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MAS Fina Cantina

Bar, Pub, Mexican, Pizza
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2780 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1628
+1 760-434-3497
08:00 - 02:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

At first glance this Cantina looked like a Latino dive, but since we had a Groupon ($25) off $50 minimum. The bar stools were all full, however there are tables for 6 in the back. We ordered 2 breakfast burritos, chicken fried steak, breakfast sandwich, chorizo, and I had two pancakes ($5) and 2 eggs well or over easy. ($4).... More 

Thank Ken S
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126 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Have walked past for years and decided to try. Menu has variety. Had sandwich large enough to split for light eater. Same with my wife. Both tasty and nice beer variety.

Thank Charles H
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I love that the owner cares a lot about this low brow, local loving dive bar! After my first time there, I gave a less favorable review...since then, the owner listened to my complaints on having a good choice of s glass of wine, and gave one ! The service and locale is lovingly rough, and the everyone is in... More 

Thank Sarah T
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

After riding the coaster up and down the coast all day we got off at the Carlsbad station and we're looking for a late lunch. This place is right across the street from the station. The burgers were great and everyone else enjoyed what they ordered I love to find these local places compared to eating at the chain restaurants... More 

Thank Jim S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Small bar but they have really good food and a fun atmosphere. Great place to start off your Carlsbad crawl. :). The bartenders are great and really friendly.

Thank Roger C
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

If you want one the best Local Places in town... Mas Fina Cantina (Or just Cantina) is the place to be. A little bit small on the inside, Cantina makes up for the lack indoor seating and size with a moderately sized porch area and a brand new street-side seating area, effectively doubling its capacity for people. And people is... More 

Thank Kevin S
Easton, Maryland
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224 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Went here for breakfast and had an awesome meal!! The scrambled eggs and omelets are delicious. They don't have milk though!!

Thank Frampy24
Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

3 1/3 stars ... April 2016. We went here because the New Village Theatre is across the way and we wanted to eat nearby. Inside too noisy for us, however patio was fine. $10.00 pretty good hamburger with French fries was big enough to split and they didn't charge extra. $6.00 beer. Sweet waitress. Daily specials about 1/2 price most... More 

Thank janicedallas
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

After walking all around Carlsbad Village we were on the way back to the car when we happened on this spot. Definitely a lot of locals loving this hangout and we found it perfect for the mood we were in. Diverse bar menu, fried and healthy but the drinks were great and the personal service by "Toby?" Made us feel... More 

Thank Michael M
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We visit Carlsbad each spring and always visit this place multiple times Carolee is our favorite bartender/server . The friendliest bartender we have ever met. Food is always fresh and delicious. Drinks are generous and top notch. We can't wait to visit again this spring.

Thank Marian12158

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Mexican, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1628
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-3497

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