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La Cantina

241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
+1 970-476-7661
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“tacos” (15 reviews)
“burrito” (18 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

this is an amazing place--with good food at good prices. The staff are wonderful. not very big, but service is good and Mexican food WONDERFUL

Thank gardenofEden667102
Reviewed July 12, 2016

This restaurant is located in the bus station. The quirky location added to the charm. The food was terrific and very inexpensive. People were friendly. We went back many times.

Thank rochean
Reviewed July 8, 2016

The location of this restaurant is perfect with outdoor seating right near the gondola. The food though was average. Not the best Mexican cuisine. The margaritas were watery and small.

Thank alice534
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Coming from Houston, there's a certain expectation we have for our food south of the border. It wasn't bad and I appreciated the shredded beef over ground, but that was about it. The rest was middle of the road. But it was a cheap lunch...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The food was awesome!!! Service was good too but finding it was a little bit harder than expected lol! Although it was worth the hunt and fortunately it was one of the only places open in the evening time but so good!!!

Thank ahawk26
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Located under the Vail Visitor Center, next to the free, topside Parking Lot, we were glad to find it, but mainly because of the food! Primarily Tex-Mex (IMHO), one of us had the very authentic and tasty #1, which was 2 crispy, shredded-beef (ground-beef is...More

Thank WildWilliam
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Service was awful. The food was even worse. The worker brought out the wrong food and then argued with us about it. Horrible. Don't waste your money! !!

Thank glutenfreesearch
Reviewed May 3, 2016

If you don't mind climbing up the steps of the Vail Transportation Center and eating in the bus station, La Cantina may be the best Mexican restaurant in Vail. It's where the locals eat.

Thank RJ1340
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Located in the transportation center - it's a little like eating at the mall. Nothing fancy. Order at the counter. Service was quick. Servers were polite and nice. Food was pretty good, price was great - under $10 for lunch in Vail Village. Had chicken...More

Thank NWS2012
Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Authentic, delicious, priced right! Great enchiladas and tacos!! Salsa bar. Easy take out solution. Small space inside transportation center, super informal, not a lot of atmosphere but simply great Mexican food!

Thank lisavail
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May 23, 2017|
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Response from cookie242 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any children's menu, it is a small restaurant. Give them a call, there is probably something to suit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-7661
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