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Cantina Loco

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
191 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1515
+1 716-551-0160
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“quesadilla” (14 reviews)
“taco” (16 reviews)
“guacamole” (11 reviews)
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
191 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1515
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tacos and margaritas were terrific. It felt very authentic. Ambiance and service was good, too. We're used to getting chips and salsa as a freebie to start - not here; you're going to pay for it. The only negative...Chips seemed like they came out...More

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

First for the good points- the waitress was nice, and the ambiance was good. The food, however, was not very good. We started off with some chips and salsa. The chips were not restaurant quality chips. My friend ordered the chicken and avocado quesadilla, and...More

Thank Kat M
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Visiting Buffalo for the GardenWalk 2018. My Mom and I enjoyed delicious fish tacos, guacamole & chips and a very good rosé for lunch at Cantina Loco. We sat outside, which was relaxing. Service was friendly and prompt. Highly recommend this spot. Would like to...More

Thank SongBird212
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Not you typical Tex Mex by a long shot. I had three pork belly street tacos that were out of this world. Very fresh tasting Wifeys flank steak tacos were also excellent. Salsa way above average Trendy and funky at the same time. Loved it

Thank DocBobTemple
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Loco after an event specifically for the patio. You would never know it exists from the interior dining room. I like the table towards the street for people watching but it is quieter on the higher level towards the back. The Koreatown...More

Thank Dana D
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This is a very unique Mexican restaurant close to the water in downtown Buffalo. We were there midday with children but the servers were great and the food was delish. The menu was condensed but the offerings were good, and they even went off menu...More

Thank AmkJre
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Ate here this past Saturday and was lucky enough to get patio seating. Relaxing vibe with tasty margaritas. I had the fish taco which was excellent and followed it up with the carnitas tacos which were also excellent. We didn't have the nacho plate but...More

Thank Schackleford
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch today and had the chips and salsa, along with the Tacos and the Carnitas Burrito. Very fresh food and out of this world tasty! The service was excellent and we were able to eat outside. This was my second visit here...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018

I have been wanting to eat here for a while considering the owner/chef is very famous in Buffalo known for using the best ingredients and recipes. We had tried twice before the visit and could not find parking on the street and gave up. We...More

Thank MarkFromBuffalo
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I'm a big fan of their tacos and margaritas! My friends and I go here often in the summer and split a pitcher of margaritas (the best deal if you have multiple people who want them). Most dinners also come with chips and queso. The...More

Thank saramahl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1515
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-551-0160
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