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La Tolteca

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859 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2000
+1 302-734-3444
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Dover, Delaware
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We love this place - we've been going there for years. It puts the other places in town to shame! It's our go to place when we want a good Mexican meal!

Thank Robert K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

No problem with the food. Enchiladas de Mole were very good. However, the service is lacking. The one staff member taking care of everything demonstrated poor people skills.

Thank 282Tourist
Dover, Delaware
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Me and my girlfriends love coming here because they have days where the most handsome men work as servers and in the kitchen, it's unbelievable. The food is delicious. The establishment is much smaller than the sister restaurant a few mins south but they offer certain dishes and specials that the other restaurant doesn't. If you love nachos, get the... More 

Thank wuzzername
Dover, Delaware
Level Contributor
34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We patronized this restaurant right after it opened and were disappointed. We never went back until recently. What a difference. This is quality Mexican, especially noted in the seasonings and variety of selections. We have been back several times lately. This is the Mexican restaurant in the area for us.

Thank Ed Y
Dover, DE
Level Contributor
49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is the original Mexican restaurant in Dover and it always serves good food. It is smallish but the service is good and the bar is great.

Thank Princeless
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Wife and I out riding Harley and always enjoy finding new places to eat. Stopped in here Sunday and was happy to see they had Dos Equis Amber on tap. Staff were verse pleasant and food was delicious. Will definitely stop again if and when I'm in Dover again.

Thank Michael P
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Food is awesome, atmosphere was very nice and drinks were to die for. Waiter named Tomato was very nice with a big smile. Great steak and beans.

Thank Mary E
Dover, Delaware
Level Contributor
117 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Lunch, had tacos, they were ok, but ask for onions and they put fried onions instead of chopped onions. Server was fair, but not great. Interior was clean. Had water, it was ok. Price was a little hi. Went here years ago and all was much better.

Thank Kenneth T
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

The food is alright and service is meh. Personally I don't see why people eat here. When you walk in it smells like chemical cleaner.If you want REALLY good mexican food go to El Nopal!

Thank K K
Clayton, Delaware, United States
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The wait staff makes this a great experience with your typical Mexican fare. One of my kids favorites.

Thank Kelly R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 859 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901-2000
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-734-3444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?