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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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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
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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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Coming from Houston, there's a certain expectation we have for our food south of the border. It wasn't bad and I appreciated the shredded beef over ground, but that was about it. The rest was middle of the road. But it was a cheap lunch...More

Thank MattB4792
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

The food was awesome!!! Service was good too but finding it was a little bit harder than expected lol! Although it was worth the hunt and fortunately it was one of the only places open in the evening time but so good!!!

Thank ahawk26
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Located under the Vail Visitor Center, next to the free, topside Parking Lot, we were glad to find it, but mainly because of the food! Primarily Tex-Mex (IMHO), one of us had the very authentic and tasty #1, which was 2 crispy, shredded-beef (ground-beef is...More

Thank WildWilliam
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Service was awful. The food was even worse. The worker brought out the wrong food and then argued with us about it. Horrible. Don't waste your money! !!

Thank glutenfreesearch
Reviewed 3 May 2016

If you don't mind climbing up the steps of the Vail Transportation Center and eating in the bus station, La Cantina may be the best Mexican restaurant in Vail. It's where the locals eat.

Thank RJ1340
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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
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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