Authentic Mexican food made with plant-based ingredients – This may sound like a far-fetched statement to some.
But, those who have been vegan for any length of time know this long-standing dream is becoming a reality at several places. Pancho’s Vegan Tacos is one of them.
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos menu is the ultimate treat for Mexican food lovers who have given up on animal ingredients. The small, casual eatery in Las Vegas and Long Beach (the latter is temporarily closed for renovations) offers everyone’s all-time favorite classic Mexican foods with a vegan twist.
Everything you get here is made with 100% plant-based ingredients, but you still get the same (read authentic) Mexican flavors that you may remember from your pre-vegan days.
Experience authentic Mexican food without compromising on your vegan commitment at Pancho’s.
What Food Options Does Pancho’s Vegan Tacos Offer?
The restaurant’s name may make you believe that it’s just a taco place. But it’s not. Pancho’s Vegan Tacos menu includes a wide variety of your favorite Mexican treats made vegan.
Your choices for plant-based Mexican foods at Pancho’s include:
- Breakfast Items
- Single Tacos
- Sopes & Huaraches
- Mexican Plates
- Burgers & Hot Dogs
- Soups & Salads
- Sides a& Optional Add-Ons
Before we look into what options are available in these categories, it is important to mention that the Pancho’s Vegan Tacos menu doesn’t provide detailed explanations of cooking methods or exhaustive lists of ingredients used to prepare various foods.
However, since the restaurant is 100% vegan, you can eat here with the peace of mind that nothing on the menu is prepared the non-vegan way or has any animal-derived ingredient in it.
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos Menu 2023 – A Detailed Overview
Here are all the Mexican treats you can enjoy at Pancho’s:
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos Breakfast Options
They say you should eat breakfast like a king. And Mexican foods make great options for a rich, hearty, and filling breakfast. Those at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos know this.
Therefore, they open the restaurant’s doors every morning to serve delicious, wholesome Mexican food items to those hunting for a good breakfast.
Available from 10 am to 12:30 pm every day, the vegan Mexican breakfast menu at Pancho’s include the following choices:
This is the (sort of) vegan Mexican version of classic full American breakfast. It includes tofu scramble with potatoes and chorizo, rice and beans, and corn tortillas.
It’s big, hearty, filling, and delicious, providing you just enough food and energy for a powerful start to your day.
Want something richer and more flavorful to start your day? Get this Tofu Rancheros plate containing two corn tortillas topped with scrambled tofu with potatoes and pico, green or red salsa, cream, and cheese. You also get a serving of rice and beans on the side.
When this traditional Mexican breakfast dish gets a vegan makeover at Pancho’s, you get fresh, crispy fried corn tortillas topped with lots of salsa of your choice from red and green, onions, cream, and cheese.
You can also have your choice of plant-based meat (from available options) added to these vegan chilaquiles at a small extra cost.
Just like the ones mentioned above, this Mexican breakfast plate is also served with rice and beans on the side.
There is no wrong time for tacos. If you’re craving some in the morning, head to Pancho’s Vegan Tacos to enjoy these delicious vegan breakfast tacos featuring corn tortillas filled with scrambled tofu, onions, crema, guacamole, and vegan cheese.
Wondering if the dish would be filling enough? Don’t worry; it will fill you up because you don’t just get one taco; you get three on this breakfast plate.
A La Mexicana Burrito
Don’t have time for a sit-down breakfast? Want something that you can have on the go? What’s a better option than our good ol’ burrito? It’s rich – both in flavors and textures – and filling.
This A La Mexicana Burrito at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos checks all the boxes for a good burrito. But it’s vegan. When you order this vegan burrito, you get a flour tortilla stuffed with tofu scramble, onions, tomatoes, jalapenos, avocadoes, cilantro, and beans.
This one is for those who prefer meaty burritos. It also has more ingredients than the Mexicana burrito and offers a stronger punch of flavors and textures.
This Pancho’s vegan burrito is made with flour tortilla stuffed with tofu scramble, potatoes, chorizo, sour cream, guacamole, chipotle sauce, and cheese.
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos Appetizers
What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when we talk about Mexican appetizers? I can bet it’s chips and dips! You don’t have to be a Mexican food lover to enjoy this simple yet highly delicious starter dish. (Almost) everyone likes it.
Like all other Mexican eateries, they are also available at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos. But, the restaurant also offers a couple of other options.
Here are all your choices for plant-based appetizers at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos:
- Chips & Salsa
- Chips & Guac
- Chips & Bean Dip
- Buffalo Cauliflower
- Veggie Rolls – Made with cabbage, onions, green beans, carrots, and mushrooms in vegan spring roll sheets.
Pancho’s Vegan Single Tacos
These Pancho’s vegan tacos make a great food option for a quick lunch or small snack. They are also great for children or those watching calories but still want to enjoy a taco. Small serving but packed with delicious goodness, these will leave you in pure bliss.
Your options for Pancho’s Vegan single tacos include the following:
Simple and delicious, these street tacos are made with your choice of vegan meat, onions, and cilantro in a small corn tortilla.
As the name tells, this is made in a hard-shell taco. The filling is comprised of vegan meat, fresh pico de gallo, lettuce, and vegan cheese.
Fish is a popular choice for tacos. But, its vegan version is not as readily available as other types of vegan meats. Pancho’s Vegan Tacos makes sure that you don’t miss out on this popular taco variety and offers two different kinds:
- Fish with lettuce, pico, and lime
- Fish with mixed salad and ranch
Think a regular-size taco isn’t enough to fill you up or satisfy your taco craving? Order this full-size taco from the Pancho’s Vegan Tacos menu.
The bigger version of the street taco comes with your choice of vegan meat, onions, and cilantro in a large corn tortilla. You also get a lime wedge on the side to add some citrusy goodness to your vegan taco.
Not everyone wants a big taco. Many prefer heartier, richer, and more flavorful tacos with lots of ingredients than simple, big ones. If you’re that kind, order yourself a Grand Taco at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos.
You will get a corn tortilla with vegan chicken or Asada mix, lettuce, mushrooms, fresh pico, guacamole, sour cream, and cheese.
Not a fan of fake meat or love potatoes a little too much? Try this crispy vegan taco (that appears to be a cross between a taco and spring roll) made with a corn tortilla stuffed with potatoes and fried to crispy perfection.
It’s topped with lettuce, pico, vegan sour cream, and cheese just before serving.
Pancho’s Vegan Burritos
Rich and flavorful, meaty burritos made with all plant-based ingredients. If this sounds like your kind of food, head to Pancho’s Vegan Tacos for a vegan Mexican burrito treat. There aren’t too many options, but whatever choices they have will leave you with a full stomach and a happy heart.
Here are all your choices for plant-based burritos at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos:
Let’s start with the one that started it all and gave burritos the name and fame they enjoy today. The classic vegan burrito at Pancho’s is made with a flour tortilla, your choice of vegan meat, rice, beans, lettuce, and freshly-made pico. Simple and classic, but oh-so-flavorful.
Offering a great combination of Mexican flavors and textures, this delicious burrito is made with your choice of vegan meat, pico, guacamole, cream, cheese, and French fries in a flour tortilla.
If you haven’t tried a burrito with fries yet, you have to! And Pancho’s vegan California Burrito makes a great choice.
If you’re someone like me who prefers their burritos and wraps to be more saucy than dry, try the wet vegan burrito at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos.
It has regular vegan burrito ingredients – beans, rice, plant-based meat, lettuce, pico, salsa, cream, and cheese.
But, what makes it different from other vegan burritos on the Pancho’s menu, and a burrito to my liking is that it’s not just topped with salsa, cream, and cheese; it’s smothered with them.
Whether you’re cutting down carbs from your diet or just in the mood for a rice bowl, Pancho’s Vegan burrito bowl is a great choice.
When you order this dish, you get a big, hearty serving of burrito mix made with rice, beans, your choice of vegan meat, fresh pico, salsa, lettuce, guacamole, cream, and cheese.
Pancho’s burrito bowl is not only vegan but also gluten-free.
Pancho’s Vegan Enchiladas
Are you bored of eating the same old tacos and burritos every time you crave Mexican food? Try vegan enchiladas at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos.
You get the same burst of flavors and textures that you expect from Mexican food, but with more sauce and cheese.
Your choices for vegan enchiladas at Pancho’s include:
The dish gets its name and “red” color from red salsa made fresh in-house every day.
When you order this dish, you get a flour tortilla filled with your choice of vegan meat topped with generous quantities of sour cream, cheese, and red salsa and baked to perfection. To make it a full, filling meal, you also get rice and beans on the side.
This is the same as red enchiladas, with the only difference being the salsa variety. Instead of red salsa, this vegan Mexican dish features green salsa. You get rice and beans on the side with this one as well.
The star of this dish is the spicy, smoky, and earthy-sweet vegan mole sauce that comes topped on meaty vegan enchiladas with dairy-free sour cream and cheese. A side of rice and beans comes with it as well.
A meatless enchilada variety for those who aren’t big on fake meat, these vegan enchiladas, as the name tells, are filled with beans. These come topped with sour cream and cheese and rice and beans on the side.
This is also an excellent option for those who like beans a little too much with two kinds of beans.
Pancho’s Vegan Quesadillas
Whether you like your quesadilla a little crisp on the outside or prefer the softer ones, Pancho’s has got you covered. The restaurant offers two varieties of vegan quesadillas, one for each.
Here are your options for vegan quesadillas at Pancho’ Vegan Tacos:
Corn tortillas stuffed with your choice of plant-based meat and cheese served with fresh lettuce and pico.
A simple yet delicious mix of your choice of vegan meat and cheese inside a flour tortilla served with fresh lettuce, pico, and vegan sour cream.
Plant-Based Tortas at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos
In Mexican cuisine, tortas are a sandwich made with one of the two types of white bread rolls – bolillo or telera. We don’t know which one they use at Pancho’s, but it is vegan, so there is nothing to worry about.
Your options for these vegan Mexican sandwiches at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos include the following:
Spicy Chick-End Torta
This vegan torta features a vegan, Mexican version of chicken sandwich, chick-end (vegan chicken), fresh lettuce, and spicy, creamy chipotle sauce inside Mexican bread.
As the name tells, this Pancho’s vegan torta stars plant-based ham. Other ingredients of the Mexican sandwich include tomatoes, onions, lettuce, jalapenos, and vegan mayo.
Cuban Torta, or Torta Cubana, is traditionally made with different types of meats, cheeses, and sauces.
When made vegan at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos, you get a Mexican bread filled with ham slices, bacon, and hot dog – all made vegan with 100% plant-based ingredients – along with tofu, onions, tomatoes, lettuce, avocado, jalapenos, vegan mayo, and cheese.
It’s rich, hearty, and packs a punch of flavors. You’re in for a real treat with this one.
Starring vegan mole sauce, this Pancho’s Vegan torta also includes your choice of plant-based meat, onions, sour cream, and cheese inside a vegan Mexican bread.
When you order this vegan sandwich, you get a delicious, creamy, and slightly spicy mix of beans, sliced ham, chorizo, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, avocado, mayo, chipotle sauce, and cheese inside a dairy and egg-free Mexican bread.
Pancho’s vegan gran torta checks all the boxes for a perfect sandwich.
This sandwich might be named the Choice Torta, but you don’t get to choose your ingredients (don’t know why it’s named so). What you get is a mix of vegan meat, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, avocado, jalapenos, mayo, and cheese in traditional Mexican bread.
Pancho’s Vegan Tostadas
Tostada is another popular item in Mexican cuisine, and Pancho’s Vegan Tacos makes sure to give a vegan spin to it as well. The restaurant offers two varieties of this (sort of) Mexican version of an open-faced sandwich. These include:
This plant-based alternative to a classic Mexican tostada features your choice of vegan meat, beans, lettuce, pico, sour cream, and cheese on a toasted corn tortilla.
With this one, you get vegan ceviche and avocado on a toasted corn tortilla and a lime wedge on the side.
Pancho’s Vegan Sopes & Huaraches
Sopes and huaraches maybe two different Mexican dishes. But, both have the same two core ingredients – masa base and savory topping. At Pancho’s Vegan Tacos, you get one option for each. Your choices include:
North Mexican Sopes
Small fried masa bases that look like mini pizza crusts are topped with your choice of vegan meat, beans, lettuce, pico, cream, and cheese to make these delicious mini vegan pies called sopes.
Huaraches feature a thin, oblong-shaped masa dough base, which looks like a tortilla, with your choice of savory toppings. At Pancho’s Vegan Tacos, these come topped with a mix of vegan meat (of your choice), beans, lettuce, fresh pico, vegan sour cream, and cheese.
Mexican Plates at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos
Pancho’s vegan Mexican plates are full meals designed for hungry diners or those with a big appetite. Your choices include:
Chicken and potatoes are a classic combination. Simple, but divine. This vegan Mexican plate on the Pancho’s Vegan Tacos menu can be said to be inspired from (or paying homage to) this everyone’s all-time favorite food pairing.
The components of this vegan Mexican plate include chicken-end (vegan chicken) and potatoes that come topped with the delicious house-made mole sauce.
These are fried potato taco rolls that come topped with fresh lettuce, pico, vegan sour cream, and cheese.
This is a generous serving of street tacos. You get three of those with your choice of vegan meat and a drink.
Street tacos turned into a meal for those with big appetites; this Mexican plate includes three vegan street tacos made with your choice of fake meat and rice and beans on the side.
A big green chile pepper with your choice of stuffing from vegan meat, beans, or cheese, served with lots of red sauce on the top and beans and rice on the side.
For those who may not know, Albondigas is Spanish for meatballs. At Pancho’s, they are obviously made with plant ingredients.
What? We don’t know. But, isn’t it enough for you that these are 100% vegan. Why stress when you can enjoy food with the peace of mind that it has nothing against your dietary commitments.
When you order Albondigas at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos, you get three plant-based meatballs in mild, house-made vegan chipotle sauce with corn tortillas, rice, and beans on the side.
Melanesia is a kind of breaded, fried meat cutlet common in South America. Pancho’s Vegan Tacos is made the traditional Mexican way but with all vegan ingredients.
You get a breaded vegan chicken steak cooked to perfection, so it gets crispy on the outside but stays soft and juicy on the inside, with rice, beans, lettuce, and fresh pico on the side.
Pancho’s Vegan Burgers & Hot Dogs
Even though Pancho’s Vegan Tacos is essentially a Mexican eatery, the restaurant also offers a few food choices for those who may not be a big fan of Mexican food (hard to believe, but there may be some like that) or not in the mood for it, but come here with their families or friends.
Your choices include vegan burgers and hot dogs, and the available varieties are:
Made with Beyond burger patty, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, pickles, house burger sauce, and cheese, this vegan burger has all the ingredients of a classic burger without any animal component.
As the name says, this vegan burger available at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos is made with the soy-based Impossible burger patty. Other burger components include tomatoes, onions, pickles, secret house-made burger sauce, and plant-based cheese.
A vegan chicken patty (which we don’t know what is made of) is paired with onions, tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, burger sauce, and cheese to make this classic vegan chicken sandwich at Pancho’s.
Double Monster Burger
A big, thick, juicy, meaty burger made with two vegan burger patties of your choice with lettuce, tomatoes, mushrooms, grilled onions, pickles, jalapenos, house-made burger sauce, and double the amount of cheese than a regular burger, this is truly a monster of the burger world.
It’s cheesy spicy, with a hint of natural sweetness from grilled onions, guaranteeing an unforgettable vegan burger experience.
No-Tuna Melt Burger
The vegan version of a classic tuna melt, this Pancho’s vegan burger is made with plant-based tuna, jalapenos, and cheese.
It may be simpler than other burgers on the Pancho’s Vegan Tacos menu, but no less delicious.
Classic Hot Dog
Your good ol’ hot dog made vegan with just three ingredients – bun, hot dog, and pico. Simple and classic.
Chili Hot Dog
Ideal for those who prefer spicy, cheesy hot dogs, this one is made with a plant-based hot dog, chili, and nacho cheese.
Pancho’s Vegan Fries
What’s a menu without fries? Whether you’re eating at an American restaurant, a Mexican eatery, or a fast-food chain, you rarely get a menu that doesn’t include French fries. At Pancho’s Vegan Tacos, you get two varieties of French fries.
But, these are not your average fries; they come with a variety of Mexican toppings, so you get authentic Mexican flavors in these crispy fried potato sides too.
Your choices for Mexican-inspired vegan French fries at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos include:
Crispy fried French fries topped with avocado, fresh pico, your choice of vegan meat, sour cream, and delicious nacho cheese.
Spicy Ranchero Fries
Made for spice lovers, these French fries come topped with your choice of meat, salsa, jalapenos, pico, beans, sour cream, and cheese.
Note: You can also have vegan bacon bits added to your fries at a small extra cost.
Pancho’s Vegan Nachos
Nachos can be said to be the Mexican alternative to fries. Like French fries are considered integral to American cuisine/ fast food, nachos make a vital part of Mexican cuisine.
Both also make great choices as sides as well as snacks. At Pancho’s Vegan Tacos, you get two varieties of vegan nachos. Options include:
Fresh corn chips topped with your choice of vegan meat from available options, beans, lettuce, pico, avocado, sour cream, and cheese.
Nacho Cheese Nachos
Don’t like a lot of toppings on your nachos, but love a lot of cheese? Try this simpler, cheesier vegan nachos variety. It comes standard with corn chips, jalapenos, and nacho cheese.
But, you can have vegan meat added to it as a small additional cost.
Panchos Vegan Soups & Salads
Want some healthier snacks or sides? Pancho’s Vegan Tacos menu has the following few options for you:
Soup of the Day
You can have any of the following vegan soups available:
- Lentil Soup – Simple yet bursting with flavor
- Fideo Soup – Traditional Mexican noodle soup with a tangy tomato base
Pozole is a traditional Mexican stew-like soup with two core ingredients – meat and hominy. At Pancho’s Vegan Tacos, it’s made using these two very ingredients. The only change in the authentic recipe is that instead of animal meat, they use plant-based meat.
Pancho’s vegan pozole features vegan meat and hominy in the red soup base and comes topped with fresh lettuce, onions, radish, and cilantro. You also get a plain tostada on the side for some crunch.
This is your standard house salad made with romaine lettuce, cucumbers, carrots, onions, tomatoes, and radishes. It’s served with your choice of dressing from the vegan ranch or lime vinaigrette.
The salad comes standard without meat, but you can get vegan meat added to it for a little under a couple of dollars.
Sides and Add-Ons
Make your plant-based meals at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos more flavorful and filling with any of the following sides and optional add-on choices:
- Extra Meat (4 oz.)
- Bacon Bits
- Sour Cream
- Shredded Cheese
- Nacho Cheese
- Extra Burger Patty
- Grilled Onions
- Burger Sauce
Pancho’s Vegan Drinks
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos may not have the best and most diverse drinks menu, but some really good options are. And they are all vegan.
Your choices include:
- Pepsi Zero
- Coca Cola (Mexicana)
- Dr. Pepper
- Sierra Mist
- Ginger Ale
- Orange Crush
- Sangria (soda)
- Sparkling Water
- Unsweetened Tea
- Raspberry Iced Tea
These light, refreshing, non-alcoholic fruit drinks are available in a range of flavors that change daily. Ask your server for flavors of the day. Standard options include:
- Cucumber Lime
Pancho’s Vegan Desserts
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos has only three dessert options. But, the choices are so amazing that you won’t feel the need for more options. Here are the vegan desserts available at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos:
Known as Arroz Con Leche in Mexican cuisine, this classic and timeless dessert is made with non-dairy milk, sugar, and cinnamon. It’s served cold.
3 Leches Cake
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos doesn’t tell what ingredients are used in this dessert, but since the restaurant is 100% vegan, you can rest assured that it’s dairy and egg-free.
When there is vegan ice cream on a restaurant’s menu, you don’t need anything else. Hear y’all ice cream lovers – Pancho’s Vegan Tacos offers vegan ice cream in different flavors that change daily. Ask your server for flavors of the day. Your choices may include all or any of the following:
- Cookies N’ Cream
Mexican cuisine primarily revolves around tortillas. You get so many varieties of this corn or flour-made flatbread, and surprisingly, they all taste great.
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos may appear to be just a taco place from its name. Still, the small, casual eatery touches upon all the famous Mexican food varieties of tortillas and has given them a vegan spin.
You can get everything from everyone’s absolute favorite tacos and burritos to somewhat less popular (comparatively) tortas, sopes, huaraches, and everything in between, all made with 100% plant-based ingredients.
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos menu is truly a treat for Mexican food lovers.
Did you find this article helpful? Are you interested to learn about more Mexican food places with vegan options? I have covered many such places in previous posts.
Check out my article Del Taco Vegan Options to learn what this leading Mexican food chain has on the menu for vegan diners.