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Cantina Mexicana

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Binnenstad-Zuid
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Vismarkt 50, 9711 KV Groningen, The Netherlands
+31 50 312 0131
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Cork, Ireland
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant had a huge menu, with a variety of options for all tastes. Drinks menu was similarly large. Prices were very reasonable, with huge portion sizes! The most interesting aspect of this place is the interior, it's multilevel and covered in antiques and Mexican souvenirs. It's colourful and a really interesting dining experience! The only downside was that service... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Super nice atmosphere and enviroment, i ordered spare ribs and they where super nice, tasty and tender...super nice waiters also👍🏻

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Groningen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had dinner with my friends in Catina Mexicana. The atmosphere was really nice and the service of the waiters was good. There were too few of them, so sometimes it took a while before you could get their attention. But they worked hard and you could see that they did their best. The food, on the other hand, was... More 

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Thank nadascheper
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Many different Mexican specialties served in good portions. I had a great dinner at this place. I'd recommend this to anyone visiting Groningen!

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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212 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This restaurant is busy and huge, so it seems it would be good food? Well.. The Mexican here leaves a lot to be desired. It's a poor take on American Tex Mex. Flavorless, soupy, just... something missing. They even put French fries on the table! WHAT? I know this is typische Nederlands, but ... come on guys, send someone to... More 

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Thank Lindsay B
Groningen, The Netherlands
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I had a first date here with my current partner, first we had to wait like 25 minutes before getting any menu's. The place itself was kinda nice but the wasps made sure we weren't comfortable. Then the food came and i was really disappointed. It was supposed to be 3 kinds of meat and taco's but it all tasted... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Ate here on the tank dinner deal. Have eaten here before and was looking forward to going back but was left disappointed. We were picking of a limited menu because of the deal, which I think is also the cinema deal menu. Started off well we had the corn soup and the tortilla's and avocado which were fresh and tasty.... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The food was really good and we had some left that we wanted to take home. We know that's not customary in the Netherlands so we politely ask the waiter. He said it was okay but later came to the table with the take away stuff and made us fix it ourselves. He should have just told us he didn't... More 

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Thank L D
Groningen, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

I wouldn't say this is the best place I've ever had Mexican at, but the atmosphere is definitely really nice and cozy and the place is huge so there is always a spot left to sit.

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Thank Julie B
Groningen, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

This place is a small-eyeing place in the heart of Groningen. It is however quite big and the interior and lighting are very lovely and cosy. They offer menu's for groups, 4 different kinds with each a different price tag, but they also offer a-la-carte meals and desserts. The ribs, which are with cinnamon, are delicious, simply lifting it makes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vismarkt 50, 9711 KV Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Groningen Province  >  Groningen>  > Binnenstad-Zuid
  • Neighbourhood: Binnenstad-Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 50 312 0131

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