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All 29 Paw Paw Restaurants

La Cantina

139 W Michigan, Paw Paw, MI 49079
269-657-7033
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Ranked #3 of 29 Restaurants in Paw Paw
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations

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English first
Ada, Michigan
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90 reviews 90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Great atmosphere and location located on the water in downtown Paw Paw Michigan. We've been there before for a large group dinner served family style so we went on a sunday evening recently to celebrate a 65th wedding anniversary. We were the first guests to arrive and were seated a bit ahead of the actual 5 PM opening time. The... More

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I love this place...we have gone here for over 50 years! The recipes were brought to this country by the founders and are still honored. The sauces are delicious--just enough spice and garlic. The homemade wine vinegar dressing (no fat) is so good that it is now sold in grocery stores. The rib bbq sauce is tangy and the ribs... More

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Bloomfield Township, Michigan
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366 reviews 366 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
418 helpful votes 418 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went there for dinner Wed. 10/29/14. Lady who appears to be the owner was very pleasant & respectful, just like during our previous visit. We got seated right away. Very nice atmosphere. I had lasagna, same as last time. My husband had ribs. Food was very good and generous portions. Service was good overall. Our waitress was professional, always a... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were in Michigan mid-week with friends for fall colors. This restaurant provided a great table overlooking the river. Our waitress was very friendly and the hostess came and closed the blinds without us even asking as the sun set and started to come into our eyes. My egg plant parmesan was average as was my husband's lasagna, but our... More

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Paw Paw, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Probably one of the last nights for outside dining. Beautiful evening. I had one of my favorites, chicken alfredo. Never disappoints. Enough left for dinner tonight! My sweetie had the gluten free pizza and enjoyed that. Had one of our favorite waitresses, Julie, who knows how we like our salads, etc.

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My husband and I are new to the decatur area and have had trouble locating places to eat. This place didn't disappoint. We had great service, sat outside on a nice evening overlooking the river. We both liked our food, and had plenty of leftovers to feed us the next day. We will return for sure!

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Wonderful food, the pizza is to die for. They are on the pricey side but when dining in, the view is worth it. It over looks a beautiful river.

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Bloomfield Township, Michigan
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366 reviews 366 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
418 helpful votes 418 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were staying in Paw Paw for one night. Were driving around, trying to decide where to go for dinner. Spotted La Cantina. It sounded like it might be Mexican. We like Mexican food. Since we never been there before, I went inside to check it out. While there, I found out it is an Italian restaurant. We really didn't... More

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Kalamazoo, MI
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73 reviews 73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Try to make this restaurant at least once or twice each year. Their house salad used to have more ingredients (tomatoes, perhaps croutons, etc.) but this was just leafy dark green lettuce. The house dressing is tasty and can be purchased to take home. Pleasant waitress / efficient. Veal Parmegan had a slightly different, less appealing taste from other similar... More

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dowagiac
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

friday night.......needed no reservations.......nice staff........great food.......great soup.. cream of asparagus.........had lobster tail........good.... can't wait to go back again..............nice view of river ...watching a guy fish...........relaxing atmosphere..

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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

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