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Itacate Mexican Restaurant

1857 Penfield Rd, Penfield, NY 14526-1409
+1 585-586-8454
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“burrito” (15 reviews)
“tamales” (6 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1857 Penfield Rd, Penfield, NY 14526-1409
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend saw a write up for ceviche in Rochester, and this restaurant was listed as one of several locations that serve it, so we went. Don't know what is going on here, but they had no business at 5 pm on a Friday evening....More

Thank Mimzoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for the first time today. It will not be the last. Jose met us and seated us. The menu selections were good. Price was good. We moved back to NY after 27 years in Fl and got used to good authentic Mexican food...More

1  Thank Jake G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the food and the people. The owner Jose is engaged with his customers, everyone is important to him. if you just want a fancy place with expensive food, go somewhere else. If you travel to central Mexico then this is the type place...More

Thank bigstuSpencerport
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As someone who is gluten free, I was very pleased to find Itacate! Gluten free options are plainly listed on the menu. I'd go back again and my parent's who are in their 80's enjoyed the food as well!

Thank knetzband
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stopped for lunch. My friend uses a walker but it is not handicapped accessible at the entrance nor inside. The bathroom is on a lower level with steep steps and only one railing. The toilet was dirty and there were no...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 27 May 2017

My last 2 visits here a young man was the waiter and the whole experience is fine. However, when i get my bank statement the amount on it never matches up to what i payed with my credit card it is always $2-$4 dollars higher...More

Thank Nicolas O
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Great good, great service and wonderful atmosphere! I love this place and the gas station they offer on buffalo road! Thank you Iticate!!

Thank Chandra585
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The house margarita's are really good. The food is fresh & delicious. The staff is always friendly & attentive. It can get very busy on a Friday night so you may have to wait a bit. I would suggest going there on a weeknight if...More

Thank OP-Critic
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Went on a Friday night at 7:20 PM without a reservation. Didn't expect to get an immediate table, but the host promised we'd be seated in 20-25 minutes. But, we didn't get our table for 40 minutes. And then our food didn't come till 45...More

Thank Bob G
Jose A, Owner at Itacate Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Bob, Thank you for your comments, they are appreciated. I'm sorry you found it frustrating to wait a long time for your table, although I must say that 1hr and 25 minutes with no reservations on a Friday night with a packed house is about...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great food - everyone in my party enjoyed our dinner. Looking forward to another visit. I would recommend reservations, although we were there on a Friday and they were able to seat us in only a few minutes without reservations.

Thank CJ D
Jose A, Owner at Itacate Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you very much for your kind comments. It is a great motivator to know you enjoyed your visit. Looking forward to your next visit. Jose Abarca

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Questions & Answers
25 October 2016|
Response from Jose A | Property representative |
Yes we do, you can do a guacamole, rajas or beans taco. We can even make you a scrambled egg and cheese taco. If you wish, let us know what you have in mind and we'll try to make it happen
6 April 2016|
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Response from Jose A | Property representative |
Visa, MasterCard, Amex, discover Thanks for your inquiry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1857 Penfield Rd, Penfield, NY 14526-1409
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Penfield
  • Phone Number: +1 585-586-8454
  • E-mail
If you're looking for that quaint, quiet place to sit down and enjoy authentic Mexican recipes passed down from generations, you will find it here.Itacate features classic Mexican dishes prepared using fresh ingredients. Family-owned and operated, our menu features the same items we ate growing up at our mother or abuelita's kitchen, items such as chile rellenos; asado de puerco; carnitas; or the intricate flavors of the tortilla soup. For those with special menu needs, we offer both gluten-free and vegan friendly options.We want you to feel as if you were eating at one of our homes. We provide you with a casual dining atmosphere in which to enjoy a family meal.
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