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Old Mexico

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$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
357 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5103
+1 607-379-6178
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“chile relleno” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
357 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5103
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love almost all of their meals and usually go with my family here a monthly basis. I prefer it over the other Mexican restaurants.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drinks are tasty and a bit strong and the food was delicious! I had the sante fe burrito and it was HUGE!

Thank Puck207
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

So glad we made the stop! Found the reviews on TripAdvisor and Old Mexico looked good. To sum it up it was great. The shrimp ceviche was a hit. Margaritas were perfect and our entrees were delicious. Ask for Ramiro Estrada ... he knows what...More

Thank AnnaEvan
Reviewed October 12, 2017

I came here with my family on a weekday, late afternoon. The place wasn't very busy and we were seated quickly. We ordered...nothing extravagant just three dishes off the normal menu... Tacos, burrito, and maybe nachos. Then the wait began... Over the next 15 minutes,...More

Thank Ryan7733
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We chanced on this restaurant on what had to be one of their busiest day - the Sunday of Labor day weekend. We had a little wait, but once we were seated the waiter let us know that they were a little short staffed and...More

Thank Cameron S
Reviewed September 9, 2017

A large paved parking area for ample parking, seated almost immediately upon entering, a male waiter who was friendly, personal and competent. If one is seeking real Mexican food then this is a place to eat. Chips & salsa provided and a menu having a...More

Thank arnold t
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

If you want to taste a real Mexican food, this is a great place. Environment is really Mexican and songs are in Spanish. The food is awesome, taste as Mexican. I asked for the best plate and really got a best plate: beef, shrimp and...More

Thank Ivan H
Reviewed August 29, 2017

I planned a shopping trip to Ithaca and wanted to have lunch near where I was shopping. I wanted a spot not downtown because parking is such a bother downtown. Old Mexico seemed like a good choice. They offer free parking on the lot at...More

Thank dese2
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Great place! They give you plenty of chips and salsa. Had the street tacos with corn tortillas. Amazing. Jason was our server and was very friendly and quick!

Thank Dane K
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

I ate there with my 8 year old daughter today and the food was amazing! We shared a plate and still had leftovers, great atmosphere and staff was excellent! We will definitely be back. This is by far the best Mexican anywhere around!!

Thank rombacht
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5103
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-379-6178
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