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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” (20 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
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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...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Emily E
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.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank EmilyAnderson86
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.

Date of visit: August 2016
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!

Date of visit: August 2016
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

Date of visit: July 2016
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.

Date of visit: June 2016
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.

Date of visit: June 2016
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

Date of visit: June 2016
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!!!

Date of visit: May 2016
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

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank WildWilliam
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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
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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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