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Bel Air Cantina

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Latin
1935 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1576
+1 414-226-2245
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“taco” (48 reviews)
“korean beef” (8 reviews)
“barbacoa” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1935 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1576
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t believe that the Bel Air restaurants in the Milwaukee area can be soooo different. I ate lunch at the new Brookfield restaurant and the food was fresh,delicious and truly left me wanting more. So I wanted to share the experience with my husband and...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting new relatives (through daughter’s marriage) in WI. Introduced to a great Mexican food cantina on North Avenue. The $5 Margaritas were excellent and the tacos were fantastic. Had a variety of fillings and recommend you have at least three as they are three-bite size.

Thank 50bdaycelebrant
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

First of all chips and three types of salsa, the best! Incredible taco choices and pretty reasonably priced. Visited on a busy night, service was slower but still great! Highly recommend the zihuatenango taco.

Thank Talley H
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The restaurant was in a cool older building on Water Street. For a Sunday afternoon it was pretty loud but it was also busy. We were a party of 8, so they seated us in the back room instead of trying to cram us into...More

Thank jennwink
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The food was awesome and can’t fault that at all. The tacos were amazing with so many different options. Our service was awesome when we had it but it literally took ages for everything as she had zero help. We did come later on a...More

Thank boomer5421
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I enjoyed the atmosphere, good service, good food and drinks. A relatively new place but the staff was experienced and acted like they'd been there a long time and knew what they were doing. I had a variety of tacos, chips and salsa...and margaritas. All...More

Thank FloridaBackroads
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Flavorless blah food. Wisconsin's idea of Tex-Mex?! Atmosphere, service and drinks were excellent. Food was not much better than Taco Bell. We had tacos and nachos with the carne asada, which they said was supposed to be grilled steak shredded but it was chewy globs...More

Thank LarryandDiane
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The only thing keeping this place from a zero is that the wait staff was nice and attentive! My wife and I ordered three tacos apiece, all different, all equally tasteless! The barbacoa and Chicken (pollo) was so dry and small it makes "Jerky Treats"...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Their quacamole was very good. Chips come with 3 types of salsa. My husband had the tilapia tacos which he liked. There's a chicken soup, carne asada tacos. As it was warm we ate inside with the a/c, but they do have a big terrace...More

Thank Travel-Seal
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The restaurant was busy, but not TOO busy. (I've heard it can get pretty crowded.) Slow service from an inexperienced server. He gets a pass for being new. Nice decor except for the deceased, decapitated steer head above the otherwise beautiful bar. We sat outside...More

2  Thank 413catherinep
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2 May 2017|
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Response from Bird91 | Reviewed this property |
A waitress/waiter will help you at your table or you can sit at the bar. This restaurant has a casual and relaxed atmosphere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1935 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1576
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-226-2245
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