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“Cool Place!” 5 of 5 stars
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Rick's Cantina
14 E Water Street, Harrisonburg, VA
(540) 434-1637
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Cuisines: Mexican
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Spring Hill, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Cool Place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Went here with my family on Friday night and had a great experience. The food was very good but the best part for us was the level of service provided by our server Mary. Since this was our first time, we had a lot of questions about the menu. She was extremely knowledgeable and was very confident making suggestions (especially regarding the sauces and their associated "heat" levels). We ordered Margaritas and they were outstanding. Freshly made there and she recommended getting the spicy salt around the rim of the glass for an extra kick. My son is 9 and he thought his tacos were a little too spicy but he got through them because they tasted good. He wants to come back next year when we do our TN to New England trek. Check the place out - you won't be disappointed.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Noblesville, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Yum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Went on an early Monday night with husband and child. Place was not busy but most people were outside on the roof top deck. Ordered the house made chips&salsa they were great! Food was quick which is nice with a hungry 2 yr old :). Atmosphere is charming if its exposed brick and Unstained wood. If this place was in our hometown it would be crowed 24/7! Noticed a very large selection of tequila and drinks some house infused . Would be a fun place for girls or guys night out or bridal parties!

  • Visited June 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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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Go to place in the 'Burg!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

You can always depend on getting the best burritos, appetizers and margaritas in Harrisonburg whe. You come to Ricks Cantina. The Duck Burrito is the best burrito I have ever eaten. The service is always pleasant and helpful. During nice weather it's nice to sit on the roof and enjoy your meal. It's my go to place for a casual dinner when friends are in town.

  • Visited June 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Great deals, small space”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

The space is very small and can feel cramped at times. The food is great and authentic-tasting. The drinks are unique and there is a LARGE list of tequilas.

Visited November 2012
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new jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“FRESH MEXICAN FOOD”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Excellent , fresh made to order Mexican food. We ate on the roof top on a beautiful evening overlooking downtown Harrisonburg. We started off with homemade guacamole and chips which was really excellent. We tried the spicy chili soup also really good. The mango margarita was very refreshing also. We tried the fish burrito which was like an explosion of fresh ingredients in your mouth! The sweetness of the slaw combined with the spices of the fish were amazing! Although I do have to say I miss the old Pennybackers we were so glad that Rick's Cantina took over and looking forward to many meals there as our daughter goes to JMU!

  • Visited June 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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