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La Tolteca

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859 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE
(302) 734-3444‎
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11:00 am - 10:30 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, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 15
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 10
    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
Fair food, fair service.

Lunch, had tacos, they were ok, but ask for onions and they put fried onions instead of chopped onions. Server was fair, but not great. Interior was clean. Had water, it was ok. Price was a little hi. Went here years ago and all was much better.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
Kenneth T
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Palm Bay, Florida, United States
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Palm Bay, Florida, United States
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115 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Lunch, had tacos, they were ok, but ask for onions and they put fried onions instead of chopped onions. Server was fair, but not great. Interior was clean. Had water, it was ok. Price was a little hi. Went here years ago and all was much better.

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Thank Kenneth T
Oklahoma
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The food is alright and service is meh. Personally I don't see why people eat here. When you walk in it smells like chemical cleaner.If you want REALLY good mexican food go to El Nopal!

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Thank K K
Clayton, Delaware, United States
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The wait staff makes this a great experience with your typical Mexican fare. One of my kids favorites.

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Thank Kelly R
Dover, Delaware
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Decent mexican food. (I grew up in the southwest on Mexican food). Prices are avg. for this type of restaurant. Traditional Mexican cheeses (quest blanco) vs southwestern (colby jack/cheddar) Have eaten here over the years 10-15 times. Quality is consistently good, although the chile rellenos, which are quite good, occasionally have a freezer taste. (They are made once a week.)... More 

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Thank dmlmidi
Montross, Virginia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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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Thank D L
Delaware
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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Thank Anna Isabelle I
1 review
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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Thank Larry S
Alexandria, VA
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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Thank Denaf
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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1 Thank teatray53
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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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?