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Cicada Cantina

££ - £££Mexican,
1691 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96002-0240
+1 530-638-4979
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“street tacos” (9 reviews)
“paella” (5 reviews)
“pollo poblano” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
££ - £££
1691 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96002-0240
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

First time visit, recommended by our hotel. Everything started out good, quickly seated and served our drinks and appetizer right away. Chips, salsa and wings were very tasty. Our dinners arrived in a timely manner as we were just finishing up the appetizer. My son...More

Thank SeasonedTraveler56
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Ate lunch here for the first time. Prices were a little steep. And what I ordered was not what the menu described. Probably wont come back.

1  Thank 59cecilv
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Tried this restaurant a couple of times and I love GOOD chili rellenos but rarely order them because most restaurants put way too much batter on the pepper. This was an interesting experience as it is a crunchy batter on one side of the pepper...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Great service and delicious food. Very fresh and flavorful. Everyone in our party enjoyed their meal. The watermelon margaritas were excellent!

Thank RSlay71
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Good food and good service. They have a Monday through Friday lunch menu where most item are around $10. They have a patio area where you can bring your dog and they will bring out a bucket of water.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We were exhausted, visiting from out of town and every restaurant the kids wanted to go to (Olive Garden, Red Robin etc.) had an hour and a half wait. We decided to give this place a try. SO GLAD WE DID! The margaritas made us...More

Thank Pditti
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were happy with our dinners. Three had the signature selection chicken and one had the signature poblano rellano. We loved their green rice. Black beans were flavorful. The chips were greasy. Cadillac margaritas, blended house and house marg on the rocks were all good....More

Thank Terrie S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I visited the old Cicadas twice- wasn't impressed. But the NEW Cicadas? A huge improvement!! So far I've tried three main dishes and each one has been very good! The pollo poblano dish was oh. so. good. Chicken, mushroom, creamy, goodness! I loved it! Last...More

Thank earnestxxxx
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food and drinks...fantastic wait staff and SPEEDY service! A diverse menu of good o'l Mexican food but no mole.( my only disappointment). The chili rellono was cooked to perfection not over cooked...AND the creamy suiza sauce was awesome..flavorful, not too spicy and very smoothe!...More

Thank susieq505
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The new owners have not only gotten better servers but the food is awesome here! Definitely a great Mexican restaurant!!!

Thank Tracey D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1691 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96002-0240
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding
  • Phone Number: +1 530-638-4979
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