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California Cantina

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Mexican, American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
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Las Urbinas 44, 56, Santiago 8320000, Chile
+56 2 2361 1056
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Santiago, Chile
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97 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

So expensive to what it is! you can drink/eat better and cheaper in other places. With my friend, we order a pizza with some sauce greek, and a veggie burger bbq....too many ingredients, too many flavors without combining very well. Good michelada but too much expensive for what it is! even worst: just Corona! they definitely don't know what Mexicans... More 

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Thank Antonieta V
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183 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a place to see the clasico from spanish leage and following recomendations I reserve a table here. You must do it before ... the food is nothing special, good but nothing special , it's a correct place to see sport on TV

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Thank Jordi V
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017

MY food left a lot to be desired but the drinks were nice and strong and the atmostphere was amazing. Great sports bar.

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Thank Shannon S
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Went here twice whilst on a business trip in Santiago. Was the first place I came across with V's on the menu so that was exciting. It's a California take on Mexican food but I really liked that. There's a great range of beers.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Visiting Santiago for vacation - wanted to watch some of the NCAA tournament and the staff was great about working hard to find any game we wanted. Food was great - veg options clearly demarcated. Great ex-pat place to meet other fans.

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Thank Sagar S
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

California Cantina is the perfect spot for great food, customer service, and music. The DJ was amazing and I danced all night. The burgers and fries are delicious!! Love the California vibes.. it's the perfect combination of Santiago and California. Will definitely be back next time I'm in town!

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Thank Dana L
Seattle, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

For a gringa living in Santiago, this bar has always made me feel at home in terms of the awesome service, the food, the drinks, and the atmosphere! Football Sundays would not be the same without cali cantina!! When you go try their michelada!

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Thank annaliserose92
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Went to watch the Superbowl here - nachos were massive and delicious, drinks great, service great (in spite of large crowds for the game). Well organised for sports or if you are very hungry.

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Thank drleocute
Baltimore, Maryland
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Good selection of Chilean beers, both on tap and in bottles. I had a delicious thin crust pizza with various vegetables and pesto sauce. There were several tables of English speaking customers there and they interacted with comments on the food, travel tips, etc. Wait staff speaks English. The ambiance was quite friendly and the service was attentive. Prices for... More 

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Thank datwoofus-L
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Best bar in Santiago. Excellent staff great beer. A must go. What more can I say. Poncho is the night manager great guy. Millie is the best

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Thank Karl C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cuisine
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Las Urbinas 44, 56, Santiago 8320000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2361 1056
Description
CALIFORNIA CANTINA * Happy Hour 7 Days a Week * Seasonally Changing Menu: Appetizer, Flatbread Pizzas, Salads, Mexican Burritos, Tacos & Quesadillas, Best Burgers's South of The Equator * Open For Lunch (Saturday - Sunday) * Most Beers on Tap in Santiago, Unique Cocktails, Mocktails & Mojitos, Chilean Wines * Broadcasting All Sports - NAT'L & INTL * Different Ambiences, OutdorrSeating on The 1st & 2nd Floor Patios* Live Music & Dj's * Our Goal is To Consistently Offer a Comfortably Familiar Dining Experience, Combined with excellent Food and Service.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?