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“Fantastic!”

Playa Cabana Cantina
Ranked #397 of 8,847 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: West End
Reviewed February 5, 2013

We were a party of 4 and had reservations on a Saturday night. We were seated quickly. Our server was awesome and attentive and the most important thing...the food... was Amazing! I highly recommend this new restaurant! I will absolutely be going back!

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4  Thank formerchamp
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

The room is typical Junction hipster with retro fixtures and Mexican cinema posters. The tortillas are made in house and the sauces are wonderful and familiar to anyone who has actually dined in Mexico. No nasty Texmex nonsense here. There is also an oyster bar and thank heavens they aren't so achingly hip that they don't take reservations. Unless you go for lunch at 3:00 pm, you will need to make one. The drinks are good, the food is fabulous and the room is small and welcoming. The only thing that lets this restaurant down is the cheerfully inept and very slow service. We ordered enchiladas with chicken and got beef and the table next to us never did get their crab cakes. If you like Mexican food, it's a rare treasure here in Toronto, but bring your best mañana attitude - you'll need it.

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Thank ArtemisToronto
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

Great evening with friends and really enjoyed the food. Everything was fresh and portion size was good! We will be back.

Thank lemon38
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

David Sidhu has done it again. The owner/chef of his first restaurant Playa Cabana in the Annex
was a hit and won a few awards voted by the serious foodies in the GTA...simply do a google search to read further.
When I think of words to express what is being served here I can only think of:
fresh
authentic
zesty
flavourful
delicious
satisfying
Further, dining here simply exceeds the value equation when it comes to eating out
and happily opening your wallet. Price, service, quality and cleanliness, all here my friends.
Together with a new vibe...more fun,southwestern, with Junction artwork abounding....
its simply a perfect fit for this neighbourhood.
The only negative that I can foresee would be the same challenge that the first restaurant had...
accomodatiing the demand, line ups and long waits. Reservations a must! and confirm!
Nice problem to have .......Bravo Mr. Sidhu!
Oh..what did I eat? Lobster Tacos......to die for!

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5  Thank rayz
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

Had dinner there on Friday night, it was super busy, great vibe, food was superb.
Will definitely be back ! :)
Happy to see such a hot spot in the Junction.

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5  Thank JoannaFaj
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