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All reviews fajitas chips and salsa taco shredded beef lobster mexican food london bridge patio overlooking house margarita great view large portions service was great happy hour lake wednesday lhc
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Reviewed June 27, 2022

We enjoyed a margarita, chips and salsa at the bar. Chips were just okay...better once we added the guac and salsa.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 11, 2022 via mobile

We really liked this casual “cantina” overlooking the Lake Havasu London Bridge. Our server (Derek) was attentive and the food was great. Excellent Al Pastor chimichanga and the shrimp fajita was good albeit a bit too heavy on the green and red peppers for my...taste. Loved the spices though. Try the Cadillac margarita and if you are into wine, the Josh and J.Lohr are great. VictorBMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 9, 2022 via mobile

We have dined here several times and it is the best Mexican food in Havasu. Excellent service, dog friendly, large portions, and reasonable prices. We will be back!!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 14, 2022

#1 the hostesses acted like we bothered them to walk in at 4pm? #2 they were good looking, but that's where it stops. They walked us back to our table and after 20 minutes, then plopped the napkins and menus down in a stack and...left us. Awhile later another waitress brought chips and salsa. Waited on waters on a hit day.....5, 6 , 7 minutes. Had to go asked someone for water! 3. Chloe was our waitress and she did a great job once she got to us. 4. Food and alcoholic drinks were great. 5. I am sure management will blame covid and short on help, but the two hostesses need customer service training now!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 14, 2022

This place was recommended to us and proved to be outstanding. The flavors were awesome and the portions were huge. You will definitely need a take home container. Sitting out on the deck just added a great finish to a beautiful day. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 13, 2022 via mobile

Excellent Mexican food and a great view of the water! They have a very large outdoor dining area with heaters when needed.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 18, 2021 via mobile

Ordered the super burrito with grill chicken it came with beans and rice sour cream, the chicken tasted great but the burrito was filled with rice and beans and More on the plate. I asked the waitress if the bean and rice were on the...side, she said yes, So I was surprised to see more inside the burrito. The Burrito WAS dry dry ,dry no sauce inside or outside. For $17.00 being called a super burrito was an understatement. I will not be back!!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 11, 2021

Had an excellent lunch with friends, Friendly service, good waiter attention. both the shredded beef and the shrimp Chimichanga dinners were excellent as was the fajita;s The price was on the high side but very good event.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed September 28, 2021

We always eat here every trip to LHC. Enjoy sitting outside on the deck watching the boats go by. Good service, great food & drinks. You gotta watch out for the birds they will snag your food when not looking. Waitress was attentive & nachos...where half off for happy hour.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed May 30, 2021

The setting is delightful while seated outside with a view of the London Bridge. The servers were wonderful. An unusual Lobster Fajita was brought to our table sizzling HOT! We gave it a very good rating but not excellent. We really didn't expect excellent lobster...here in AZ but it was still enjoyable and a very large portion. The Chicken Fajita Salad WAS excellent and again a very generous portion. The house margarita was equally excellent! Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 26, 2021 via mobile

We came here when we saw they had $1.50 tacos on Wednesday with a beverage purchase. We were greeted instantly by a friendly face and per our request seated on the patio overlooking the London Bridge. What a beautiful view. Our server Derek was perfection!...Friendly and attentive, food came out lightening fast and Derek had some wonderful recommendations. Great experience in every way, thank you!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed May 23, 2021 via mobile

Boyfriend and I ate there for lunch. Great service !!! Server nice didn’t have to wait for drinks or food all the staff hosts chip and salsa girl everyone had a job and did it with a smile ! Will come back .

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 13, 2021 via mobile

We had to wait to get in as we didn't make reservations. Service was good and the food was great. I had the Lobster Taco...so good. Big pieces of Lobster and everything fresh and tasty.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 6, 2021 via mobile

Recommended by our bartender, Asia, at The Nautical Beachfront Resort. Seafood enchiladas and salmon tostada...delicious! Not exactly lake front but still overlooking London Bridge. Excellent food and service!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed April 11, 2021 via mobile

You will not walk out of this place hungry. The service was excellent with friendly and attentive staff. So why not 5 stars? The food lacks flavor. There was nothing special about it, wasn't bad, everything was cooked properly with quality ingredients. I understand with...the location they cater mostly to an older clientele with midwestern pallets so they have to bland the food down. Go there for a nice atmosphere huge portions and a full bar. Don't expect bold flavors.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Thank you for your honest feedback.

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Javelina Cantina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4