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La Tolteca

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859 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE
(302) 734-3444‎
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
OK, but not great food

Atmosphere is decidedly Mexican but the food is fairly bland. Beef enchilada had a bland sauce, rice was fairly good and refried beans were watery. This is the first place I've ever experienced a chile relleno stuffed with potato and hopefully it will be the last. My wife had the Hawaiian Fajitas... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Larry S
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Montross, Virginia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Chips and salsa were good. Food very bland and place is not very clean. We saw the reviews and took a chance. The reviews are accurate. Skip this place.

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Delaware
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Yummy Mexican delicacies... however, our server needs to smile a little more often...that way, he can get a nice tip, LOL

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Atmosphere is decidedly Mexican but the food is fairly bland. Beef enchilada had a bland sauce, rice was fairly good and refried beans were watery. This is the first place I've ever experienced a chile relleno stuffed with potato and hopefully it will be the last. My wife had the Hawaiian Fajitas and enjoyed them but not enough to eat... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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65 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Convenient location (near the Speedway- looks like there are to La Tolteca's in Dover). Quiet during our visit. The food was OK, not outstanding. Reasonably priced.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We first went to Chipotle but it looked such a small modern box of a place that we decided to try La Tolteca instead. Our mistake. First, it looks very dated and there is something very sticky all over their floors - don't know if it's something they clean with or not but it's definately not very nice to walk... More 

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Dover, Delaware
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I have never in my life seen such a fifthly and disgusting restaurant. I have eaten here before, but this last time was so awful I felt like I was going to throw up and left. I placed an order for pick up. They have the kitchen built so where you can see the "cooks." They are greasy and dirty... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Went for lunch, the food was not very good. Especially for the price, I would expect it to be a lot better. The service was so so, the waiter refilled my drink with Pepsi, instead of Dr Pepper like I had ordered. The service was prompt though. I would not recommend this place.

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Dover, Delaware
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We frequently visit this particular Mexican restaurant. It is the most consistent eatery that we visit anywhere. Service is always very good to great, and the food has never disappointed. This is not a chain, and everyone there works hard to make it a pleasant experience. There is a very similar but much larger restaurant further south on the same... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I have eaten in many Mexican restaurants on the West Coast, in Mexico and all along the East Coast. This is the WORST Mexican dinner food that we have ever had. My wife's taco shells were like cardboard and disintegrated when some salsa was added, the filling was minimal and flavorless. My Fajitas were overcooked and not... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I love their enchiladas, fajitas and pork. Guacamole is also very good. We go to La Tolteca every couple of weeks. The service is super fast and the food is good and hot.

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Additional Information about La Tolteca

Address: 859 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE
Phone Number: (302) 734-3444‎
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 859 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: (302) 734-3444‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?