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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Casual Dining
Large groups

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A different twist on Mexican

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
IlProfessore21212
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Baltimore, Maryland
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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166 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW 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
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 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
Senior Contributor
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
11 helpful votes 11 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
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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 

Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 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 

Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I went here with friends a couple days ago. I wasn't sure what to Expect. It's a very nice restaurant. The service was fast and friendly. They make guacamole at your table in front of you. Can't get any more fresh than that. The prices are fair and the menu has a wide variety.

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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. I myself am a huge fan our guacamole. We really appreciate your business and feedback. We look forward to your next visit with us. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I have always enjoyed the food and atmosphere at Cantina 1511 and last week, tried out the new location at Park Rd. Shopping Center. I was disappointed. It seemed like they raised the prices of the food, or maybe it was just that the wide open, loud, atmosphere made the food seem more expensive than it should be. I used... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

If you want overpriced bland mexican style food this is your place. The brisket quesadilla with a very small salad was $16. The chips came to the table ice cold and there were 2 bowls of salsa dropped off with no explanation of hot or mild. Just a needs some work.

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Charlotte
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This restaurant recently moved from East Blvd, to the Park Roads Shopping Center. Great idea. Parking is now available, in the past, I was never sure if I would find a place to park and it was a hassle. Plus, it seems that the restaurant is bigger now. The food is very good, somewhat traditional Tex-Mex and is presented well.... 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 0 - 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?