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Cantina Laredo

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8791 Lyra Drive, Polaris Fashion Place, Columbus, OH 43240 (Polaris Parkway)
614-781-1139
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 43
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food was great! Plan on going early for dinner.

Our reservations were for 5:30 for a family celebration dinner on a Saturday night. We had the guacamole appetizer they make at your table. It was very good. Our meals took a long time to arrive because the place was packed. Everyone enjoyed their meals and the portions were so large, no one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
FamilyDad614
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Columbus, Ohio
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Toronto, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were craving for spanish food on the Cinque de mayo !! we finally found this great restaurant in Polaris area. It has a great patio with great food. We tried their freshly made Guacamole and ordered two of their gourmet dishes. They make the guacamole in front of you and it tastes great! We were seated on the patio,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I pretty much live at this place. The food is amazing. There are great happy hour deals after 9 and from 5 to 7 except on Saturday if you sit at the bar. Check out the bar menu which added some new feautures. According to self magazine the Mahi Mahi tacos are an healthy option if you want something healthy.... More 

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127 reviews 127 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Came here for a date night and pretty much everything from the beginning was pretty poor. The atmosphere itself is just very loud and not very settling. We ordered our meal and drinks all at the same time. Took awhile to get my beverage and our appetizer never came. Server never noticed until we mentioned it to him and he... More 

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Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews 91 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Really delicious food and nice atmosphere. Hosts and wait staff were friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. I was taken by surprise at how light but flavorful the enchilada was. After tasting that and our nacho appetizer, I was sorry I skipped a Margarita.

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Columbus, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our reservations were for 5:30 for a family celebration dinner on a Saturday night. We had the guacamole appetizer they make at your table. It was very good. Our meals took a long time to arrive because the place was packed. Everyone enjoyed their meals and the portions were so large, no one finished completely. This place is popluar, and... More 

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Bluffton, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The Cantina Laredo is one of our favorite places to stop on our twice yearly visits to Columbus. Located at the east end of Polaris Shopping mall just off I 71, it's easy to get to even on a busy Friday night. This time, however, my entree was very average. Bummer. I ordered the fish tacos. Opps. bad idea. Of... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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249 reviews 249 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Different margaritas to choose from. For the price, go with the top shelf margaritas. Not much difference in price from the regular margaritas.

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Ohio
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Likes: the service here is impeccable and the food quality is exceptional. Ordered a ribeye that was not on the menu and it was one of the top 5 steaks I've eaten in a long time. The waiter kept the drinks refilled, the chips and salsa filled and offered a spicier sause if we wanted. Dislikes: Seated originally at a... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I suggest the steak fajitas and the tamarind margarita. If you sign up for their email list, you will get notified of specials and free items. Yesterday they even had a $10 combo fajita special all day long. The food here is some of the best Mexican food in the Columbus area and the drinks are great.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Their con queso appetizer with a side of warm soft corn tortillas is one of the best I've ever had. Bartender knows how to mix up a fresh squeezed margarita with premium tequila. None of that cheap pre mixed stuff. The hot salsa cannot be beat. Cantina's chips and salsa cannot be beat. In fact, there isn't anything I've gotten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8791 Lyra Drive, Polaris Fashion Place, Columbus, OH 43240
    (Polaris Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-781-1139

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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