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“Drinks, Good Food & People Watching” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Spicy's Mexican Cantina

Spicy's Mexican Cantina
500 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
732-793-0612
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Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Drinks, Good Food & People Watching”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

My favorite place to sit up on the boardwalk. Has a second story patio with outdoor seating available so you can watch all the people of the Jersey Shore strolling on by. Food is pretty good but pricey. The tableside guacamole is awesome though! I recommend just going for drinks and appetizers and going somewhere like Savor or Hemmingways for dinner.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Decent place”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I loved the atmosphere of this place.. right on the boardwalk, it is connected to an arcade, and it has upstairs seating as well. My boyfriend ordered the cheesesteak and I ordered their clams. My clams were horrible. The were freezing cold and the smallest clams I have ever seen in my life, they were salty and sandy, and mostly all guts. My boyfriends cheesesteak was decent but the bun they put it on fell apart easily so it was hard to not make a mess with it. That was the only time we have eaten here so I don't know what anything else tasted like but I would assume it would be decent. The pizza looked and smelled good.

Visited June 2013
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Easington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“mexican”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

nice restaurant and friendly staff. menu and prices seemed decent. food was very average, nothing really complain about or rave about. good cocktails :-)

Visited June 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 90 cities Reviews in 90 cities
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
“Went for the Pizza”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

My husband wanted to relive a summertime childhood memory of having pizza at the Jersey shore. The pizza here was just like he remembered it, so that was good. He ordered a beer and I ordered a mango Margarita which was delicious! We decided to order one more piece of pizza and split it, and he wanted another beer. We waited quite a while to get the second helping and the beer never came. When we told the waitress to forget it and just bring the check, she said the beer was sitting on the bar (along with several other drinks that were ordered and not delivered). A slightly less than satisfying experience.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Don't know what the previous guy talking about.Had dinner another night.Menu is the way it was last year pluse more items added.Like some new apps.Was told salsa being made from scratch,so if you used to out of can one then sure would not like this one.The best food on the boardwalk so far and they have wait time up to 40 min on a weekends,that says all.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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