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La Cantina

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241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
+1 970-476-7661
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I go here a few times a year cause it's cheap and the food is usually decent. I recently stopped by to grab a quick bite to eat. I ordered a burrito. The rice was very crunchy and undercooked. The tortilla was stale and the overall quality of the food was poor. Don't know what happen between a few months... More 

Thank Jordan B
Tyler, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We saw the sign in the parking garage, best margarita in town. We had to try it. We ordered a cod burrito, chips and salsa, and 2 margaritas. When I saw it coming out of a tap, "I thought this what they are considering a the best margarita??? " Surprisingly it was good, a little too good. I couldn't finish... More 

Thank Jammie B
Sterling, Colorado
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to grab a quick meal as we have done many times in the past. Waited longer than usual just to give them our order. We got our main meal right away, then served our chips a little backwards IMO. After reminding him for drinks waited another five minutes and Still no drinks. Went up to remind him again.... More 

Thank Onelife970
Leawood, Kansas, United States
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

A local person directed us here, and we were so glad. He said it won awards for great Mexican food at a great value. I tried the stuffed jalapeño appetizer and a wonderful steak burrito. Delicious! Worth the search, at the end of the parking garage.

Thank Emily E
Omaha, Nebraska
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Walked over to this restaurant from our lodging. The staff was friendly, and the "fresh" margaritas had us ordering another round! At best, the food was "okay". Would go back for the margaritas or a happy hour, but not for a meal.

Thank EmilyAnderson86
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Walked in took a look and almost left. Glad we decided to give it a chance. The food was great and the prices were very reasonable. Will definitely be returning.

Thank Doug L
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Omg! Our best dinner of the week at vail! Why our you under the buses? Carne Asada is incredible! It is a must to stop bye on your vacation. I would be a regular if I lived here!

Thank Mtanner24
Sutton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

this is an amazing place--with good food at good prices. The staff are wonderful. not very big, but service is good and Mexican food WONDERFUL

Thank gardenofEden667102
Naples, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This restaurant is located in the bus station. The quirky location added to the charm. The food was terrific and very inexpensive. People were friendly. We went back many times.

Thank rochean
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

The location of this restaurant is perfect with outdoor seating right near the gondola. The food though was average. Not the best Mexican cuisine. The margaritas were watery and small.

Thank alice534

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-7661

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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?