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Mexican Cantina

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2870 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3318
+1 954-565-3839
16:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Mexican food - I ALWAYS look forward to the fajitas when we make the decision to return and they never disappoint :-) The burritos and margaritas also get great reviews from my travel buddies. It's in a good location with parking close to the beach, not too much frontage so you can go past by mistake but the prices... More 

Thank SimonMills1977
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The only way to describe this place is average. Food and drinks were just OK. Nothing stood out at all about the place.

IJzendijke, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Susanna and her team at the Cantina from the moment you arrived made you feel welcome,the menu contained all you would exspect from a mexican restaurant and more,the atmospher was busy colourful and very friendly.I must mention the Margaritas some of the best i have tasted.We were staying at the Sonesta hotel at short distance walk from the Cantina and... More 

Thank richard c
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The place is a great location, friendly staff and good service. Really cheap too. The food, however, is pretty bad. It seemed microwaved. My favorite is to get standard soft tacos, which they didnt have.

Thank Arlene G
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Great food(large servings), friendly servers, good drinks, fair price. 2 drinks from the bar, spare rib dinner(most expensive item on menu at $18) and burrito dinner ($9) plus chips and salsa for $47. Nice setting and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Michelle H
Manchester, Washington, United States
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287 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I was unfortunately taken with a bad head/chest cold upon arrival in Lauderdale, so hubby kept finding take out and bringing it back to the hotel room.. this was one of the options.. the tortilla soup was wonderful, but a very small container for the price... the quesadilla was OK... cheese and some soggy vegetables. He had a chimichanga and... More 

Thank CM_G279
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302 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Very excellent Mexican delicacies for the family. Lots of space for sitting. Fresh salsa and warm chips welcome everyone. delicious fish and traditional dishes with exciting flavor from mild to spicy. Typical drinks from wine to taquela available. Device is fast and friendly.

Thank hotelmavin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived around 5:00 p.m. and we were seated right away, received chips and salsa and our drink order was taken. Our server was great, and the food was excellent. Definitely recommend it and would return. Excellent value and a great authentic Mexican restaurant.

Thank Carrie T
Barnegat, New Jersey
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Caught happy hour (7 days, 4-7) for half price appetizers at the bar. Yummy Mexican pizza ( soooo filling!) and nacho combo. $1 off drinks and the margarita was huge. Can't describe the rest of the menu but we will definitely be back!

Thank QuakerGal
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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246 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We came in here Sunday night, since it was happy hour we opted to eat at the bar where they had discounted appetizers and drinks. The bartender, Kenny, was a friendly gentleman. The restaurant decor is cute and reminds me of some of the Mexican establishments we have been to in California. We were quickly served a fresh basket of... More 

Thank NYCaliKara

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2870 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3318
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-565-3839

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