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Pancho's Mexican Taqueria

2303 Arctic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-4071
+1 609-344-2062
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“tortillas” (7 reviews)
“taco” (6 reviews)
“quesadilla” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
2303 Arctic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-4071
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pancho’s is a hole in the wall Mexican taco spot. The tortillas are handmade which is rare for most Mexican restaurants! Delicious tacos and quesadillas...very large portions. A little more expensive than the usual taco price. I had tacos de lengua- my favorite and it...More

Thank Acha88
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Make sure u order just one...enough for 3 people...family run little restaurant which speak less English. food is not spicy at all. So if u r looking for a spicy flavor look somewhere else. Had the tamarind drink which was better than a soda... 14...More

Thank Duparts
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

My two work colleagues and I came into the restaurant with high hopes. It got good reviews, and we were in the mood for a good Mexican restaurant. This was not it. My chicken tacos were expensive for what you get (three small flour tortillas...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Those of us who live here know not to judge this book by its cover! With more foot traffic than any restaurant owner could hope for - located right new door to the original White House Subs on Arctic Ave. in Atlantic City - most...More

Thank Globewalker73
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Saw an article in my local paper that have this restaurant high marks, so off we went the 71 mile drive to check it out. I loved the food as it was prepared fresh as authentic! My partner however found everything too spicy! Lol. It's...More

Thank Tengotodo
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

If you like Mexican food this is a must stop. This is as authentic as you get. Tacos made in front of you and they have a larger variety of meats to try. Not an extensive menu but what they made is fantastic. NOT that...More

1  Thank domtt62
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The place is small and and rudimentary but the food is excellent. We shared chicken tacos and beef burrito and they were excellent. Family run, with efficient service and very reasonable prices, a must try in Atlantic City.

1  Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Excellent food. Unpretentious place - just order and eat. In my experience, the hole-in-the-wall restaurants, especially ethnic, are usually the best, and this is no exception. Eat at the counter instead of a table.

1  Thank CoachB_00
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Poncho's is one of those little places you really have to know about or you will miss out on this wonderful Mexican food. Everything is made from scratch and if you are in a hurry I wouldn't recommend it. But if you have the time...More

Thank 64PhilliesFan
Reviewed 14 November 2016

this restaurant doent look great from the outside, but dont go by the looks. this is one awesome mexican restuarant, where they make the tacos and tortillas fresh rioght in front of your eyes and serve you fresh hot food made right then and there....More

Thank VinayPradhan
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Kerry H
9 January 2017|
Response from dave3006308 | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain, give them a call.
Karen A
13 September 2016|
Response from Jacqueline J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are a couple of tables and seating at the counter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:00
14:00 - 04:00
14:00 - 04:00
05:00 - 09:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2303 Arctic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-4071
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-344-2062
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