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“Meh.... Don't Go Out of Your Way to Find It”
Review of Cabo Cantina

Cabo Cantina
Ranked #144 of 513 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

This is an OK watering hole when you need a break from the beach. Pretty views & a good breeze blowing through the open windows. The chips, queso & salsa dips, & drinks (peach margaritas & cosmos) were bland--no real taste.

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1  Thank Nanniebella
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

Stopped here for lunch after spending time on the beach. We ordered appetizers only! The nachos were huge and the chips here were one of the best I have ever had. The nachos were huge and were shared by 4 of us. We also ordered wings and quesadilla. The wings were a bit spicy for the kids. This is right off the beach so you don't have to worry about taking all your belongings off the beach. It is not fancy dining but it is good for appetizers and drinks break from the beach!

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Thank kristinedenise
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Before posting, I read some of the other reviews ... have to agree with most of them. Place is dirty, dingy (unless you're sitting by a window), noisy, and too loud music. But ... as one reviewer said ... it is a CANTINA! Actually it is kinda fun ... our waitress was friendly, on top of her orders.
Food was nicely served and tasty. It's a place for the younger crowd ... let them enjoy life!

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Thank Sheri R
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

Mixture of seafood & mexican food, can't go wrong. Friendly service, great drinks and good food, will definitely return next trip.

Thank luvbeachesAustin
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Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

This place was dirty, dingy, has poor service, had a creepy bartender and all their food tasted and looked like it was from a can. The bathrooms were so gross and unkept we had to leave and use the ones on the beach down by the pier. We opted to seat our selves and had trouble finding a tables that wasn't sticky, when we did find one it was so woobly my margarita almost fell over. None of our food came out warm and the chips were so hard it made them difficult to eat! Newport is full of little gems, this unfortunately is not one of them. It really is saddening though especially considering its great location:(

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Thank Megan C
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