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Toloache, New York City

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Midtown
Mexican, Latin
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251 West 50th St, New York City, NY 10019 (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)
Take the C or E Trains to 50th St.; the 1 Train to 50th St.; and the N, R, or W Trains to 49th St.
+1 212-581-1818
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 434
    Excellent
  • 269
    Very good
  • 74
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Toloache is a great destination for a pre-theatre meal. I met 2 other women here for lunch before a matinee.The hostess would not seat us until all three of us were there- unfortunate because one friend was delayed & the standing area was absolutely packed. The restaurant was very busy & the din of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Sheabrook
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NYC
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Toloache is a great destination for a pre-theatre meal. I met 2 other women here for lunch before a matinee.The hostess would not seat us until all three of us were there- unfortunate because one friend was delayed & the standing area was absolutely packed. The restaurant was very busy & the din of the room made it quite difficult... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We went here before a Broadway show and it was delicious! Some of the best shrimp tacos I've ever had. My husband had the lobster tacos and they were also good. I will say be prepared to pay more than you typically would for Mexican. But considering it's fine dining and in Manhattan, that's to be expected. My friend and... More 

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Buffalo NY
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

When you start your meal with a flight of Ceviche you know you are in for good food. The cocktails were made with unusual ingredients which complimented the dishes we were trying. I enjoyed the appetizers more than the meal itself. It was crowded and a bit loud but this is a very lively restaurant where you will be served... More 

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San Mateo, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Ordered their enchiladas - fantastic! Very tasty and generous serving! Lovely service! Got too loud when they turned up the music, but guess someone saw my fingers in my ears and turned it down. Very busy place!

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Stopped for lunch before heading to the airport and I'm super impressed. The food was amazing and the service as well! Must try the Suadero Tacos - incredible!!! My husband had the Carne Asada which was delicious as well. Definitely coming back! Right next to a metro station (E train).

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The food was phenomenal. The menu is well conceived to allow guests to sample. The varieties of guacamole are to die for. Ceviches were amazing. We were well taken care of by Daniella who took great interest in us. We will definitely go back.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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111 reviews 111 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The five of us had lunch on Easter here. It was a magical experience from start to finish. We have lived in Mexico City for years and eating here brought back so many fantastic memories. The trio of guacamole was amazing - we had to order it twice and you could see them making it fresh. The main dishes were... More 

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Toronto
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Well my eyes are a little bit bigger than my stomach here and I ordered way too much . The ceviche tasting was amazing. I got the last three out of four, and the best one was the total belly Amazing chips and Guacamole While the margaritas were somewhat small, they were delicious

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Stamford, Connecticut
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Toloache 50 was the perfect place to host our daughter's 25th birthday surprise. First we saw the Spring Spectacular at Radio City, then we walked over to Toloache on 50th St. where Dad and 3 close friends surprised our daughter for her big day. Thanks to Trip Advisor reviewers, this was the right decision for us. And for many others,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My husband and I dined here a couple of months ago and based on that experience, I would have given this restaurant a 4. I really liked my margarita, and I figured I could find the name of the tequila they used in it on an online menu. But no margaritas listed on the online menu. So today at 2:30... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 251 West 50th St, New York City, NY 10019
    (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Take the C or E Trains to 50th St.; the 1 Train to 50th St.; and the N, R, or W Trains to 49th St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-581-1818

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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

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