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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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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food and Friendly Service

My wife and I went last Saturday for dinner (Park Rd Location), had reservation for 6:30pm and was seated promptly. We ate outside since it was a nice evening and it did not take long before we placed our drink order. Good selection of beers and other beverages. Dinner comes with chips and salsa... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Bob D
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Charlotte, NC
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My husband and I were out visiting Wing Haven Garden in the Dilworth part of Charlotte. We checked our IPhones for the closest restaurants . We chose Cantina thinking we could eat something light. This restaurant is located in a Park Rd shopping area with many small shops and bakery. It was a beautiful day outside and this place had... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My wife and I went last Saturday for dinner (Park Rd Location), had reservation for 6:30pm and was seated promptly. We ate outside since it was a nice evening and it did not take long before we placed our drink order. Good selection of beers and other beverages. Dinner comes with chips and salsa and we ordered the "Mexican Barbequed... More 

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Charlotte, NC
Top Contributor
294 reviews 294 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is one of those times I wish TripAd had a 7 point scale. I would have given a 5 (for good) if they did. It's better than average but maybe not quite all the way to "very good". I had been to Cantina multiple times at their East Blvd location but had not been to this space since they... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is the worst restaurant experience I've ever had. We had a group of 8, which I understand is large, but it is not unmanageable. The restaurant was not very crowded, but it took 10 minutes for the waiter to come over and take drink orders, and another 10 minutes before we even got water. I ordered a margarita, but... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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104 reviews 104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

We do a lot of Mexican when traveling, so when we looked at the online menu at Cantina 1511, we were intrigued about how different it was. When we arrived (reservations on a Saturday night are mandatory if you don't want to wait more than an hour for a table), we were also surprised by the wonderful decor and ambiance.... More 

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charlotte, nc
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Dinner with my wife and daughter. We had an excellent time. The food was good. The service was good. We went to celebrate my wife's birthday. This was on a Friday night and the restaurant was very busy. Thankfully we had reservations (which I would recommend on the weekend.) We were seated right away. Our server was very good and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I ordered cheese enchiladas "off the menu" (meaning, Cantina 1511 doesn't have a cheese enchilada plate)... I was a little put off when the dish arrived...could barely see the enchiladas for all the cheese...rather than a robust enchilada sauce, my cheese enchiladas were covered with a bland, creamy cheese sauce...tried to resuscitate them with salsa...didn't help much. On the plus... More 

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

I am so sorry you were disappointed in the Cheese Enchiladas. I would like to make your experience better, by offering you your next order of enchiladas on us. Please let your server know that you would like the Ranchero sauce instead of the queso. The Ranchero sauce is much more similar to the traditional red enchilada sauce. I hope... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I don't know where to begin. Frank A. waiter was rude, obnoxious and unfriendly. Fajitas were ok. Too bad he didn't give us the leftovers we asked for. Wouldn't order them again anyway. Final bill was wrong. It was kid night. I have kids, but wasn't expecting kids night. Service was slow. Food wasn't worth the price. Miss the old... More 

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

I am so sorry to hear about your poor experience on Tuesday. We pride ourselves on delivering more than just good food to the table and it appears on your visit we dropped the ball. I will be forwarding a copy of this review to Vince Ponzio, the GM of Park Road, so he can address your concerns about your... More 

Gastonia, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This restaurant is extremely busy on the weekends, do yourself a very big favor and schedule a reservation before visiting. We scheduled a reservation and were very happy to have done so because the wait was 1 hour and a half long. We were seated promptly. The service was very good and friendly. The food was hot and prepared perfectly.... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a rave review. We really appreciate your business and feedback. We look forward to your next visit with us. More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Really enjoyed! 1st time visiting. Food was excellent, service was well done. Family really enjoyed tacos. Little bit in pricy side by we could tell food was of high quality. Would return.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us some feedback. We really appreciate your business and we look forward to your next visit with us. 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

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

Questions & Answers

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