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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.
  • Entertainment: We feature Live Music on our Patio Friday through Sunday starting at 6pm. Join us for amazing margaritas and great music.

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
  • "One of the best Mexican restaurants around. Reasonably priced and very diverse menu options. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "First off, we had a reservation through OpenTable which they denied having until I showed them the confirmation email. Then when we did get a table we ordered two simple appetizers. The guacamole which was made at the table by a rushed and not very friendly individual which turned out so salty no one could eat it. The second was the fancy cheese sauce which showed up cold with chunks of onion so large you couldn't even dip anything in the bowl. We received 3 tortillas for this sauce which would have been fine except there were 5 of us. It only went downhill from here - service was incredibly slow, had to ask for items multiple times, and the food was in impressive."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We have been to Cantina 1511 several times, usually for birthday celebrations. The food is always excellent. They had changed the menu since the last time we were there, so that was a good surprise. They are always so gracious to provide a complimentary birthday dessert. We had a waiter who had just started, and he was very good."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Great food, awesome service and a fun time. My family and I really like Catina 1511"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "I had chicken fajitas and my wife had BBQ pork - both were delicious, generous portions. Reasonably priced too!"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "I brought my team hate for our managers going away party. We had a fantastic time. I ABSOLUTELY love the queso."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Always a delicious dining experience! Great service and inviting ambience."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Terrific Mexican, great taco options. Try the pork tacos."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Too loud to enjoy. Chose to visit for the first time based on website and Google reviews, disappointed that the seating is so close to other parties. Might go back for lunch or with a large group but not another date night."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Cantina 1511 is our favorite Mexican restaurant to go to in Charlotte. They by far have the best guacamole we have ever had and their margaritas are excellent. We love to sit out on the patio to eat and they sometimes have live music. I would recommend their mushroom quesadilla, any of their tacos but especially the duck taco and their enchilada de pollo is incredible!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I love this place. The food is amazing and service is always well above par. I can't help but rave about their salsa as well. It is worth the visit if all you get to try is the salsa. I recommend trying Mexican barbecued pork... wonderful! For dessert, you have to get the Cuatro Leches cake."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "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
  • "I love Cantina beacuase they take good care of my Celiac (gluten free) husband. They bring him his own GF chips and make just about any entree with corn tortillas instead. He doesn't feel he is missing ANYTHING. they make it so easy. thank you!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "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'm so glad we had reserved a table because they were busy as usual!"
    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
  • "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
  • "I had a salad with chicken on it. The chicken was dry and hard to chew."
    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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "The Sangria is great. I enjoyed the tortilla soup and attentive service."
    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
  • "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
  • "Made memorable time with visiting friends to Charlotte even more memorable..."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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