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La Sandia Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, South American, Central American
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8340 E Northfield Blvd, Unit 1690, Denver, CO 80238-3129 (Between E 47th & E 46th)
+1 303-373-9100
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had a business meal in here 2 nights ago. The tacos were nice and tasty, the place is really nice, full bar with multiple selection of tequilas. The menu was varied enough and the atmosphere really nice.

Thank Luis E
Level Contributor
84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a scratch kitchen where everything is made fresh. I highly recommend it! The chips are thin and light. Salsa is just delicious. Guacamole was made at our table and had a light lime taste. One friend ordered steak tacos. She said the meat was tender and tasty. Another friend and I ordered enchiladas. Both of us found... More 

Thank Kim B
Incline Village, Nevada
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179 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Shopping at the mall and we decided to get lunch first. Authentic Mexican cuisine. The service from Noah was exceptional from start to finish. I like that the guacamole was tableside service but I don't think the value was worth $10. I enjoyed the steak fajitas; portion size is spot on. The lunch trio (soup, quesadillas, and salad) looked like... More 

Thank Smckslimmy
Monument, Colorado
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119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The carnitas were yummy. Very tender and well seasoned pork. All sauces that came with my dish were well flavored, the amount of guac was a bit on the low end though. The service however was really friendly. It has a modern vibe, but feels a bit dark inside. So if you expect the classic bright colorful Mexican theme, you... More 

Thank MaureenJK
Conifer, Colorado
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Creative and tasty dishes! Our party had fajitas that were spiced really well, very good chips and, on request, HOT salsa that was delicious. The margaritas were good though a bit pricey. The Tequila Taster of 3 types was $15 and they brought a single shot divided in three glasses on a board...just outrageously overpriced. The main drawback to our... More 

Thank Don S
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I really wasn't expecting what I found when I got to La Sandia. I found excellent service, with truly genuine and fresh authentic foods that were extremely pleasing to the palate. My husband and I have recently switched over to "clean eating" and I have a difficult time eating out...but I had no problems here. The drinks were delicious and... More 

Thank Heather D
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Try the guacamole (made at your table) and the chicken tacos and carnitas. The sangria and strawberry margaritas are tops. You will not be disappointed.

Thank River281
Coventry, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Visited this restaurant as it was near my hotel. Located in a shopping area. The food was good and the service efficient. I had the taco's which were very nice. The interior of the restaurant wasn't particularly shouting Mexican in my opinion. Recommended, worth a visit.

Thank MaverickViper
Phoenix, AZ
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199 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We dined here and had a great time. I ordered the steak fajitas and they were excellent. My friends had excellent meals too, even the vegetarian. Definitely worth coming here!

Thank Walter M
Hayward CA
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Cheese enchiladas are all about the cheese! Using the great Mexican cheese adds more flavor than my words can describe! Light and tasty without any cheesy oil or flat taste! Delightful! Each bite was great! Nice place. Great drinks! Although I admit I was disappointed they were out of horchata.. the steak fatijas with lettuce wrap vs. tortillas kept the... More 

Thank Kj P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8340 E Northfield Blvd, Unit 1690, Denver, CO 80238-3129
    (Between E 47th & E 46th)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Stapleton
  • Neighbourhood: Stapleton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-373-9100
La Sandia Tequila Cantina serves internationally acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval’s high quality, authentic Mexican cuisine. Featuring familiar favorites prepared with high quality ingredients, guests can dine and gather over dinner and drinks. The expanded tequila bar and lounge features over 150 tequilas and mezcals and handcrafted margaritas. Warm, Latin-inspired service will round out your experience at La Sandia.

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