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Cantina Laredo

Khalidiya Mall, 26th Street | 2nd Level, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 635 4877
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“guacamole” (31 reviews)
“brisket tacos” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Khalidiya Mall, 26th Street | 2nd Level, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been in years because of the location, but I had been talking with a friend about a fancy new Mexican place that has opened and how disappointing it was. I told her the best Mexican in the UAE was Cantina Laredo which of...More

Thank Agamashs
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Worst customer service, terrible food. Called to find out what happened and complain about the wait and cold food, zero effort to help. Stay away, I know I will.

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt this is still the best Mexican restaurant in the UAE - best chips and salsa, table guacamole and burritos. I only wish they had several Dubai locations and were able to sell cold cervezas! Our family is from So Cal so we...More

Thank Beth A
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere.. Eating while listening to Mexican music is really nice. Plates have good quantity in enough for a hungry man. Some dishes are over priced. Most are with reasonable prices 50-60 AED.

Thank dentoman
Reviewed 25 December 2017

We have been coming to Cantina Laredo since 2009. For us, this place is always on our list of places we consider eating when we are in Abu Dhabi. The wait staff is attentive, refills drinks quickly, and answers questions. I am a vegetarian and...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It makes me sad to see a few bad reviews of this place because we love going here. The chips and salsa are fantastic and so is the guacamole. Prices are good for the UAE, they're on entertainer and food is great. We are AD...More

Thank Vixdavis
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I really hate to have to write this, cause I have done nothing but wrote great things about Cantina Laredo in the past. And I have over 12000 readers for my reviews on this place. So I feel I need to write this updated review.....More

Thank travingirl
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We used to come regularly to this place since the opening... But only 2 previous experiences for the past 6 months. Very SAD, but this time was the last :(( Unprofessional staff, no manager on site & a disaster in the kitchen!!! Not the same...More

1  Thank BuzyBeeUae
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The food is great. Not exactly cheap but not too expensive either. Love the vegetarian options. Don't miss the ice tea. The service is quick and friendly.

Thank S C
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It was almost 6pm when we decided to try it. We ordered sea food platter which is suppose to come griller hamor, fried calamari and griller shrimps. The fish was not hamor and still the plate is sold for AED 79!!! Also we were surprised...More

Thank FoodyTop10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Khalidiya Mall, 26th Street | 2nd Level, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 635 4877
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