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Taqueria Canonita

#188 of 3,767 Restaurants in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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3377 Las Vegas Blvd S Ste 2160, Las Vegas, NV 89109-8946 (The Venetian Hotel)
+1 702-414-3773
Today
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Fort Worth, Texas, USA
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Looking for a "neat" place to grab a bite - find Taqueria Canonita - inside The Venetian Hotel. Ask for a table next to the canal. As you dine - wide variety of Mexican food & what we had was very good --- you can watch the Gondolas maneuver their ways through the canal. You get the feeling that you... More 

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Thank jjervin
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here and were surprised to see that they accommodate our requests and changed the menu as one of our companions had some dietary restrictions. I ordered the taco sampler which came with 5 different tacos and it was delicious and well served. The fajitas were also very well prepared. As appetizers the queso fundido is always a... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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137 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stylized Mexican food, okay but not excellent. Overpriced. The chili rellenos are good - but preferred the recipe of several years ago (stuffed with goat cheese which was EXCEPTIONAL). This time, ordered Patzcuaro Duck Relleno Canela and orange duck confit, savory manchamantel sauce, Mexican crema 13. It was an appetizer, but plenty for me. Above average in flavor. We were... More 

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Thank SerenaWL
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is right on the 'water' of the indoor Venetian hotel. I had the pork barbacoa dish which was muy bueno!. Waitress was attentive, and i would definitely go back.

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Thank Brandon P
Allison Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for a quick bite for lunch and had steak and chicken tacos, and a few margaritas. Everything was amazing. Service was fantastic, and the chips and salsa were a great start. Tacos were fresh, and the "beef" tacos were actually steak taco's and my husband said the quality of meat and flavor was WAY better than the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent margaritas and good (not great) Mexican food. Service attentive and friendly. The best bit was the view overlooking the gondolas and being serenaded by the gondoliers. Crazy stuff. Vegas.

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Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had 2 meals here in late October (it had availability.....hmm). Most of the food was uninspired and you could have been in any chain Mexican restaurant anywhere in the world.

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MPLS, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We went here for lunch last week. Very good service, good food. The food was really very good and reasonably priced for what you get. We would definitely eat here again. Would recommend this place.

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Thank Andrea B J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing. Service was great. Had the arrachera norteña and guacamole very good. My fiance had the green posole also very good with the extra green sauce.

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Thank Arsenio R
Essex, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a wonderful tm Stefanie!! she answered all the questions, as we are not familiar with mexican!! Lovely personality and felt very welcome! we had sangria margarita and a mojito flight as well as a Vegas themed HAPPY HOUR drinks. Missed breakfast but will be back in January! CHEERS!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3377 Las Vegas Blvd S Ste 2160, Las Vegas, NV 89109-8946
    (The Venetian Hotel)
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 702-414-3773
Description
Bringing to mind the authentic taquerias of the legendary marketplaces of Mexico, Chef Donna Willey brings you Canonita. This casual and exciting Mexican dining experience features an authentic, rustic menu of "Mexico-City Soul Food" with delectable tacos, ceviches and mouth watering barbacoa made with savory fire-roasted meats, grilled vegetables and the freshest seafood. Hand-made tortillas, refreshing salsas and fresh-juice Star Margaritas provide guests with an unforgettable "true taste of Mexico." The bustling open-air kitchen adds to the home-style warmth and energy of Canonita as do the patio festoon lighting and umbrellas with lively Salsa and Tejano music. Behind the bar many imported cervezas are featured alongside old-world Sangria and many premium Mexican tequilas, perfect for relaxed sipping.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?