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La Cantina Mejicana

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C/Limones 53 | Sweet Corner Bay, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2016

The view upstairs over the sea was awesome and the food was really colourful, fresh and delicious. Favourite restaurant in Lanzarote. Great cocktails too. Highly recommend!

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Thank Jenneke86
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely views over looking the sea front food was 1st class staff were very friendly a defo must portions were great

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Thank tharper79
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

We were disappointed with the service, we felt the waiter was very ignorant and fake. We had nachos to start which were very bland, for main the chicken enchiladas were also tasteless and dry. The chicken fajitas however were amazing.

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Thank robjgibson
West Yorkshire
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

We visited La Cantina in Fuerteventura & were very impressed so thought we would give it a try while we were visiting Lanzarote..it was a good choice. We ordered a starter to share, a main each plus drinks. The food was tasty, good quality and piping hot. The waiter was friendly and the service efficient. We were seated in the... More 

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Thank Foodie_GB
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 24, 2016

We normally have a meal in here when in Playa Blanca really like mexican food and the view over the Port is fab at night. But last week we were quite disappointed we always both have the burritos and enjoy them but this time they were tasteless. Our starter was ok and view as always very good but doubt if... More 

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Thank HappyDays1958
Glasgow
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Arrived yesterday and always come here when we are at Playa Blanca. Lamb chops are to die for. They are not on the menu but just ask for them. My husband had 8 lamb chops I had steak fajitas, one strongbow, one large red wine and one tequila - 31 euros!!! Amazing!!! Then we were given 2 tequilas on the... More 

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Thank Suzanne M
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Nice food and plenty of it but we had a waiter who didn't really understand English very well so didn't get the exact order we wanted but it was fine anyway. We sat upstairs by the window so was very pleasant

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Thank Jmr166
Glasgow
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic first night meal in this restaurant. The staff were very helpful and attentive. The food was great quality and portion.

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Thank stevie_b100
North Wales
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2015

We visited this restaurant early December. There were only 2 other people dining here when we arrived. We were put off slightly by this, but found that many of the other restaurants were also very quiet at this time of year, so decided to give it a go. We ordered a jug of Sangria and Nachos with meat and chilli... More 

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Thank ukwilkis
North Wales
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2015

I can only comment on the fajitas which I have every time I come, but they are always fabulous. There are nice views of the harbour as the cantina is accessed from the street behind the sea front and located above the front line restaurants. Its always a nice change from the regular touristy places.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/Limones 53 | Sweet Corner Bay, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Playa Blanca
Description
This restaurant is in the main pedestrian and shopping area of Playa Blanca, the Zona Peatonal Los Limones which runs parallel to the seaside promendade and harbour

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