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Sunset Cantina

#762 of 2,449 Restaurants in Boston}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, American,
916 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1204
+1 617-731-8646
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good64%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“nachos” (19 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
916 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1204
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I went with a mixed group of young and older after a conference. Food and drink were decent and staff was attentive without hovering. Convenient to the dorms on Harry Agannis Way. It was easy to get a separate check.

Thank Kate_Dalby
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Over the course of my stay in Boston, I visited Sunset Cantina three times. The first was great! The portions were large, food delicious, drinks flowing and the service was phenomenal as the server was attentive. The second visit was only to the bar, and...More

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Restaurant is within walking distance of Fenway Park. Food and drinks are excellent as is the service. Quite a good selection of tequilas and Mexican food items.

Thank SwedishSoul
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Food and Margaritas were the best. The staff are great and it's just across the road from BU. It's our go to place when visiting BU

Thank Garret2013
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

After watching the Boston University hockey team deal to Yale at Agganis Centre we went looking for a drink and something to eat. Sunset Cantina was conveniently located just across the road. Enjoyed the sliders and the atmosphere created by the college kids who filled...More

Thank GrantHay
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thanks for dropping by after the game! We're thrilled to know you enjoyed the fun atmosphere and the taste of the sliders. If you ever find yourself back in the area, we'd love to have you back for another delicious meal. All the best, Marc....More

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch as I was craving Mexican. Chips were from the night before, not even crisp. You get 4 little 'salsas' in little plastic containers- way too expensive for what it is. The food is kinda Mexican... you got burgers an typical bar...More

Thank Frederic V
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

I'm sorry to see that you did not enjoy your experience with us as much as we all would have hoped, Frederic. We definitely do love what we do here, and we always strive to give our diners the absolute best meal possible -- I...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We had a quick bite to eat here before seeing a show across the street and it was just what we needed. Quick attentive service and lots of menu options! We had the nachos and stuffed potato skins and both were delicious! They had a...More

Thank Rachy817
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

I'm thrilled that you got the chance to join us! It sounds like you ordered well -- the nachos and stuffed potato skins are both major favorites around here. I'm glad you were pleased with our beer selection and service as well! With that said,...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Was visiting my daughter at Boston University which hurts having to go to Boston being a Habs fan. As we travel the world we seek out Mexican food and this was our first experience in Boston and it wasn't bad. Wasn't in our top tier...More

Thank Davidsquash
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Thanks for stopping by while you were in the area visiting your daughter, David! It's great to hear that a well-traveled Mexican food eater like you had a chance to try what we're cooking up and enjoyed everything. I hope you ended up getting that...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stopped in here for a drink while my daughter was attending a concert at Agganis Arena across the street. It was a hot summer night and very hot inside the restaurant. The poor servers were working hard but were all friendly. Had a couple of...More

Thank mcobbme
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thanks for stopping in! Though the summer heat was beating down on us all, we're glad the margaritas helped to keep you cool. Hope your daughter had a blast at the concert across the street, and we hope to see you both again sometime. Until...More

Reviewed 18 July 2016

Great fun atmosphere! Get the nachos, they are huge and taste amazing, enough for two people! Great drinks as well!

Thank avashib
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Thanks for the kind review, Avashi! I'm glad you appreciate everything from the atmosphere to the flavor of the food and drinks. Hope to see you again sometime soon. Until next time, Marc. B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 916 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1204
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-731-8646
Description
Welcome to Sunset Cantina!

Here you will find an impressive 38 beers on tap and over 200 tequilas. Join our beer and tequila club and take advantage of flight samples, vintage and new beers, seasonals, meads, cider and Boston's best margarita! The bar is open and serving until 2 AM every evening except Saturday.

Our extensive menu is served late, and includes Boston's award-winning steam beer burgers and famous curly fries, original buffalo wings and giant nachos. Still hungry? Try our juicy BBQ steak tips, grilled fish, homemade pastas, tender Yankee ribs or our sizzling fajitas.

Enjoy our Super Sunrise Sunday Brunch from 11 AM til' 3 PM

Come in to Sunset Cantina today and see what all the fuss is about. We look forward to seeing you!
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