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Corolla Cantina

1159C Austin St, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla, NC 27927 (Formerly Corolla Cantina Bar & Grill)
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Ranked #25 of 68 Restaurants in Corolla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $16
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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!!
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The best part about our visit to corolla cantina was the convenient location. We were staying near corolla light. The shopping center is nice if you have kids, because there is an ice cream shop and play sets nearby. The fish tacos were okay. No one really complained about our food, but no one raved either. We had the rice... More

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Took the family to visit Corolla last week and stumbled upon this great place. The cool vibe of the restaurant, complete with Bob Marley tunes in the background was exactly what we needed after a long day of crabbing down by the pier. Hubby and I started off with tasty Pina Colada's and Lime Margarita's made fresh by the owner... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was our second visit to the Coastal Cantina. Since we had already tried the tacos on the first visit, we went with the Warm Mushroom Salad and the chicken/shrimp entree this time. Both were very tasty, especially the chicken and shrimp dish, which was marinated with a light salsa and served with the rice and beans. We are somewhat... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I was expecting Mexican food and it was more caribbean. I highly recommend the blackened fish tacos. A good casual place to go with kids. They did have a small outdoor sitting area. Margarita was good too. Tip- the rice is coconut rice but they do allow you to sub out chips and salsa but it will cost you

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Stamford, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We came in a couple of times for dinner during our vacation. We had the chicken nachos, salads, fish tacos, burgers, etc.. Everyone loved their entrees. Everything was fresh and tasty. We also loved the Jamaican punch that the bartender whipped up for us. Go check it out, you wont be disappointed. A bit pricey, but its vacation.. You're supposed... More

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Naaadya, Owner at Corolla Cantina, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves at the Cantina and hope to see y'all again next year!!! More

Calabash
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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had a delicious breakfast in this little restaurant. We were able to sit outside and the meal was fantastic. I had a breakfast burrito and my husband had eggs and sausage. It was a little pricey, but the quality of the food and the excellent service made up for the cost.

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BUCKS COUNTY PA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner in this little restaurant hidden in the Corolla Light Shopping center. It is very small but has some outdoor seating that adds to the capacity. I had the Veggie quesadilla and it was excellent. It had spinach and mushrooms and was served piping hot. My daughter had the Warm Mushroom Salad and added Shrimp which... More

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Corolla, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I came in for lunch with some friends and overall we had an ok experience. I ordered a margarita that was questionable whether there was any tequila present at all, cost $10, was served in a plastic solo cup, and wasn't even full in said cup. My meal was better, I ordered the nachos with chicken which were surprising good.... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had just finished a beautiful kayak tour in Corolla thanks to Coastal Explorations! Our group of 10 had decided to go back to the beach house for lunch. But, on a whim, our carload of four decided to grab a bite out. We saw Corolla Cantina from the road and decided to try it. What a yummy surprise! It... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Ate there with a family of six and they offer a nice variety of choices. Tuna was excellent, good shrimp quesadilla and nachos. Bad margaritas, made with an orange juice mix, not even a hint of tequilla and they are very expensive to boot. That was disappointing. So overall, just average, not somewhere I'd go again.

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