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Itacate Mexican Restaurant

1857 Penfield Rd, Penfield, NY 14526-1409
+1 585-586-8454
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (13 reviews)
“ceviche” (5 reviews)
“rice” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1857 Penfield Rd, Penfield, NY 14526-1409
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is the 3rd time in a row my former favorite Mexican restaurant has disappointed. The poor service and flavorless food are no longer an aberration, but sadly the new norm. Based on the last visits, Itacate has chosen to focus on a booming bar...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The margaritas are amazing the best, the queso fondit with chorizo excellent, enchilladas and the pescado. All excellent fresh tortilla with salsa . Always stops by this restaurant while I’m visiting love it.

Thank Yvan B
Reviewed 3 February 2018

The food was delicious (ordered Chile Relleno, my favorite). The waitress was extremely helpful and friendly. I couldn't ask for more! Thank you!

Thank nmcdougall2018
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I sat upstairs in the front and it wasn't very uncomfortable. it seems very dated. There was no one sitting up there besides us. I was totally not impressed with the food there wasn't really that much and it wasn't very tasty at all. That's...More

1  Thank hotterod
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Glad to come back here. Once again, hungry on a Friday night. We walked in without a reservation, were seated immediately and were treated to first rate service, as always. The Huachanango Veracruzia was tangy and fresh, salad and rice just fine. Hubby's mole met...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Have not visited the place for years as we almost starved to death last time waiting for service. A friend said they are so good. Well, we went to have dinner "not hungry" and am happy to report that we lived. Atmosphere is fairly authentic,...More

Thank BeLaZe
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went to try the ceviche and it was sold out because of a recent article so went for some soup chayote y poblano . After a few minutes the owner approach our table with some news, the soup was not up to their standards apologized...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We have enjoyed Itacate's food before at their carry out on the west side of Rochester but this was our first trip to the restaurant. When we arrived we were rather early for dinner and were the only ones in the dining room. The waitress...More

Thank Deb T
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A friend saw a write up for ceviche in Rochester, and this restaurant was listed as one of several locations that serve it, so we went. Don't know what is going on here, but they had no business at 5 pm on a Friday evening....More

Thank Mimzoo
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We stopped for the first time today. It will not be the last. Jose met us and seated us. The menu selections were good. Price was good. We moved back to NY after 27 years in Fl and got used to good authentic Mexican food...More

1  Thank Jake G
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Questions & Answers
25 October 2016|
Response from Jose A | Property representative |
Yes we do, you can do a guacamole, rajas or beans taco. We can even make you a scrambled egg and cheese taco. If you wish, let us know what you have in mind and we'll try to make it happen
6 April 2016|
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Response from Jose A | Property representative |
Visa, MasterCard, Amex, discover Thanks for your inquiry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1857 Penfield Rd, Penfield, NY 14526-1409
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Penfield
  • Phone Number: +1 585-586-8454
  • E-mail
If you're looking for that quaint, quiet place to sit down and enjoy authentic Mexican recipes passed down from generations, you will find it here.Itacate features classic Mexican dishes prepared using fresh ingredients. Family-owned and operated, our menu features the same items we ate growing up at our mother or abuelita's kitchen, items such as chile rellenos; asado de puerco; carnitas; or the intricate flavors of the tortilla soup. For those with special menu needs, we offer both gluten-free and vegan friendly options.We want you to feel as if you were eating at one of our homes. We provide you with a casual dining atmosphere in which to enjoy a family meal.
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