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455 Grand Bay Dr, The Ritz-Carlton Key, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-1900
+1 305-365-4500
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 18:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Liberty, Tennessee
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We spent a week in Florida starting in Key West then on to Naples and spent our last night here in Key Biscayne. Needless to say we had some great food, but this was my absolute favorite. I love Mexican food and am used to my local restaurants run by our awesome Mexican friends, but this place was just so... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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145 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a great Mexican restaurant on the grounds of the Ritz Carlton, Key Biscayne. If you like $17 margaritas and high priced food you will love this. The beach setting is magnificent so you truly get what you pay for here

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Thank 424wguava
Key Biscayne, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I have been to the Cantina several times as a long time resident of Key Biscayne. With such limited options on the Key I find myself returning and each time regretting it and vowing never to return. The view and setting bring me back but the food, drinks and service is simply awful and not worth the price at all.... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting, didn't realise it was in the grounds of the ritz-carlton and normally that would put me off but it made no difference, it is a very chilled out restaurant with friendly staff and in a great beachfront setting - a great little Mexican soundtrack in the background. And the food... I had the seared scallops on a bed... More 

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Illinois
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This restaurant staff friendly, the food was good and the location near the beach was just great. You could see the cargo ships and cruise ships going out. Really neat.

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Thank sokrmom
New York City, New York
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Top notch service and great quality food . We loved all restaurants of Ritz over our in 8 nights stay

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

As a miami resident I have been coming to this place with my family for the past 7 years on a regular basis. Good has been consistently good I would say, the spot is truly one of the best in miami, but the service is getting worst and worst. The staff is very nice, no question about it, but way... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great atmosphere and food was better than an average Mexican but it is the Ritz-Carlton so not cheap!

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Thank Samson2000
Miami, Florida
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125 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

This was the highlight of our stay in the hotel. The fish tacos were amazing as well as the guacamole. If you like spicy food, ask for the chef's special hot sauce. It was outstanding! So yummy we ate here 3 times in 3 days! I would come back just for the tacos!

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Thank Keri P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We are there our first night we had tacos and fajitas, fried calamari and 2 beers and it was $131.00. The food was good and the service was also good but I don't think that warrants the hefty price tag. I went off the resort the next day and found equally good food for half the price. The atmosphere is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Grand Bay Dr, The Ritz-Carlton Key, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Key Biscayne
  • Phone Number: +1 305-365-4500
Description
Baja style, Mexican inspired, beachfront Cantina

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?