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La Cantina

241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
+1 970-476-7661
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“burrito” (19 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Cantina is a little Mexican place on the first floor of the vail bus stop. They have great food and there is also a bar across the hallway if you want a drink. They have quick service so it's awesome for getting a quick...More

Thank Addie S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

If you are looking to throw cash around, this is not your place. La Cantina is authentic Mexican food with huge portions for a cheap price. It is located in a bus terminal in Vail and there are no frills. The day we went, the...More

Thank Leeann B
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I had eaten here a few years ago and it was ok. As i was catching the bus and this restaurant is located in the same building I decide to get the fish burrito to go. The quality and taste of this burrito was not...More

Thank 1Skibunny
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Vail is well known as premium-priced in virtually every category - top-drawer if that's your thing. The good news is that if you find yourself in Vail - spending your 401K on a family ski trip, sleeping on a friends couch, or just passing through...More

Thank Nelson J
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Great value! No frills Mexican. Best Chili Relleno I’ve had in a long time. Yes, it’s located in a bus terminal. Don’t let that scare you away. The food tasted great and authentic. Friendly atmosphere and super nice staff. Don’t expect ambiance, but do expect...More

1  Thank Drew S
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped to eat at this place and we found out that the food was really really good, and my biggest surprise was that even though we were in a very expensive city, they managed to bring the prices down to be affordable by a...More

1  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I'm a huge fan of Mexican food, and can without a doubt say that this is by far the worst one I have ever been to. Although it was fairly busy due to the 4th of July and there was only one cook and one...More

Thank Landan J
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This place is soooo good! I'm originally from Arizona and I'm always looking for authentic Mexican food - this place has it. It has a Salsa bar too. Delicious tacos and enchiladas. Check it out! You will be glad you did.

Thank kcnicolehardy
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Fantastic food at inexpensive prices and service was quick. Free refills on chips and plenty of salsa choices to go along with the chips. Great place for lunch or dinner.

Thank Nebraska_Traveler56
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Best guacamole I've ever put in my face! Everything we ordered was fantastic!! The platters wth the different types of meat and all the fixings are the way to go! Tostadas are excellent too! Don't pass this place up!!

Thank YumEFood
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23 May 2017|
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Response from cookie242 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any children's menu, it is a small restaurant. Give them a call, there is probably something to suit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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