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La Cantina

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241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
+1 970-476-7661
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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245 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Located in the transportation center - it's a little like eating at the mall. Nothing fancy. Order at the counter. Service was quick. Servers were polite and nice. Food was pretty good, price was great - under $10 for lunch in Vail Village. Had chicken enchiladas ( all white meat), fresh, and very good. Lunch even comes with free chips... More 

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Thank NWS2012
Jackson, Wyoming
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Authentic, delicious, priced right! Great enchiladas and tacos!! Salsa bar. Easy take out solution. Small space inside transportation center, super informal, not a lot of atmosphere but simply great Mexican food!

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Thank lisavail
Sydney, Australia
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139 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

For those that appreciate unpretentious service and value, this is a gem in the capital of skiing pretence. Walking in and seeing a couple of dogs sitting at a table with a family disarmed us immediately, (something that you can't see in Aus as they are not allowed). Great value food, quick service - and its in the transport/carpark terminal.... More 

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Thank Travel-Sitreps
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

La Cantina is the best inexpensive Mexican food in Vail. I get the burritos because they are a great size. The chips and salsa are great they have a salsa bar with five different kinds all super good. Order at the counter and they bring you your food. Cheap drinks. I once saw J T eating here.

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Thank George O
Perth
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Got an early dinner take out from la cantina and was very happy with my meal. The service was friendly and fast, and the menu had plenty of choices; there was a nice little suggestion page for the gluten free and vegetarians. I ordered something along the lines of 'El gringo grande' burrito, which described itself as the choice for... More 

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Thank shannon334
Vail, Colorado
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

In the 2nd floor of the transportation building. Easy to grab food on your way to or from the mountain. The portions are (too) big. It's an excellent grab and go where you feel like you got your money worth.

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Thank Elizabeth S
Vail, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

I love this place. Everything from the tacos to the burritos are outstanding! The salsa bar is fantastic and unlimited! Margs are delicious and refreshing! The best part about this place is the price!! Very reasonable for Vail. This place is always pretty packed, and there is no table service so you have to go up to the counter for... More 

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Thank Katie M
London, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

You would never expect a place in a bus station would be able to provide such delicious food but this place delivers. The ceviche, burritos, guacamole and tacos were some of the best we have ever had. Such a delight!

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Thank Shelley S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Went with my teenage kids. Service was great food was so delicious. Who would have thought you can get an amazing fish burrito in a restaurant in a garage. Fabulous and friendly. Loved it and will go back again.

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Thank Terri W
Orlando, Florida
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Was told by a local to stop here and try some great Mexican food. This place is actually inside the bus station and it is a very small location. Tacos were fairly average. Gave them a try based on the high reviews. Margaritas and guacamole were best items we purchased. If you are looking for a cheaper option it maybe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 S Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657-5245
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-7661

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