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La Cantina

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Italian, Mexican
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139 W Michigan, Paw Paw, MI 49079
269-657-7033
Today
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
NIce place have been going there for years

Food is overall very good. My wife absolutely loves the pizza as it is not an average pie. Spaghetti sauce is a little sweet for me (a little heavy on the sugar). Service is always excellent and the patio is very nice with a view of the river. Prices are average with the exception of their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Paw Paw, Michigan
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Paw Paw, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Food is overall very good. My wife absolutely loves the pizza as it is not an average pie. Spaghetti sauce is a little sweet for me (a little heavy on the sugar). Service is always excellent and the patio is very nice with a view of the river. Prices are average with the exception of their fall, early winter specials... More 

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Southgate, Michigan
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Homemade great tasting Italian foods. Great views of the river if you sit near the windows. Drinks are a little overpriced but food is reasonable.

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Pretty place! Had a very nice antipasto plate to start, two house salads with outstanding house dressing, and the spaghetti special. nice affordable bottle of California red.. Our servers name was Lorraine, and she was outstanding! Had dessert at the bar, with after dinner drinks, and service was excellent there as well.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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227 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

More than your typical Mexican joint, salsa is good and not too hot, food is homemade tasting and the wait staff friendly.

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Wellington, Florida, United States
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great wait staff, very good Italian food. Inside and outside seating. On the water. Very large portions.....

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Our family tried La Cantina for the first time in late June. The place was packed and we weren't sure a server new we were there. A few went by but no one seemed to notice us. Then along came Loraine. She asked if anyone had been to our table yet. And we said No. She introduced herself and said... More 

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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went there for the first time on a Saturday night and the place was packed, which meant it must have a great reputation. Everything we ordered was excellent, including some of the best pizza around. We also ordered a couple of antipasto plates to share around the table and they were loaded with lots of tasty items. If I have... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a great restaurant with a variety of Italian dishes. They also have a nice wine list and make great cocktails. Went here with friends recently and I had the Fettuccine Alfredo with chicken which was excellent. The portions are substantial. The location is across the street from a small lake and they have a nice patio for outside... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Walking into this place feels the the before portion of an episode of Restaurant Impossible, only there was no camera crew. This place screams of a restaurant that was poplar in the 1960s, 70s and 80s but has done nothing to stay relevant. The restaurant wasn't very busy (warning sign). The table are draped with cheap, red and white checkered... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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227 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We visited for dinner tonight. All the staff are very nice and welcoming, pleasant atmosphere, great location on the water. This place is great for any occasion. Service is top notch, so you won't be embarrassed to recommend it to friends and family. Our waitress was not only very friendly and courteous, but also very well mannered. We couldn't help... More 

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Additional Information about La Cantina

Address: 139 W Michigan, Paw Paw, MI 49079
Phone Number: 269-657-7033
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  Paw Paw
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 139 W Michigan, Paw Paw, MI 49079
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  Paw Paw
  • Phone Number: 269-657-7033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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