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Pancho's Burritos

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49 High Street | Arndale Food Market, Manchester M4 3AH, England
+44 7508 745498
09:30 - 18:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 18:30
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I came here before going to a gig a couple of Fridays ago. I love Mexican food and finding good Mexican food is hard! But I was pretty impressed by the burritos here, even more impressed that there's no hidden charge for what would usually be "extras" in other places such as guac. The staff were friendly and helpful. The... More 

Thank siwonish
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I had a large beef burrito, tomato bread, with all the accouterments etc. The rice was hard and undercooked which made a really horrible crunch eating it. The lady behind the counter was rude and standoffish and the portions were poor. I definitely won't be returning - not a shadow on Changos up the road.

Thank Jimmy M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My boyfriend and I have been eating here 2 to 3 times a week for a long while now as we live round the corner, we loved it because the staff were friendly and loved the burrito boxes. I recommend it to all of my friends however the last couple of times I have been there seems to be a... More 

Thank Fsouthall
Manchester, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Full of flavour, very filling and fairly cheap, but I'm sorry to say lukewarm. We nipped in for a quick bite to eat and whilst I don't regret it, the food wasn't hot enough. My husband has been before at lunchtime and said it was a lot better.

1 Thank Harry95
Manchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I heard about Panchos online a few months back but always forgot to give it a go when in Manchester. I finally remembered last week and I'm glad I did. Myself and my wife had the large burritos, I had the cactus pork and my wife had the mild pulled pork. The fresh salad, spicy salsa, guacamole and cheese added... More 

1 Thank ChrisCummings
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I ordered a burrito here, it was the worst Mexican food I've ever had (and I'm including my attempts at using Old El Paso packs) - unbelievably bland and they didn't even have any hot sauce. It's not that it tasted bad or anything, it just didn't taste of anything.

Thank JDL1988
Klaus B, Owner at Pancho's Burritos, responded to this review

Dear Customer e are sorry to hear that you did not like our food as 96% of our customers do. But just to put the record straight, your statement about not having hot sauce is inaccurate. We have a choice of many different Salsa (sauces), one of them being a very hot homemade Habanero Salsa. Maybe you did not ask... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Finding quality Mexican food, not to mention great customer service when eating out in Manchester has been a challenge. Moving from the West Coast of the U.S.A., Mexican food is my favourite and some of the tastiest stuff is usually unassuming, served out of a taco truck on the side of the street...not easy to find that sort of authentic... More 

3 Thank Jennifer D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I had seen Panchos on tv so when visiting Manchester had to have a visit , my husband had a smoked mutton burritos with everything and I had a chicken one with salsa and guacamole , both were large and very tasty and not badly priced , kept us going all night ! If you're into Mexican food you will... More 

Thank Rebecca W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've been going here regularly for five years now and have never had anything other than exceptional food. It's always tasty, plentiful, and intimate. The faultless burritos are always my go-to meal but one of the great things about Pancho's is when Enrique - owner, head chef and Mexican native - has done a one off speciality. During the summer... More 

Thank dubas82
Irvine, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Had the chicken burrito and my husband had the chilli con carne burrito. Both were really tasty and full of good things.

Thank rosemary62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Mexican, Fast food, Latin, Spanish
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
09:30 - 18:30
09:30 - 18:30
09:30 - 18:30
09:30 - 18:30
09:30 - 18:30
09:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 High Street | Arndale Food Market, Manchester M4 3AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 7508 745498
Panchos Burritos started out on the streets as do all good taco stands in Mexico. After living in Mexico for some years Mexico City born Enrique and his Manchester born wife Colette decided to bring the taste of Mexico back to England. They started their own Burrito stand catering for friends parties and music festivals. At one of these festivals they met German born Klaus who when seeing the burrito stand realised it was a brilliant concept. This created Panchos Burritos. Based in Manchester city centre we have two market stalls in the busy Arndale Centre market and have been going strong there since January 2010. Enrique tries to keep it real using recipes passed on by his family in Mexico City. Fresh food is cooked on the stall every morning and by lunchtime the smell of delicious tasty Mexican food wafts around the marketplace. Meats are slow roasted in the oven then added to delicious freshly made salsas to be served with rice or on a burrito.

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