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Cantina 76

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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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2901A Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-1841
+1 803-708-6004
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:30
Mon - Tue 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 14:30
Wed - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went as a large group and had excellent service. With a party of 14 they were happy to provide individual checks and were very resourceful in splitting shared menu items (appetizers). The tacos were great and much more filling than I expected. The margaritas were delicious and I loved that you could pick your tequila, which they had a... More 

Thank C_Brina
WWEB, Owner at Cantina 76, responded to this review

Hi C_Brina, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you received excellent service and enjoyed our tacos and margaritas. Come back and see us soon! Cheers, Rob Cantina 76 Owner More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The food is a little different they have a special twist on everything and speciality tacos. the food is good. but the service wasn't very good. Haleigh was our server, and once she took our order she never came back, except to give our checks. She didn't ask if we needed anything else, refill our drinks, or give us straws.... More 

Thank tori555
WWEB, Owner at Cantina 76, responded to this review

Hi tori555, Thank you so much for dining at Cantina 76. We really appreciate your business. We're very sorry to hear about the less than great service. It sounds like you went to the Columbia Main Street location? The review is for our Devine location so just making sure. Service is a huge part of our business and we strive... More 

West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Went for a early dinner.variety of tacos impressive I must say. Dirty queso was different but also good.other stuff on the menu looked good but was not that hungry. Mostly a younger, college age crowd,(it is very close to the USC campus).I could see this being one of my stopping places in my younger days. Our service was better than... More 

Thank Jeffrey R
WWEB, Owner at Cantina 76, responded to this review

Hi Jeffrey, We're so glad you enjoyed our tacos and the Dirty Queso, which is one of our most popular items. We strive for excellent service and are happy to hear that you received above average service. We hope you come back and visit us soon to try the rest of the items on the menu that looked good to... More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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122 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Gourmet tacos and other neat things you will find here. From the friendly staff to relaxing atmosphere, is a nice neighborhood gathering spot for a drink, snack, meal and conversation. A very nice place to visit.

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WWEB, Owner at Cantina 76, responded to this review

Hi MyrtleBeach60, What a kind review. We greatly appreciate your business and hope you come visit us soon! Cheers, Rob Cantina 76 Owner More 

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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We have eaten here several times while visiting my daughters. The service is average but friendly, the food is great and the happy our specials are a great value. We will definitely be back.

Thank Tony6019
WWEB, Owner at Cantina 76, responded to this review

Hi Tony, We're so glad you enjoy our happy hour specials and we appreciate your review. Hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Rob Cantina 76 Owner More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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262 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Went for early lunch. There were maybe 2 tables w customers and it took almost 10 minutes before our server came by for first time. We almost walked out. There were 3 staff cleaning the bar bottles, so that was irritating. But once we got a server she took good care of us. Not a fan of having to pay... More 

Thank tjeason
WWEB, Owner at Cantina 76, responded to this review

Hi tjeason, We appreciate your review and thank you for brining this service issue to our attention. We strive to provide excellent service. So glad you enjoyed our salsa-- made fresh, in-house daily. We're glad that overall your experience was positive and we hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Rob Cantina 76 Owner More 

Irmo, South Carolina
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235 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It was a decent meal. The food is a little pricey for the quality and quantity, but it was good. I was surprised by the fact that chips and salsa cost extra, $3.49 buys a very small serving, so you need a few for a party of seven like us. As we were eating, the waitress came to take any... More 

Thank BethIneson
WWEB, Owner at Cantina 76, responded to this review

Hi Bethlneson, We're sorry to hear that your experience didn't meet expectations. We'd love for you to come back and give us another chance to make your dining experience great. Thank you for your review. Cheers, Rob Cantina 76 Owner More 

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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to eat. It was pretty reasonable in price. If you go at night and on the weekends, you may have trouble finding a spot. It reminds me of good Tex-Mex, but the food was very fresh. This is my second time going and I enjoyed it again. Now, the space can be tight especially if... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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345 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Ate here with about (6) people. It was outstanding. Everyone had tacos except my wife, who had the enchiladas. The tacos were a huge hit and my wife thoroughly enjoyed her enchiladas. Our server was very good and helpful with drinks. She was very friendly and courteous. Would eat here again in a heartbeat.

Thank Brad A
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great food, drinks and a fun atmosphere! Went with another couple and enjoyed the looking forward to another visit in the near future!

Thank lisakayy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901A Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205-1841
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-708-6004
Cantina 76 is a lively, independently owned restaurant and bar that specializes in fresh Mexican-inspired cuisine and signature margaritas; providing a fast yet satisfying dining experience in a casual, upbeat atmosphere with seating inside and out at two locations in Columbia, S.C. and one in downtown Greenville, S.C.

Margaritas are hand-crafted using elements like agave nectar, fresh lime juice and variations such as muddled strawberries and basil. Full of fresh, unique ingredients, the menu includes a large assortment of imaginative tacos, as well as enchiladas, nachos, salads, quesadillas, chimichangas, soups and sides. Sauces, dressings and salsas are made in-house daily, and the bar is stocked with a selection of premium tequilas.

This comfortable, inviting restaurant and bar is a go-to for families, couples, young professionals, the business community and college students – perfect for a night out and drinks with friends or a quick meal with coworkers during a lunch break.

Cantina 76 was founded in 2009 by four college friends in Columbia, S.C. A popular neighborhood restaurant and bar serving fresh, Mexican-inspired cuisine, Cantina 76 expanded to Columbia’s Main Street in 2013. Its first out-of-town expansion is to ONE City Plaza in downtown Greenville, S.C., in 2016.

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