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La Cantina Restaurante y Bar

Mexican, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Contemporary
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Calle 41 #202B | Centro Historico, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 985 856 0999
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East Cowes
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233 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

- one of the few places with outdoor sitting and good views over the main square of this bustling provincial town Service good but as others note with a serving charge- used to it from London find it ok as it's optional and at least you know Food- some local specialities which are interesting try the lomitos valladolidiana... Good drinks-... More 

Thank cramorra
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Had 4 drinks at this place. The bill was 240, paid with 500, got back 200. When questioned they informed about a 15 % surcharge for service. During my whole trip in Mexico this is the only place I got ripped of.

Thank Felix S
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155 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We chose this restaurant as it was busy and looked nice and clean. We had three evening meals here. Service was prompt, food was fresh and tasty.

Thank DavePatti
Merida, Mexico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I have eaten there a two times over the years and the food has always been poor or mediocre, and we once waited an hour for our food.

Thank smcannie
MarujaValladolid, Owner at La Cantina Restaurante y Bar, responded to this review

We are not clear at why you keep on coming back! Could it be that you only want to write a bad review? Could it be that you do not know any better? Three times!! For bad service and food, there has to be something wrong with you! Your review top my curiosity, Why would anyone keep on going to... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Real food. Taste fantastic, and was full after one plate. Definitely will make a visit when I return again. The waiters/waitress were courteous, and polite.

Thank Chuck T
Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Sunday night. Great spot to watch the band and dancing next to the square. Tried their two specialities, the slowly cooked pork and the yucutan sausage, both were fantastic. Staff did well given we speak almost no Spanish. Beers were also some of the cheaper ones we found around the square area.

Thank Dane A
Crawley, United Kingdom
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425 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 429 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

As part of tour we had a stop at Valladolid, after about an hour walking about the town in blistering heat, we settled at La Cantina for a cold beer. The location is perfect on the corner of the main square overlooking a small park and great for people watching. Much to my surprise the prices were very reasonable and... More 

Thank andycoldham
Delton, Michigan
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Overall the place was ok, the service was slow, the food edible but bland. It was nice that the seating is outside along the square. As I said, it was just ok. Would not recommend as anything special.

Thank Antonio A
Tel Aviv, Israel
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Being the only restaurant with sittings outdoors, I thought it would be nice to watch the park while eating here. The service was the worst ever. No please, no thank you. The plates were literally thrown at me. The food was no better: the quesadillos were chewy and flavourless.

Thank yvonne067
Valladolid, Mexico
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We were invited to join some locals we know that live in Valladolid, to watch the street dancing and listen to a 14 piece Latin Band on Sunday Night. They do this almost every Sunday. La Cantina was their place of choice. It is located right across from where the dancing takes place and the band is set up. We... More 

Thank Mike D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 7
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 41 #202B | Centro Historico, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Valladolid
  • Phone Number: +52 985 856 0999

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