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The Cantina

651 E Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941-1412
+1 415-381-1070
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“fajitas” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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651 E Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941-1412
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved everything about this place. The staff was ALL so super nice. Everyone was very friendly and attentive. We were there with 28 kids on a fieldtrip and they handled it so well. The ordering went very smooth. The food came out sooo quickly...More

Thank DaliaN428
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Wish you were here to share it with me. The dos xx was a perfect accompanying drink.... way too much to eat for just one person.

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 19 May 2017

In my adult youth of the 80's and 90's, The Cantina was a popular watering hole with a vibrant swinging singles bar which scored well among Marin's top five places to drink; and as an afterthought, a better than average place to eat -- especially...More

Thank traveladdict2015
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We went here for a family dinner. There were six of us, including two children. We arrived around 6:00 and were seated quickly. As the evening went along, it became crowded, so reservations are recommended. We were given chips and salsa while we waited on...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A big place, well laid out for family dining. Nice, bustling atmosphere. Complimentary chips first were warm & tasty. We had enchiladas, tacos, quesadillas. All were about average Mexican. Service is very good (you could be in/out in 30 minutes if you want), but you...More

Thank BunkyVA
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was there with my sister and brother-in-law for dinner tonight. I had their El rozza (sp?) Con Pollo for dinner tonight. it was wonderful!

Thank Francie C
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I was housesitting in Mill Valley and stumbled upon this place. It has a great happy hour for drinks, chips/salsa, and apps. Bartender and staff are friendly, as are the local clientele. Big place too. Bar is cozy, but the rest of the restaurant looks...More

Thank dannyboytravels
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to Grozny a quick lunch. I have had their tortilla soup before but this time broth wasn't as good. The soup has grilled chicken pieces (I preferred the taste when they put plain chicken in the soup). The grilled flavor is off putting....More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have been coming to The Cantina with my family for about 15 years now and the food/atmosphere has not changed! The margaritas are always pretty strong and come blended, which is hard to come by. I usually get the fajitas with steak and vegetables,...More

Thank Molly G
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This place was rocking, 1 hr wait, but hostess said happy hour was just ending and we could wait an hour or sit in the bar seating. Sat immediately at a table and was happy as could be. Great dinner with family, good times and...More

Thank Eileen_Calif
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 E Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941-1412
    (Camino Alto)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Mill Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-381-1070
The Cantina is located in Mill Valley, California and is specialized in Mexican cuisine.
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