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Sanchez Cantina

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211 Hanson St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1Y3, Canada
(867) 668-5858
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Nanaimo, BC Canada
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I arrived around 4 pm. The door was open and there was an A-frame sign on the ground in front of the door saying 'Welcome to Sanchez'. There was a sign on the inside of the open door saying 'Cerrado until 5' which just caught my eye as I was going through. I said to a large... More 

Thank KapNanaimo_BCCanada
Ottawa, Canada
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As other reviewers recently noted, what a surprise to find such authentic Mexican food in the Yukon. The menu goes beyond tacos and burritos to feature a number of dishes e.g. chicken mole, that suggest you are eating at a restaurant that knows Mexican cuisine. Besides the menu items there is at least one dinner special. The atmosphere in this... More 

Thank BlackBear1959
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chicken salad was such a disappointment. Very little chicken, modest amount of lettuce and little else. no peppers, no olives, minimal tomatoe, no onion etc. Service was rushed, with plates whisked away before the others were finished. One of our number was not served until about 45 minutes after the others! Not recommended.

Thank doctorbobBristol
Edmonton, Alberta
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous dinner - we were skeptical that the meals could be as good as the reviews. Bison, caribou are one thing to have in Whitehorse, but Mexican? The food was fresh, complex, delicious, the right level of spice, and just a pleasure. Make a reservation - there is a reason why they have to turn people away.

Thank YEG_Kayaker
St. Catharines, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is really tasty, and I found the servers to be very pleasant and helpful, without being fake and over the top. I also really liked that this place didn't seem really touristy like the Klondike Rib and Salmon. This restaurant is not a tourist attraction, it's about good, fresh food. I also found the prices to be... More 

Thank acr3384
Brisbane, Australia
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99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took us three attempts to go to Sanchez Cantina as information on the website was inaccurate, and we walked there only to find it was closed. However, by chance we went for lunch and weren't disappointed. We had tostadas and taco Frito which were both delicious. The black beans that accompanied were good, but the salad dressing seemed to... More 

Thank Anderst04
Calgary, Canada
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101 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great venue, reasonable drink prices. The meals appeared initially expensive for a burrito or quesadilla, but it was well-worth it for the rice alone - delicious, properly seasoned rice to accompany the dishes. Good decor, great service.

Thank atlasshrugs
Canton, Georgia
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very small and AC is open window. Appears to be local favorite and crowded during our visit. Meal was good and service worked around difficult conditioins

Thank Soleil122
New Westminster, Canada
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

It was reasonably authentic, but I waited an hour for my meal, which was overpriced, and not very tasty. It was only mediocre. Of course I'm used to eating good Mexican food in the United States and Mexico. The service was slow and not very attentive. They were extremely busy though.

Thank ejohan
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is a must visit -- the food was amazing and fresh. I missed good guacamole, and they delivered. The staff were very friendly, and when it started pouring rain, found us a place inside. I'd recommend making a reservation, as they had to turn people down who showed up without one.

Thank jroseeats

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Hanson St, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Yukon  >  Whitehorse
  • Phone Number: (867) 668-5858

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