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Marita's Cantina - CLOSED

1 Penn Plaza, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2162
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Price range: $5 - $15
Sun 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 25, 2013
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7 reviews from our community

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English first
Millstone, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

TripAdvisor remove this listing - they are out of business! This WAS an excellent Mexican restaurant - hadn't been there in a while but was in N.B. and thought we'd grab a bite to eat. I hope they resurface.

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New Brunswick
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

This is always been a decent Mexican restaurant. They served the standard fare of Mexican dishes. The prices were reasonable and they also had kid meals. I recently passed by and I noticed that they were closed and all the furniture was gone. I guess another casualty in this tough economy.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

The have a very good dessert menu. The DJ is pretty good as well. The drink menu is decently prized as well. The food isn't anything too amazing, but the ambiance is usually very nice. I would say that this is one of the best locations in New Brunswick, because it is in the heart of New Brunswick. I used... More

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Love the location of this place, perfect for people watching across from the train station during the day. Love the sangria! Have to go back and have a full meal.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

Visited the Bar about 6 months ago and could not believe how outdated the technology was. Now everywhere you look is a flat screen. It seems like Marita's has really been cleaned up. Last time I visited, I was forced to drink Corona because the beer selection was all mainstream boring beers. I was pleasantly surprised to find a whole... More

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MaritasCantina, General Manager at Marita's Cantina, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for the kind words you've said about Marita's Cantina. Now under new management, we've made many changes including some mentioned in your review. Personally, we were really excited to be making changes to the beer and drink selections, so we're happy you noticed! We have even more planned in the coming months so please do come by again... More

Highland Park, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2009

Not very good food, not very cheap, not very authentic and i went late and apparently it turns into a night club at night. Not going back.

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Somerset, NJ
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2008

I went to Marita's with the hope of finding some great Mexican food in New Brunswick. Such a disappointment. My partner and I tried two different dishes with the same result: bland. I'd rather go to some chain place like Qdoba or much better yet, one of those authentic hole-in-the-wall places down French Street. Don't waste your time on this... More

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