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Ixtapa Cantina

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308 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg, MA 01462-1219
+1 978-582-9701
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Leominster, Massachusetts
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124 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is always hot and fresh. They another location in Lunenburg Ma. and both are very nice. We were there on Dec. 27th at 3:30 . The reason I mention this is that our server was very nice but I can't remember her name.

Thank David T
Boston, MA
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has 3 locations in Western Massachusetts. I am a west coast transplant & found myself with a hankering for some authentic tasting Mexican food like I enjoyed back home. Ixtapa is the local ticket. Good margaritas, full bar & great food served piping hot! Many of the Mexican restaurants on the east coast capture the whole Tex-Mex flavor... More 

Thank Vivi3399
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Chips and salsa are superb and fresh. Guacamole is made fresh at the table. Brought the team from Averillhousevineyard.com for a working lunch. Make sure to use your Northend Subaru Mazda Rewards card for a discount. Order the grilled chicken on the Taco Salad for a healthy meal.

Thank Bob W
Hampton, Virginia
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152 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Grew up right aroound corner from this restaurant, I remember when this place was a motel call Caswell Motel/

Thank pat23661
Townsend, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Margarita El Presidente Top Shelf is Yummos! This restaurant is authentic Mexican! The Chips and Salsa are Hot! Delicious! The prices are very good. The food is what you want when dining out. I Love their Tacos! The place is packed on Cinco de Mayo! The staff is so nice and accomodating. You will come back if only for... More 

Thank Dave K
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200 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have eaten here several times and the food has always been good. Service is generally good, also. We typically get the three entree combo plates. This last trip, my Beef enchilada and beef burrito both had potato chunks in them. They were out of tamales, too. Kind of weird....It's still a recommended Mexican stop.

Thank mrolds69
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116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We're willing to alternate meeting places for dinner but our friends enjoy Ixtapa so much (as do we) that they are always wanting to make the 35-40 minute drive to join us here. The Arroz con Pollo (Chicken breast sautéed in a special sauce with mushrooms, onions and bell peppers, served over a bed of rice with melted Jack cheese... More 

Thank tennismaine
Hudson, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Been going here for over ten years. Excellence every time. They have the best guacamole and the staff is excellent. Highly recommended

Thank David P
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

I wasn't expecting the best Mexican food I've ever had, but I have never had anything better than the meal I was served at Ixtapa Cantina. A chimichanga is probably not traditional Mexican fare but the chicken inside was tender and tasty. The refried beans perfectly seasoned and cooked. The rice was perfectly prepared. Even the warm tortilla chips and... More 

Thank David H
Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Lunch was very good and reasonably priced. Had gone to dinner previously and the cost seemed higher than a lot of other places.

Thank Jack M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg, MA 01462-1219
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 978-582-9701

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