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Carlos Cantina & Grill
Price range: $10 - $20
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Description: Carlos Cantina & Grill offers a great location & atmosphere with delicious authentic Mexican cuisine. This busy restaurant in the heart of Sidney has been open at the same location for many years & enjoys an outstanding reputation for good food & a loyal following of clientele. The business boasts a consistent top internet restaurant ratings rank, such as the Urban Spoon & Groupon, within the Victoria area for Mexican food. Opening hours are reasonable & the kitchen is organized & fully equipped. Lovely outdoor seating, that takes advantage of the beautiful evenings in lovely Sidney By the Sea, including the popular Sidney Summer Markets, that run Thursday evenings during the summer season right outside its door.
Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I love this place. We go every week and enjoy trying out the selections on the menu. Absolutely enjoy the new friendly owner, the new decor and the unique pleasant neatness of this delightful eatery.

Thank Relic2
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

Tucked away on a Sidney side street. This little gem provides excellent Mexican food and drink. The owner and staff are just wonderful to deal with.

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Thank Saffron D
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Reviewed January 13, 2014

We had dinner here the other night with another couple, it was a Sunday night and there were four of us. Luckily we made a reservation because even though it was a quiet night, they only have the one table that accommodates four. The atmosphere is quaint, true to a small town Mexican Cantina, decorated true to form. The food was good but not outstanding in my opinion, I've read great reviews here and was expecting much more...I didn't find it. Maybe next time as even the other couple we were with, who have eaten here before, admitted this was not the normal great fare they have experienced on previous ocations.

Thank Brian C
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

This little place feels just like a piece of Mexico! The food is good and I like that the menu lists vegetarian and vegan options. In the summer, there are a few tables outside which is always nice. Small but worth the visit!!

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Thank 123vagabond
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

It may not be the norm to review restaurants in one's home town...travel usually motivates this, Carlos Cantina & Grill is a 'go to' spot here that never disappoints. It's one of those small restaurants (that expands to the sidewalk in the summer months) that one hopes will be there forever. So far, so good. Anyone used to ordering standard Mexican food will be impressed with the quality and quantity. Mexican Food newbies will love it as well. Subtle, mutli-layered tastes that last throughout the entire eating experience, making you want to lick the plate....but being of British stock, one knows to place the sauce on the fork with the aid of the knife. Carlos is a delight.

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Thank Janice181772
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