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Alberto's Cantina

) #94 of 217 Restaurants in Pleasanton $$ - $$$ Mexican,
435 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-7326
+1 925-462-2316
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
435 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-7326
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

They have a nice outdoor space. The food was nice. It's a typical American Mexican restaurant. had an option to mix and match, which I really like. The food quantity was a lot.

Thank Shai_920
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started coming to Alberto's on the evening of the last day of the school year many years ago and it has become an annual tradition ever since. The place to be on a warm summer evening is the patio, where you are treated to...More

Thank knaggs4
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The food is & margaritas are good. You can substitute a salad for the rice & beans, which is a plus. The prices are spendy, but it is Pleasanton. We sat out on the large patio, great people watching on a warm Saturday! Now, the...More

Thank jandgherrera
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Came upon Alberto's Cantina after another restaurant was closed for the day. The restaurant staff was very nice seating us immediately. The decor is nice but it was cold , our server even had his hands in his pocket to keep warm. We were seated...More

Thank James V
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are looking for a good margarita, TV's , lively atmosphere and good quick service on Mexican food this is your place. Nothing special about the food. It is very middle of the road but ample portions and quick service at reasonable price

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Were there on a Saturday afternoon, not very busy. We were seated right away and the waiter came over right way and took our order. After that, it went down hill. We ordered fish tacos and chili rellano - several customers who came in after...More

1  Thank jcwillis1
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Ole saint nick was there sucking down a brew in his red suit...too funny. The bar was slammed as usual. 9 people in our group. Food isn't always the best but its a downtown anchor. Lots of help. Lots of people. The one picture of...More

Thank mlawer1
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I was nearly put off by some of the negative comments that Alberto's' has attracted recently but they were misleading. This is a busy, quite large place and, in the bar area, well equipped with sports TV coverage. The beer arrived quickly (definitely a good...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Alberto's Cantina has been consistently excellent for the almost 20 years that I have been going there. Just yesterday I took my cousin from the east coast looking for great Mexican food. She confirmed! "Great, choice!" They have indoor and outdoor dining. The outdoor patio...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I don't often get too critical and try to highlight the bright spots in a review but the food here is not very good. We met another couple for dinner on Saturday night at 6:15 and enjoyed the outdoor seating along the sidewalk. The weather...More

1  Thank Patrick_J_Lane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-7326
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: +1 925-462-2316
  • E-mail
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