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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 good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (7 reviews)
“moles” (3 reviews)
“rice beans” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
63 S Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-2233
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 8 July 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 15 June 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 22 May 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 7 March 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 2 January 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 31 October 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
Reviewed 30 September 2016

La Veracruzana is excellent, there's no way around it. I've been here probably 100 times, can't even count. The owner and staff are fantastic. The chips and salsa bar are great while you wait for your food. The burritos are very good, if you go...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The food is always good. The service is always good. Their mole is the best in the valley. It is quick and easy and there is plenty of parking. But don't let your meter expire. Amherst meter maids are on the prowl.

Thank stan j
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This has become our go to place for Mexican in Amherst. It's a nice casual place to grab a quick bite that's not fast food. Our daughter (5yo) who can be kind of fussy loves the refried beans and rice and I noticed at least...More

Thank Kathygnome
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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