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Pancho Villa's

) #449 of 1,869 Restaurants in Edinburgh €€ - €€€ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
+44 131 557 4416
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“enchiladas” (50 reviews)
“churros” (12 reviews)
“chorizo” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was ok, pretty bland food which appeared microwaved. It's very reasonably priced given its location though.

Thank Delilah8888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were tired and hungry and this place was very close to our hotel. The service was mostly inattentive and the food was very bland like a cheap Mexican chain (which it might be)

Thank Maine-ahh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just about every time I'm at a Festival Event in Edinburgh, I end up here. Why? It's a no brainer. Good food served promptly by nice staff. Lovely happy decor and a nice atmosphere.Bang on the Royal Mile. Not expensive. Steak and chips always a...More

Thank Isabel W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First thing, if you have a choice don't get the table just inside the entrance. Constantly people going by and also the doors are left open a lot. Food. The food was very good. Decent portions and loads of flavour. They have a good selection...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here twice, the first time for an evening meal and the second, recently, for a late lunch. My first visit I had the mole enchiladas, the meal was nice but the chocolate in the sauce completely overpowered the other flavours. The second...More

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in here after a long day of sightseeing. We decided to order several appetizers and drinks. Everything was pretty close to what we have in the states.

Thank bigdaddy704
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Sometimes you feel like something different than pub food, and this is a great alternative. Nice atmosphere and a large menu selection. The staff were super nice and helpful. I would go here again.

Thank marla8340
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This was our fith visit to this restaurant, and it didn't disappoint. Food was fantastic, and the Margarita cocktails amazing. We love trying new places to eat, but this wee gem always seems to pull us back in. Well worth a visit.

Thank Leanne J
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I stopped in for lunch one day and dinner the next. Colorful and comfortable décor, welcoming staff, and really good food. If I weren't ten thousand miles away, I'd go there right this minute.

Thank limesoda9
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Pretty darn good margarita in Edinburgh-and I am from Texas! Nice front patio to watch people walking by. Good location in old town.

Thank Lukeoline
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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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