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The Cantina - CLOSED

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SANDWICHES‎
$9.49
Chicken breast $9.99
Bacon $+1.99
Guacamole $+1.99
The Gringo
The all-American burger topped w/ a blend of cheeses, lettuce, tomato, onion & mayonnaise. Served w/ French fries Beef patty
$10.99
Tortas
Soft bread w/ diced marinated steak or grilled chicken topped w/ grilled onions, queso fresco, pickles, jalapeños & pico de gallo. Served w/ French fries, cup of soup or a side salad
LIGHTER SIDE‎
$5.29
Mexi-Tossed Salad
Fresh greens, black beans, tomatoes, mild green chilies & cheese w/ your choice of homemade dressings: chipotle ranch, ranch, cilantro-lime vinaigrette or balsamic vinaigrette
$8.99
Taco Ensalada
A large tortilla shell filled w/ fresh garden greens, black beans, red cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, mild green chilies, & cheeses topped w/ ground beef or shredded chicken
$17.99
Salmon Salad
Mixed lettuce (iceberg lettuce, Romaine lettuce, red cabbage, carrots), orange segments, 7oz of grilled salmon, raw red onions, fresh tomatoes & mixed veggies. covered w/ teriaki soy sauce. With choices of Balsamic Dressing or Cilantro Vinegar
ENTREES‎
$12.99
Three tacos $3.99
Skinny tacos
Grilled chicken breast w/ shredded lettuce, pico de gallo & tomatillo sauce. Served w/ white or brown rice, black beans & soft tortillas or hard shell, two tacos
$16.99
Sautéed w/ fresh garlic $7.00
Camarones Calientes
Queso‎ blanco sauce & chipotle in Adobe peppers w/ Habanero salsa. Comes w/ white or brown rice & mixed veggies - sautéed w/ fresh garlic, 7 shrimp
$9.99
Cantina Sushi (5 rolls)
Sushi at a Mexican restaurant, really? 10” flour tortilla fried or naked, raw salmon, homemade guacamole, white or brown rice, fresh coleslaw & tortilla strips. With Buffalo sauce or teriaki soy sauce on top
$15.99
Skinny Burrito
Wheat tortilla, pico de gallo, chicken breast, white or brown rice, black beans & guacamole, smothered w/ queso blanco sauce
DESSERT‎
Save room for one of our delicious homemade desserts.
$5.99
Mexican Fried Ice Cream
$4.99
Flan
$5.99
Sopapillas (4)
$5.99
Fruit Chimichanga
Chimichanga filled w/ a mixed variety of fruit
TAKE IT HOME‎
$11.99
Jar of Salsa (32oz)
$12.99
Pork Green Chili (32oz)
APPETIZERS‎
$8.99
Half order $5.99
Holy Guacamole
A chunky blend of avocados, salsa fresca, jalapeños, cilantro, lime & lemon juice served over Mexican coleslaw w/ mixed cheeses on top
$8.99
Lettuce Wraps
A stir-fry medley of chicken, bell peppers, onion & jalapeños w/ diced tomatoes, avocado & crispy tortilla strips. Served over lettuce leaves for wrapping & jalapeño corn salsa
A flour tortilla filled w/ a blend of cheeses, grilled & served w/ sour cream,
$6.99
Pico De Gallo & Shredded Lettuce
$7.99
Grilled garden vegetables
$8.99
Spinach, black bean & mushroom
$8.99
Shredded Chicken
$9.99
Chicken Breast w/ mole sauce
$10.99
Steak
$11.99
Shrimp & spinach
SOUPS‎
Cup $3.99
Bowl $4.99
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken & vegetables simmered in a light broth. Topped w/ avocado, cilantro & crispy tortilla strips GFO
Cup $3.29
Bowl $4.99
Tomato Soup
A creamy spiced tomato soup w/ jalapeño & queso blanco sauce on top GF
$7.99
Chile Verde
A spicy green chili made w/ chunks of pork simmered w/ garlic & southwestern spices. Served w/ warm flour tortillas, salsa fresca, blended cheeses & lettuce
DINNER‎
$12.99
Tacos
Two traditional crispy tacos, stuffed w/ ground beef, shredded beef, or shredded chicken & cheese
$13.99
Enchiladas
Two soft corn tortillas stuffed w/ your choice of ground beef, shredded beef, shredded chicken, pork or cheese, topped w/ melted cheese & our homemade enchilada sauce GF
Chimichanga
A flour tortilla stuffed w/ cheese & your choice of shredded beef, seasoned ground beef, shredded pork or marinated chicken, lightly fried & served over pork
$11.99
Carne Azada Burrito
A locals favorite, this beast includes a healthy portion of diced skirt steak, cheese, pico, lettuce, beans & rice, sour cream, guacamole included inside. This burrito is worth every penny
$15.99
Santa Fe Enchilada
Grilled chicken breast & sour cream, wrapped in a corn tortilla, smothered w/ a mild queso sauce, two Enchiladas GFO
$15.99
Smothered Burrito
A giant flour tortilla stuffed w/ your choice of seasoned ground beef, marinated chicken, shredded pork or shredded beef. Smothered w/ green chili or queso blanco. Comes w/ white or brown rice, pico de gallo & beans GFO
$15.99
Baja Enchilada
Shrimp, mushrooms, & fresh spinach, wrapped in a corn tortilla, topped w/ our homemade jalapeño pesto cream sauce, two enchiladas
$14.99
Carne cantina
A platter of skirt steak, grilled mushrooms, jalapeños & onions. Served w/ tomatoes, lettuce, cheese & soft corn tortillas GF
$16.99
Camarones Frescos
Shrimp wrapped in bacon sautéed w/ mixed veggies & served w/ white or brown rice, pineapple salsa & pesto cream sauce GFO
Chicken $14.99
Steak $17.99
Durango Dish
Fire-grilled‎ & topped w/ queso blanco, shrimp served Tampiquena style, over a bed of mixed veggies, w/ peppers, onions, habanero salsa & a blend of traditional cheeses GF
About
Fun, casual dining in historic downtown Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Cantina is one of Steamboat’s oldest dining establishments and serves creative Mexican cuisine and award winning fresh squeezed margaritas for lunch and dinner daily.The highly acclaimed fresh-squeezed margaritas are made with fresh lemons and limes — no sour mix here. Signature items include tequila-fired fajitas served flaming table side; Chimi Cozumel filled with shrimp, mushrooms & spinach topped with jalapeno pesto cream sauce; Carne Asada made with tender buffalo steak; and homemade cinnamon fried ice cream.The Cantina in Steamboat offers a children’s menu, a gluten free menu, a large variety of vegetarian options
PRICE RANGE
US$15 - US$30
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Mexican
FEATURES
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All reviews fajitas chips and salsa margarita's mexican restaurant happy hour steamboat tequila patio
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The restaurant closed a couple of months ago and has been purchased by new owners. From what I understand, they will be presenting a Spanish menu which is far different than Mexican. Hopefully, they will be opening in the spring. We look forward to trying...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank StretchCampbell
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It may be great for many things, but we went there for Happy Hour. The margarita's were very good as they make their own mix for the drink. The salsa and chips were great was well.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 9 October 2017

A good, no frills Mexican restaurant in downtown Steamboat Springs. Portions were generous with lots of drink options for tequila lovers. Try one of their fruit infused margaritas! Service was friendly with quick meal preparation. They specialize in fajitas. The atmosphere is very casual [as...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank mbotos
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stopped in for a margarita and chips and salsa. Margarita was very good and plenty of tequila in it. They make their own margarita mix which is very good. I loved their salsa. Next time we go to Steamboat, we will definitely have dinner...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Karen G
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Had drinks and appetizers here while waiting on a carryout pizza. Were very welcoming to our dog on the patio. HIt it at happy hour, Bonus.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Hoticeky
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had six adults and one child in our party and had previously eaten at The Cantina. We were seated promptly and greeted by our server who took our drink order. It was downhill from there. Our drink order consisted of two iced teas, three...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank tuggletuggle
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Stopped in while my son and I were getting him ready to start CMC. The food was surprisingly good. Great flavor and as a vegan they were very accommodating. The service was friendly. Sat and talked to the owner and and bartender for awhile. They...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank bippy227
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Meh food, odd service - no single dedicated server, instead, several different servers brought water, took drink orders, and asked and re-asked, and then re-asked about orders and order clarification. I assume that the drinks might have been OK, but the food definitely was not...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank eli h
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Stopped here for happy hour that included chips and salsa, which were excellent by the way... and some margaritas. I ordered a skinny marg and then we saw that this place was supposed to have a no sugar Blood Orange Margarita! WONDERFUL. Not obvious on...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank Meg7623
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Went here with a group of colleagues for an end of season bash. Service wa good. Waiter attentive, $1 Taco specials + some others. Margaritas were pretty good too.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Skinut79
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