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Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina

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210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413 (College Street)
+1 704-971-8432
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11:00 - 02:00
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West Virginia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, outstanding food!! Highly recommended. Friendly service. Our table enjoyed the ground beef burrito, tortilla soup , taco salad and the mango dessert. Yum!!

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Thank ndnzfan
Floral Park, New York
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a late lunch. One of three tables with customers. Service was ridiculously slow, and food left a lot to be desired. One of our companions threw up 20 minutes after eating here!

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Thank Marabella2014
Scottsdale, Arizona
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44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service with excellent pricing for the food. I had a skirt steak, which I was a bit worried about ordering given that it's a Mexican restaurant but it came out wonderfully and tasted spectacular. The fried plantains also were very delicious

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Thank AZgyrl
Gastonia
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't eat at Mexican restaurants often but I was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. They had some kind of cheese quesadilla which was excellent as one of the appetizers and they were absolutely delicious. For the main course we had seasoned ground beef with chips, guacamole, salsa and some other items that I didn't have. I... More 

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Thank Na1955
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a large group on a Saturday night, expecting this might be an issue, we made reservations weeks in advance. When we arrived our group waited nearly an hour to be seated, once seated we were split in to 3 groups. Food was adequate, our server had a very hard time with a group this large.

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Thank Wendy T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had the tacos. They were pretty good - not the greatest of all time, but certainly better than most. The service was above-par as well. No real complaints. Worth a stop-in if 'jonesing' for Mexican cuisine near the arena,

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Thank Mike B
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant on our visit to Charlotte! The queso is to die for as well as all of our meals!

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Thank Paige466
Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant with exceptional food, drinks and service. Located very conveniently to Belk Theater for anyone wanting to get a bite before a show. Very nice atmosphere. We had 6 in our party. I might suggest asking to be seated at a table with chairs; all six people in a booth (although) larger is very difficult.

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Thank LKNFour
Mooresville, North Carolina
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

My son discovered this place while walking around uptown after moving there in January. We went to the cantina/pub side after the matinee of the circus. Great appetizers, tacos, and burritos!

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Thank Terry H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food was good and the bartenders were on top of their game great Mexican food uptown guacamole was fresh and chips were not to salty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E Trade St Ste 104A, Charlotte, NC 28202-2413
    (College Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are on the light rail line at the Bobcats Arena/EpiCentre stop.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-971-8432

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