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La Tolteca

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200 Mundy St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 825-5001
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 57
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best table side guacamole and lunch value

The table side guacamole and the lunch menu is the best thing about this restaurant! Made to order the guacamole is a must. Lunch menu is a value. They offer a variety of lunch choices at a reasonable price. Generally satisfied with lunch options and the service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Therese H
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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

may be one day we would have only have smell only.this was my fifth visit and last I dinot know in one month they would reduce the amount of food they serve for same price,paid over 60 for 3 enchilada dish where you have to search the food on plate majority was uncooked rice.enchilada was too salty I did not... More 

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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The table side guacamole and the lunch menu is the best thing about this restaurant! Made to order the guacamole is a must. Lunch menu is a value. They offer a variety of lunch choices at a reasonable price. Generally satisfied with lunch options and the service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The wife and I were searching for a place to eat and we stumbled upon this place. The food is amazing. My recommendation is the Texas Fajita. Yummy yummy! If you love real authentic Mexican, eat at this place!

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Kingston, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Went with a group for a birthday, everything was fine thru dinner, had already paid the check and sat finishing our desserts. Suddenly someone in our party pulled something from her mouth...it was a broken, dirty fingernail from in her fried ice cream!!! Quietly called over the manager and explained what happened. He walked away and came back a few... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

La Tolteca was much better when I visited last about two years ago. I was excited to return but disappointed by the experience. The menu has downgraded, the quality is poor - the food was bland and overcooked... with ONE exception. The tableside guacamole. The one redeeming part of our meal was the freshly prepared guacamole we thoroughly enjoyed. The... More 

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Utica, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Loved the table side guacamole. Everyone in our party of five enjoyed their food. Prices are very reasonable and staff is very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

While staying at the Hampton Inn nearby, we were looking for a casual place for dinner. We chanced upon La Tolteca while running a few errands. It turned out to be a lucky find since I love tacos. I started with a glass of sangria - nothing special, but decent. My husband had a margarita and had no complaints, and... More 

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Somewhere, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is the first time I've been here since the remodel after the fire. The menu got much better. Not just your standard Americanized fare. Had a chicken and spinach burrito which was quite good. The tableside guacamole cart is a little over the top, but maybe that impresses some people. I didn't have that, so I can't comment on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My wife and I were staying in Wilkes Barre on our way to a family gathering and found this place through Trip Advisor. Authentic Mexican food, great friendly service and reasonably priced.

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Jim Thorpe, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We love good Mexican food and have been happy with the quality of the meals and service at La Tolteca over the course of several years. Our last visit, unfortunately, was disappointing. The quality and quantity of our meal had gone down since our last visit about six months ago. The service was also not as good. Our waiter was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Mundy St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: (570) 825-5001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?