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Cantina Loco

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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191 Allen St, Buffalo, NY
+1 716-551-0160
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little place in Buffalo area. the food is quite good and so are the drinks. they should have more non-carb choices, there is only a couple of them now. I ordered the skirt steak and wanted it medium, it was rare. I would have given them 5 stars otherwise. We have also had brunch there, they should add some... More 

Thank arctush
Tonawanda, New York
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had a last minute party of 8 - they were accommodating to us and we enjoyed a nice night of gathering with friends.

Thank Wendy P
Berlin, Germany
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great food, great craft beers. I ordered one fish taco to start, then ordered another. Then another. Enough said. Great neighborhood bar/restaurant.

Thank MarLay99
Vestal, New York
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

OMG. The food, maaaan, the food. My boyfriend and I were busy all day on a Saturday, so we were ready to finally eat by dinner time. We waited about 15-20 minutes and looked over the menu beforehand so were able to order relatively fast. We ordered the nachos as an app, chicken enchiladas, and 3 tacos (Koreatown, fish, and... More 

Thank raininjuly
Tonawanda, New York
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150 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had some friends in from Boston for the weekend to visit the sights. I gave them the choice of local places to eat before they came out and after looking at the website, they wanted to check out Cantina Loco. The drink choices are deep along with the choices of Tequila and Mescals. For those looking for a refreshing drink,... More 

Thank Paul_da_Bulldog
Brantford, Canada
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Start with the guacamole and chips....just do it, you won't regret it ever...DO IT. You cannot go wrong with anything on this menu. We had the carnitas and the skirt steak. I am not even sure I have words to explain how fabulous this was. Authentic, homemade freaking goodness. Go here. EAT EVERYTHING

Thank 4ebab
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166 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Omg is the air broke? This place was uncomfortably hot on the night we visited. The workers were profusely sweating as were the customers. The trio of dips and nachos are worth a trip back. Rest of meal just ok. Tacos cold, despite it being 100 degrees in this place. Drinks not refreshed or even inquired if we would like... More 

Thank mruggier0
Cambridge, Ontario
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157 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We went here on a Saturday and the meals were great! Our server was wonderful! We all arrived at different times, yet our server didn't hover. Once we were all there, she took our orders and the food arrived promptly. It was delicious! There is an extensive tequila menu and there are other drinks too. Wonderful place!!!

Thank Tombow
Tonawanda, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I had high hopes for this place since it looks so cool but what a huge disappointment!! We were with a group of friends and all 8 of us were disappointed with our meals. Not to mention it was $93 for four of us with one margarita. That's $93 I'll never get back. Other than the conversation with our friends... More 

Thank nottcho1
Tarrytown, New York
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

A kick back type of place to meet & greet with friends in the patio deck area. Really cool place to have some Mexican flares type. They are known for their nachos! Wow!! Talk about that!! Great size for two & fish tacos are awesome. Just little notes on the drinks can be a downfall. Other that, great atmosphere to... More 

Thank zanifranny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Allen St, Buffalo, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-551-0160

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