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La Tolteca

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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7530 Transit Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221-6018
+1 716-565-0105
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We "discovered" this gem about 12 years ago on a weekend getaway to Buffalo and just keep going back. We have tried many Mexican restaurants in the Buffalo area but this is our favourite, not only for its delicious food, excellent service and clean bright appearance but for its amazing Margueritas. They use a fresh lime mix and high quality... More 

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Thank Audrey N
Brantford, Canada
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here several times. The food is great, the margaritas are superb! Staff is friendly, service is prompt. This is our favourite place to eat when we are in the area.

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Thank Alayne S
Buffalo, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My family loves La Tolteca! It is our favorite spot in Buffalo for Mexican food. The service is always fast and pleasant. The food is done right - with copious amounts of chips and salsa! Our kids enjoy the quesadillas. One caution - this restaurant is VERY busy on Friday and Saturday night, which can make for long waits.

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Thank JML_bflo
bad28
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

My husband and I were in the mood for Mexican food last weekend and decided to stop by La Totelca. Even the restaurant was crowded, we were seated very quickly. Our waitress was very quick to take our drink order. She was extremely cordial and helpful when I asked some questions about the menu. Food was awesome. I had the... More 

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Thank Barbara D
Niagara Falls, New York
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194 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Stopped by here to meet our daughter and granddaughter on their way back home. We were seated promptly and someone brought of some nice taco chips and salsa. When we were ready to order we surprised ourselves by almost all of us ordering some form of Enchilada. I ordered the Enchiladas Poblana with a Mole Poblano sauce because I like... More 

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Thank MisterMike53
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I was so glad when La Tolteca opened upon Transit a few years back. The food is terrific and the menu extensive. I had the seafood burrito and will definitely try the Sopa de Mers (seafood soup ) next time. They have a good selection of Mexican beer including Pacifico and the place looks like you are in Williamsville. The... More 

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Thank Hodihodi1
Jamestown, New York
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249 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My wife and I went there on Friday night at 7:30. They were very busy with a 20-25 minute wait. We were already there so we decided to wait it out. While waiting, there were at lease 3 other tables of people in front of us that left because they didn't want to wait any more. Then at least 5... More 

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East Amherst, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I ate here once again last week. Once again, it was a great culinary experience. The Mexican style food was great (especially the Texas Fajitas and the Mexican Steak). We had a very nice and efficient waiter who actually addressed us as "folks" instead of "guys" (my wife is definitely NOT a guy). Good food, good service,... More 

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Thank MarkMary
Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I was the there with my grandson. We both ordered the chimichanga dinner. It it always perfect 2 crispy chicken chimi's with rice. You also get sour cream & guacamole. One of our favorite places.

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Thank marcia606
Williamsville, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We never had a bad meal!! The service is always friendly! The food is authentic and reasonably priced!! Try something new when we go! Queso Blanco-favorite Enchiladas-perfecto! Chile ranchero- perfecto! Love the decor!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7530 Transit Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221-6018
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Williamsville
  • Phone Number: +1 716-565-0105

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?