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Cantina 1511

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Freedom Park
Mexican
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4271-B Park Rd, Ste B, Charlotte, NC 28209 (485 & Rea Rd.)
+1 704-331-9222
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Description: Ever since 2004, Cantina 1511 has been serving consistently excellent...
Ever since 2004, Cantina 1511 has been serving consistently excellent Mexican fare to the people of Charlotte. A philosophy of only the freshest ingredients cooked from scratch to traditional recipes; guarantees an Authentic Mexican Celebration every time.
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  • 64
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  • 78
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 18
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Dinner on a Friday night

Glad we made reservations as there otherwise would have been an hour wait. We right away were seated, we had very good service from selection questions to service of drinks and food. The food was good and plenty - we will return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Rock Hill
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Rock Hill
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142 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

Glad we made reservations as there otherwise would have been an hour wait. We right away were seated, we had very good service from selection questions to service of drinks and food. The food was good and plenty - we will return.

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Thank arnowh
Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Their food is pretty good american Mexican, and you have to try their goat cheese crab guac! They prepare it table side, it's pretty fun to watch. They seem to be always busy and their service is pretty good considering how large this place is!

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Thank cltfoodlove
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

From the second you walk into this establishment, you are treated like royalty. Everyone who we spoke with answered our questions with a smile on their faces. They keep your chips full, your salsa spicy and your beverage refilled. Everything here is delicious...absolutely delicious. I had a chicken chimichanga that I didn't think I would be able to finish, but... More 

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Thank Johnathan G
Greenville, South Carolina
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Cantina 1511 is not your typical Mexican restaurant with the bland food and "combination" meals. This place serves food that is fresh and flavorful, and plated attractively. I ordered two different tacos (which came with rice and beans). It was delicious, and each taco had its own special flavors that were like a party on my tongue. My husband their... More 

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Thank journeysabound
Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Service was average, food was good. There were multiple items that looked appealing on the menu, which is always a good sign. The space is very large, included indoor and outdoor seating, a bar, and room for larger groups.

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Thank Karen B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We stopped by for dinner on a Friday once, forget it if you don't have reservations. Tried again for lunch the next week and was very impressed by the look of the place and professionalism of the waitstaff. I had a couple of picky eaters (think "When Harry Met Sally" types) and the staff never missed a beat Not cheap... More 

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Thank Dave E
Fort Myers, Florida
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132 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Chicken Enchilada in tasteless tomatillo sauce, looked like it was swimming in green Cheese Wiz. Hardly any chicken which was a blessing as it was rubbery. Asking for the manager, was told they could not find one. No wonder. Ordered Sangria, never came after asking twice.

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Thank Edward H
Zach S, Guest Relations Manager at Cantina 1511, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear that you had a poor experience. I have shared your review with the chef as well as the general manager. We thank you for your feedback, and do hope you will visit us again to give us a chance to redeem ourselves. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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175 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Good Mexican. Fun restaurant with colorful decor. Great place to go after the movie. Nice outdoor seating if weather is right. Well located in Park Road Shopping Center.

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Thank Debbi D
Zach S, Guest Relations Manager at Cantina 1511, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Concord, North Carolina
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Both indoor and outdoor seating available. Staff friendly and helpful. I had wild mushroom and spinach quesadilla - it was excellent. Chips were warm and fresh and excellent medium hot salsa. Definitely recommend!

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Thank Catherine T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We are frequent diners at this location and have been going to Cantina for a good 5 years now going back to when it was at the East Blvd location. Food remains good although I feel like the prices have creeped up. Margaritas are decent, draft beer selection is good, nice atmosphere but the real draw for us is the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4271-B Park Rd, Ste B, Charlotte, NC 28209
    (485 & Rea Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Freedom Park
  • Neighborhood: Freedom Park
  • Phone Number: +1 704-331-9222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

Ever since 2004, Cantina 1511 has been serving consistently excellent Mexican fare to the people of Charlotte. A philosophy of only the freshest ingredients cooked from scratch to traditional recipes; guarantees an Authentic Mexican Celebration every time.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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