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El Palenque

Sheridan Drive, Buffalo, NY
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good43%
  • Average33%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
13 Sep 2017
“Decent food & atmosphere”
13 Feb 2017
“Would go again”
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
Sheridan Drive, Buffalo, NY
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We come here often and the food quality and service is consistent. Tasty enough, inexpensive, cheerful service, and a relaxed atmosphere. Not bad.

Thank Shortcut1958
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Atmosphere is very cheerful and colorful, not run of the mill. Food was good for American take on Mexican food. My husband felt it had too much cheese. If you have ever been to California or Texas, their Mexican food is different. This was good...More

Thank alc902
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Went here with some friends for lunch. Place was not that busy but there was only one waiter. He couldn't seem to handle it by himself. It took us awhile to get seated and he seemed frustrAted that he had to clean off a table...More

Thank Susie B
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Not a big fan of Mexican, but the wife likes it well enough when we are out and about and need food. That is about what it is good for, if you are looking for Mexican food near Boulevard Mall. BUT, not great, and on...More

Thank ParisOrNewYork
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The staff is super friendly and accommodating. The food was delicious and served hot. I can not understand whey the place is not busier, other than the location may be wrong. It has easy parking, so I really do not get it. Great food, great...More

Thank AlanBartlett
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We have been goinf to El Palenque for several years now and usually order the same thing - me fajitas, him - nachos. Sometimes you get a lot of meat a lot of fresh veggies and piping hot food. Sometimes you get a few strips...More

Thank laurenh197
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

El Palenque is one of the better Mexican restaurants in Buffalo. The food is delicious. The servers are always really friendly and cheerful. The meals are also insanely cheap, without making any sacrifices regarding quality of the food. The unlimited chips and salsa at the...More

1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed 5 October 2014

This restaurant has a wide ranging menu with plenty of choices. The food is prepared fresh and hot. The chimichangas were fried perfectly and were fully stuffed. The fajitas were sizzling hot, had plenty of meat and were not over-powered by too much onion and...More

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Upon reading reviews on various sites, I didn't have high expectations of this place, but a friend and I were going to an event at the University at Buffalo and felt like Mexican food, and this place is close by. I thought it would be...More

Thank Ellary M
Reviewed 18 February 2014 via mobile

Everything from the food to the updated decor (recently remodeled), to their jumbo margaritas are fantastic!!! Anyone who hasn't tried them yet, or who would choose another fast food Mexican restaurant over this must be out of their mind! Their enchiladas and sauce are out...More

Thank Andrew K
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Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 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. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sheridan Drive, Buffalo, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
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