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Pancho Villa's

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
+44 131 557 4416
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good food! Starters were perfect and my main was spicy and so delicious! So much choice and the service was great. Really nice atmosphere.

Thank Lollipops4u_44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here while in Edinburgh for couple of days! Service was very friendly and efficient. We shared a combo platter to start which was lovely and then the combo fajitas, they were soo tasty!! Delicious!

Thank Doncoyne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently eat at pancho villa we were both disappointed with our meal,the chicken fajitas lacked spices, taste and were not hot and not cheap! However the passion fruit margarita was superb and well priced at £5.50.

Thank Maria50Mike50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a long journey from Canada and were staying in the area and wanted an easy meal. We went to Pancho Villa's. It was really good. The food has hot and tasty. We all enjoyed our meals. Nice casual place with friendly service.

Thank j2b2m2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited restaurant whilst staying in Edinburgh for a few days. My partners chicken wings came and some were hot, some cold showing that they had been microwaved and they did not taste fresh! Our mains came and looked sloppy on the plate - very poor...More

Thank Jason Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for some much needed Mexican food and wasn’t disappointed. The food was affordable considering it’s location and was very delicious. I wish my fish tacos had a little more fish, but on the other hand the nachos could have fed two people easy. The...More

Thank JasonandKaela L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good value Mexican restaurant in the historic Old Town part of Edinburgh. Quality food and excellent value for money

Thank hayburnman
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We were craving fresh Mexican food and being Texan born, I was hoping this place delivered the goods... and it did! So fresh and tasty... and most importantly authentic. We tried the guacamole dip to begin and I had the combination fajitas and my partner...More

Thank Lil_Traveller123
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Waited a hour for our starter which was not worth the wait. The ribs had alot of fat but the sauce was tasty. The rustic lamb was very very poor. The fajitas combination had dry chicken and greasy beef which was not pleasant. Not worth...More

Thank Heather D
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Abilene, Texas
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Being from Texas and Tex-Mex or Mexican food being a regular thing for us, we decided why not. Let’s try Scotland’s Mexican food. We were skeptical thinking it would all be bland or tasteless, this based on previous experience at restaurants outside our home state....More

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17 May 2017|
Response from Craig s | Reviewed this property |
sorry I'm not sure but I'm sure they do and will taste amazing!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
01:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 4416
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