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Pancheros Mexican Grill

32 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
+1 319-338-6311
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
3 weeks ago
“The local version of Chipotle”
3 weeks ago
“This used to be my IC favorite, but now it's only ho-hum”
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Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern
32 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pancheros used to be the go-to place for a fine late night burrito. But something has happened to the place. Perhaps too many locations and not enough quality control? I'm not certain, but definintely I was not pleased with my visit in March. Slow, slow,...More

Thank CKBG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch based on a friend's recommendation. It was easy, fast, fresh and tasty. I would eat here again.

Thank stltraveler67
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with friends. Having never visited, it was a little stressful but easily completed. Only problem we ran into was paying the bill. Someone got into our group while I was debating and the cashier didn't seem to know how to deal with...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have eaten here over 100 times and always find the food to be good and I like watching it being cooked and prepared.

Thank KitIowaCity_Iowa
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Fresh made to order authentic Mexican burritos, tacos, quesadillas, blue corn chips with salsa or the very tasty queso dip. watch while your tortilla is pressed and grilled from fresh dough, then topped to order while you watch. Fast food done right. Haven't met anyone...More

Thank MDB678
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Burritos are a must here! Everything is fresh and make sure to get the queso 🤗 Go early to beat the bar rush at the end of the night.

Thank Maggie O
Reviewed 15 September 2015

BE AWARE the clerks will throw on extras for PL:US COST as you whiz through the Chipoltes type line. Nothing was impressive here. Convenient location near the U of I.

Thank jacjsc
Reviewed 22 August 2015

The food selection is very limited - tacos and burritos. You order at the line like at Chipotles. But that's where the similarity ends. Line cooks did not seem familiar with their own menu. Acted rather "put-out" to have to prepare your food. When we...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Was driving through Iowa, staying in Iowa City for the night, and got in a bit before 9PM tonight. Decided to walk around a find a place to eat. A few places highly rated on Yelp were closed (and had the family so some of...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This is an authentic Mexican burrito quick eat joint much like Chipotle but LOCAL TO IOWA. The first branch was opened in Iowa City, Iowa. Get the chicken burrito with guac. Also get a side of chips and queso!

Thank Kaylaswanderlust7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-338-6311
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