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Pancho Villa

#327 of 2,182 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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361 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M7, Canada
+1 613-234-8872
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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328 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fist time visiting in many years and the food was as good as I remembered. The service was outstanding even on a busy Friday night. Large portions, done well. My stomach can be a little sensitive sometimes and everything sat well.

Thank Richy_Bobby
London, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Service and timing of the food were fine. Ordered a chicken burrito. Got food poisoning. Will not be returning to this place.

Thank NLBremner
Ottawa, Canada
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Me: foodie, have been to Mexico, my parents are from Mexico. The salsa and chips were good but we had to ask to have more and he brought only one dish of salsa and stacked it in the dirty ones (restaurant no-no). Homemade chips=good! Salsa had good flavour. The beef mole was drenched in mole, black beans good, beef rather... More 

Thank La_Tortuga_amarilla
Mississauga, Canada
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166 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you want good food that has large portions for a good price this is the place for you. My wife had chicken fajitas that were excellent and I had a combo that was 1 taco, 1 burrito and 1 enchilada. All were excellent. Everything is made in house and if we lived in Ottawa it would be a regular... More 

Thank Jeff H
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

First off, the decor and ambiance are adorable. Then the menu has lots of amazing choices. Anything with the mole sauce is delightful; I had the enchiladas. The pulled chicken and beef fillings were tender and delicious. The combo plates also looked amazing. Treat yourself to a mucho margarita while you're at it!

Thank Ashli H
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is our go to spot when we want large portions and tasty food. They always start the table off with fresh chips and salsa. I enjoy the Dos Equis beer they serve on tap. I always order the same haha it is hard to branch out when you have a go to favourite. The veggie burrito is filled with... More 

Thank Esther T
Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

It's a great Mexican restaurant in Ottawa. I really had great time in supplement with great food. Yummy food

Thank Angel8885
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Service was excellent. Food was delicious and well portioned - Had the chicken Pancho Special. Came with guac, salad & beans. Will definitely go again.

Thank RailBandit
Gatineau, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I have tried many mexican restaurants and Pancho is the best! Their enchiladas are filled with big strips of white chicken breast and their red mexican sauce is succulent. Salads are fresh, rice is amazing. Quesedillas are simply delicious served with guacamole on top or on the side. Service is great, staff is very pleasant. I go once a month.... More 

Thank Josée d
Belleville, Canada
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I had a very good salad with avocodo, I had never tried it before, but It was delicious, I will make it at home. My partner had a nice meal as well. We love this restaurant it is excellent value.for what we paid.

Thank Mary M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-234-8872

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