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Cantina 1511

€€ - €€€
Freedom Park
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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4271-B Park Rd, Ste B, Charlotte, NC 28209 (485 & Rea Rd.)
+1 704-331-9222
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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134 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located in the Park Road Shopping Center. Came here for the 1st time for a birthday party. A very busy place and a bit disorganized. We told them we were with a group and had reservations yet they tried to seat the 3 of us at a small table. When everyone arrived and placed the orders the meals did not... More 

Thank Keith N
Charlotte, North Carolina
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73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate dinner here with a social group for dinner and drinks. We ordered a burito and a salad. The food was average and the environment was comfortable for a social gathering.

Thank WeekendTreker
Charlotte, North Carolina
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been several times and have tried a couple of things. The quest is pretty authentic and yummy. It always seems to come room temperature but the flame below heats it up after a few mins. We tend to eat too much of this... The steak fajitas are surprisingly good - with mushrooms and squash the unlikely accompaniments to the normal... More 

Thank babalu w
Charlotte, North Carolina
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174 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife had been told about 1511 a few times. On a night, without the kids, we decided to give them a try. Great service and wonderful food. On a Thursday night there was about a 15 minute wait, well worth staying though. Table side guac and queso looked great, we didn't do that; however, others near us did.

Thank Matt H
Harrisburg, North Carolina, United States
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121 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend brought me to Cantina 1511 for lunch after i said that I enjoyed Mexican food. We arrived just before noon for lunch and was seated right away. My friend ordered the guacamole which was made fresh at our table. it was really good. Unfortunately, I didn't take notice what my friend ordered, however after seeing that they had... More 

Thank Steven C
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The service was good but the food was over cooked and had no flavor which is hard for Mexican. Usually the food is great but the last few times it's been lacking.

Thank Amy P
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have eaten here a few times for lunch and once for dinner. The food here is mediocre but service is always friendly and good. I mainly go here because there is rarely a wait. Guacamole is pretty good.

Thank Katie M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

If you're in Charlotte don't pass up the chance to go to Cantina 1511! It s the best! I have been here many times and they never disappoint. The best tacos, guacamole, rice & beans anywhere. Even the tortilla chips are the best. I have only had the tacos because they are that good that I oder them every time.... More 

Thank travelforlife96
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I've tried very hard to give this place a chance, but after THREE visits, I just can't anymore. The last time I went was last Friday, 11/11/2016, the Friday after election day. The first drink I had was the Cadillac, their signature margarita. It was so sweet, it took me a very long time to get through it. For 16$,... More 

Thank Ginger A
Germantown, Tennessee, United States
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

An upscale Tex/Mex place with good atmosphere and decent food. You wouldn't say it is authentic Mexican but there is just enough kick to keep their clientele happy. Early dinner as crowded with young families.

Thank Paul K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4271-B Park Rd, Ste B, Charlotte, NC 28209
    (485 & Rea Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Freedom Park
  • Neighbourhood: Freedom Park
  • Phone Number: +1 704-331-9222
Ever since 2004, Cantina 1511 has been serving consistently excellent Mexican fare to the people of Charlotte. A philosophy of only the freshest ingredients cooked from scratch to traditional recipes; guarantees an Authentic Mexican Celebration every time.

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