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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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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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283 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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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297 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 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 29 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 23 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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240 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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
Roeland Park, Kansas
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11 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The food was really good! I had the seafood burrito and it was filled with shrimp and scallops that tasted super fresh. The salsa was okay, I've had better. Excellent margaritas and very big! The only reason that I rated 4 instead of 5 was because they couldn't split the check. How hard is it to split a check? I... More 

Thank Kara L
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Always a good spot to get out of the summer heat. Swing into the Cantina for a cool Margarita and a bite.

Thank Bill R
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Fourth time here, very good margaritas great apps including guacamole with basil wow lots of flavor! Daisy at the bar is attentive. Festive atmosphere not too busy yet, but it's Tuesday and it's still off season!

Thank Navy92a

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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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, 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?