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Cantina Mexicana

Encarnacio, 51 | Barrio de Gracia, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 10 68 05
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible17%
28 Jan 2017
“Anything but Mexican”
10 Nov 2016
“Very good mexican food”
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$$ - $$$
Encarnacio, 51 | Barrio de Gracia, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered chicken burritos and definetly they were anything but mexican food. Just boiled chicken with some salad filled with mayonaise, all wrapped in a bland bread. The margaritas were really tasteful, but very disappointed with the food taking into consideration the options you can...More

Thank Nefrenka A
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Very tasty Mexican food. I specially recommend Super Nachos (very big dish, you can have only this for dinner). Our guest Lucho was very nice. The service was perfect and the environment was wonderful. Good music, also!

1  Thank Silvio F
Reviewed 12 September 2016

we discovered this small restaurant, during our evening walk and decided to give it a try. The young lady that works there (probably the owners daughter) was really cheerful and assisted us with everything. Food was great and tasty, portions could be a bit bigger,...More

1  Thank localtravelerPafos
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I feel bad for people who think this is real type of mexican food. Its very expensive price for the food you get. Tortillas are cold and they brake... you cannot eat it... its unhealthy. If you think about visiting this place... change your mind..

Thank Szymon K
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I was looking for something really close to where my family and I are staying and this just seemed to be close enough. The food was just not up to par with the reviews, huge disappointment when you come to find about 80% of the...More

Thank Margarita A
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Found this lovely authentic Mexican restaurant when wandering around near the Gracia area looking for an interesting local place for an evening meal. The set menu for two was tasty, great value, and came with friendly service.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Stopped into this small Mexican restaurant on a side street on a whim while strolling around in the Gracia section of Barcelona. The inside was small, but charming, and they have interior courtyard dining area as well. The food is prepared fresh daily and with...More

Thank Brent L
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

This was really bad food. You can make better mexican food at home. Don't waste your time, money or apetite at this place.

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Don't spend your time or money at this place! Without question; You are all able to make better mexican food than what you get at this so called restaurant. Crappy food and the service was no better.

Thank Mari L
Reviewed 8 May 2015

I know that I'm in Europe and everything, but I'm never going to be used to paying more than $5 for my Mexican food lol. I ordered the tacos topped with beef stew. The dish comes with 3 tacos, a slice of lemon, and a...More

Thank Tuyen N
Cantinera, Propietario at Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2015
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lo siento pero creo que se ha confundido de cantina mexicana, ya que lo que cuenta no parece relacionado con...More

Gracia literally stands out from the pack. It used to
be an independent town until late into the 19th
century. Though it’s just a short commute away from
the centre, a visit here feels like you’re in a whole
different city. The bohemian vibe has drawn many
international artists to this area, resulting in a
wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy
boutique stores. The nightlife is centered around the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
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19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Encarnacio, 51 | Barrio de Gracia, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Gracia
  • Neighbourhood: Gracia
  • Phone Number: +34 932 10 68 05
  • E-mail
Cantina Mexicana is a small restaurant in the neighborhood of Gracia.
It opened its doors in 1982, being the first Mexican of Barcelona.
Cantina Mexicana specializes in traditional food from north to south.
The food is made with fresh produce, proximity (km0), also has its own vegetable garden.
The guests who visit us are treated with kindness and cordiality, as it is a small family restaurant.
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