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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
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 29
    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
Tasty Pasta

We took advantage of the Wednesday chicken parmesan special and it was very good. The nice sized chicken breast was fried to perfection and the cheese was nicely melted. My wife felt that the sauce was a bit sweet but the rest of us enjoyed it. Nice wine list to boot. Sit on the patio if you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
gsolomons
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Cleveland , Ohio
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Cleveland , Ohio
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We took advantage of the Wednesday chicken parmesan special and it was very good. The nice sized chicken breast was fried to perfection and the cheese was nicely melted. My wife felt that the sauce was a bit sweet but the rest of us enjoyed it. Nice wine list to boot. Sit on the patio if you can. Its an... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Had a group of 13 for dinner Saturday evening, everyone thought the food was delicious. Waiter was very accommodating with some of us arriving at different times. Even with two of us changing seat locations in order to visit with family, waiter remembered our orders. Delicious food at reasonable prices. Some ordered pizza and were told it would take 45... More 

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Paw Paw, Michigan
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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229 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 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 8 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
2 reviews
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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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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35 reviews
18 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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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: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
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?