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Cantina Mayahuel

) #545 of 3,996 Restaurants in San Diego ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
2934 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1508
+1 619-283-6292
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good46%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“moles” (5 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“carnitas” (4 reviews)
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2934 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1508
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite restaurant (Jaynes Gastropub-check out my review for them) is just around the corner so it's hard for us to be in the neighborhood without going there. However, we were in the mood for Mexican food. Do NOT go here expecting your standard margarita......More

Thank kappgurl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends took me here for my birthday and I was soooo impressed! Great service, funny waiter, wonderful food, and an amazing selection of tequila! We sat on the patio where it felt like a cantina in Mexico. We ordered vegan street tacos that were out...More

Thank caliartist
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is an amazing little cantina. Authentic is the first word that comes to mind when I stepped into this place. There is a tiny kitchen that cranks out seriously great mexican food to go along with so many choices for your tequila. The bartenders...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

It tends to be a bit busy but as soon as you snag a spot in this small local fave, you're in for a real treat! Everything I've ever had on the menu was delicious: their guacamole and salsas also come with the option of...More

Thank svnesbitt
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing waitstaff!! Just the right size tacos! With really delicious corn tortillas. Good pico and chips! Serves Mexican Coke! Yes, carnitas are good. Loved the chicken tacos with cabbage shred. Nice! Pintos and black beans were good. Wished rice was seasoned ( just plain white...)...More

Thank Northfielder2
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This tiny Cantina on Adams Avenue is a hidden gem. Though the menu is limited, everything that we sampled was fresh, flavorful and interesting. The real draw is the bar which specializes in tequila and mezcal. The waitstaff can assist you in selecting options from...More

Thank cedric09
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went here with friends on a Monday night - I was thoroughly impressed. Specializing in Mexican food, tequila, mexcal and margaritas (made from the aforementioned spirits), the concept is very simple but effective. The food - the carnitas tacos were the best I've ever had,...More

Thank MarkUSNA1998
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Cantina is a local favorite of the food-centric crowd that is making Adams Avenue a destination. The limited menu is augmented by daily and chef's specials, any of which are worth a try. The pollo mole featured on Tuesday and Friday nights is amazing....More

Thank cedric09
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This place exceeded my expectations! The menu is simple, yet sexy and exceptionally well done. I think that because they have a minimalist menu, everything is done with the highest quality and super fresh. The woman who helped us was kind enough to explain that...More

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This place is super small, crowded, and loud so we grabbed seats at the bar. I found the margaritas to be very good and the food was ok. Don't get me wrong - it was good - but I've lived in Austin where there are...More

Thank Veronica S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2934 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-283-6292
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