Enjoy a Beer or Margarita while enjoying the playoff games between the Baltimore Ravens vs the New England Patriots beginning at 12 PM and the New York Giants vs San Francisco 49ers at 3:30 PM both games on Sunday January 22. Call 310-545-6670
or visit our website http://www.panchosrestaurant.com
La Historia De Las Antiguedades
Since Pancho's does contain so many old and beautiful antiques and artifacts, we thought you might be interested in some of their history.
The building was completely designed and decorated by owner Ab Lawrence and noted builder, Fred Smathers.
Most of the architectural antiques were purchased through Mr. John Wilson of the world-famous Golden Movement Emporium.
The enormous front doors, which are twelve feet tall were salvaged from a castle in Spain and their age is unknown.
The entryway contains several items of distinction, including authentic guns and swords from the Mexican Revolution, which are enclosed in the cabinets. The painting entitled "Bandido" was done especially for Pancho's by renowned artist Les Hawks. The beautiful, large stained-glass window that was visible as you came in is from an old mansion near Cincinnati, Ohio, and is circa 1880-1890s. Mr. Wilson considers it one of the finest windows that he has ever sold.
The antique solid mahogany front and back bar in the Cantina came out of an old saloon in Emporia, Kansas, and is approximately one hundred ten years old.
The wrought iron sculpture of famous bandido, Emiliano Zapata, was made especially for Pancho's by sculptor Roberto Perez of Ensenada B.C., Mexico.
Our collection of antiques and artifacts continues into the patio where you will notice two old donkey wagons which are from the state of Jalisco, along the west coast of Mexico. The very colorful parrot, the silver peacock, and the Mexican sun were all designed and signed by noted Mexican creator Sergio Bustamente. Albacete Province in the south of Spain yielded the large, hand-painted urns which are over one hundred forty years old. They weigh eight hundred pounds each and were used to keep olives and olive oil.
The wrought iron sculpture of the internationally-