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Toloache, New York City

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Neighborhood:
Midtown
Latin, Mexican
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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 - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Casual Dining
Bar scene
Special occasions

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  • 63
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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really really good...

The short rib on the menu is fantastic, not a cheap place but hey it's New York and it is a couple blocks from Times Square. I have had the Guacamole here and they do it several different ways I would recommend that as well. You must have the short rib though, it is the best one I have ever... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
JohnHC
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New Castle, New Hampshire
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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New Castle, New Hampshire
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97 reviews 97 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The short rib on the menu is fantastic, not a cheap place but hey it's New York and it is a couple blocks from Times Square. I have had the Guacamole here and they do it several different ways I would recommend that as well. You must have the short rib though, it is the best one I have ever... More 

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Sunderland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Visited here for lunch after checking into our nearby hotel. Had one of the best Margaritas I've ever tasted. Food was very tasty - I opted for a quesadilla and my husband chose a burrito. We were both very impressed. Service was good. Would definitely return.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had very good Mexican food. Very good guacamole and some enchiladas. They didn't have burritos which is not very usual in a Mexican restaurant. Staff were very cheerful and were very nice at all times.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Hidden on West 50th St, this restaurant offers excellent food and excellent service. Obviously, I had to drink a Corona with my meal and it was perfectly chilled with (OF COURSE) lime and not lemon! I tried the Enchiladas Borrachas as a main and it was amazing... Well done! For dessert, me and my cousin chose the churros with chocolate... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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199 reviews 199 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I don't think we can visit NYC and not have a meal at Toloache. This is such a pretty and popular restaurant right in the theater district. Perfect for a pre-theater meal. Wonderful margaritas. Super friendly and helpful servers. Warm and attractive atmosphere. And then there is the food. Oh my. We just love the food here. We started out... More 

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San Jose, California, United States
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We were visiting family in NYC and went to Toloache for lunch. They were able to accommodate 13 of us in a balcony room. It was great lunch. The little tacos (and they are little) are very flavorful with some very different combinations. We recommend it

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Babylon, New York
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I dined here last night with a friend. This place is very popular and busy, and now I know why! We were seated promptly upstairs in the dining area, which is tight (check your coat downstairs first). Everyone that works here is very nice and helpful - the women at reception, the waiters and waitresses, the busboys - excellent service.... More 

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Garden City, NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Right in the heart of Midtown West is this great Mexican restaurant. Not your regular burrito/enchilada joint. Great atmosphere on two floors. Tables, booths, cool lighting. We went with a group of 6ppl before seeing a Broadway show and took the waiter's suggestions. The Lobster Tacos (2 for $17) and Brisket Tacos (2 for $15) were amazing. The short rib... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We had a fantastic pre-theatre show meal here. We were lucky enough to get in without a reservation, but I would recommend reserving if you're eating later. The guacamole was amazing and the chicken tacos were delicious. The service we received from every member of staff was impeccable. It was a bit expensive, but ultimately worth it for such a... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Had a yummy n fresh lobster kale salad for lunch then returned with hubby for roast n chicken tacos n guac/chips dinner. It was crowded so sat at the bar. Bartender was super friendly n promt n made us great virgin margaritas from scratch! Very flavorful meal. Homemade tortillas made in the small n cozy dining room. Make dinner resv... 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: Latin, Mexican

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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