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Cabo Cantina

Mexican, Bar
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100 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1324
+1 949-675-7760
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12:00 - 00:30
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Sun 10:00 - 00:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 00:30
Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Concord, California
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165 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you need a place to get a quick drink and something to eat, then Cabo Cantina will probably fit the bill. Unless you're a local, one visit is enough. While the servers are very pleasant the food is mediocre at best.

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Minnesota, US
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Swung by here for drinks after visiting the pier and driving the PCH. We sat at the bar, the bartender was quick and attentive and super friendly. Margarita was mixed strong but tasted great. My buddy and I ordered some wings for a snack. They were quick to serve and tasted great. Bar had a great view of the beach... More 

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Thank JGSurveyor
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We visited this restaurant while vacationing in Newport Beach. The staff was friendly, the drinks were strong, the food was excellent, and the price was reasonable. We went during happy hour and enjoyed two-for-one drinks. They have an extensive margarita menu.

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Thank Heidi L
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

It was loud as the games were playing on the screens, but the food was fast and the drinks were great. It is not fancy, the prices were moderate.

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Thank Vanoli C
Irvine, California
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Very good beach bar. Not fancy but thatwhat is expected at a beach bar. Drinks were strong and service was good and food was good.Great location next to beach & Balboa Pier.

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Thank Bill S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This place is fun to go with friends. It has great energy. The staff is very nice. The food is excellent.

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Thank SandyS1116
New York
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had rented a beach home, just down from the bar. Our first day we went to take a walk and got to cabo , which was our first bar we came too, and was our last stop for the night. They offer extra large margaritas, for a small up charge. They were good, but a little weak for my... More 

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Thank scot0610
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Food was SOOOOOOOOOOO GOOD!!!!!!! Super fun place, Great atmosphere right on the beach, drinks were strong and delicious. Parking was easy

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Thank Nikki K
Irvine, California
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The restaurant is located b the beach and is always full of people! It's very beautiful but a bit loud with all the TV's at their highest volume! The beer and margaritas are great. The service is OK.

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Thank maziarrostamian
Laguna Hills, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We ate there several months ago, and it wasn't a typical hole in the wall place, which was frankly what I was craving. However , this was more of a gourmet dive, if there is such a thing. The empanadas were delicious. If you are looking for a Mexican menu with a twist, I suggest you give this a try

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:30
Monday
12:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:30
Thursday
12:00 - 00:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1324
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-7760

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