Holy Cow.. Yes, its that good. Casual, cheap drinks, and AMAZING food. They have a patio area to sit but inside is nice too. Best hole in the wall joint you will find in that neighborhood.
Awesome Tacos, Awesome 2-4-1's!.
This place, for the last 4 years, has been my favorite Mexican restaurant. The food is delicious, some of my favorites being the the carnitas (roasted pork) and lengua (beef tongue) tacos. The carnitas is fantastic; slow cooked tender pieces of pork that's roasted until the fat in the meat crisps up, the taste and texture combination will make your lengua cry, it's so good! You can either get them the authentic way, with chopped cilantro and onions on two small thin soft stacked corn tortillas or you can get them durazo style, a more familiar hard corn shell with tomatoes lettuce and sour cream. I'm a big fan of the former, but I've never tried it durazo. Another favorite is the caldo de siete mares (soup of the seven seas) which is a rich seafood stew. Highly spiced (but not too hot) and hearty with chunks of potatoes carrots and lots of shrimp fish and crab pieces, it reminds of chigae, which is a spicy Korean stew, if you're familiar with that cuisine. I've often split the stew with friends (2-3 other people) and the waitresses will split it for you into separate bowls, and make sure you each get the same amount of shrimp and crab legs! That's great service!
Their happy hour is, I believe, all day long, with two for one drinks being their special. They have a huge tequila selection, so that you can try something that's not just Cuervo or Patron.
The restaurant itself is huge and is split up into two rooms. If you bring 6 friends on your birthday, you eat for free!
Most of the wait staff don't speak a ton of English, but they'll forgive us for not speaking Spanish as they are friendly and sweet, so don't forget to leave them a fat tip as you'll probably being going back to Pancho Villa again!
Cheap and Tasty. VERY CASUAL & cheep décor (good place to wear the sweatpants). They do have great Mexican food and the drink specials are amazing!!! It was $4 for two margaritas and $2.75 for two beers!!! The staff was also very nice.
Can't go wrong with this place.. If you're a fan of the real deal, you'll find it here. Big flavors and fresh food is on the menu. We did not have one dud in our meal tonight!
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!
Do you have a review of Pancho Villa Restaurant on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:
The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.
To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.