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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Gluten Free Options
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251 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10019-6701 (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)
+1 212-581-1818
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hicksville, New York
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90 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Used TA to narrow down a few choices for dinner Monday, walked past this to check it out on way to chores, like what we saw so we made a reservation. Sat right on time although it was early 5pm, small bar was hopping with happy hour. We indulged in the special margarita, if you can splurge go for I... More 

Thank RedheadedMenace
Great Falls, Virginia
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I went to New York last weekend to visit our daughter. She had set up a lunch for all of us with a former college roommate, who picked Toloache because she lived nearby and we were going to see "Book of Mormon" immediately afterwards. I did't know where we were going for lunch until we arrived at... More 

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Overijse, Belgium
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135 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good but ridiculously small quesadilla and way below expectations margarita de la casa. I don't feel I got right value for the money paid. Tables are way too close, a real stretch.

Thank kaytheckl
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131 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried to get a table for Thursday. Fully booked but over hours wait so decided to book for the Saturday. So pleased we did, the cocktails are amazing but the food, wow. Only small portions but well worth it for the flavours and melt in the mouth brisket.

Thank Glennyfer
Fairport, New York, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, great food and atmosphere. Best guacamole in NYC. Highly recommended and will go back again!

Thank Cassandra Z
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We come from the Southwest US where good Mexican food is prevalent, so looking in the Northeast was a gamble, but our taste buds were happily surprised by this gem of a restaurant. We were greeted by a lovely woman at the front desk who thankfully was able to find us a table without reservation without too long of a... More 

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Augusta, KS
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very good food and waiter was accommodating and helpful finding something the teenagers would like! Tables were a little crowded but the service was quick, which we appreciated.

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Providence, RI
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97 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I dropped by one night for light meal and got the last vacant seat at the small bar. Bartender was very good with the service - I tried the premium margarita - which at $18 is a bit steep - but having gotten used to paying Aussie prices for drinks I thought Why Not.... It was good - I mean... More 

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Tel-Aviv, Israel
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing mex. restaurant. The service was familiarly great. The food was excellent and this brought us twice a day after the other to enjoy dinner there. You will love this place.

Thank Naphtali B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a late lunch here (Tuesday afternoon, around 2:30) with a friend and we were not disappointed. There were only a couple of other tables occupied so we were able to spread out. We ordered the medium guac which came with a roasted tomato sauce, and both were outstanding. We shared the black truffle quesadilla and the brisket tacos.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10019-6701
    (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
Toloache is an upscale Mexican Bistro by Chef Julian Medina. The menu boasts traditional dishes with exquisite culinary twists, must try's include guacamole, tacos and entrees like the Costilla de Res. The bar prides itself in offering over 300 different tequilas and mezcales, as well as, re-imagined takes on the classic margarita and other cocktails all made with fresh ingredients.

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