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Sunset Cantina

916 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1204
+1 617-731-8646
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good63%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (2 reviews)
“college kids” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
916 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1204
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has awesome nachos! Its a great big place for groups, good atmosphere for hanging out with lots of friends or getting some drinks before going out. The menu has many many options and the food is good and comes quickly. Nothing overwhelmingly special...More

Thank sivandana96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a Friday night at about 9pm. At the bar I had to wait about 10 minutes before anyone approached me. I went on to order a margarita and had to wait another while before ordering some food. I ordered wings and the...More

Thank jguerrero101
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant found space for a group of 16 at 8pm on a Saturday night. The food was very good, drinks reasonably priced, and staff provided good service. It was a very loud (aka "festive") atmosphere so if you desire quiet or group conversation it...More

Thank dave j
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My friends and I ate dinner here on a Saturday night and were seated right away. They have a large food and drink menu. The strawberry margarita was great! We also enjoyed the nacho platter to start. I had lettuce wraps for dinner and they...More

Thank farrelma
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I went with a mixed group of young and older after a conference. Food and drink were decent and staff was attentive without hovering. Convenient to the dorms on Harry Agannis Way. It was easy to get a separate check.

Thank Kate_Dalby
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Over the course of my stay in Boston, I visited Sunset Cantina three times. The first was great! The portions were large, food delicious, drinks flowing and the service was phenomenal as the server was attentive. The second visit was only to the bar, and...More

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Restaurant is within walking distance of Fenway Park. Food and drinks are excellent as is the service. Quite a good selection of tequilas and Mexican food items.

Thank SwedishSoul
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Food and Margaritas were the best. The staff are great and it's just across the road from BU. It's our go to place when visiting BU

Thank Garret2013
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

After watching the Boston University hockey team deal to Yale at Agganis Centre we went looking for a drink and something to eat. Sunset Cantina was conveniently located just across the road. Enjoyed the sliders and the atmosphere created by the college kids who filled...More

Thank GrantHay
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thanks for dropping by after the game! We're thrilled to know you enjoyed the fun atmosphere and the taste of the sliders. If you ever find yourself back in the area, we'd love to have you back for another delicious meal. All the best, Marc....More

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch as I was craving Mexican. Chips were from the night before, not even crisp. You get 4 little 'salsas' in little plastic containers- way too expensive for what it is. The food is kinda Mexican... you got burgers an typical bar...More

Thank Frederic V
Marc B, Owner at Sunset Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

I'm sorry to see that you did not enjoy your experience with us as much as we all would have hoped, Frederic. We definitely do love what we do here, and we always strive to give our diners the absolute best meal possible -- I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 916 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1204
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-731-8646
Welcome to Sunset Cantina! Here you will find an impressive 38 beers on tap and over 200 tequilas. Join our beer and tequila club and take advantage of flight samples, vintage and new beers, seasonals, meads, cider and Boston's best margarita! The bar is open and serving until 2 AM every evening except Saturday. Our extensive menu is served late, and includes Boston's award-winning steam beer burgers and famous curly fries, original buffalo wings and giant nachos. Still hungry? Try our juicy BBQ steak tips, grilled fish, homemade pastas, tender Yankee ribs or our sizzling fajitas. Enjoy our Super Sunrise Sunday Brunch from 11 AM til' 3 PM Come in to Sunset Cantina today and see what all the fuss is about. We look forward to seeing you!
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