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Mission Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
485 West St, Amherst, MA 01002-3320
+1 413-230-3580
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“enchiladas” (19 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
485 West St, Amherst, MA 01002-3320
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I went here because many of our friends and relatives spoke so highly about it. I was not impressed. I found the menu limited. The food was mediocre. I have eaten at many Mexican restaurants. This was not worth the hype.

Thank delightedwithfood
Reviewed 1 week ago

We gave up going because you could not park and the service was so laid back as to be annoying. We always called and did take out. We tried tonight and were put on hold 6 times and said it would be a moment. After...More

Thank moxman3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mission cantina is amazing You can get all sorts of food there There’s backed beans Tacos Burritos Quesadillas The staff are super nice The fish and shrimp tocos are amazingly good

Thank FurnessFamilyTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the rave reviews and driving past this place my whole life, I decided to stop tonight. Thursday night, 5-ish and the parking lot only had 2 spots left. The inside is dark, there were no seats so I ended up at the bar....More

1  Thank Localgirl0330
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Living in the NYC metro area, one would think that there would be plenty of fantastic Mexican food places to choose from. Sadly, not so much the case. That is why this find in Amherst, MA is a complete and genuine 5 star find! I...More

Thank Deborah A
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Mission Cantina is a small restaurant with BIG flavors. Specialty drinks and the mexican style menu are well suited to the ambiance of the space. Staff is friendly and the vibe is comfortable.

Thank Patty M
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a comfy little restaurant situated in a small strip mall. The menu is not huge, but the food and drinks are excellent and don't break the pocketbook. If I lived closer it would be a frequent stop for me. Excellent chicken and carnitas...More

Thank Phyllis W
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Meet for Brunch at Noon. Promptly seated and served. Wait staff was attentive. Had sweet potato and chorizo hash. I would recommend to friends and would go again. The bill for 3 of us was $37. Many items on menu.

Thank gregtrue
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is the best Mexican style restaurant in the area. I hate giving it a good review because now more people will go and it will be even busier. Seriously, it's worth the wait. The prices and portions are fair. They have local food and...More

Thank LindaCS1331
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Checked out this little restaurant on the outskirts of Amherst. Must admit I’ve driven by this place many times without giving it a second thought. Well shake on me. I ordered the taco combo plate. 3 taco’s with rice and beans. Taco’s were shrimp, chicken...More

Thank dgouldd
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September 24, 2016|
Response from bpiq | Reviewed this property |
Yes they only open early Saturday and Sunday. It's not really brunch but they will have a couple of breakfast type items on their menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $18
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 West St, Amherst, MA 01002-3320
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-230-3580
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