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Side Street Cantina

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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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Bismarck, North Dakota
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500 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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3 of 5 stars 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
Easton, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

My family and I visited Virginia Beach and were hoping to find a good Mexican food restaurant. We were very satisfied with all of the dishes we ordered at Side Street Cantina. The steak and chicken fajitas were outstanding. Met our expectations. Our server was very courteous and attentive. Will return when we visit the area again.

Thank J2S
Toronto, Canada
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98 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

This is our "go to" Mexican place in Virginia Beach. We ate here some 5 times now, and have been pleasantly impressed every time. The people are nice, the food is excellent, the portions big and the prices reasonable. It is a bit hidden from the main Atlantic Ave, so maybe this is why the prices are lower.

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Columbus, Ohio
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

The food is classic delicious cantina Tex-Mex. The vibe is very casual. We went on a Friday night and it wasn't crowded at all. The food was great and came out very quickly. Service was excellent, price was reasonable, and the bar was a good time. They provide chips, salsa, and crema while you wait. We loved it!

Thank bwompbwomp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?