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Side Street Cantina

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205 11th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3508
+1 757-962-9993
12:00 - 00:00
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw decent reviews for Side Street. Wanted Mexican and was in a hurry so ate the bar. Liz the bartender, was awesome super quick, efficient and friendly. House margarita was happy hour priced at $4 and not bad. Decided on 3 seafood tacos, Tuna, Shrimp and Fish. It also came with rice and beans. Food was authentic and tasty. Excellent... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was outstanding. Unfortunately i had the chimichangas and they were kind of bland. They werent terrible but not great either. My son had the shrimp quesadillas and those were really good though.

Thank John M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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432 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

While at the beach to celebrate my birthday, my wife and I came across the Cantina just two blocks from our hotel. We shared bean dip, beef taquitos (beef mixture wrapped in fried tortilla dough) and jalapeno poppers as well as an order of beef and chicken fajitas. Everything was cooked to order and served HOT. Add to that a... More 

Thank tfig218
Culpeper, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Tucked away on 11th street, away from all the chain restaurants, is a great little restaurant with a casual atmosphere, and big bar area, and well-priced mexican fare. We will return every time we are in town.

Thank Robin R
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I love this place. They have great food and on the weekends after 9 they usually have a Dj come in. I really enjoy the music and the switch from day to night.

Thank Cassidy B
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Food was like any other mexican restaurant I've been too, but was delicious; also the red sangria they had was amazing!

Thank Tina M
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I had lunch here today with my husband while vacationing in Virginia Beach. The margaritas were great! They came out with a generous portion of chips, salsa, and a spicy sour cream. Then we both had rellenos in mole sauce, which were the best we ever had. I also had a burrito, and my husband had a crunchy taco. Both... More 

Thank Susan B
Charlottesville, Virginia
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429 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were not able to eat here, but the menu looked good with good prices. We did have time for a drink however, and they had several happy hour offers. The margaritas were very good, and inexpensive during the happy hour. Good service, I'd like to go back when we could try the food.

Thank norskies
Bismarck, North Dakota
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543 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Food was tasty. Nothing different but they did a good enchilada and nachos. Service was very good. Nice chips and great salsa

Thank Glenn M
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5 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to take a break from the overpriced/poor service restaurants on the oceanfront, and am glad we did! Very friendly people, fast service, and the food was amazing!

Thank Eric H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 11th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3508
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-962-9993

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