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Cantina Loco

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
191 Allen St, Buffalo, NY
+1 716-551-0160
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (18 reviews)
“taco” (13 reviews)
“chorizo” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
191 Allen St, Buffalo, NY
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Went with 6 people including a 11 and 3 year old. Waitress was very accommodating and even put together a decomposed taco for the young one. Only seats available on a Friday we're outside. Was a bit chilly, so employees tried to light the outdoor...More

Thank banjowine
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Had a great time here this past weekend. Fun place, great vibe. Special shout out to our amazing server ELLIOT. This guy is a wealth of information about the food menu AND the margaritas/tequila options! Had the house salad, with fresh avocado, hominy, tortilla strips,...More

Thank RJ R
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Very attentive and friendly staff. Ordered the casadilla, absolutely loved it, very tasty! I would recommend eating here if you like mexican food and are in the neighbourhood

Thank Philip v
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I have been here on several occasions and just love it. Its not a huge place its loud bartender is rude ..I mean intentionally and its funny as hell and he makes the bar a blast!! I wish I remembered his first name he made...More

Thank brenda s
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We had come for lunch at Grindhaus Café and it was closed. We saw this place around the corner and tried it on a whim. It turned out to be a pleasant surprise. I rarely eat lunch in a cantina. The veg taco was amazing...More

Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The waiter was attentive and efficient . The food was delicious . The atmosphere was Hip . People were all having a good time and enjoying the day . Customers kept arriving and even though they didn't have resverations they still found a way to...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a Tuesday die a few drinks and dinner. The woman behind the bar that took our drink orders was great! The guy that came up and took our food order was not. He seemed very confused when I asked if chorizo was...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I went after a long day at work for tacos and margs. I got a specialty pomegranate margarita which was so go. My boyfriend got a local beer in a nice chilled mug. Tacos and nachos were to die for. Very good service.

Thank taylorweber
Reviewed 24 April 2017

this place is a pain! busy busy,noisy, loud , not a place for conversation,,but democratically priced,, drinks are good,,,margherita YES!,,and the food is pretty good for gringo mexican....also has a take out on the side door if you want to come get it. p.s. the...More

Thank larrydeluxe7
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Was a wonderful alternative to it's neighbor Allen Burger Venture where its impossible to get decent service unless you are on ''the Frequent Flyers Club." Food is great and the Bar is a great place to enjoy dining.

Thank WildOuray
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Allen St, Buffalo, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-551-0160
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