El Loco Mexican Cafe

Mexican Restaurant
465 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12210 465 Madison Avenue, Albany Directions
Today 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Closed All Hours
+15184361855
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86% of 37 customers recommended

Located in Albany, El Loco Mexican Cafe is a casual eatery that offers a wide selection of Tex-Mex staples. Find time to peruse the wine list here — this restaurant offers a variety of drink options. Or, take your food to go.

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Mexican, Cafe, Southwestern, Californian, Tex Mex
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun
    4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Mon
    Closed
    Tue-Thu
    11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
    Fri-Sat
    11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
  • Cuisine
    Mexican, Cafe, Southwestern, Californian, Tex Mex
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    Yes
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Vegetarian Options
    Yes
  • Gluten Free Options
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
  • Vegan Options
    Yes
  • WiFi
    Yes
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Tips

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16 Tips
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Report | 6 years ago
Food portions have gotten much smaller over time (and I'm not a fan of huge portions), chips aren't free, salsa containers are tiny. Too much of a Lark Street hang-out.
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Report | 6 years ago
wonderful
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Report | 6 years ago
Pleasant atmosphere...helpful staff...great food!
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Report | 6 years ago
Prices high for Mexican. My fajita beef was tough. Drinks were excellent. Service was good.
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Report | 6 years ago
Good food and friendly prompt service!!
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Report | 6 years ago
Great food!~
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Report | 6 years ago
Thoroughly enjoyed our meal! Will definitely reutrn to try more items from the extensive menu. Had a hard time narrowing our choices down this time as there are so many items that sound great.
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Report | 6 years ago
too many small tables crammed in middle of room - no space, no privacy; not that you could converse easily - the noise level was high; waitstaff attentive in a perfunctory manner -the idea seemed to be "get 'em in; get 'em out" -presented Groupon before ordering, but bill came with no deduction; it had to be redone; quality of food not as I remembered from numerous previous visits (all of which were at least 1 1/2 yrs ago) overall, a disappointing experience -oh, yes, our "straight-up" margaritas came in small stemless glasses-visual appeal totally lacking...woe were we!
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Report | 6 years ago
Best Mexican food in Albany, NY.
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always good food and service.
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From Our Editors

For a less traditional take on Mexican cuisine, turn to El Loco Mexican Cafe's casual Tex-Mex-style fare in Albany. El Loco Mexican Cafe is also a good option for those with special dietary needs, offering low-fat, vegan, and gluten-free items on the menu. Take your pick of beer, wine, or other beverages offered on this restaurant's menu. Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at this restaurant. El Loco Mexican Cafe is a good restaurant to dine with a small or large group. Don't stay inside on a beautiful day! Come sit on the patio at El Loco Mexican Cafe and order great food.

Call ahead for reservations to ensure your table is waiting for you when you arrive. The dress code at El Loco Mexican Cafe is as relaxed as the ambience, so wear whatever suits you. Carry-out is also available for those who prefer to enjoy this restaurant's cooking from the comfort of their own home.

El Loco Mexican Cafe patrons can find street parking at the Madison Avenue location. Store your bike safely at one of the main bike racks near El Loco Mexican Cafe.

A mid-priced establishment, El Loco Mexican Cafe offers meals that typically cost about $30 or less. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served at the restaurant, but reviewers rate the dinner menu the highest. So take your stomach to El Loco Mexican Cafe next time you have a hankering for some of the tastiest Tex-Mex in town. You won't be disappointed.

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El Loco Mexican Cafe

Sun
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Mon
Closed
Tue-Thu
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Fri-Sat
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
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