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Cantina 18

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
433 Daniels St, Raleigh, NC 27605-1314
+1 919-835-9911
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“taco” (9 reviews)
“guacamole” (10 reviews)
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
433 Daniels St, Raleigh, NC 27605-1314
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Visited Cantina after Cinderella at the Raleigh Little Theater on a Sunday afternoon with my daughter and two granddaughters.(12/6) Nice atmosphere and great service. Items on the menu for everyone. The tacos were delicious as well as the quesadillas. We will be back!

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Family get together for lunch, we had so much choice but recommendations are made and lots of them. You can always get your food made to choice as my wife did as she needs gluten free.

Thank edodowd
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Service was excellent. Had some great tacos here - some good flavor combinations. Whole family enjoyed their food. We will be back! Convenient location @ Cameron Village.

Thank R871STmp
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I like the garage-door style openings where you can sit inside while feeling like you are outside. More comfortable seating and still get the fresh air. Service was excellent, and the food was very good. The salsa had a nice spice to it. It is...More

Thank 150hotelnightsayear
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Cantina 18 is a fun friendly spot to enjoy good tacos, quesadillas, and other Mexican themed dishes. The portions are generous, the food is always fresh and well prepared, and the kitchen is able to make substitutions for dietary preferences. The drinks menu is inventive...More

Thank CreateConnects
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The service is quick and cheerful, the goat cheese guacamole is tasty as is the salsa and chips for starters. The tequila list is pretty extensive. Seating is available inside or outside. The restaurant is located in Cameron Village - about a 10 minute drive...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

When the owner seats you in a chef's jacket, you are usually in for a good meal. We tried the tacos, based on Jason Smith's recommendations. Pork, Fish, Shrimp, Duck and Chicken. All were great and combined with tasty ingredients. Our meal also contained fresh...More

Thank coastal_confessions
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I would describe the food as gourmet American with a Latin flavor. All the dishes have an original flavor or combination of ingredients. They use fresh ingredients and have healthy options, as well as not so healthy but options. The staff is friendly and the...More

Thank Ada L
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Had a great experience here during Cameron Village's outdoor sidewalk sale. Stopped here for dinner while shopping throughout the village. Food was exceptional. My husband loved the pork taco. I had a wonderful wrap. The manager walked by several times to see if we were...More

Thank Deb J
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is a tough review. Cantina 18 has a lot going for it. Our service was very good. It's a really nice space with indoor and outdoor seating. And I understand they are very supportive of some local organizations that work for the betterment of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 Daniels St, Raleigh, NC 27605-1314
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-835-9911
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