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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner
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CUISINES
Mexican, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly

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THE TORTA SHOP AT LITTLE WATER CANTINA​
A torta is a Mexican sandwich that can be found in small shops throughout Mexico.
Baja-Style Fried Fish
Beer-battered fried cod, pickled organic sweet peppers, cabbage, habanero tartar, cilantro
$11.00
Beer-Braised Brisket
Manny's pale ale & ancho chile-braised brisket, smoked onions, ancho-tamarind bbq sauce, horseradish crema, cilantro
$11.00
Adobo Chicken
Grilled draper valley chicken, adobo sauce, fried onions, queso oaxaca, cilantro
$10.00
Wild Boar Torta Ahogada
Applewood smoked wild boar, grilled pineapple, fried onions, refried beans, crema, cilantro, 3-chile sauce
$10.00
Carnitas
Cola & coconut milk-braised carlton farms pork shoulder, grilled honey crisp apples, cotija cheese, cilantro
$10.00
P.L.T.
Fried plantain strips, lettuce, tomato, avocado, habanero tartar, cilantro
$4.00
Hempler's Smoked Bacon $+10.00
Albondigas
Chorizo & ground beef mexican meatballs, queso, 3-chile sauce, cilantro
$10.00
Achiote Tofu
Fried organic island spring tofu (vashon), achiote sauce, bean sprouts, guacamole, pickled organic sweet peppers, cilantro
$7.00
Bean & Avocado
Beans, avocado, cabbage, cilantro
$7.00
THE TORTA SHOP AT LITTLE WATER CANTINA​
A torta is a Mexican sandwich that can be found in small shops throughout Mexico.
Baja-Style Fried Fish
Beer-battered fried cod, pickled organic sweet peppers, cabbage, habanero tartar, cilantro
$11.00
Beer-braised brisket
Manny’s pale ale & ancho chile-braised brisket, smoked onions, ancho-tamarind bbq sauce, horseradish crema, cilantro
$11.00
Adobo Chicken
Grilled draper valley chicken, adobo sauce, fried onions, queso oaxaca, cilantro
$10.00
Wild boar torta ahogada
Applewood smoked wild boar, grilled pineapple, fried onions, refried beans, crema, cilantro, 3-chile sauce
$15.00
Carnitas
Cola & coconut milk-braised carlton farms pork shoulder, grilled honey crisp apples, cotija cheese, cilantro
$10.00
P.L.T.
Fried plantain strips, lettuce, tomato, avocado, habanero tartar, cilantro
$7.00
Benton’s hickory-smoked bacon $+4 4
Albondigas
Chorizo & ground beef mexican meatballs, queso, 3-chile sauce, cilantro
$10.00
Achiote Tofu
Fried organic island spring tofu (vashon), achiote sauce, bean sprouts, guacamole, pickled organic sweet peppers, cilantro
$10.00
Bean & Avocado
Beans, avocado, cabbage, cilantro
$7.00
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Reviewed January 25, 2020

We had a drink with a friend at Little Water Cantina Thursday. We didn’t fill out any forms or coupons or anything, only official interaction was my boyfriend paying with his debit card. Today I got an email at my personal address from the Cantina!!...More

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Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 8, 2020

My company hosted our holiday party here, and it was AMAZING. I worked closely with Laura and we were able to secure everything easily and efficiently. We emailed for a number of weeks (and I am so grateful she was so kind and working with...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

Really loved the patio, service wasn’t AMAZING. Special shout out to Jenny, Craig and Frankie for making it a great experience. Yummy snacks and delicious margaritas.

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Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Great service and atmosphere. Surprised to be billed for salsa when our waitress asked, “would you like chips and guacamole”. They were delicious!

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Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed February 1, 2019

had a great business lunch here - wild boar sandwich was intriguing on the menu and even better to eat. good service, nice views.

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Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

I had the taco salad for lunch and thought the dressing might be off, but then we assumed it was just the heavy lime component in it....that evening I suffered a bout of the worst food poisoning i’ve ever had with 9 hours of vomiting...More

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Date of visit: January 2019
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Barbara H, General Manager at Little Water Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

I am so sorry to here this of this! Please call me as soon as you are up to it as we certainly take this issue very seriously. Thank You, Sincerely, Barb

Reviewed December 17, 2018

I was greeted promptly with a smile and taken to my table for my reservation. Upon arrival it was very cold in the restaurant. Granted, it has cement floors and a bistro feel with big glass windows. The view is lovely. the Server came to...More

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Date of visit: December 2018
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Barbara H, General Manager at Little Water Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2018

Dear Not So Much, Thank you for taking the time to review us here at Little Water Cantina. Please accept my apology on behalf of the chef for the less than pleasurable meal and know that these issues are being addressed. This is not typical...More

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Picked the restaurant off Tripadvisor due to the great location reviews. Came here on a nice sunny afternoon and got seated outside overlooking the lake. The location is great and so was the service. Unfortunately can’t say that about the food. We had ordered the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Barbara H, General Manager at Little Water Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Hello Karan B Thank you for taking the time to review Little Water Cantina. I am glad to hear how much you enjoyed the service and the view. I am equally as disappointed that yo caught our kitchen on an off day. Please know that...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Food was expensive and uninspiring. Service was really bad. View was great....and, yeah, view was great.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Barbara H, General Manager at Little Water Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Hello Joe Z, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience. Please reach out to me personally if you would like to discuss in further detail. Thanks You Barb

Reviewed July 14, 2018

I got fish tacos. They didn't have much flavor. Different Mexican food than I am used to.Menu choices are small, not much variety. Setting was beautiful, service.was.good.Did not like the salsa but the chips were awesome and so was the queso. I don't drink but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Barbara H, General Manager at Little Water Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Hello motorcitygal74, I hope the view brings you back so you can enjoy delicious food with great flavor as it should be and typically is. Thank you for the feedback

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