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Spicy's Mexican Cantina

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500 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751-2512
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Iselin, New Jersey
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278 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the classic boardwalk fare, not Mexican. Pizza, fries, cheese steak. The cheese balls are the best, but everything else was okay. Everything on the boardwalk is kinda overpriced so don't be surprised by that. Service was okay as well.

Thank Mrsoleary928
Williamson, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Was there Saturday night decent service and ok prices. Tuna was good. They had a better then average margarita, which is a good thing. Friends with me didn't care for it much but he's from Texas so very critical about Mexican good.

Thank Brian L
Winter Garden, Florida
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this location on a referral and it happened to be my first visit to the Shore. All eight of us were very unhappy with the drinks (sangria, warm/sour beer and poorly mixed drinks) and the appetizers (spring rolls & mozzarella cheese) were just as horrible. The apps were served on paper plates with plastic forks and the drinks... More 

Thank Chris S
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192 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical Mexican fare. Only overpriced. Nothing really stood out. Food was ok. The free chips were great but the salsa was awful. Tasteless and watery. Service was really slow and barly saw our server.

Thank bearcj
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friday night we stopped in for drinks & appetizers. Knowing how huge the platter of nachos are, we decided to make a dinner out of appetizers. Our nachos with ground beef were excellent. We also had southwest egg rolls which were good. Everyone who passed by our table commented on how good they looked & that they were also going... More 

Thank Solaris1
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A trip to Seaside always includes a night (or 2 or 3) at the Spicy Cantina. Food is great, plentiful and reasonably priced. The tour de force for us are the buckets of rum and/or the Coronaritas. It does get busy and that's to be expected. A lot of people want to sit outside on the second floor, if you... More 

Thank Frank M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a 45 minute wait with 10 open tables, and a testy hostess. Wait an hour for food after 2 terrible margaritas, the food comes out with soupy Non-flavorful refried beans, and chicken chimichanga that tastes like chicken from a can with a disgusting taste. The only thing good was the server and the bartender who's name was Kristin who... More 

Thank Justbeachyqueen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing how people can screw up something as simple as fries- not this place, though! Awesome service and a lively atmosphere. Definitely a recommended!

Thank Stacy C
New Jersey
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right on the boardwalk. Great bar scene and music. The Mexican food is very good with enough choices for those who don't like too spicy.

Thank PAM2014
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good for for not much money. There was a good selection of foods and people were nice. Clean enough for the shore.

Thank Trish M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?