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Cabo Cantina

100 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1324
+1 949-675-7760
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“nachos” (11 reviews)
“burrito” (4 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar
100 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1324
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service. Accommodating staff. Cold beverages. Drunk people. The chicken on the nachos was fantastic, but the cheese wasn't completely melted. If you're looking for a cold beverage and to catch up on sports highlights on one of their multiple tvs, then this is the...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was not impressed with the food around L.A. Durning my recent trip. However, I really enjoyed the food and drink at this beachfront Cantina! Folks...prices are reasonable, and fun to watch the beachfront and pier in a restaurant with the windows wide open. For...More

Thank Carl V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in the area for a few days and looked up Taco Tuesdays and came upon this cool joint. It's definitely a beach bar but I have to admit, the food is good! Devon the bar manager, is super cool. Remembered how I liked...More

Thank traveldoctorday
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My wife and I visited the Balboa area of Newport Beach last weekend. We spent the afternoon of Cinco d Mayo at the Cabo Cantina. We had excellent service and what a great atmosphere to hang out. They have good cold cerveza, excellent food, and...More

Thank BigRed2124
Reviewed 24 April 2017

If you need a place to get a quick drink and something to eat, then Cabo Cantina will probably fit the bill. Unless you're a local, one visit is enough. While the servers are very pleasant the food is mediocre at best.

Thank YayaShare
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Swung by here for drinks after visiting the pier and driving the PCH. We sat at the bar, the bartender was quick and attentive and super friendly. Margarita was mixed strong but tasted great. My buddy and I ordered some wings for a snack. They...More

Thank JGSurveyor
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We visited this restaurant while vacationing in Newport Beach. The staff was friendly, the drinks were strong, the food was excellent, and the price was reasonable. We went during happy hour and enjoyed two-for-one drinks. They have an extensive margarita menu.

Thank Heidi L
Reviewed 23 January 2017

It was loud as the games were playing on the screens, but the food was fast and the drinks were great. It is not fancy, the prices were moderate.

Thank Vanoli C
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Very good beach bar. Not fancy but thatwhat is expected at a beach bar. Drinks were strong and service was good and food was good.Great location next to beach & Balboa Pier.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This place is fun to go with friends. It has great energy. The staff is very nice. The food is excellent.

Thank SandyS1116
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1324
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-7760
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