Fodor's Expert Review Toloache

$$ Midtown West Mexican

The bi-level eatery at this bustling Mexican cantina just off Broadway has a festive vibe, with several seating options: bar, balcony, main dining room, and ceviche bar. Foodies flock here for three types of guacamole (traditional, fruited, and spicy), well-executed ceviches, Mexico City–style tacos with Negra Modelo–braised brisket, and quesadillas with black truffle and huitlacoche (a corn fungus known as the "Mexican truffle"). There's an extensive tequila selection—upward of 100 brands. Adventurous palates are drawn to tacos featuring chili-studded dried grasshoppers. There are two other locations: in Greenwich Village and on the Upper East Side.

Mexican Lively Lunch Dinner Brunch $$

Quick Facts

251 W. 50th St.
New York, New York  10019-6701, USA

212-581–1818

www.toloachenyc.com

Known For:
  • Quesadilla with huitlacoche
  • Good Latin flavors
  • Broad tequila selection

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