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La Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
870 N Railroad Ave, Opelika, AL 36801
+1 334-203-1418
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
“carnitas” (2 reviews)
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
870 N Railroad Ave, Opelika, AL 36801
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service. Food is pretty good. Amazing sides. Fajitas are really good. Salsa and chips are good too. Excellent ambiance. Really quiet.

Thank seaborneq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was a little slow on the uptake at first but that improved once we sat down. Appetizer was good. The Cantina Trio I think. Tacos were enjoyed by some. My chimichanga was a little too much. Lots of batter but great filling. I ate...More

Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Although I never imagined going to a Mexican restaurant for a weekend brunch, the brunch here was very tasty. The pimento cheese Benedict and the breakfast burrito were favorites. Of the two tacos ordered, I really enjoyed the fried avocado taco. House margaritas were also...More

Thank jlegendre
NC F, Manager at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for the nice review! We are excited about our new Weekend Brunch options and are so glad you enjoyed them. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

So much to say about this little find on our visit to Auburn. The food was excellent and the bartender was so helpful while we were waiting on our outside table. He knew the food menu and helped us with recommendations. He was spot on...More

Thank 346shellig
NC F, Manager at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you, Shelli! We always strive for an excellent customer experience and are very glad you felt well taken care of. We are looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

They restaurant is very welcoming and quaint. The food is very good but you pay too much for what portions you get. It is a lil bit like a specialty restaurant with their different twist on tacos.

Thank BuckMcGhar
NC F, Manager at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for the nice review! We appreciate your feedback and hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I has heard good things about this restaurant so I decided to give it a try. First of all I want to complement the staff. Everyone was wonderfully friendly and professional. The owner was there and we had a great conversation about the restaurant and...More

Thank JamesH7086
NC F, Manager at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thank you, James, for giving us a try and extra thanks for the feedback on your visit! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and look forward to seeing you again. - Jennifer, manager

Reviewed May 13, 2018

Went after long hard 10 hour day and wanted a drink and food. Sat me at booth quickly and with a couple minutes had salsa and chips. Ordered a beer but must have been forgotten for long time and eventually another waitress at next table...More

Thank Billy G
NC F, Manager at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Bill, first please accept our sincere apologies for your extended wait and issues experienced on your visit. We certainly strive for excellent customer service and superior food, and we are sorry your experience did not reflect that. We do, however, really appreciate your feedback and...More

Reviewed May 10, 2018

Much better than the routine Mexican food, but totally casual and fun. I had a quessadilla and the others all ordered from the interesting list of tacos, which were not small. Tuna, brisket, blackened fish, etc among the taco options. That's probably the way to...More

Thank nagled
NC F, Manager at La Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thanks for the great review! Always love to hear when someone has a great time with us - hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Get the tacos a large carte, although everything else is likely good too! We were recommended this place by a colleague and it didn’t disappoint. The reception was excellent and the server was friendly and personable without being overly pushy and prying. It was a...More

Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
Reviewed November 11, 2017

We had heard a lot of great reviews on this restaurant. There are so many great Mexican restaurants in the area and we were excited about the possibility of finding another excellent one. First of all, the venue and the service are terrific! No complaints...More

Thank Karen F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 870 N Railroad Ave, Opelika, AL 36801
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Opelika
  • Phone Number: +1 334-203-1418
  • E-mail
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