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Baja Cantina

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Mexican, Bar, Pub
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206 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3206
+1 757-437-2920
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 14:45
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best fish taco in Virginia Beach. My favorites the Costa Azul and the Pipeline. Try them with their house made hot sauces from mild to burn your face off goodness. There is always something going on at this place. Multiple levels of fun drinking eating and gaming. Hang out for the day. The night life there is good too often... More 

Thank bdubu2000
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206 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't let the interior scare you. It is dark, and has a smoking and non-smoking section. There is a loud bar and pool tables as well. Due to this, we sat outside which worked nicely due to a warm afternoon. Daily specials and happy hours looked good, we stopped on the night of lobster tacos. We started with their nachos,... More 

Thank Von1287
Woodbridge, Virginia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is one of the main reasons I come to the beach. My family and I go 2-3 times a year and Baha Cantina is always one of the first meals we eat. I have yet to find a bad menu item and highly recommend their steak tacos. There's nothing like spending a hot summer afternoon with a good... More 

Thank Gary B
1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Saw the reviews before we came down and put it on our list. My sons 12 & 14 and I were here a night early and walked down and were a bit afraid to go in alone so opted to skip it and do something different. Looked a tad sketchy from the outside with windows blacked out. Next night when... More 

Thank Melissa M
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I have never been to a Mexican joint where chips and salsa weren't free. These were $5. Salsa is homemade but vary heavy onion. Chimichanga was not fried. My husband got fish quesadillas and they were good. Service was good.

Thank Beachfeets
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Was driving around exploring during our visit to Virginia Beach and saw a sign on the side of a building advertising "$3 LOBSTER TACOS 6 PM". My companion and I both said "Lobster tacos? YES PLEASE!" We stopped and I ran in. Fair warning, it's a bar. A dark bar. You walk in the door and after your eyes adjust,... More 

Thank cpbaby
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

They have a pretty great atmosphere, and super nice staff, and cool decor! I loved their tacos! Will def be back!!!

Thank Lyndsey J
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Every time we visit we go to the second floor bar. Great drinks and some of the best fish tacos!! The lobster tacos are to die for. My only downside, some drinks you can only pay cash for so before you visit run by the atm.

1 Thank Patrick D
Newport News, Virginia
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114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We tried Baja Cantina based on previous good reviews, but nearly backed out when we first opened the door to a pool table and smoke. However, when one of the pool players gave us a big grin and pointed us left toward the non-smoking room, we decided to stay. I'm glad we did! The food and service turned out to... More 

Thank SuzanneSays
Mount Vernon, Kentucky
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We were told about this place by a local! We went thinking it was a restaurant, more of a pub life! But we pushed that baby stroller right in haha... and felt very welcomed! The food was hands down amazing!! The waitress was very nice and on top of everything we needed. This place is a must!!!

Thank Jessica L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:30 - 14:45
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:30 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 23rd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3206
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-437-2920

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