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Lone Star Fajita Grill

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Mexican, Fast Food
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1853 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216
(716) 833-7756
Today
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 stars
Great food. Great hole in the wall setting.

Don't go for the ambience. Spectacular tacos, fajitas and the like. Can't pass up the homemade chips and salsa. A North Buffalo classic. Loved it

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2013
Steve B
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Buffalo, New York, United States
via mobile
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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Buffalo, New York, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

Don't go for the ambience. Spectacular tacos, fajitas and the like. Can't pass up the homemade chips and salsa. A North Buffalo classic. Loved it

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

They may not have a big menu,but what they do have is amazing & worth the money. their Mexican Burger is out of this world !! You must try it. Chips & Guac/salsa is a great way to start off your meal.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Charmingly dingy, wouldn't want to go after church or anything, or take you new girlfriend's stuffy parents but if you like unreal food, at good prices in an unpretentious but cool atmosphere this is it. Tex mex at its best. Chicken fajita rules, as do the steak fries. Chips with homemade guac are a must, Homemade pico de gallo and... More 

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West Seneca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Hadn't been to the Lone Star in quite a few years-and the ambiance is the same-worn curtains, beat up door frame, cheap plastic chairs that wobble and cheap plastic tables. It's extremely well-worn, basically clean-part of the ambiance... Service is very pleasant. Menu still had my favorite steak and chicken quesadilla, fresh guacamole and pico de gallo --and fresh fried... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Considering food alone, this place rates a 4 or 5. Lone Star loses points for atmosphere, unless you're looking for authentic grunge. The fajitas, guac and salsa are good enough for me to ignore lapses in decor, comfort and hygiene. LS must have a solid patron base -- they've been in business since my high school days, now a long... More 

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Upstate NY
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I can't believe that this hole in the wall is still open... why hasn't the health dep't closed them years ago... the only authentic thing about this Mexican restaurant is the stomach problems you will get after eating here...

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Buffalo, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

The food was fine - but it is dirty and not really a restaurant. It is like an indoor food service truck. Think College after the bars close stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2008

Guaco Tacos are the BEST! I love their quesadillas, they are the cheesiest!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2008

Good take out for cheap. If you want something meatier and fresher tasting than the fast-food taco stands, this is a good spot. However, there is nothing authentic about it. It is also very dirty, so its best to get take out and not think about it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2008

Authentic fajitas for a phenominal price. Freshest guacomole you can get anywhere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1853 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: (716) 833-7756

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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