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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (21 reviews)
“tacos” (20 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
205 11th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3508
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 4 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We visited midafternoon when the place was nearly empty. The service was fast and friendly, and the food was wonderful. I loved the tacos--especially the puerco. The guacamole was also quite good. Would definitely return.

Thank Meriah C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We ordered take out from here and it was really good. My husband had ceviche and love it. I had pork carnitas, rice and beans. All excellent. The pork was delicious and plentiful. My 2 picky kids ate the pork, too, surprisingly. We didn't have...More

Thank shellyb915
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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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