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Alberto's Cantina

435 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-7326
925-462-2316
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San Francisco, California
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261 reviews 261 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
399 helpful votes 399 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The food here is pretty average (nothing great) and the service not too friendly either. We have had better Mexican food in the US and this is definitely not worth a second try. The prices of the entrees are pretty high (maybe due to the downtown location). The ambience and location of the restaurant are definitely plus points though and... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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186 reviews 186 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The fish tacos were just right, and my dining companion enjoyed the steak fajitas. Nice atmosphere, good price, fine dinner. I would go again.

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Pleasanton, California
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369 reviews 369 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
379 helpful votes 379 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

People are really spoiled with good Mexican food in California, so the dishes you get here are probably below average. They are ok in the sense they are perfectly edible, but don't expect that super fresh/made from scratch/home cooking feel. What this place is really good for is being a stop on a bar crawl. The place is conveniently located... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Excellent traditional Mexican dishes and top-shelf margaritas served by prompt, friendly staff. They have an extensive tequila selection, some of which I'm pretty sure you will not find anywhere else. My wife worked there many years ago, and loved the quality of the food and drink served then. It is refreshing to see that the quality has not gone away.

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Pleasanton, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Shown to our table by a girl who didn't speak or smile. It was like we were bothering her. Ordered a Cosmo & it was made with Tequila. Told the waiter & he brought back the same drink &.said it was made with vodka. I told him to keep it. I know the difference between tequila & vodka. Ordered tacos... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Service is good, food is ok, but would be nicer with a little more care taken over presentation. Perfect for a quick family dinner or at sit and watch the world go by.

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Pleasanton, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Service is never great The food is ok and a bit overpriced Good location Enjoy other Mexican restaurants more--this one is convenient A fun atmosphere

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Pleasanton Ca
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The food is good, but I have had better. Good seafood enchiladas. Nice atmosphere on Main Street in Pleasanton. You can walk around town after you are done eating. It also has patio dining.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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71 reviews 71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

I had not checked Tripadvisor before going here otherwise I probably would not have but thought it was much better than the grind reviews suggest. I had fish tacos which tasted fresh and were quite good. My margarita was plenty strong and also tasty. Service was average but location nice. Maybe they have new management or something because it was... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Ate here twice, Very good Mexican food. Nice servers. Strong drinks. Outdoor patio in front. Towards the high end price wise but not unreasonable.

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Additional Information about Alberto's Cantina

Address: 435 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-7326
Phone Number: 925-462-2316
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasanton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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