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Cantina Grill

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Denver International Airport, Jesspen, Denver, CO
3033426872
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Bristow, Virginia
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I fly through Denver quite often and I always make time for this favorite. Their food is always hot and fresh and the service friendly. Love it!

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Thank David S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We came here for brunch before our flight. The kids loved the window seats overlooking the runway. When we first went up to the hostess stand it took a while for one of the ladies to greet us and seat us. There were 4 of them talking over to the side and didn't seem to have any desire for customers.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Worst Mexican meal I have ever had. Not fresh at all and the "hot sauces" are marinara. Do not recommend

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Thank Scott R
Alaska
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67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Three half filled meat tacos, hurriedly splashed together with no attention to appearance. Toppings extra. There was less food and less taste than on a taco Bell $1 menu. Not at all filling. After shelling out $22 for three empty tacos each, we went down the hall to Pizza Hut Express and bought another meal to finish lunch.

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Thank Traveler_from_Alaska
Overland Park, Kansas
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237 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Food quality and taste was out of the world great. Great food at a great price. It is prepared in front of you. Thank you!

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Thank sonic1us
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant bills itself as a Mexican restaurant but it is a carbohydrate factory. Ordered the carne assada burrito and it arrived at our table cold with no beef, some rice and a lot of black beans smothered in Velveeta cheese. No offense to Velveeta. Drink prices were what I would expect to see in an airport. Want the calories... More 

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Thank MrMark49
Denver, Colorado
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207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I was surprised by how tasty the chicken burrito bowl I had was. I was expecting it to be like a Chipotle or Q Doba, but I liked it even more. I will go back on my next trip!

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Thank Thailandtraveler64
New Jersey
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

stopped here on a lay over to to sky harbor airport and wanted a quick meal .Had the nachos ,Very tasty .They had a large variety ovf topping and the service was quick and efficient.Not many tables for larger groups but enough when just passing through .I would definitely recommend and would stop back again

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Thank mrfreeze968
Tennessee
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I had the green chile with pork soup. It had quite a bit of cheese, not enough pork but very tasty with quite a little spicy kick. Plenty of soup to eat with an order of chips and salsa. Pricey, but then, it's at the airport. I would go back.

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Thank TravelBugTennessee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Me and the wife were in our way back to cincinnati from vacation. I had the breakfast burrito and the wife had the nachos and cheese. I was sick the entire flight. My wife was up most of the night with stomach pains. Im not saying that the cantina caused it, but beware! We have found that eating at "established"... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Denver International Airport, Jesspen, Denver, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: 3033426872
  • This restaurant is at Denver Intl Airport (after security)

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