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Cantina Mexicana

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277 Queen St S, Mississauga, Ontario L5M 1L9, Canada
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mississauga, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the Best Mexican food I have ever eaten. It is so refreshing to enjoy authentic Mexican food in Mississauga. The owner is from Mexico and takes great pride in creating every dish.

Thank jennifertaylor085
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reviews were mixed but my "reading between the lines" was correct. If you like the absolute certainty of knowing precisely what you will get, need large quantities, and require perfect, but canned service--go to any chain. This place is the real deal. Owner operated--also waitress and hostess. I believe husband was cooking in the back but I think she... More 

Thank Michael G
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon. Good Mexican food without the "processing" and a great little patio off to the side. It was quiet from the street traffic and took you away on a little mini vacation if only for a little while for lunch!.

Thank TorontoLynda
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Ate there on cinco de mayo. Brought the family. We were very disappointed. Service was slow. Servers were rude. The ladies who waited on us were abrupt, and often we couldn't tell if they were listening to us or not. Portions were small, and uninspired. My son ordered "tacos". He got 4 tiny tortilla shells with a few pieces of... More 

Thank Michael W
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

I went there with my daughter and a friend of her. Place was with two customers only and we said"lets give it a try" We spent 20 minutes on the table and the lady that seems to be the owner just ignored us. We just left. Discrimination? Dementia? Lack of interest? Who knows! We just left the place and spent... More 

Thank robcambr
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I was there with my wife and child for an authentic Mexican meal. The food was tasty but the portions were very small, and the prices were high for what you received. The owner seemed angry every time that someone walked in for a meal. I was there many years ago and it was much better.

Thank Shark55
Georgetown, Canada
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

My wife and I dropped in last Saturday after shopping. We had been here 20 years before when it was Patty C's. This is not run of the mill fast food Mexican food but home made food from scratch including the chorizo sausage. Maria the owner prepares her authentic food like the mole sauce with 18 different spices and peppers... More 

Thank jazrichards1952
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

My husband and I tried Cantina Mexicana today. We had heard about their fish tacos and had been wanting to try the place for some time. We tried several dishes including the fish tacos and everything was absolutely delicious! Everything tasted fresh, flavorful, with great spice! The food came out quickly and was piping hot. The atmosphere of the restaurant... More 

Thank c g
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

5 of us went to this restaurant for our Christmas lunch . We were excited when we entered the restaurant as it had the great Mexican-décor feeling as when you are on holidays, including the nice , thick glasses with the blue rim . Unfortunately our excitement was soon over -as we got our appetizer- nachos - cant say that... More 

Thank A A
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I love their food, especially their guacamole and their drinks are amazing as well. If you love regular mexican food with less oil and junk then the typical mexican fast food place then this is a good restaurant to eat at. It is more like family cooked meals then it is like a restaurant. Everything is prepared with care.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Queen St S, Mississauga, Ontario L5M 1L9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Mississauga
  • Phone Number: 905.813.1992

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