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Cantina Los Caballitos

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Bella Vista / Queen Village
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1651 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 755-3550
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food! Slow service

We came here with 5 people on a Saturday night and it was certainly busy at 5 p.m. we waited for 10 minutes before standing up to go find a waitress so we could get her drinks. we were about to get up and get her again after we put in our drink order find out where drinks were about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Philadelphia, PA
Good for:
  • Families with children
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Been there many times, never disappointed. Weather permitting, outside seating the best for people watching on Passyunk Avenue. Food consistently good. Service could use some tuning up, but all in all, a good eating experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Service was horrible. Came here with my daughter and a few of my friends for lunch. They didnt even bother to swipe my 23 year old daughter's id to serve her drinks. They looked at it and gave it back and didnt serve her. The food quality is diminishing as well. Lost my business permanently.

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Philadelphia, PA
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138 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We came here with 5 people on a Saturday night and it was certainly busy at 5 p.m. we waited for 10 minutes before standing up to go find a waitress so we could get her drinks. we were about to get up and get her again after we put in our drink order find out where drinks were about... More 

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Clinton, NJ
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117 reviews 117 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Tasty complex flavors instead of over cheesed food. They included ingredients I had only seen on the cooking shows. I had goat tacos and the meat was very tender. Vegitarian quessadilla with huitlacoche was smoky and sauce as good. Plantains and greens were great sides. Noted vegan options too. Service very quick on a crowded night.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Enjoyed sitting outside! The food was very different! Very fresh n came out hot! Want to go back for dinner!!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I was in Philadelphia recently for a business trip and my friend was hungry for tacos so we tried this place out. Sometimes you just want a regular ground beef taco and sometimes you just want queso dip with your chips. This is not the place to get either of these things. You can get goat or vegan beef but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I've been to this restaurant twice and each time I experience something new on the menu. The margaritas are pretty good, as well as their Sunday specials. I would definitely recommend the Black Bean and Tuna tacos!

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Hudson Valley, NY
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98 reviews 98 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Hi - had dinner here. All of us had different burritos. While not a fan of burritos, I had one with chicken with jalapenos. Well, lots of rice, of course. The jalapenos seem marinated and not to my taste. We did not know there were cool specials until after the meal. Our server who was really nice did not say... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Excellent food, great vibe. Would recommend this restaurant any time you are in the mood for Mexican and want authentic food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I am surprised to see so many reviews that are critical of the service at this place. Maybe they made some changes? but the night I was there the staff was excellent. Our servers were very attentive and knowledgeable about their food and drink menus. The food was also excellent. My G.F. and I stopped in around 10 p.m. for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1651 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: (215) 755-3550

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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