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The Prickly Pear Cantina

) #56 of 112 Restaurants in Danville $$ - $$$ Mexican,
3421 Blackhawk Plaza Cir, Danville, CA 94506-4610
+1 925-984-2363
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good46%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“taco salad” (5 reviews)
“tamales” (4 reviews)
“bean dip” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3421 Blackhawk Plaza Cir, Danville, CA 94506-4610
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner on a Tuesday evening. The first thing we noticed when we opened the nice menus were the salsa stains on the pages. We ordered shrimp a la plancha for appetizer for $16 we got 5 shrimp hanging...More

Thank RALU P
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I come here frequently, this place is great. Huge burritos and salads, or you can get items like enchiladas, tacos, and tamales a la carte for smaller portions. Prickly pear Margarita is excellent, and staff is friendly. Churro balls are a great dessert choice and...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My posole was fabulous and so hearty! A meal in itself! Topped up with salsa and chips. The wait service was wonderful and brought us lots of salsa and chips when we requested it. Service was fast and very welcoming. I went there with a...More

Thank tlwc2017
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visited on a Sun night for dinner. Wasn't hoping for much in terms of any authenticity, but food was uninspiring and average. Very little ambiance - esp for a Mexican joint. Place looked a bit ragged and unloved, in spite of being located in a...More

Thank johnmani
Reviewed 15 November 2016

A group of us ate here after visiting the Western History exhibit at the Blackhawk museum. The situation is nice next to the lagoon, but the food was unexciting. I wanted a small, light meal so I ordered the quesadilla appetizer but it was enormous...More

Thank Danvilledowntowner
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We sat outside where the ducks swam and it was beautiful. Chips and salsa to start was yummy! Authentic Mexican cuisine was a delight.

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 29 September 2016

First time at Prickly Pear Cantina, 3 for dinner on a summer night before a movie at the Black Hawk theater. Made reservations ahead of time to avoid long waiting time on a busy Saturday evening. We requested the patio area and was seated their...More

Thank mikeshophead
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I recently went to the Prickly Pear Cantina, and found the food to be a bit disappointing. The quality was not as good as expected, and the entrees were served luke warm, not hot. The chicken seemed to be undercooked, and in fact I had...More

Thank markltennis
Reviewed 19 September 2016

4 of for dinner on a weeknight. I had the the fish tacos, they were flavorless and the veg quesadilla the same. would never had know they were Mexican. Also, no chips or salsa offered... service was average. Will not be returning.

Thank greeleyteri
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Three adults, an infant and a toddler we're referred here by friends. We arrived about 11 AM on a Sunday so were seated right away. We sat outdoors in the shade with a lovely view of the lake, water falls and ducks. The kids were...More

Thank Packlady2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
23:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
23:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
23:30 - 21:00
Thursday
23:30 - 21:00
Friday
23:30 - 22:00
Saturday
23:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3421 Blackhawk Plaza Cir, Danville, CA 94506-4610
    (Camino Tassajara and Blackhawk Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 925-984-2363
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