # 162 | Zona Romantica casi esquina Olas Altas., Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 1693

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?