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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)
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
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!! Breakfast, 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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  • 6
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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
Breakfast

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
karelsmith
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great options here. And everything at the table tasted very fresh and well made. Got the island bowl with coconut rice, black beans, guacamole, and added grilled chicken. All served over tortilla chips, this was a great choice.

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Jasper, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

The food was really good but very pricey. We went there thinking it was Mexican but it was more boho style of it. The location was perfect for the lighthouse,it was practically across the street. The waitress was friendly but terribly under staffed for the lunch time. Nice place but be prepared to open your wallets and not be too... More 

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Ridgway, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

On our recent vacation to OBX we stopped at Corolla Cantina...we tried the Seared Tuna...it was amazing! I would highly recommend this to anyone! The drinks were amazing as well. It's a great little place and we would definitely go again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Went there with our 3 year old. Had a great time! Our Server was super friendly! Had the nachos with tuna added to them-it was the best!!!! Great variety for kids menu too. Everything was great! Highly recommend

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I recently had a chance to eat at the Corolla Cantina. As luck would have it, on a Tuesday. On Tuesday tacos and chips are specially priced. This resulted in the rare occurrence of a lunch in Corolla for less than $10.00! I had the beef tacos and an order of chips & queso. All were Delicious & lovingly prepared... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I stopped in the Cantina with my mom and daughter for lunch during spring break and had the best veggie wrap!! All 3 of us loved the food more than anything else we ate that week! Will definitely be going again on our next OBX visit!

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Westminster, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Party of 14, we sat outside for lunch. Stopped in after our Horse tour from Bob's Wild Horse tours (2-3 doors down) Great Friendly service. Menu is good - a lot of variety! Salads were very good, tuna sandwich, fish & chips... our whole party enjoyed everything! Easy spot to park. There is indoor seating! Was dog friendly outside. Had... More 

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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)
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 2 - 16
Cuisine: Mexican, Dessert

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 16
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Dessert

Description

Corolla Cantina is located in the Corolla Light Town Center across from the Historical Whalehead Club. Look for the bronze horse!! Breakfast, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?