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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
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406 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425-5515
+1 952-854-6500
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Plainfield, United States
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chicken fajitas were decent but mainly peppers and onions and not a lot of chicken. The rice was pretty over cooked and dry. The fish tacos were pretty good.

Thank Edward K
Minneapolis, MN
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was there with a big group and was slightly disappointed with the service. The waiter was not very timely, courteous, or helpful. He spilled my drink and I had to ask for a napkin. I would have preferred if he apologized and offered to bring me a new one. The food was surprisingly tasty. I had low expectations, but... More 

Thank Betsy E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I should have known better, not to bring out of town family here, when we (party of 7) were seated immediately during the lunch hour the week of Christmas break (MOA was packed). The hostess looked like a deer in headlights when we walked in. We were seated near other large parties, but the place wasn't close to full. Ten... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Just ate at cantina #1 in the mall. I ate the burrito maximus. It's was the biggest burrito I've ever seen. Service was amazing and fast...everyone was smiley and friendly. Definitely will be back soon

Thank Chad J
Bradenton, Florida
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We went as a family and it's probably not the best family place. Got sat in bar area, no chips and salsa at a Mexican restaurant which seemed odd, only ok service, a bit crowded area with table locations, servers seemed disinterested, food was ok, didn't seem up to the standards I would expect as a restaurant in the mall.

Thank Taryn M
South Dakota
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131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We did not eat, but the service was very good. Friendly place that I will return to on future trips to the Mall of America.

Thank WayneSouthDakota
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Craving tacos and enchiladas, we stopped in at the Cantina #1. Surprisingly there isn't much Mexican on the menu - mostly burgers and sandwiches. Place was pretty empty yet service was a little slow and neglectful. Food was ok, nothing to write home about. With all the options in the Mall, I think that will be my last time visiting... More 

Thank Liv D
Braidwood, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Cantina #1 e 406 in the mall of America ... it is not possible for you to see however I am doing a shouler shrug and a grunt. Uhhhh the place was not busy when we arrived. I thought perhaps the crowd may be coming in behind us. the place was average. The restaurant was clean. The waitress... More 

Thank Frank V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The food was super good. I would totally come back to this place. The service was good. They made sure we were good with our drinks and that our food was fine. Everyone is super friendly.

Thank Cecilia V
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here in September 2015, with adults and young children. This is a great place for large groups and for kids/adults. It has a welcoming design with fun decorations. The food was yummy and we'll priced for the area. Easy access to the mall and Nickelodean universe.

Thank Jamie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425-5515
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 952-854-6500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?