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The Lyon Cantina

) #4 of 32 Restaurants in South Lyon $$ - $$$ Mexican,
22870 Pontiac Trl, South Lyon, MI 48178-1640
+1 248-486-7000
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“chimichanga” (6 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
22870 Pontiac Trl, South Lyon, MI 48178-1640
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, that is right-- I am not a fan of Mexican Food-- something about the spices I think. My sister however loves it so we compromise and go to the Cantina. I usually order the Taco Salad which is great with lots of toppings and...More

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband really likes Mexican food. I can take it or leave it. At this meal, I left it and had a burger instead. The burger and fries were good and there was enough food left to take some home. My husband chose Mexican tamales...More

Thank solomon5
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Large sized portions, great food and environment. The outdoor area adds a nice touch to summer dining.

Thank mvpmich
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Food was great , staff was very nice and quick! The chips and salsa are amazing, you can write a message or your name or business....whatever you want on a dollar bill they will take it to the ceiling!

Thank Vickie W
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Went there with friends and fund the food and margarita's very good. So good we went there on our own. Food was still very good.

Thank maxbandy
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I love the Fajitas and happy hour margarita.the restaurant is clean and staff is friendly. Enjoyable evening

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were in South Lyon tonight having our taxes done & needed a place to eat on the way home. Our tax person recommended Lyon Cantina. What a nice place to have an informal dinner. The menu was extensive. The service was friendly, qick and...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The Lyon Cantina is a great place to grab some Mexican food in South Lyon. They offer all the standards, plus an awesome chimichanga. The service here is quick and the food is delicious. They have a pretty big selection of Mexican beers that go...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here several times - had take out tonight. Food is consistently good, nice size portions, always satisfied.

Thank Aek76
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This place used to be fabulous but since the new ownership took over, it's been subpar. Service is good, not enough comfortable seating, great Chips & salsa & margaritas, but all the food tastes the same. They have this chunky red sauce that they put...More

Thank Stacy E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
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: 22870 Pontiac Trl, South Lyon, MI 48178-1640
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  South Lyon
  • Phone Number: +1 248-486-7000
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