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Corolla Cantina

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1159C Austin St, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla, NC 27927-9680 (Formerly Corolla Cantina Bar & Grill)
12525971730
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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New York
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very nice, good food priced right. Cozy not too big some outside seating but would try to go early for dinner as it probably gets busy with the tasty food.

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Milwaukee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a positive note - The staff was pleasant, the ambience was relaxing and I was very excited and hungry. And the chicken quesadilla I had was very tasty. On the not so positive side - the smoothies were milk-based. I have lactose intolerance and yeah, I asked. My issue is not severe or life threatening like some folks with... More 

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone in our family loves Corolla Cantina. The staff is always friendly and the food is fresh. The tuna poke is absolutely delicious, as is the seared tuna. Our son chose this restaurant as the place to go for his 10th birthday, and the adults in our group are very happy with his decision. So glad we're locals who can... More 

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Thank thordis517
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a place to try something different and trip advisor listed corolla cantina as a good place to try. A small mexican eatery with an interesting selection. Everyone had something different and it was all good. The tequila chicken and lime with grilled shrimp was fantastic!

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Thank Bryan F
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! The food is amazing and the staff is super friendly! They treated me like I was back at home! The owner came out to talk to me and ask me how it was! Definitely a must try!

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1 Thank DustyHarrison04
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here a few times last week and was not disappointed. Staff was friendly and helpful from start to finish. Food came out quickly and was delicious. Would definitely recommend to others!!

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1 Thank scottdoesknow
Jarvisburg, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Corolla cantina is a must do on your vacation or visit to Corolla! The staff and owner are the best around, I enjoyed the whole experience from the food( crab cakes are out of this world), to the drinks and the relaxed and happy atmosphere! 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

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Thank RedRoses86
Glen Ridge, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Average food served in a strip mall. Overpriced small portions with little flavor. Our entire party (2 adults/4 children) left hungry and unsatisfied after shelling out $100+. Restaurant interior was nicely decorated.

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Naaadya, Owner at Corolla Cantina, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not enjoy our establishment. However our menu pricing is average and relative to any resort area. We as business owners and employees have a short (100 days) window to make a living and at the same time make your vacation a memorable one. Corolla is based on family owned business and have avoided at all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Greatest place in Corolla, a must try You will not be disappointed, just pleasantly surprised. Great service, fun staff overall super place.

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Thank Joelle H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best food for the money, great friendly service and comfortable atmosphere. Felt like home but better. Evening out in fresh air with good music lots of ambiance

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Thank Marty W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Mexican, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1159C Austin St, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla, NC 27927-9680 (Formerly Corolla Cantina Bar & Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: 12525971730
Description
Corolla Cantina is located in the Corolla Light Town Center across from the Historical Whalehead Club. Look for the bronze horse!! Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week serving California/Baja style dishes w a twist. Enjoy your dinner and watch the sun go down over the Currituck sound w a frozen drink in hand on our patio. We are sure your gonna have a great time!!! See ya here!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?