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101 Cantina - CLOSED

1632 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1840
+1 352-283-8883
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 13, 2016
“Fun place with inexpensive drinks!”
May 3, 2016
“A college bar that happens to serve food.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Bar, Pub
1632 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1840
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

down.Found this place by accident while in town for a b-ball game on 2-12-13 and fell in love with it. Very good cold beer and the food was great.Went back on 2-14-13 for supper and was not let down. The servings are more than I...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed December 5, 2012

Love the tapas style tacos and fantastic queso. Atmosphere was fun and made me feel young again!! I will def be back when on the weekend as the hangover was rough the next day. Mango marg is to die for.

Thank martha s
Reviewed October 8, 2012

If you're looking for great food & drinks, music, and awesome people, look no more. Cantina is the only place to be in Midtown. On game days, the parking lot becomes part of 101 Cantina to tailgate. The bartenders are very nice young females who...More

Thank SaraM12_12
Reviewed September 20, 2012

Finally had time to get here and write a review. Always great here. "wine down wednesdays" is really cool. My friends and I try to get in at least twice a month to watch the jazz band that plays here. Great deals on wine bottles...More

Thank Chrisf86
Reviewed June 6, 2012

This is a great spot to hang out - very friendly - food is great and mageritas as fantastic!!

Thank AndyW2
Reviewed March 11, 2012

Cantina is one of my favorite places to go in the midtown area. Though it is a bit over priced, I always have a great time and would choose to go there over the surrounding bars any day. I had heard good things about their...More

Thank Jordyn H
Reviewed March 5, 2012

I came in for lunch the other day and had to sit outside because it was so nice out. What's great about Cantina during the day is the large tiki bar and beach-like atmosphere, it's nice to have a little escape from Gainesville every once...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed February 29, 2012

I was a bit skeptical about eating at 101 Cantina after reading all the reviews, but I was pleasantly surprised when I ate lunch there this past week! Cantina is right across the library so it was super convenient to just walk across the street...More

Thank RomMizrahi
Reviewed February 29, 2012

I would definitely recommend Cantina to any mexican food lover. I can't believe I've lived in Gainesville for almost a year and just tried it for the first time. While the wait was a bit long and the music was a little too loud the...More

Thank Rikki G
Reviewed January 14, 2012

Food was very good with all the expected flavor. Lots of people chilling and drinking so the place was full the whole time. Try the guac!

Thank Maxfisher81
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$9 - $15
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1632 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603-1840
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-283-8883
  • E-mail
101 Cantina is a Mod-Mex Restaurant and tequila bar. Featuring full service lunch, dinner, and late-night menus, 101 Cantina is a chic addition to the mid-town area
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