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Contessa's Cantina


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner


$5 - $20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found ourselves in Bisbee for a day seeing the sights and asked several locals for a recommendation for a Mexican restaurant. They all pointed us to Contessa's. Apparently, it's where the locals go for Mexican. We could see why. This is a very cozy...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank BnCrXplorerz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Large portions. Great service. Relaxing atmosphere. Fantastic food. We went for dinner with friends after the annual Stairclimb. The portion was so large I took the rest home & split the food with my teenager.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Mrymerry
Reviewed August 21, 2019

Took us a while to get there...but we've been back twice within the month. Contessa's salsa is smoky and delicious: that first basket of chips goes down easy! Standouts were a mole dish, ginormous fajita portions, and the queso fundido appetizer (extra points for great...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank VespagirL55
Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

Caught us as we were coming into town. 25 minute wait, skimped on tortilla chips with no refill unless you pay. Food was mediocre at best. Charged full price for 2 fish tacos when 3 is on the menu for $12.99.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank LA-in-FLA
Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

Contessa’s Cantina is homemade and authentic. With a mix of fun music in both English and Spanish, it is a perfect place to visit with family or friends. The service was kind with well spoken English, though you could tell they were familiar with the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank alecbenj
Reviewed June 5, 2019

We went here when we came into town and we well pleased. It was 'Taco Tuesday'. the tacos were average but I had a relleno that was excellent. the service was fantastic and DO NOT pass up the chips and salsa. it was some of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Matt S
Reviewed May 16, 2019

This place has the best re-fried beans in the county. Super ambiente sitting out on the porch. Wonderful Chili Rellenos and Sonoran Enchiladas. Overall, a great dining experience in our old home town.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Pedro S
Reviewed April 20, 2019

If you've come close to excellent Mexican moles, like in Jalisco and especially in Oaxaca, you won't go wrong ordering an entre with Contessa's mole on it. Simply outstanding. I've even special ordered the mole to take home. We've eaten at Contessa's multiple times and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed April 19, 2019

Really fascinating decor ... really good Mexican food .. their soups are really good! We will be back.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Phil N
Reviewed March 26, 2019

Good food, good service, cozy atmosphere. GF corn tortillas were so tender, I questioned staff if they weren't made of wheat flour. Excellent salsa verde sauce on enchiladas.

Date of visit: March 2019
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