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Cantina Beach

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455 Grand Bay Dr, The Ritz-Carlton Key, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-1900
+1 305-365-4500
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 18:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our last stop before heading to the airport after 3 beautiful days at the Ritz. Perfect grand finale! We had already checked out but had a few hours to kill before leaving and my daughter was anxious to try the tableside guacamole. We arrived about an hour before the dinner menu was technically available but they absolutely hooked... More 

Thank KedsMA
Toronto, Canada
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87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a last resort, you may have to go here when staying at the Ritz Carlton. There are not a lot of dinner options at this resort so you are somewhat forced to dine here. When we were trying to have a dinner here, there was a DJ right outside the entrance of the restaurant playing very loud music, the... More 

Thank julie c
London, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favourite beach bar on Key Biscayne (OK, apart from the Ritz-Carlton, they are as rare as hen's teeth on the island but it's still a lovely watering hole) with a range of interesting dishes if you're feeling peckish, as well as a great selection of tequilas if you're in the mood to wipe out an afternoon. Gino is due... More 

Thank adrianloader
Liberty, Tennessee
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We spent a week in Florida starting in Key West then on to Naples and spent our last night here in Key Biscayne. Needless to say we had some great food, but this was my absolute favorite. I love Mexican food and am used to my local restaurants run by our awesome Mexican friends, but this place was just so... More 

Thank Libertylivin
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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145 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a great Mexican restaurant on the grounds of the Ritz Carlton, Key Biscayne. If you like $17 margaritas and high priced food you will love this. The beach setting is magnificent so you truly get what you pay for here

Thank 424wguava
Key Biscayne, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I have been to the Cantina several times as a long time resident of Key Biscayne. With such limited options on the Key I find myself returning and each time regretting it and vowing never to return. The view and setting bring me back but the food, drinks and service is simply awful and not worth the price at all.... More 

Thank Amy Q
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting, didn't realise it was in the grounds of the ritz-carlton and normally that would put me off but it made no difference, it is a very chilled out restaurant with friendly staff and in a great beachfront setting - a great little Mexican soundtrack in the background. And the food... I had the seared scallops on a bed... More 

Thank sachmill
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This restaurant staff friendly, the food was good and the location near the beach was just great. You could see the cargo ships and cruise ships going out. Really neat.

Thank sokrmom
New York City, New York
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Top notch service and great quality food . We loved all restaurants of Ritz over our in 8 nights stay

1 Thank AABereket
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

As a miami resident I have been coming to this place with my family for the past 7 years on a regular basis. Good has been consistently good I would say, the spot is truly one of the best in miami, but the service is getting worst and worst. The staff is very nice, no question about it, but way... More 

Thank michael w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Grand Bay Dr, The Ritz-Carlton Key, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Key Biscayne
  • Phone Number: +1 305-365-4500
Baja style, Mexican inspired, beachfront Cantina

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