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Cantina La Mexicana

247 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-3023
+1 617-776-5232
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average0%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
26 Nov 2017
“Great Mexican!”
12 May 2017
“Drinks and apps”
Closed Now
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
247 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-3023
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

My son and I dined here on a late Sunday afternoon in November. When we arrived we were the only patrons in the entire restaurant. The hostess/waitress was very nice. Prior to ordering, waitress brought out complimentary nachos and salsa. We ordered the following: (1)...More

Thank William E
Reviewed May 12, 2017

We sat at a high top during the afternoon and ordered a pitcher of margarita, chips, salsa, and guacamole. Delicious house margarita and great atmosphere. Family owned and operated. They only charged us for the guacamole so I guess the chips/salsa come as a free...More

Thank Courtniemarie1016
Reviewed November 14, 2016

At the other end OF Union Sq from El Potro is Cantina La Mexicana. Does this small area have enough room for two? I think so. La Mexicana feels a bit more upscale; the drinks are more sophisticated, and the list of tequilas and mezcals...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Staying with a friend in Somerville this weekend, my husband and I decided to try one of the many local Mexican restaurants. After reviewing several menus/websites, we settled on Cantina La Mexicana. We tried to order online but I didn't want to sign up for...More

Thank McDobbie
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Delicious tamales and other authentic mexican fare; everything on the menu is delicious! Service is very friendly and the margaritas are exotic, tasty and POTENT! My fave mexican food in the area:)

Thank tropicalkelly
Reviewed March 5, 2016

Had a very yummy lunch - pretty standard Mexican fare, but menu offerings are diverse and a little more interesting than average. Food prep was excellent ( we had the fish taco plate and a veggie burrito), and service was quite quick. Recommend!

Thank Callisto S
Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Fairly decent Mexican food. The burrito is gigantic! I mean this thing was huge (so very filling) I am still trying to find somewhere in Cambridge where I can just get a bean burrito though! The beans and rice was delicious! The meal was quite...More

Thank sopranocharisma
Reviewed October 9, 2014

First the owners are really wonderful friendly people!! second the Prickly pear margaritas are so good:) and the food is the best Mexican around town.. go there you will not be disappointed!!

Thank lindalam2014
Reviewed April 17, 2014

We were visiting and stopped in. Great food, best margaritas. Owner had a real passion for food and the restaurant as a whole.

Thank LoriAnn23
Reviewed November 2, 2013

My wife and I tried Cantina for the first time at approximately 6:30 PM on a Saturday night. After a 10-minute wait we were seated by the hostess in the bar area where we were not greeted by a server for another 10 minutes. We...More

Thank Chris L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-3023
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-776-5232
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