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“Great Food”
Review of Cantina Loco

Cantina Loco
Ranked #56 of 1,066 Restaurants in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Good food, good service and nice atmosphere. Everything was very tasty and served hot. I would recommend Cantina Loco. There is a public parking lot half a block away.

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Thank laura78299
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Nice little place in Buffalo area. the food is quite good and so are the drinks. they should have more non-carb choices, there is only a couple of them now. I ordered the skirt steak and wanted it medium, it was rare. I would have given them 5 stars otherwise.
We have also had brunch there, they should add some kind of coffee and hot chocolate (maybe spicy mexican hot chocolate) for brunch options, dont really feel like drinking a margarita (as good as it is). Staff is very nice and polite.

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Thank arctush
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had a last minute party of 8 - they were accommodating to us and we enjoyed a nice night of gathering with friends.

Thank Wendy P
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great food, great craft beers. I ordered one fish taco to start, then ordered another. Then another. Enough said. Great neighborhood bar/restaurant.

Thank MarLay99
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

OMG. The food, maaaan, the food. My boyfriend and I were busy all day on a Saturday, so we were ready to finally eat by dinner time. We waited about 15-20 minutes and looked over the menu beforehand so were able to order relatively fast. We ordered the nachos as an app, chicken enchiladas, and 3 tacos (Koreatown, fish, and carne asada?) to share. We're big foodies and normally at any restaurant order multiple things to try, but also we're used to smaller portions in general (eating in NYC typically), and this night we were starving.

What we didn't expect were the monstrous portions they serve - the nachos, in itself, were enough for 4 people to share as a meal, I'm not kidding. Our server even said after we ordered, "oh you guys must be hungry?" with a smile, and we laughed it off thinking oh maybe it just seems like a lot for two people, but we love food so no biggie. No. Her friendly smile was a warning we should've picked up on, the nachos were literally a foot high and wide. We would have fainted if we weren't too busy shoveling in the goodness that they were and trying to make the platter look smaller so other diners wouldn't catch on to our gluttonous misstep. They were definitely one of the best nachos we've ever had, hands down, and between the both of us we probably have a good 30 years of nachos eating. Then the fear set in, oh my god we still have enchiladas and 3 tacos coming. We asked her to pack up the nachos after we only made maybe 1/4 of a dent in them and decided ok let's just eat the tacos and pack the enchiladas immediately after we try a bite because we were ok with only the server, not the entire restaurant, know about the fatty fat fat decisions we made.

The enchiladas were huge too - not the best we've had, but the tacos yumm. Also, we were expecting 1 taco each (what we're both accustomed to from Mexican places in NYC we've been to), and it was our fault for not asking, but nope. You get 2-3 tacos each. So to add more deliciousness to our gut-expanding misery, we knew we needed to finish them because tacos aren't worth it the next day, and they were too good to leave behind. There was a lot of cilantro throughout (love) and everything was very fresh and light, nothing was greasy or heavy.

All in all, we got chu, Cantina Loco. We unexpectedly took on a challenge we failed, but it was well worth it that night and the next day.

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Thank raininjuly
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