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“Surprising!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cantina Mexicana

Cantina Mexicana
515 South 23rd Street, Arlington, VA
703-979-7033
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Ranked #82 of 716 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations
Prescott, Arizona
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Surprising!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We are from Arizona, home of great Mexican food, and didn't really expect to get good Mexican food away from home but decided to give it a try. Probably the best we've had out of Arizona.

Visited May 2012
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Miami, Florida
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

We came upon this restaurant during our stay in Washington DC and we are so glad we did, don't let the size fool you. The service is great, the staff is friendly, and the food is delicious! Overall a great place.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Pasadena, California
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218 reviews 218 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 50 cities Reviews in 50 cities
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
“Good food and atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I had both dinner and breakfast here. It is greasy and good. The staff are friendly, and the decor classy. The margaritas can go from average to ginormous. The chips and salsa are fresh. You will enjoy this restaurant if you like Mexican food.

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“Above average everything”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

The food is good, the happy hour specials are legit. And the prices are adequate. Easily my favorite in dc

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Brasilia, DF
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“It presents what it propose to.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

The food tastes really good. The atmosphere is agreeable and they have a respectful service. It's a perfect stop for have a delicious Mexican meal.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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