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“Side Street Cantina”

Side Street Cantina
Ranked #69 of 1,461 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 8, 2013

The food was good and the drinks were generous and strong. The service was hectic. It was crowded with large parties on a Saturday evening. No one served as a greeter at the front despite waiting a few minutes so my party of 2 seated ourselves.

The servers seemed to be overwhelmed by the number of guests, but they were friendly. I would return.

Thank Bmoresfinest124
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

This surf-style dive restaurant & bar is perfect. Near the beach. Cheap beer. Amazing food. We had a dinner that consisted of table-side fresh guacamole and a heaping pile of chicken nachos.
We returned here numerous times in our trip for more beer and food. Volcom mural outside is pretty awesome too.

Thank mrkbell
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

Food was really good and very well priced. They played really great music. A little dark but nice atmosphere. Not wowed by their drinks. Not sure if our waiter was an actual waiter or a bar tender filling in, but he was AWFUL. He took forever to take our drink order and then food order. If we hadn't already had our drinks we would have left he took so long. We would go back and cross our fingers for a different server.

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Thank cmaldon2
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Pros: Food was good, atmosphere was appropriate, and the price was a pleasant surprise.

Cons: Needs better air conditioning, small flies zooming around.

Thank Rob H
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

PROS>
>the food stood out as very flavorful
>good free chips and dip, includes a queso mayo dip
>Great, friendly, professional yet funny wait staff

CONS>
>WAY to hot inside, probably 80-85 degrees... maybe we came on a broken AC day... but we were drenched by the end
>Slow service, waited about 10 minutes for water... but they were very busy.

HP

Thank FBOOTH6
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