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La cantinita

) #1,136 of 1,479 Restaurants in Porto $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin,
Rua Santa Teresa 28, Porto 4050-537, Portugal
+351 915 388 553
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible22%
3 days ago
“Excellent mexican food”
6 days ago
“Fantastic Mexican Food in the Heart of Porto”
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Santa Teresa 28, Porto 4050-537, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We just loved it. We went first for diner and the service was excellent. We ordered queso con chorizo, flautas and alambre and it was amazing, specially the alambre. Then we went again to have lunch and though the service wasn't that good, the food...More

Thank LauraColored
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant deserves greater acclaim and more visitors! Sure, the owner/main waiter is a little bit curt and grumpy but the food more than makes up for it. The Azteca soup in particular is absolutely delicious. There was a lot of vegetarian choice (though not...More

Thank xxHVCxx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner and loved it. The chicken tacos and Aztec soup (spicy soup with cheese, bits of avacado and tortilla on top) were both wonderful (as was the mojito at only 4eur) Everything was extremely fresh and well presented, and against some other...More

Thank Jordan_229_2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very limited menu especially if you are vegetarian and staff unwilling to really leave meat out of dishes. Several of our group left their meals. The service was friendly, the wifi was good and the drinks were nice but not very impressed with the food...More

Thank shazkowalski
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

As an American I wouldn't have rated this as five stars in the States, but it's probably the best Mexican food I've had outside of North America. As the title suggests, I don't know why this place has such mixed reviews: Service was great, menu...More

1  Thank William F
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I've been to this place twice and it was great both times. The food is great and even though it seems to be in small portions, it made me feel satisfied at the end. People complain about the staff, but I think they're really nice....More

1  Thank Kelly A
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

I usually do better at home. The nachos were very simple (only a few pieces of peppers) and with mozzarella cheese. Not what I was expecting. The quesadillas were even worst, the chicken was stew and there was no vegetables beside the onion. I would...More

Thank crisilva_2014
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Not sure why the reviews are so down on this place. We absolutely loved it. The lunch menu is the best bang for its buck anywhere we have seen in Porto. 5.5 euro for soup, delicious fajitas, a beer, dessert and an espresso.

Thank David B
Reviewed November 9, 2016

La cantinita offers a very good food. I have found this place without any prior information. They offer in the midday lunch menu wich is delicious and cheap.

Thank LechBK
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Grumpy manager, awful food, tasteless decoration. The ceviche was probably taken out from a savers of a highstreet supermarket. Never again

Thank Leonardo Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Santa Teresa 28, Porto 4050-537, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 915 388 553
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