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Baja Cantina - Carmel
Baja Cantina - Carmel
  • Address:
    7166 Carmel Valley Rd.
    Carmel Valley, CA 93923
    Carmel Valley
  • Cuisine:
    Mexican / Southwestern
    Price: $30 and under

Baja Cantina - Carmel Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bajacantina.com
  • Email: bajacantina@redshift.com
  • Phone: (831) 625-2252
  • Hours of Operation: Weekend Brunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican / Southwestern, Contemporary Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Mauro Cuevas
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We offer a full range of catering options from simple deliveries to buffets. Have one of our uniformed chefs come to your location and prepare our famous tacos and quesadillas on our custom built comal. We cater groups as small as 10 guests, or groups upward of 600 guests.
  • Entertainment: Live music Thursday through Saturday nights, and Sunday afternoons (during summer months). We have a classic car gathering every Thursday night (also during summer months). All the best NFL matchups are shown on our multiple big screen televisions.
  • Special Events & Promotions: We have the biggest Super Bowl party on the Peninsula, featuring a tailgate buffet, HD big screens, as well as beer promotions. We have the best Cinco de Mayo party in town. Our classic car gathering on Thursday nights in the summer time are a locals favorite. We celebrate St. Patrick's day with live music, Guinness on draft, and traditional Irish cuisine. We specialize in having a good time, so call about any holiday or special event because most likely we have a party going on at the Baja

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Valley Greens Drive
  • Public Transit: Monterey-Salinas Transit stops at Valley Hills Center.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have both a private lot and plenty of street parking as well.
A word from Baja Cantina - Carmel
Baja Cantina is a fun and energetic place that is known for its exceptional automotive memorabilia collection and excellent food. We have a large outdoor patio that is perfect to sit and relax on a sunny afternoon with one of our award winning margaritas. We have special events all year round, including our famous classic car gatherings, holiday parties, tequila tastings, and sporting events.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Food is tasty. Service was great. Portions are small. I ordered Shrimp Fajitas and there were only 4 shrimp and cost was $20.00. There should be a minimum of 6 shrimp to an order. The soft tacos for the fajitas are much to small to hold food. Everything falls out and is messy to eat even when only putting 1 shrimp and veggies in taco."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "Food was excellent. Service lacking. We had to ask for things several times including tortillas for our friends fajitas. Wrong liquor order. Must have been a bad day for both servers. Yes we had two. Maybe that was the problem"
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "Great supper.. I judge Mexican restaurants by their dinners of enchiladas, a good standard for comparison. Baja Cantina has the best ever. Many thanks...."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "The restaurant has been around for years so they are doing something right. But for a couple with kids on a date night out, cost was the sour taste. The meal we had is twice as good and half the price in Monterey. I guess you pay to say you ate in Carmel."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "We did the outdoor dining. The food was hot and delicious. Most of us had the fish tacos."
    Dined on 11/24/2013
  • "Food was yummy, service excellent. Great place to go for quality Mexican food"
    Dined on 11/14/2013
  • "This is one of my favorite places for Mexican food. Food and Margaritas are great, the service was fast and servers wrere attentive. However, we dined at 8:30pm on a Friday night and finished our entree at 9pm and we wanted desert. The server politely said that the kitchen closes at 9pm and we couldn't order dessert. Really??? On a Friday night??? That really turned me off left me very disappointed."
    Dined on 11/8/2013
  • "Service is always good & always friendly. It was great to go for a late dinner after getting off the plane. Food was served hot."
    Dined on 10/31/2013
  • "Off the beaten track, a few miles outside of Carmel on Carmel Valley Rd (keep driving even when you think you have gone too far), the Baja Cantina turned out to be a great Mexican restaurant. Our server was very attentive. Decor was a little over the top with an automotive theme. We ate inside due to the chill but there is a large area for outside dining. Menu offered traditional and alternative variations on Mexican food and has an extensive drink list. Dinnertime was already booked so we went early, before the crowd. Recommend."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "The lobster was delicious. The service was great! & it should have been since we were the only ones there at that time. The only problem was the reservation thro Open Table said their first available table was at 8:30pm. When we got there the place was empty & the staff were cleaning up for the night. I think in the future, I'll call the restaurant directly because they apparently aren't on top of their Open Table listings."
    Dined on 10/15/2013