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Side Street Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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205 11th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3508
+1 757-962-9993
12:00 - 00:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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402 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles 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 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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379 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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531 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The food was average at best but the staff was nice and attentive. I ordered the jalapeño poppers to start and they were not the best served with watery sauce. For my meal, I order a cheese enchilada with rice and beans and it was more satisfying. Overall, it was okay.

Thank Ashley R
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Clean, great friendly service and awesome food. We couldn't recommend it more. It was a close walk to our hotel and the beach.

Thank Nora M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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?