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Corolla Cantina

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1159C Austin St, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla, NC 27927 (Formerly Corolla Cantina Bar & Grill)
12525971730
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Corolla Cantina is located in the Corolla Light Town Center across from...
Corolla Cantina is located in the Corolla Light Town Center across from the Historical Whalehead Club. Look for the bronze horse!! Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week serving California/Baja style dishes w a twist. Enjoy your dinner and watch the sun go down over the Currituck sound w a frozen drink in hand on our patio. We are sure your gonna have a great time!!! See ya here!!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stopped here for lunch and was not disappointed. Great food. Great service. Must try the tacos. Would go back and must experience if in the area. And the margarita was amazing !!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Stopped here for lunch and was not disappointed. Great food. Great service. Must try the tacos. Would go back and must experience if in the area. And the margarita was amazing !!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stopped for an early lunch at Corolla Cantina. We try to stop there whenever we are in the Outer Banks. You can eat inside or they have tables set up outside. Our waitress, Morgan, was very friendly and funny. We ordered the chips and guacamole appetizer, the guac was very fresh and the chips were nice and crunchy. For... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I work in the Corolla Light shopping center and we eat here at least twice per month. The seafood nachos are my new favorite and one serving is enough for 2! Which makes the cost very reasonable. The salads and quesidias are also great too!

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Naaadya, Owner at Corolla Cantina, responded to this review

We are super happy you loved the nachos!! Thanks for the shout out!!! More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

it is a small place inside but had no problem getting a seat after coming back from our wild horse tour. Good food.

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Outer Banks, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

way over priced, and not worth it at all. dry food, and nothing to it. IKES that's in the same shopping center is SO much better and way more reasonable and better menu! No discount for locals and canitina and at ikes they do.

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Naaadya, Owner at Corolla Cantina, responded to this review

is this because you didn't get free Chips and Salsa? Or because you feel entitled as a local to get a discount wherever you go? Did you show your waitress your "I'm a local and I get a discount!" card?? It's probably right beside your Virginia State license in your wallet. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you're in the mood for mexican style food while in OBX, or just fresh food in general, you should check this place out. The patio is really nice. The service was great. The food was amazing. I had the summer salad wrap with chicken and highly recommend it! They also had a variety of items on the kids' menu... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I could've eaten at Corolla Cantina everyday on our 7 day visit to OBX and been completely happy. The fish tacos are easily some of the best I've ever had...along with the coconut rice/beans! We ordered takeout a few times and it was ready very quickly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Amazing fresh and delicious breakfast 2 years in a row. We will be back, the vibe in the place along with food was unbeatable!

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Davidson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Food was fantastic and the service was great. Everyone loved their dish. The coconut rice was a nice way to change up the norm...and the fish was delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We just popped in here for a quick lunch and were very impressed. We had our 2 year old along side us and we had a great experience. I had Mahi Mahi tacos, awesome!!! My wife had a shrimp salad which she have high marks too. Super service, very laid back. Cool spot.

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Additional Information about Corolla Cantina

Address: 1159C Austin St, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla, NC 27927 (Formerly Corolla Cantina Bar & Grill)
Phone Number: 12525971730
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1159C Austin St, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla, NC 27927 (Formerly Corolla Cantina Bar & Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: 12525971730

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Mexican

Description

Corolla Cantina is located in the Corolla Light Town Center across from the Historical Whalehead Club. Look for the bronze horse!! Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week serving California/Baja style dishes w a twist. Enjoy your dinner and watch the sun go down over the Currituck sound w a frozen drink in hand on our patio. We are sure your gonna have a great time!!! See ya here!!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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