Mr. Pancho Mexican Food is a restaurant that serves authentic Mexican food, right in the heart of Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Pancho Mexican Food is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. The restaurant was stablished, after the infamous Restaurant Mexico located in Mill Avenue in Tempe Closed. The idea of stablishing Mr. Pancho Mexican Food came to mind when many patrons approached head cook Angel López, after they heard the news of Restaurant Mexico closing its’ doors. Mr. Pancho might resemble and have some of the essence of Restaurant Mexico. Aside from the chef, most of the interior of this restaurant — chairs, tables, and booths — are also from the old place. Even better, the same menu items with the addition of tortas, gorditas, nachos, and three new tacos can be found under the Mr. Pancho menu.
Owner Angel López, head cook and owner of Mr. Pancho Mexican Food; worked as head cook at Restaurant Mexico in downtown Tempe from 1988 until its closure in August after 42 years. Now as the owner of Mr. Pancho Mexican Food, he invites everyone to come on over, pull up a chair, and enjoy good food with friends or on your own. Always make sure you check out the specials of the day, they include some of the most popular dishes from the old Restaurant Mexico, such chile rellenos on Fridays and menudo on Sundays, now in their new home at Mr. Pancho. Mr. Pancho is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.