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Cabo Cantina

1240 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1308
+1 310-393-5755
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (11 reviews)
“taco” (4 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
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1240 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1308
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are exploring Santa Monica and you become hungry and thirsty them look no further than Cabo Cantina. Wonderful Mexican food, icey cold beer and cocktails with great atmosphere. Worth a visit

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I went here with my family on a whim & were delightfully surprised at how quickly we were seated as Santa Monica is very busy on Saturdays. I love the various margaritas ❤️ if you’re a lover of variety in your drinks then this is...More

Thank sheena d
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I visited LA, Vegas and San Francisco for two weeks and this was my favourite meal. I had never had tacos before and we came across this place where it was unlimited tacos on the Tuesday . I could in my manage the one portion...More

Thank SophieS2508
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to hang out while people watching along the Sta Monica shopping area. Mexican beer, Tequila, margaritas with good food makes this place a winner!

Thank SusieSD
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We have been several times. Great atmosphere, good food and great value for money, happy hour a must! Very much enjoyed this place and would recommend.

Thank Quinns24
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We decided to stop off here for a few drinks before we headed back to our hotel at the airport and it was a fun place to spend a few hours. The owner was really nice and friendly with a good sense of fun. They...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

18oz/0.532 Liter Margaritas that look like double the size and come in all kind of variations: standard, with Tequila, with Whisky, ... Super nice stuff! My special thanks go out to Morgan who was always observant and attentive and whose warm smile made the ice...More

Thank Christian L
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This place is hopping! Now we know why. Whether you are there with friends for a couple of cocktails, or have decided to eat lunch or dinner here....you won't be disappointed. Strolling down 3rd Street we saw this busy restaurant. First night we stopped in...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I keep coming back for lunch each time I visit. The drinks are so large you are definitely going to get a nice buzz. If you can snag outdoor seating on a beautiful day it is heavenly relaxing. The food is good, old school Mexican.

Thank Ilana S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This place is awful! Greasy food, poorly prepared in a terribly noisy environment! Couldn't wait to leave!

Thank madartist54
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:30
Monday
11:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:30
Thursday
11:30 - 00:30
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1240 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-5755
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