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Cantina Mexican Restaurant

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Hobart St New Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales 2305, Australia
+61 2 4935 1200
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Newcastle, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We went here as a family of five for a birthday dinner mid week. Kids eat free on monday and tuesdays... The kids were given fun packs straight away which kept them busy all night while I got busy with the mojitos ;) I had the veggie enchiladas with GF wrap ($3 extra i think) - delicious! It was served... More 

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Thank PrincessVino
Wollongong, Australia
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

we visited wests at new lambton and were amazed at the amount of restaurants we could choose from, the cantinas food was yum and for the price excellent size meals...great value

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Thank judy t
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Get in there and try the big burrito. This thing is massive. Grab a bucket of coronas to wash it all down. Worth a visit. Yum yum

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Thank Dermandtegs
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We didn't have to get reservations here thank goodness because many other restaurants in hotel were booked solid! Fast service and food was delicious!

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Thank Lisa B
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is over priced. The portions are quite large, but it is all the lettuce and tomatoes they put on the plate that make you think you have a huge meal. Very disappointed there were no fish tacos - a staple in any good Mexican establishment. In fact, there was only ONE dish that was seafood. (Although there were... More 

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Thank LeiselMac
Newcastle, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Have gone here on many occasions with the family for birthday celebration. Food is always great and the staff are very helpful and polite. Love this place. You will always leave here feeling full and happy with the food.

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Thank mcelhinr
Taree NSW Australia
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332 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

One of several restaurants within Wests Club at New Lambton, Newcastle, it was fairly busy the night we were there as a couple. Our orders were taken within a few minutes and the food was served hot and of a good size for the price (most mains are around $21, with kids meals $15). We would go again, but it's... More 

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Thank Judy F
Newcastle, Australia
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This restaurant is always a friendly welcoming environment. The food is well priced and reasonably priced. Our families always enjoy a night out here.

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Thank sunnyandbright
Redhead, Australia
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

My favorite Mexican restaurant in Newcastle! Best Nachos - beef, chicken or veg, $22 (usually) but it is HUGE, and most people can't finish it all. Drinks are good, margaritas in jugs for $30 to share, as are other cocktails in jugs. Good place for friends and family if in the area or keen for some Mexican food.

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Thank Gabby W
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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Staying at the local hotel and decided to drop in. Very tasty food with a different flavor, even the rice & corn was flavorful let alone the main course. Very busy for a Tuesday night, must be a reason. Service was good with great recommendations.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$24
Cuisine
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hobart St New Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales 2305, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4935 1200
Description
When it comes to Mexican restaurants in Newcastle, Cantina is up there with the best. Get on down and try the Naked Burrito. The extensive menu has more choice than you could imagine, and even has a range of Italian meals and share plates making it the perfect restaurant for dining out. You can enjoy cocktails, mocktails and Margarita Monday's, where you get two Margarita's for the price of one.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?