Playa Cabana Cantina

4.3/5
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Restaurant type

  • Restaurant,
  • Tequila Bar,
  • Bar,

Cuisine type

  • Mexican,
  • Tequila Bar,
  • Tapas,

Dishes

  • Chicken,
  • Fish Taco,
  • Wrap,
  • Shrimps,
  • Vegetarian Cuisine,
  • Tapas,
    • Fish,
    • Seafood,
    • Taco,
    • Nachos,
  • more...
  • less...

Features

  • Take-out,
  • Restaurant With Delivery Services,
  • Restaurant With Bar,
  • Alcohol Served,
  • Restaurant With Catering Services,
  • Online Reservation,
    • Online Menu,
    • Reservation,
    • Group Reservation,
  • more...
  • less...

Atmosphere

  • Romantic,
  • Trendy,
  • Family,
  • Intimate,
  • Casual,

Products and Services

  • Online Reservations,
  • Ubereats,
  • Organic Food,

Brands Carried

  • Tecate,
  • Mexican Coca-Cola,
  • Corona,
  • Dos Equis,
  • Modelo,

Specialties

  • Burritos,
  • Churros,
  • Taco,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
Location
2883 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Y9
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Opening Hours *Holiday hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Rates:

  • $11 To $25,

Methods of Payment:

Ratings & Reviews - Playa Cabana Cantina

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suza3613
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I've been here a number of times and I'm never disappointed! Its a great place to bring friends to try something delicious and unique. I'm already looking forward to my next visit. I was there on a recent Saturday evening at 5:30 and had to wonder, though, why the hostess felt compelled to inform me that my table was booked at 7:30. It felt rather rude and unwelcoming. I have no control over the efficiency of your kitchen or servers. There must be a better way. A sign? A note on your website?

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 3/5
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meaghanb
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My favourite mexican spot in the city! By far!

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Brittany T
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Best Mexican restaurant ever in my opinion. Homemade hot sauces, crema, and tortillas. Absolutely delicious. Will come back. Excellent service and food is to die for.

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July 13, 2019

Love this place!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 6, 2019

The food tasted like no one seasoned anything. Had to ask the server for salt, when I actually could find a server. Service was very slow for a restaurant that wasn't busy. It was my suggestion to my friend for his birthday. I had been to your restaurant before and had a very good experience. This time however it was a disaster. Not sure if your air conditioner was broken, but my party was melting in our seats it was so hot. There was a fan above us but it wasnt on or broken. The wait staff once she finally came by to take our orders was only seen once later. Not sure if she was done her shift but never seen her again. Most of the employees were hot you, could tell. So they didnt do their job properly. We had asked for a slice of cake before our friend had come ..it was his birthday.....so we would have a surprise for him. However the wait staff forgot and had to ask another server. That part didn't bother me, what bothered me is that it was another 15 minutes before the slice of cake arrived. We had to ask another server to get it. I know there is off nights at a restaurant...but seriously if its warmer in your restaurant than the out side weather of 30 degrees. You should turn on a fan or air conditioning your servers would work better and your kitchen staff as well

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 1/5

July 2, 2019

This restaurant always delivers. We reserved a table online and it was ready to go when we arrived a little early. Thanks very much to all the staff for the great service and food.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 29, 2019

The food was AMAZING! Service was a little slow and inattentive. I rated atmosphere three stars because it was incredibly hot, but that's not really the restaurant's fault.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 3/5

June 26, 2019

The stove stopped working and we couldn’t order for 30 min. We ordered chips and salsa to get us through but would have expected it to have been comped considering we couldn’t order. Service took forever. I have been here multiple times and it seems to be worse every time I come.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 2/5

June 18, 2019

We often dine at Playa Cabana on Dupont and we prefer the chicken in the burritos at that location. I was not a fan of the chunky dark meat chicken. I remember that Cantina used to do burritos differently as well. Will they ever go back?

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 4/5

May 30, 2019

We had a 5:30 pm reservation and after we ordered our first drink (mojitos) we were told that the restaurant was "all out" of the mojito mix for the night. Kind of disappointing when dinner service just started and there is an LCBO across the street. The food was great, service was ok.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 3/5

May 22, 2019

Loved our night and our service and sever were the best!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 17, 2019

Very loud - hard to have a conversation. Food was great though.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

May 15, 2019

Staff were very friendly. Great atmosphere, and the food was really good.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 5, 2019

The atmosphere can’t be beat! Fab margaritas. Awesome service. The food was meh, the chips tasted old, and we had to send the Ceviche back as it tasted reeeeally fishy and possibly off. Our server was so good though, he took it off our bill without issue. I will definitely be back, but only for the margaritas

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 5/5

May 5, 2019

Excellent. Best food and service amongst all Playa Cabana locations I have been to.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 26, 2019

Fabulous dinner last night and the service was fantastic. Love this place.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 23, 2019

I was disappointed when my request for the seat in the window was not honoured in my online reservation. It was clear that it had not been read on the day we came for lunch. The octopus taco (Punta), was not as good as on our first dining experience (over cooked). The young waiter was really good, as was the guacamole! It's a very noisy restaurant, music a bit loud, and then people having to speak loudly.. Not sure we'll be back.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 4/5

April 9, 2019

Oh my gosh the Diablo tacos are unreal!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 27, 2019

Wonderful experience. Karen was awesome.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 18, 2019

Great service and atmosphere.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 16, 2019

It's pretty loud in there and I find the seats uncomfortable. The food was decent, definitely more like tex-mex than mexican.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

March 16, 2019

Always great food great atmosphere and great service. We keep coming back

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 9, 2019

We had such a great time! Food was impeccable.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 7, 2019

Fun place, excellent service, great selection of tacos. Go with a group and order a bunch of tacos add a few drinks - you can't go wrong.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 6, 2019

Everything was amazing!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 2, 2019

Service was very knowledgeable but a bit slow. Great food and fun vibe.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 3/5

February 18, 2019

As always fantástico, you can always count on Playa Cabana

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 17, 2019

Only issue are seats, they are stools. No place to put winter coats. Other than that, it was great. Wonderful food.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 10, 2019

Great Food and ambiance!! Highly recommend it, never had a bad meal or drink.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 27, 2019

Frederico very good server!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 22, 2019

It’s always a treat to visit my brother in To, and have dinner at Playa with his family. We love the vibe, the decor, the Tacos and the Tequila! Our waitress was welcoming, helpful and always not far away. Once again a very enjoyable dinner and experience.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 21, 2019

Fantastic!!!!! Couldn’t of asked for a better meal! Great food, great atmosphere. Highly recommend.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 19, 2019

a great restaurant.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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