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Side Street Cantina

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$$ - $$$
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205 11th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3508
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food was like any other mexican restaurant I've been too, but was delicious; also the red sangria they had was amazing!

Thank Tina M
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had lunch here today with my husband while vacationing in Virginia Beach. The margaritas were great! They came out with a generous portion of chips, salsa, and a spicy sour cream. Then we both had rellenos in mole sauce, which were the best we ever had. I also had a burrito, and my husband had a crunchy taco. Both... More 

Thank Susan B
Charlottesville, Virginia
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252 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not able to eat here, but the menu looked good with good prices. We did have time for a drink however, and they had several happy hour offers. The margaritas were very good, and inexpensive during the happy hour. Good service, I'd like to go back when we could try the food.

Thank norskies
Bismarck, North Dakota
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506 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was tasty. Nothing different but they did a good enchilada and nachos. Service was very good. Nice chips and great salsa

Thank Glenn M
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Decided to take a break from the overpriced/poor service restaurants on the oceanfront, and am glad we did! Very friendly people, fast service, and the food was amazing!

Thank Eric H
Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The food was average at best but the staff was nice and attentive. I ordered the jalapeño poppers to start and they were not the best served with watery sauce. For my meal, I order a cheese enchilada with rice and beans and it was more satisfying. Overall, it was okay.

Thank Ashley R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Clean, great friendly service and awesome food. We couldn't recommend it more. It was a close walk to our hotel and the beach.

Thank Nora M
Alexandria, VA
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Tried this place based upon reviews in Trip Advisor and wasn't disappointed. Was surprised that I could get a seat/table at around 6pm on a weeknight. Good Tex/Mex in a very nondescript restaurant. Four of us had meals and none were disappointed. Tableside guac was good and disappeared quickly. Drinks and food came quickly and servers were attentive on refills... More 

Thank Outside_495
United States
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

My daughter is a lover of burrito so we decided to try Side Street and we were not disappointed . The food here was excellent , my daughter order her burrito which was huge while me and my wife ordered the enchiladas . I can say they were the best I ever had and my daughter finished the whole burrito... More 

Thank Traveler5555555
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The margaritas, tableside guacamole, and the Cuban sandwich i had were amazing. The rest of the family's dinner was just average and our favorite Mexican restaurant back home would slay this place. I don't think we will be back. It was just okay.

Thank Michelle S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 11th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3508
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 757.962.9993

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