San Pancho Living

Where to Eat in San Pancho: Lunch

Lunch can be a quick bite between activities, or a leisurely indulgence possibly followed by a siesta. No matter your choice, you’ll enjoy a delicious meal prepared with fresh ingredients, a very modest tab, and welcoming owners and waiters (many speak English).

Visit TripAdvisor and search “San Pancho Nayarit Mexico restaurants” for reviews, plus ask around. Below are local favorites for lunch.

Note that smaller restaurants and cafes are cash-only (in pesos). Larger restaurants accept credit cards. Dress code is shorts, tees and flip-flops.

Keep in mind restaurants come and go, relocate and close for renovations. Here’s a sampling of your lunch options, but go ahead and explore!

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After lunch, explore the shops, stroll the beach or return home for a siesta in the hammock

Brunch & lunch restaurants

Bistro Organico, Mondays 12-4 pm, organic tacos prepared with fish, shrimp or vegetables. Courtyard dining room in Hotel Cielo Rojo, Calle Asia #6, 311-248-4155

Café Mañana, breakfast/brunch, pastries baked on premises, coffee drinks. Calle America Latina near Calle China, next to Robert’s Bungalows

Clara’s Pub (breakfast too). Sandwiches, burgers, Mexican classics, beer and wine. Las Hertas Golf Club, open to public, 311-258-4521

El Gallo (breakfast too). Traditional Mexican cuisine prepared with ingredients from local producers, served in an outdoor patio shaded by trees. Av. Tercer Mundo #38, 311-258-4591

La Chalupa guarantees its fish is fresh from local fisherman, and serves terrific ceviche. On Mexico, on the south side of Av. Tercer Mundo, 311-258-4150

La Taza de Cafe, breakfast/brunch. Av. Tercer Mundo, 311-258-4162

Maria’s (breakfast and dinner too). Av. Tercer Mundo #28-A, 311-258-4439

Lunch

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Las Palmas, robust menu, lunch, dinner, alcohol served. At end of Av. Tercer Mundo, 322-135-770

La Perla, robust menu, lunch, dinner, alcohol served. At end of Av. Tercer Mundo, 311-258-4334

You can order tacos made with fish, chicken, beef, pork, or vegetables. PeekingDuck.co photo

You can order tacos made with fish, chicken, beef, pork, or vegetables. PeekingDuck.co photo

Tacos

Barracuda, lunch and dinner. More than tacos. Av. Tercer Mundo near Mexico, 322-151-6635

Bistro Organico, Mondays 12-4 pm, organic tacos prepared with fish, shrimp or vegetables. Courtyard dining room in Hotel Cielo Rojo, Calle Asia #6, 311-248-4155

Los Delfines, lunch and dinner. More than tacos. Av. Tercer Mundo between America Latina and Mexico

Yes, burgers in paradise!

Yes, burgers in paradise!

Burgers

Maria’s, Av. Tercer Mundo #28-A, 311-258-4439

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