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La Galera

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Pub
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8215 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
(716) 283-0005
Website
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Satisfied a tamale craving.

Nacho chips and salsa upon arrival at the table, yum. We ordered the dinner for 2 so we could have a sampling of a few things. Tacos, tamales, enchilada, chile relleno, rice, refried beans...all great. Could not believe the portions sizes, you can't leave this place hungry. Decoration was a bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
St_Belmont
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Paris, Canada
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere was Mexican, The food was authentic Mexican - The Staff was Mexican. Great Service, Quick Service, Great Food. When ever we are in the area we will make sure to have lunch or dinner there.

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niagarafallsny
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117 reviews 117 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

great food, try the very unique specials. my dinner came in half a pineapple. it was great. service was exceptional

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New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We eat at this restaurant often and must say we have never had a negative experience. The service is fast and pleasant...we are always greeted with a smile. The decor is colorful and very Mexican with hand carved booths portraying scenes of the people at work and play. The restaurant is spotless and there's always happy Latin music playing. Now... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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122 reviews 122 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

There is a reason this restaurant has been rated as one of the best in the Buffalo area...huge, and I mean HUGE portions, both for the chips and the meals!!! Typical Mexican decor but a great staff. My Mexican Burrito was equal to the ones I get at my favorite Mexican restaurant back home...well worth a stop here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

One of my family's favorite restaurants is LaGalera in Niagara Falls, NY. We have been regular patrons since La Galera first opened many years ago at a different location which was much smaller and really hard to have gotten in to as so many love it there. When you arrive you are greeted with a smile and offered seating if... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We've been to La Galera more times than I can remember! The service is always pleasant, fast and attentive. The food is amazingly tasty and authentic. If you're in a hurry try one of the mixed plates, they always come out super quick ( I look for ones with Chile Rellenos and Tamales!). If you have a little more time,... More 

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Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This past weekend my husband and I decided to enjoy a drive in the lovely weather and take a trip to Niagara Falls, New York We remembered seeing this restaurant many times in passing and thought since it was lunchtime why not give it a try. From the moment you enter your attention is grabed by the vibrant decor all... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

La Galera has authentic Mexican food at amazing prices. Excellent portions and everything in is made fresh to order. If you love Mexican, this place is a must.

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Niagara Falls, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My family loves Mexican food. After living in California for over 30 yrs and frequent trips south of the border we know what real Mexican food is supposed to be. When I first moved my family back to this area we were devastated to not find any good Mexican restaurants. Every time someone recommended one and claimed it was great... More 

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Paris, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nacho chips and salsa upon arrival at the table, yum. We ordered the dinner for 2 so we could have a sampling of a few things. Tacos, tamales, enchilada, chile relleno, rice, refried beans...all great. Could not believe the portions sizes, you can't leave this place hungry. Decoration was a bit over-the-top, but clean and friendly feeling. Very reasonable prices.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8215 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Niagara Falls
  • Phone Number: (716) 283-0005

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?