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Cantina 1511 - Stonecrest
Cantina 1511 - Stonecrest

Cantina 1511 - Stonecrest Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.cantina15eleven.com
  • Phone: (704) 752-9797
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Everyday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Traditional Mexican, Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Vince Giancarlo
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Whether you’re planning a wedding, birthday party, a seminar, a luncheon, or a retirement party – we cater directly to your specific event. At Cantina 1511, we approach every event with absolute professionalism and passion.
    Our clients have been raving over our authentic Mexican creations and Tex Mex- culinary dishes for years! Our event planners can transform a simple room into a delightful space that is detailed to perfection. We always create a unique experience for your guests and provide them with a lasting impression that leaves them wanting more.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 485 & Rea Rd.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Valet and lot parking available
A word from Cantina 1511 - Stonecrest
Ever since 2004, Cantina 1511 has been serving consistently excellent Mexican fare to the people of Charlotte. A philosophy of only the freshest ingredients cooked from scratch to traditional recipes; guarantees an Authentic Mexican Celebration every time.

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Diner Reviews
  • "We love Cantina 1511 and it's a great place to go as a family. Our kids like that they can order their meals "their way" and the staff is very accommodating. My husband tried their burritos and I had the enchiladas de pollo and both were delicious. We love their guacamole that is made fresh as the table."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I absolutely love this restaurant. They make everything to order, so if you want something left out (I don't like onions, for example) they will leave it out no problem. The food is wonderful, service is great, and their queso is the best you'll ever taste!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We called ahead and made a reservation so we did not have to wait. Half of our group arrived early so we went to the bar for drinks. The bartenders were very attentive, made great suggestions and served us quickly. Once we were seated at our table the speed of service changed greatly. Dinner for 4 people took 2 hours. We ordered drinks and we waited, drinks arrived, we waited for chips & salsa until we were ready to order then we waited for 20 minutes before the appetizers were served. We placed our dinner orders and 45 minutes later the food arrived. We ordered a 2nd round of drinks when dinner was served but we finished dinner before the drinks arrived. All in all the night was great, but don't expect to be served at the speed of sound."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Great Service and excellent food! Also, being recently put on a gluten-free diet by my doctor I had several choices and it was really good!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Food was very good. A very nice selection of tacos and traditional Mexican food you expect in America. Had Dos XX Amber on tap, mmmmm!. Service was very good. Pricing was very reasonable."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "I had a salad with chicken on it. The chicken was dry and hard to chew."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Only been there twice but the nachos are probably the best thing on the menu. The house Margaritas are not all that great"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Excellent spot for the whole family or for a date night. The food is always outstanding, especially the "made-to-order" guacamole and the fajitas. Their patio is a great spot for dining outdoors. Dining at Cantina 1511 is always a treat."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Great place to take my parents from Fla. except the service was not good at all!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I'm so glad we had reserved a table because they were busy as usual!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Our waiter was not very attentive. Two people ordered meals than contained avocado and requested it be left out. Husband orders his meal with NO mushrooms. Two meals came with the avacodo and husbands WITH mushrooms. He apparently can't hear. He did seem a little abrupt. But the food was good and always is."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The Sangria is great. I enjoyed the tortilla soup and attentive service."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "This restaurant is so delicious. The primary guacamole appetizer is the best in town. All the enters are fabulous. And well priced. Thanks for another delicious meal and pleasurable dining experience."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Always has the best service and staff. Food is excellent and great for families."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Great food! We always enjoy Cantina 1511. Love that we can make reservations through Open Table and avoid the wait."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Very poor bar service. Martini up, served in an old fashion glass. Out of Beefeaters Gin. Rush , Rush, Rush!! Entrée...frozen then heated and served. No more Cantina 1511, Stonecrest for me."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We love going to Cantina, but this trip wasn't as good as past ones. The kitchen was VERY slow and with two small children, that doesn't always play well. Our server was great about it. Also, the changes to the menu are for the worse in terms of dessert - some very odd pairings and some of the best stuff now missing. We will return, but if we get the same service from the kitchen, we may have to look elsewhere."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Out of what my husband ordered, found out wayyy later, had to ask multiple times for salsa, not spicy salsa, and ranch."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The service was really really slow. The server was not very attentive and the restaurant is starting to look a little run down. The wall next to our table had chipped paint."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Made memorable time with visiting friends to Charlotte even more memorable..."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "I loved this restaurant, however my recent experience was negative. Very slow service, waited an hour for food to come out, then order was wrong. Usually everything has been excellent when I've eaten here in the past, not sure what changed."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The food is always good at Cantina. It is fresh and different. the service is good and the servers are knowledgeable."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Me and my husband went there on a date we have a five year old so date nights are very rare these days. Our server was slow and or appetizer inner entrée came out of the same time. Or appetizer was just the quest fundito."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Food was amazing and service was outstanding! Thank you Zack!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We enjoy Cantina for a dinner/movie night. The Mexican is tasty, a bit Americanized but consistently good. We ordered the family style option for 2. It was a nice sampling of appetizers and the main course was predictably nice although if you were both really hungry you might want to opt for a regular menu item. The patio is nicely tucked away from the parking lot. We were there on a Friday and there was live music on the patio. A nice touch but almost too loud for a dinner setting. I can deal with yelling at a bar but I really don't like having to over dinner."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "I had made a reservation to take my husband for dinner. He loves Mexican food. The the dishes we ordered were very good and their desert 'quartos leches' was out of the world."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Cantina 1511 never fails...the food is fresh and they are always coming out with creative new tastes and flavors! "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Dinner could have been outstanding except for the Enchiladas Verde. I ordered the small portion and I'm not sure there was even any filling inside the enchiladas. The dish was very heavy on the sauce. Taste was good, but I have had better items. Guacamole was fantastic as always."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We had made a reservation well in advance to take our twin daughters to dinner on their 16th birthday. We had requested an outside table, which we were informed upon arriving was not available. We agreed to be seated inside (vs waiting an indefinite amount of time for an outside table to become available, so what is a reservation for?). We received our food 1 hour after ordering and never received our appetizer that we ordered. We were neglected the entire time by our waiter who was busy with a large party. The food was good, however the rest of the experience was so disappointing I don't think I will ever return or recommend this restaurant to friends, despite that we live just a few miles away."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Our 5 person group ate outside. The guacamole, prepared at the table, was very good. Our server was prompt, courteous, and professional. All of the food items ordered were served in a timely manner. The food was hot, tasty, and in large portions. We will return."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Outstanding service along with exceptional food. Everything prepared fresh using perfect combination of seasonings to bring out true flavors of the food. Best Mexican food in town. Waiter was fun attentive to our needs."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "We enjoyed the restaurant While the food was delicious and several waiters were very nice, everything took a long time! Thankfully, we weren't in a hurry, so that ended up being OK. I had specifically requested the small glass room in the center and was rather forcefully told not to expect to get the room. While I understand there may be a certain policy, I think communicating the policy in a friendly manner would have been better than the way it was communicated. I don't think I've ever made a reservation and was told in an unpleasant manner that we might not get our request because someone without reservations with a bigger party might come in and they would be able to get what we requested. However, the evening ended up fun anyway."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Great restaurant with expansive menu and affordable pricing. Authentic Mexican dishes as well as Tex Mex is served here. Good Margarita and tequila choices."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We love Cantina. We have been several times for dinner and hosted several private parties there and have never been disappointed. Great Food, great atmosphere, and great service."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "After throwing out a few different options for a birthday party spot (had to be kid-friendly and have a gluten-free menu!) my friends and I landed on Cantina 1511. We were more than impressed by the ease of the reservations--party of 9+a kid on Mother's Day--and how quickly we were seated on arrival. The server was VERY attentive, even on that busy evening. I always recommend Cantina 1511. They have great chili (TEXAS STYLE), guacamole, and their drink menu is definitely worth checking out!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We love Cantina! The fresh food is delicious! The margarita trio (3 different margaritas) is a great way to try different margaritas without purchasing them separately. The queso fondue is my kids' favorites! The portions are large, so come hungry! My husband and I split an entree this visit and that was perfect. We still left full! Cantina 1511 is our favorite restaurant!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Fresh and tasty. Even the sides were saturated with flavor. How do make rice and beans taste so good?"
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Had the shrimp pesto fajitas and it was very good. Overall though I still prefer On The Border. Was not impressed with service. Drink ran out twice and took time before refill and checkout took excessive time. "
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "Every time my boyfriend and I go here we have an amazing time. I've never ordered a bad item from the menu and every one is always so nice."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I really wanted to like this restaurant because I like all the other restaurant concepts for this company. This dinner just reinforced my opinion that for whatever reason, upscale Mexican doesn't work. You judge a Mexican restaurant by the quality of the chile rellenos; however, if they don't even have chile rellenos on the menu that is hard to do. The menu was just fancier, not better, versions of tacos, burritos, and enchiladas. The $7 Margarita was mostly margarita mix and ice, little or no alcohol. The Sangria was watered down as well. If you want Mexican food, you are better off going to your favorite local strip mall restaurant where you will get authentic high quality food and alcoholic beverages that contain alcohol. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014