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Cantina Beach


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Baja style, Mexican inspired, beachfront Cantina
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Latin
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed June 11, 2019 via mobile

We had the table side made guacamole. I always thought that I made great guacamole, but this was something different - by far the best I’ve ever tasted. Enchiladas and pork carnitas were also delicious. And our waitress Paola - you are the best :)

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank TeemuM143
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

Night 5 of our family reunion vacation. This was our second visit to Cantina (the first was 4 years ago) and it was nice. The location is great - right on the beach. The food was OK but a very limited menu at night. Drinks...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank C8009BRdenisem
Reviewed May 1, 2019

Great Mexican food. As good as you get in an Americanized restaurant. We had the salsa and chips, the fajitas, and salad with chicken. Don't forget the margaritas and the key lime coladas.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank GoOutNow
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

I have been to Cantina Beach restaurant several times in the last 10 years and the food, service and setting have been always great. It is a mexican food restaurant, where you can enjoy lunch or dinner. It is right on the beach and there...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank G9300EQalessandrab
Reviewed March 27, 2019

We had a few meals here during our stay at the Ritz last week and while the food and drinks were great it was the staff that made our stay outstanding. Theo, the manager, in particular was beyond kind and thoughtful when another diner was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank khebenstreit
Reviewed March 24, 2019

Cantina had great guacamole but the drinks seemed watered down and the fish tacos were okay. Service was pretty good. Nice location at the Ritz.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Toni E
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Inside the Ritz Carlton, the Cantina beach restaurant is a good option for Mexican food in Key Biscayne. Their margaritas are typically good and they make a good guacamole, usually at your table. We’ve had enchiladas, tacos, & fish, and most times the food quality...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank fdoaguirre57
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Good food, friendly staff, reasonable prices, on the beach. Cannot ask anything else. Had a vegetarian burrito $14 and that was enough.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 102mathieug
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Very low-key restaurant that served great drinks. Hands down the guacamole is the best thing ever! So good that a bird came to join us. He took off before the check came. Oh well!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Shad0wy
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Simply stated, the food is way overpriced for what is essentially Mexican street food, and the menu is very, very limited. And, whatever you do, don't order any drinks. I got charged $22 for an inexpensive tequila that retails for $25 a bottle. But what...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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June 24, 2019|
Response from Case1096 | Reviewed this property |
Very expensive. I would expect expensive food at a Ritz but this was excessive for the type of food.
December 26, 2018|
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