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Urban Cantina

#110 of 1,883 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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200 E Madison St, Tampa, FL 33602-4802
+1 813-221-8226
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Fairfax, Virginia
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576 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our group dined on a busy Friday lunch time. There was a wait, but turnover was handled well. Good Mexican beers on tap. Three fancy tacos, beans and rice were $10. Parking wasn't easy, but we finally settled on a bank garage across the street with public parking. Very enjoyable overall. Service was good.

Thank ace4444
New Port Richey, Florida
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I are going to the Straz Center and were craving Mexican food. She found this restaurant and it was delicious! It was Happy hour so we had the house margaritas, which were delish. I had the 2 chicken enchiladas with 1 taco and my daughter ordered carne asada. Both were so yummy and cooked perfectly that we'd... More 

Thank Corey G
Bedford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We don't have many Mexican restaurants in our home town, so finding this place was great! The menu choices was vast and the food was so good! Definitely recommend the tacos or chimichanga - I also liked that you got free chips and salsa to tide you over while waiting. Great food, thanks!

Thank tez56
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had 4 amazing tacos. Really flavorful and cooked to perfection. $2 each for Taco Tuesday! Loved them and the salsa and authentic corn tortilla chips were so good. I'm coming back tomorrow and bringing my husband because I haven't stopped talking about it since I left!

Thank Michelle K
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This place was really good! Great guacamole, chips, beef tacos. It was all good. Would certainly go back!

Thank vitaminc28
Columbus, Ohio
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We love Mexican food and margaritas. We are picky. And we have ZERO complaints about this place. Just go!!!! The chips and queso are to die for. I asked for the margarita list and we were told "we just have one. No list." On the rocks. With salt. Classic. Delish. Beef Burrito for my hubby and a taco sampler for... More 

Thank JulieandDan
Jersey city
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I regularly go to Tampa on business, stay downtown and always have a meal at this establishment. The enchiladas and the carne sada are pretty great. The salsa and chips are good as well. Only reason not 5 stars is I really like a long island ice tea when I go out to dinner and they don't have the ingredients... More 

Thank Nate L
Port Richey, Florida
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I have visited Urban Cantina before and absolutely LOVED the food! There is nothing here that is not great! Try the tacos's....a corn tortilla with your choice of filling..vewry good! My Son loves cheese enchilada's and this place delivers there, too! Atmosphere is a little different, walls are lined with wrestling masks from Mexico......Where is Nacho Libre when you need... More 

Thank Brett F
Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We were here on business. This is close to the hotels and priced right. I could have keep eating more the food was that good. The people were also very friendly.

Thank gvsnj
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Was near the river walk and decided to get a quick bite to eat. Scoped out this place and seen a few of positive reviews. My takeaways: *Service: I may have hit a lunch break or something but there was only 1 server when I came in *Food: nothing spectacular, food was pretty bland. Had much better.. *Price: fair *facility:... More 

Thank jayar d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E Madison St, Tampa, FL 33602-4802
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-221-8226

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