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South Cali Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
553 Dean St | Basement, Albury, New South Wales 2640, Australia
+61 2 6041 2819
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (11 reviews)
“chicken bites” (5 reviews)
“churros” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
553 Dean St | Basement, Albury, New South Wales 2640, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So let’s just say that Mexican isn’t your fav, this spot may change your mind! Down stairs for a meet and greet and bam, modern style south Cal Mexican converted me++++ So on the list of ho hum is Taco Bell, Montezuma, Zambrero... not a...More

1  Thank madtravella
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband I and come here at least once a fortnight. Love trying the different menu items, but I always come back to the nachos. The strawberry margaritas are amazing too! Best Mexican on the border!

1  Thank Gretchen H
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Great place to grab a quick bite or sit back and relax in the Main Street of Albury. My favorite is the soft shell crab salad, just fabulous!

1  Thank Renay G
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We had a booking for a large group. When we arrived, they didn't have enough chairs set up for our group. We had to go and find our own extra chairs and set them up. We had a set menu organised but staff got so...More

Thank mrandmrsbeas
Reviewed 16 March 2018

A burrito wrapped in foil on a plate. Nothing else on the plate. I kind of expected it to be better for an eat in. Others had better looking meals but mine was a disappointment.

Thank izitulez
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The menu writer/chef needs to learn the difference between squid and calamari. The food was overpriced and inedible. The service was slow and sloppy. Wouldn't even give it a second chance.

Thank amytR5161XJ
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Went to the cantina for Dinner on a week night and the place was packed with a great vibe. Staff were attentive and friendly. Food was delicious and a good sized serving. Drink prices were standard for Albury hotels / restaurants

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Downstairs from the main street, we visited on a Friday for a quick dinner. Booking this venue is a little tiresome You call, leave a message, and in our case hope they get back to you. I say that because a second call was required....More

Thank Taihara
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here most recently in December but have always had great food here. The menu is creative and varied, and everything tastes fresh. Great atmosphere as well, I recommend you check out the specials board as there is always something new...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We took our daughter here and while she loved it the service was a bit slow for a child, as an adult it was resonable as your bed times are flexible. The food was great. My daughter had nachos although she didnt finish them due...More

Thank Ra88iT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 553 Dean St | Basement, Albury, New South Wales 2640, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Albury
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6041 2819
  • E-mail
Fresh South Cali style Mexican, Tequila bar + tunes.
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