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Sanchez Cantina

211 Hanson St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1Y3, Canada
(867) 668-5858
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Ranked #3 of 76 restaurants in Whitehorse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Sanchez provides very good Mexican food. I can compare it to restaurants in San Antonio and good Mexican spots in Toronto. It stands up well for north of 60 and south of 49. I don't know about Mexico never having been there. It is not fancy (it is basically a Quonset hut with a roof on it) but it is... More

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TN
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This may be the best Mexican food we've ever eaten. Service was super as well. Furnishings not the most appealing, but still OK. The three-milk sponge cake was great for dessert. We liked this place so well we ate there both nights we were in Whitehorse. Family run by friendly folks.

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Whitehorse, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I have been to this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. The guacamole is amazing. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for folks looking for a relaxing delicious meal.

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Rockford, Illinois
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Delicious, homemade Mexican food! If you are only familiar with 'chain' Mexican food, read the menu descriptions carefully. We had a chile rellano and a 'gringa' (a cross between a burrito and a quesadilla) the beans were unlike any others I've had and the guacamole was simply superb. The chile rellano was stuffed with carne asada that melted in my... More

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St. Catharines, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We sat outside on the patio and had coronas and great Mexican food. Wonderful guacamole and salsa - everything was homemade and delicious. Our only complaint was that the beer was not very cold.

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Wow, who would have thought you could find great mexican outside of the southern US, but we did! We stopped in Whitehorse from a Holland America tour and our tour guide recommended Sanchez. Well, being from Texas, we were pretty skeptical, but were wanting a change from the typical fare we had been having so we gave it a try.... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

great mexican patio in Whitehorse. greate taste and good variety. you can also add spicy if you like it. rice is excellent if you like tomatoes. all staff were very nice.

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Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Our group (6 people) had heard complimentary reviews from our friends who had dined here. We stopped in for a lunch, but had a very short amount of time. Upon asking the waitress if we could be served and complete our lunch within a half-hour, she checked with the kitchen staff and assured us that it was possible. They were... More

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Whitehorse, Canada
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

A small family owned place, Sanchez has been around for a long time. The atmosphere is authentic Mexica, the service is usually good and the food fresh. A good choice for an intimate meal and conversation.

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Victoria, Canada
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199 reviews 199 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

To find a Mexican restaurant in the Yukon, much less a GOOD Mexican restaurant is rare. Sanchez certainly fits the bill. It's kind of a weird set-up tho. When I walked in the door I thought I'd walked into the kitchen by mistake. I almost walked out again - but no ... that was the right door. We were served... More

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