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Itacate Mexican Restaurant

) #4 of 36 Restaurants in Penfield €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin
1857 Penfield Rd, Penfield, NY 14526-1409
+1 585-586-8454
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“burrito” (15 reviews)
“tamales” (6 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
€€ - €€€
1857 Penfield Rd, Penfield, NY 14526-1409
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My last 2 visits here a young man was the waiter and the whole experience is fine. However, when i get my bank statement the amount on it never matches up to what i payed with my credit card it is always $2-$4 dollars higher...More

Thank Nicolas O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great good, great service and wonderful atmosphere! I love this place and the gas station they offer on buffalo road! Thank you Iticate!!

Thank Chandra585
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The house margarita's are really good. The food is fresh & delicious. The staff is always friendly & attentive. It can get very busy on a Friday night so you may have to wait a bit. I would suggest going there on a weeknight if...More

Thank OP-Critic
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Went on a Friday night at 7:20 PM without a reservation. Didn't expect to get an immediate table, but the host promised we'd be seated in 20-25 minutes. But, we didn't get our table for 40 minutes. And then our food didn't come till 45...More

Thank Bob G
Jose A, Owner at Itacate Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Bob, Thank you for your comments, they are appreciated. I'm sorry you found it frustrating to wait a long time for your table, although I must say that 1hr and 25 minutes with no reservations on a Friday night with a packed house is about...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great food - everyone in my party enjoyed our dinner. Looking forward to another visit. I would recommend reservations, although we were there on a Friday and they were able to seat us in only a few minutes without reservations.

Thank CJ D
Jose A, Owner at Itacate Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you very much for your kind comments. It is a great motivator to know you enjoyed your visit. Looking forward to your next visit. Jose Abarca

Reviewed 16 April 2017

The restaurant itself is not fancy. The food is no frills Mexican food. The nachos and salsa was fantastic! I loved the "Margarita on the Rocks Style".... I switched after trying the frozen version. LOVED the burrito! OMG good!

Thank Rstraubh
Jose A, Owner at Itacate Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

thank you for your kind comments! keep us motivated! hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I will admit the exterior and even the interior of this place almost made us leave before we tried it. We walked into find the restaurant not completely packed. There were a few open tables but were told there was a 20-minute wait. We descended...More

Thank Lorroth1
Jose A, Owner at Itacate Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Dear patron, thank you for your kind comments and feedback. Friday's here are always very busy and reservations are a must. Sometimes, tables leave around the same time, hence the impression you got. Very happy to hear you liked our food. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The real deal for a great meal. The place is average and not contrived. Service is good and margaritas are worth ordering.

Thank michaelq123
Jose A, Owner at Itacate Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. Looking forward to your next visit. Best Regards, Jose Abarca

Reviewed 24 January 2017

We ordered the lunch buffet and a chicken plate . The buffet had both a chicken and beef filling along with beans and other taco ingredients. This had good flavor although it appeared to me it needed to be stirred more since some of the...More

Thank FGFRochester_NY
Jose A, Owner at Itacate Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions. Hope to be of service in the future.

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Went here to "celebrate" the inauguration with 5 other people. There was some confusion regarding the reservation but the owner made good by us. Most of us ordered different items. Everyone's food came hot prepared the way we requested and was delicious. Menu prices were...More

Thank rjfmkt
Jose A, Owner at Itacate Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your kind comments! I'm glad we were able to take care of y.our needs. Looking forward to being of service to you in the future.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you offer a vegetarian or "Veggie" taco?
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
What credit cards are accepted?
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
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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