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Javi's Cantina Restaurant Bar has both a small, intimate space with AC and an open-air courtyard in the back, both a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy drinks, dinner and live music. Our full bar includes premium brands of alcohol and Superior Brand beers (Sol, Dos XX, etc) and Isla Brewing Artisan Beer. Our mission is to serve unforgettable food with a twist. Fresh and local... where flavor meets harmony. RESERVATIONS recommended. Walk ins welcome.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Grill
FEATURES
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed March 11, 2020

We had lobster with an alfredo sauce; incredible. Worth noting they do have a kid's menu which is quite beneficial because portions on regular dishes are large and it is not easy taking left overs when on vacation.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

We arrived for dinner around 6:30 without reservations. They asked if we wanted to sit inside our out in the garden. I knew to request the garden. We walked down the long hallway that opened up into a garden setting and then continued up to...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

Been going here since they opened and they only had the 6 tables in the front. Since the expansion I think the quality of the food and drinks have declined. The cocktails, meat, and brownies were not very good. The asparagus fries and Fish Parmesean...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

We spent 9 nights in Isla and had by far our best meal of the trip at Javi's. We both had the Ajillo Chili Shrimp, mine added to the steak filet. The chili seasoning was awesome and the steak flavorful and cooked just right. The...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

We had read about Javi's from other reviews and happened to walk by so stopped in to ask about reservations. We usually don't like getting into the whole reservation thing while on vacation but she (Javi's wife) greeted us warmly, there was a good time...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

Went to Javi's on our last day for breakfast. Should have gone there first. It was excellent food and excellent service. they made us feel like part of their family.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed March 4, 2020

Javi's food is artfully created. Beautiful, tiny details, like a small swirl of sauce, make the dishes come together in a way not found many places on this island. It was a bit of a splurge, but worth every penny. Six of us dined for...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

Had Valentine's dinner here - pretty much perfect. Great service and the food was wonderful. Enjoyed the Mexican combo (guitars/bongos) which added to the atmosphere. We had asparagus fries, wedge salad and grilled mahi. All were delicious and done perfectly. Highly recommended and we'll be...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 21, 2020

Finally made it to Javi's for breakfast and we should have gone sooner. We've always loved his food and breakfast was no different. The frittata was full of potatoes and greens and the mixed salad was crisp. DH had perfect crispy bacon, sunny side up...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020

We had such a lovely birthday dinner for my husband at Javi's, the surf & turf was excellent! I don't know what they did to the lobster but it was the best I ever had. We also had the grouper which was excellent as well....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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