We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Spicy's Mexican Cantina

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
500 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751-2512
732-793-0612
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

194 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 192: English reviews
Dayton, Ohio
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Title says it all. Cool place to go. I would advise u eat before you visit and just enjoy a cocktail...

Helpful?
Thank tmantheoriginal
Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If possible choose the balcony or right inside the balcony to have a great view if the water while you eat. Little pricey for what we got but its a touristy place. Saw others with plates to big to eat in one setting. To get to dining area you need to walk into bar area take steps on the right... More 

Helpful?
Thank Wilcot86
Mantua, New Jersey
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited Seaside Heights. for the first time and decided to try Spicy's Cantina for lunch. The restaurant is directly on the boardwalk and the top floor provides a great view of the boardwalk and ocean. We were promptly greeted by our waitress who brought chips and salsa to our table and then took our order. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank Chuck S
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was very nice and staff very friendly however we sat under a cooling outlet (register) which kept dropping water in our food and head! All and all was a very nice place and we definitely recommend going there. Portions are very generous.

Helpful?
Thank Ali I
Westchester newyork, United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and o have been coming for years. Love to see smiling Leila. So with happy enthusiasm up we go. Leila not working. Well we should have known. Got a lovely waitress. Salsa was like pure tomatoe juice. Ordered the nachos which came out looking like slop. Ok ok. It's nachos. I had pulled port sandwich. Since when do... More 

Helpful?
Thank Morgan A
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was really excited about eating here because of the great seaside view and cool atmosphere but was highly upset. The crab cake sandwich was all breading and no meat and was so greasy it soaked through the roll. The Chips they give you in the beginning were stale. And my boyfriends burger was definitely a frozen patty out of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Hayley T
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and drinks were excellent. The service was prompt, courteous and friendly and the view to the ocean was fabulous. They also make a mean Bloody Mary to start your day off right!!

Helpful?
Thank Tracey C
Harrison, New Jersey
Level Contributor
47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food reminds me of Chevys Grill however doesn't have happy hour half drinks and appetizers. Okay average food and drinks.

Helpful?
Thank Mark D
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was sharp, food was excellent, beer was COLD! The seating is a bit tight, but the view is nice. The prices were reasonable. My daughter ordered enchiladas and raved about the sauce. My husband ordered epenadas and they were out, thought that was odd considering it is a Mexican restaurant.

Helpful?
Thank Daisy T
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some nights is better than others. The food is very good the drinks are very good. Some times the service is slow but it is okay as long as you don't have little ones that start complaining.

Helpful?
Thank Lisa J

Travelers who viewed Spicy's Mexican Cantina also viewed

Seaside Heights, Jersey Shore
Seaside Heights, Jersey Shore
 
Seaside Heights, Jersey Shore
Seaside Heights, Jersey Shore
 
Seaside Heights, Jersey Shore
Seaside Heights, Jersey Shore
 

Been to Spicy's Mexican Cantina? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751-2512
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Seaside Heights
  • Phone Number: 732-793-0612

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Spicy's Mexican Cantina and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
over a year ago
25 days ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Spicy's Mexican Cantina staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?