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Ixtapa Cantina

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308 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg, MA 01462-1219
+1 978-582-9701
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch,several other customers also there.Service was prompt and courteous ,nice free salsa and chips.Menue offers nice choices.Our serving were generous and very tasty.A definite return.

Thank Bjbj862
Lunenburg, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I took my neighbors to a late lunch with a few cocktails and the food was delicious as usual. The chips and salsa and guoc are fantastic.

Thank mlcollette
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Wow, I've gotten food from Ixtapa many, many times. Firstly their complimentary tortilla chips and salsa are surprisingly DELICIOUS. They should sell their chips + salsa in a grocery store setting -- it's really that good. And a total surprise. There's nothing particularly bad here and I've tried basically everything on the menu -- also off the menu. Typically I... More 

Thank robertpfarrell
Leominster, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I like this place a lot. Great food and drinks. NIce atmosphere. Friendly and professional staff. Awesome drinks. I especially like the chimachangas! I would recommend this place to anyone that likes Mexican cuisine.

Thank Anita G
Leominster, Massachusetts
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135 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food here is always hot and fresh. They another location in Lunenburg Ma. and both are very nice. We were there on Dec. 27th at 3:30 . The reason I mention this is that our server was very nice but I can't remember her name.

Thank David T
Boston, MA
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has 3 locations in Western Massachusetts. I am a west coast transplant & found myself with a hankering for some authentic tasting Mexican food like I enjoyed back home. Ixtapa is the local ticket. Good margaritas, full bar & great food served piping hot! Many of the Mexican restaurants on the east coast capture the whole Tex-Mex flavor... More 

Thank Vivi3399
Hampton, Virginia
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171 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Grew up right aroound corner from this restaurant, I remember when this place was a motel call Caswell Motel/

Thank pat23661
Townsend, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Margarita El Presidente Top Shelf is Yummos! This restaurant is authentic Mexican! The Chips and Salsa are Hot! Delicious! The prices are very good. The food is what you want when dining out. I Love their Tacos! The place is packed on Cinco de Mayo! The staff is so nice and accomodating. You will come back if only for... More 

Thank Dave K
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206 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We have eaten here several times and the food has always been good. Service is generally good, also. We typically get the three entree combo plates. This last trip, my Beef enchilada and beef burrito both had potato chunks in them. They were out of tamales, too. Kind of weird....It's still a recommended Mexican stop.

Thank mrolds69
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132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We're willing to alternate meeting places for dinner but our friends enjoy Ixtapa so much (as do we) that they are always wanting to make the 35-40 minute drive to join us here. The Arroz con Pollo (Chicken breast sautéed in a special sauce with mushrooms, onions and bell peppers, served over a bed of rice with melted Jack cheese... More 

Thank tennismaine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg, MA 01462-1219
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 978-582-9701

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