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La Tolteca

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Pinery Rd, Portage, WI
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to get here at least a couple times a month. We've never had a bad meal or bad service. It's a winner all the way around!

Thank Dana H
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our girls really enjoyed seeing all of the different wood carved and vividly painted furniture. Which was important because the food took a while to come as well as the check. This was a long lunch stop for a Mexican restaurant, although I do believe we may have been at the end of their Sunday lunch rush. The veggies we... More 

Thank tbytravel
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Best Mexican restaurant around. Very welcoming. Great food. Huge Margaritas. Friendly servers. Ask for the white sauce when they bring out your chips.

Thank brendastimetofly
Portage, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We were quite excited to go to La Tolteca when it first opened several years ago. The neighbor and I went soon after it opened. I found the menu "typical" of Mexican restaurants found everywhere in the US. In fact, I think they all use the same menu with the same numbering system on the meals. I found the margaritas... More 

Thank Fred F
Portage, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We live here in Portage, Wisconsin so we eat at LaTolteca often. It's one of our favorite places to go with family or for work lunches of just to get chips, salsa and a cocktail. Great fresh chips and salsa and great margaritas. This place is very inexpensive, very clean, very friendly service and the food is really good!

Thank Bob M
Cape Coral, Florida
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The front desk clerk at our hotel recommended this place. It was easy to find, and a very fun place! The decor is colorful and fun. The service was excellent, the portions were generous, and the food was VERY good! Even the chips and salsa they put on the table when you arrive are really good! We enjoyed this restaurant... More 

Thank Connie P
Portage, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

The food is Tex mex, not authentic at all. Salsa is always great, as is the white sauce, not cheese, the white sauce. Unlimited salsa and chips. Friendly staff, however, pretty unorganized and service can be slow at times. The margaritas are $4.75 on Mondays and Tuesday's. They are pretty big too!

Thank wisconsingirl97
Rio, Wisconsin
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287 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My father and I had lunch here. We ordered the jalapeno poppers which came fast and were very good. I had an enchilada and he had beef tacos. The food was very good. As expected, you get chips and salsa. The salsa wasn't very good in our opinion. Friendly service and decent pricing. The interior décor was really elaborate actually;... More 

Thank Richard M
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I like eating here. The staff is friendly and fast. Food is good at an affordable price. Interior has a flair to it and many bold colors inside, makes it fun to eat here.

Thank Colin N
Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

I wish I could give more than five stars. I can't believe this restaurant is not #1 restaurant in Portage! The effort and care they put into this restaurant did not go unnoticed...by my entire group of 12! The restaurant was decorated BEAUTIFULLY, service was so, so sweet - and food was out of this world - ALL homemade...down to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pinery Rd, Portage, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Portage

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