Cantina

4.6
357 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican

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At CANTINA, we are committed to serving fresh, delicious Mexican cuisine and festive drinks in a relaxing atmosphere. Our dedicated staff takes pride in our authentic Mexican dishes made from the freshest local ingredients. Stop by for our famous margaritas or bring the whole family for dinner -- Fast paced, fun and energetic environment with tons of tequila!
We look forward to seeing you!
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.5
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JGM1
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great! Atmosphere was fun and enjoyable. Very clean and safe.

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AndrewG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Best Mexican food I’ve had in a very long time.

Puts the other Nexican restaurants to shame.

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vipPattyB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent atmosphere and ambiance 😊
The wait staff are top notch 👏
The food is delicious 😋

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Travis
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was fast, food was great, servings aren’t the biggest but well worth it! Will be back!

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RachelS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our meal and the service was great. Would go back!

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DaeshanB
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food came our very fast and service was extremely prompt. Made a reservation and got seated right away.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines Day. It was great!

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khrystinaa7
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great food, great service! They put up dividers between each table to ensure privacy and COVID safety. Masks are enforced when walking around. Our server (I think Bethany) was amazing. We'll definitely be coming back!

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ColleenN
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was exceptional tonight and server was attentive

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Jdw0710
New England
7 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience5

Made reservations and had to wait almost 20 minutes past reservation to be seated. Waitress was not attentive, lacked customer service skills, and seemed miserable.

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KatieK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My favorite restaurant on Broadway. Perfect for a special occasion. Great food and service. I just miss the more traditional Mexican vibe, is a modern, American take, but still amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding! Highly recommend the steer corn

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall2food4service4ambience4

The waitress was lovely and my husband’s dish was excellent. The guacamole is premade and quick to be delivered. A piece of the chicken in my fajita was undercooked which was disappointing, given the peppers and onions were the most prevalent part of the dish. I was disappointed that we made reservations and were seated a half hour after our reservation. When told we could leave and walk around, after rushing to get there on time we were turned off completely...it was 20 degrees outside. My drink was sent back; I NEVER send anything back. I had leaving anything less than a positive review but I was very disappointed by how we were treated from the start of this experience.

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vipPattyB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cantina is an excellent restaurant on all levels-food, service and ambiance!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent.

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vipJuan
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We go to the wonderful town of Saratoga and we will always stop at our favorite Mexican Restaurant. You can not go wrong with any of the selections in their menu. Awesome drinks and friendly staff. Thanks again for a wonderful time and will see you on our next visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Poconos
2 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Visited Saratoga springs for New Year’s weekend walked by Cantina and we wanted to try it due to the large selection of the menu. Service excellent.

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LisaB
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

amazing fresh food. service was impeccable. highly recommend !

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall1food1service4ambience4

The food was bland, flavorless, extremely disappointing. Veggies were undercooked, house made chips were soaked in grease, the tortilla bowl that housed the salad was overly deep fried. Who serves fajitas that are room temperature and don’t even sizzle?? Cute place, but the food was worse than Taco Bell. Save yourself the money, you’ll be better off with a Crunchwrap Supreme.

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vipCanadianGuy
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and it was a very popular spot. Go on taco Tuesday and try the specials, you’ll want to come back again and again! Amazing value for money!

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JamedB
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food was good service was excellent

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing like always and the restaurant was decorated for Christmas and looked awesome

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LNZM
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was super delicious, atmosphere was great, music a tad loud but worked to keep conversation noise low. Spicy beef enchiladas were bomb!! Doing great with 6ft distancing.

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PeterU
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We stayed outside and it was a bit chilly, but the food and service were good

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my first time there and it was great. I can't wait to go back.

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JerryL
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Cantina always makes it into the "Give me 3 great places to eat and drink" list. Friendly staff and lively atmosphere.

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Nicole
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

I love cantina- the food, the drinks, the gluten free options! But, we had a 7:15 reservation and weren’t seated until after 7:45. We were told when we arrived at 7:05 that our table had paid already and they were waiting on them to leave so that the table could be cleared for us. The diners at the table we were originally supposed to have did not even leave by the time we left! In times like these, there needs to be some sort of policy in terms of overstaying a reservation time slot. The restaurant also felt extremely crowded, which was uncomfortable for me and my party.

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Emily
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

It was a little pricey for the amount of food given, especially for the tacos. The free chips and salsa was nice

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had dinner here and it was delicious with great service. Guacamole and chips before dinner are a must, so good! Our meals were really good and we left there happy and full, will go back!

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BethS
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met a couple of friends for dinner. The hostess was terrific- seated us right away and no problem with the reservation I had modified during the day. Our server was very knowledgeable and food was terrific!

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Cusoon
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Chris our waiter was terrific- when my husband stated he had celiac disease, he knew immediate that is was a gluten allergy and suggested multiple items on the menu.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the absolute best place I ate at while on Saratoga. 10/10 highly recommend would do again. The food was impeccable the ambiance was ravishing.

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CMarh
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

My steak fajitas were very tasty and a good portion as well. I was very satisfied with my experience.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Lively place with delicious food and drinks! Also great location.

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vipRobertS
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

As good as usual

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LukeM
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Cantina and its consistency every time we go. Always a good meal!!

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StacyN
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, especially the outside tables. The bartender accommodated a special drink request. and the waitress moved us when we were concerned about impending rain on the way. This was a anniversary dinner and our waitress surprised us with a complimentary dessert, a nice touch.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great ambiance, food and service. Kitchen was closing within 20 mins of arrival but the staff was very accommodating. Ordered the dry herb seasoned wings - delicious; chicken the tinga tacos - good; chipotle chicken burrito- excellent. Great cocktails as well.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
6 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food and service were great, we just felt that there should’ve been more distance between tables for indoor seating. It was a little too close for “Corona-comfort”!!!

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vpmad1
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Our server, McCartney, was outstanding. The drinks were good, and the crispy brussel sprout appetizer (not especially Mexican) was very good. My wife really enjoyed her Ahi Tuna salad. It was taco Tuesday, so I thought I'd try a few tacos. They were small, but that was fine, as I wanted to be sure and leave room to try a dessert. I ordered one Chicken Tinga (quite good)m, and 2 Carne Asada tacos. This is where my one disappointment with the food came in. The steak in the tacos was cold, not particularly tender, and quite flavorless. Carne asada should have a great deal of flavor if marinated properly, but there was no hint of flavor in this meat whatsoever. The fact that it was cold kind of added insult to injury. The churros were enjoyable. Overall, quite good save for the carne asada tacos. I will try something different next time.

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Cantina is rated 4.6 stars by 357 OpenTable diners.