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La Veracruzana Mexican Restaurant

63 S Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-2233
+1 413-253-6900
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
“rice beans” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
63 S Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-2233
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for lunch and were able to sit outside. The place is clean and well run, nicely busy at the time we were there. Menu is on a large board as well as signs around the counter. Order and pickup at the counter, although...More

Thank Tom Y
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

I was in the mood for Mexican and my wife and I chose this place while walking around Amherst. You order in the front and wait for the food. The lady and guy behind the counter were not very friendly. This is why I gave...More

Thank fred r
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Large portions, perfectly spiced food and the most flavorful fried tortillas you've ever tasted make this one of my very favorite places to eat. Chicken enchiladas with mole, spinach enchiladas with green chili, burritos, tamales are all fantastic, but my all-time fave is the Huachinango...More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Wide selection of amazing authentic Mexican cuisine. Great selection of hot sauces and freshly made margaritas. Mexican ordering style (order and pay first). Definitely worth the visit.

Thank apoliqui
Reviewed July 8, 2017

Was here in July 2017 and April 2017. Food is fabulous. Ordered chicken enchilada with side rice/beans. Chips are fried up fresh for you and several salsa options. D got burrito and it was huge and yummy. Not an inexpensive place to eat though -...More

Thank RPB85
Reviewed June 15, 2017

I have been to Veracruzana several times in the past two years and while I generally go back for the same thing, fish tacos and Azteca soup, I have decided it is not worth the less than enthusiastic and unfriendly staff. My family is hispanic...More

Thank jmj2204
Reviewed May 22, 2017

I had not thought in advance about the graduations in the area but we had no trouble getting in. The seating is limited and tables are bus your own. The crowd is mostly young students. The food was marvelous! We enjoyed spinach enchiladas, ensalada primavera...More

Thank U8264GDkims
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

It's an amazing restaurant for what it is. I think it has to be evaluated that way. No point in marking it Dow because there are no table cloths. You set your own table and the price reflects it. Two huge tostadas are five dollars....More

Thank John B
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Good variety of authentic Mexican dishes at reasonable prices - much better than the usual fast food Mexican fare. Good selection of free salsas.

Thank wt930
Reviewed October 31, 2016

First time we had a great meal but we were not that satisfied with the second visit. Not sure if they changed over the cooks but the second time we ate here, we found the food bland (typical cheese, rice beans) and the fish tacos...More

Thank highrustler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 S Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-2233
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-253-6900
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