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La Cantina Mexican Grill

Mexican, Southwestern
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2709 Macarthur Dr, Orange, TX 77630-4701
(409) 670-9830
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love their salsa, queso, and fajitas!!! We have never been unsatisfied with our food here and we go quite often.

Thank Marilee B
Orange, Texas
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We were celebrating my husband's birthday so decided to go back to La Cantina. We'd been there Saturday night and our bill was a problem but they seemed to get it straight so decided to go last night. Seated ourselves in the bar and waited, another trio came in, seated themselves and were immediately served chips, salsa and drinks. When... More 

Thank LionPSC
Orange, Texas
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This place is hit and miss, at best. We sometimes go here , trying to support local restaurants, but it is very inconsistent in the quality of food and service. I think I am done...

Thank sueayers
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I have always enjoyed going here after work because you are able to order off the lunch menu until 5. The last few times the service has gotten worse. We said the last time we went might be our last.

Thank Cheryl L
Houston, Texas
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135 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We decided to give this restaurant a try. It has been hard to find good Mexican food in this part of the country, but this one is a keeper. Our server was very good! Our food arrived quickly and was steaming hot! (We both ordered the fajitas.) The frozen margaritas were very tasty and plentiful! And, their prices are good...... More 

Thank Peggy R
Orange, Texas
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The atmosphere is lively and friendly. You can relax and enjoy some of the best Mexican food you will ever eat. It is one of our favorite restaurants . The hot sauce is served warm and they bring you green sauce also. We love the polo locco, and tortuga plate.

Thank paulajim2015
Denver, Colorado
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The sauces on the enchiladas were very bland. The salsa tasted like straight canned tomatoes. Chips were pretty good and the margarita was also good.

Thank Craig D
Garland, United States
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Very colorful and lively atmosphere. The chips came with a green sauce and a warm red sauce. Both are "different". I liked everything on my combo lunch plate except the beans, which polite words cannot describe how bad they were. Lunch prices available even on Saturday were very reasonable. Great place for families.

Thank Darrell D
New Braunfels, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The chicken fajitas were excellent. White Brest meat with onions, peppers were prepared to perfection. The chaos beans had a great favor. The beef enchiladas and tamales with gravy both were cooked to perfection. All food was hot and inviting, with the Waite staff meeting all our needs.

Orange, Texas
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Authenic Tex-Mex fare alright. Food & service consistently good. Menu features a wide variety of Tex-Mex dishes. Me? I like the Coyote Special. It's all good & there's soft ice cream for desert. Kids love the place. Friday nights are pretty crazy sometimes.

Thank Ron S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2709 Macarthur Dr, Orange, TX 77630-4701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: (409) 670-9830

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?