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Side Street Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
205 11th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3508
+1 757-962-9993
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (20 reviews)
“tacos” (18 reviews)
“rice and beans” (11 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
205 11th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3508
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place doesn't look like much but don't let the looks fool you. We just stop in to have a drink and found out the margaritas were some of the best in V.B. We went back the next night for dinner and was glad we...More

Thank Skip J
Reviewed 26 September 2017

If you go based on looks from the outside you would never really walk in at least not for dinner. It's a small restaurant that isn't much to look at but well worth the visit. It's hidden in a side street off of Atlantic Ave...More

Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A small restaurant that isn't much to look at but well worth the visit. It's literally on a side street between Atlantic and Pacific. The staff was very friendly and the food was outstanding. Good size portions as well.

Thank kittykats84
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped here mainly for their $4 margarita happy hour from 4-8pm. The margaritas were better than we expected them to be! We also ordered chips and queso. The white sauce they had with the chips was delicious and the salsa was...More

Thank hollaitsxbri
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We wanted to try something new. Personal at our hotel recommended the Side Street Cantina. So we gave it a try. Don't be fooled by outside appearances. The food was delicious. We tried the platters, fajitas and drinks. The price was right. The server was...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This is the best Mexican food my family has eaten. Rice was perfectly cooked and main meal was excellent. Average prices. Wait staff was very friendly. Must visit.

Thank grumpy404
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The food was good and the margaritas delicious. The table side fresh guacamole was an excellent treat.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We eat here every time we go to VA Beach. The food is really good. The service is good. Salsa and chips, enchiladas, fajitas, quesadillas. Hasn't disappointed us yet. Don't be fooled by the outside. We know the food is good b/c every time we...More

Thank COrwat
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The food was OK, the service average. The really is no ambiance to the place, it's kind of like a big room with low lighting but not at all cozy. I would eat there again but wouldn't go out of my way. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Doesn't look like much from outside, or even when you walk in, but the food is delicious! Big menu, lots to choose from. You're served chips & salsa right off the bat, which I like. We each order the taco trio, which came with rice...More

Thank missangelalexis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 11th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3508
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-962-9993
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