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Bel Air Cantina

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1935 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1576
+1 414-226-2245
11:00 - 00:00
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are alot of options for Mexican in Milwaukee, not many of them are actually very good. Bel Air is one of the exceptions. Food is not traditional but the combinations are put together well and most things on the menu are fantastic The Ninja Pig being one of the best tacos I've ever had. Our family has eaten here... More 

Thank b w
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I have been here twice, will go every time I am in Milwaukee, and can't rave about it enough. The warm grilled corn appetizer is out of this world -- I bought another "to go" and brought it home. OUTSTANDING atmosphere: relaxed and comfortable.

Thank ALD1947
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Whenever my fiance or I meet up with people after work (either his co-workers of mine) this is the spot we always ended up. Great atmosphere (the furniture looks amazing and adds flair to the environment), margaritas, and servers. I love coming here to grab a drink to unwind after a long day. Definitely try the margaritas! Their tacos are... More 

Thank Bird91
Branson, Missouri
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I have eaten here four times and the food never disappoints. There was one occasion that our server was rude and not accommodating. She seemed to answer the simplest questions with a very annoyed attitude.

Thank Margarjann
Bloomington, Illinois
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

One of the best Mexican restaurants available. The ability to order individual tacos is brilliant. Our server answered my many questions regarding food allergies and then the manager can over to verify. The margarita's were delish. The three salsa's were some of the best we've ever had. We will return and highly recommend.

Thank jtsq2
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61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I've heard people talk highly about this place and finally made it there. It was FANTASTIC!!! Best tacos EVER! This is a must stop place. You can't go wrong ordering anything on the menu. The service was great too!

Thank JoeBgrafton
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I've always been a big fan of this place. I normally get nachos, and I've never had a bad meal. The three salsas they give you with at the start are really good, and it's nice to have a mix to try. It can get really busy, so that's for sure something you have to be prepared for unless you're... More 

Thank Saharaya
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The food was great and reasonabilly priced Taco Tuesday was special pricing Drinks were ok Wait of 1hour 20 minutes was excessive.

Thank David S
Dallas, Texas
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

There are a lot of choices for tacos here...vegetarian, fish, pork, beef. The fried tilapia tacos were really good. I don't care for salsa, but the others in my party thought they were great...not the traditional types of salsa at all.

Thank kansascat74
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We stopped in for a late lunch and it was delicious. The variety of salsas with chips was a pleasant surprise. We had an assortment of tacos and they did not disappoint. My personal favorite was the Korean beef. Fresh condiments compliment really good tacos.

Thank Corey L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1935 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1576
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-226-2245

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