Cañonita

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$31 to $50
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Traditional Mexican
Canonita fuses heritage with innovation by staying true to a menu of soulful, scratch-made Mexican recipes from sun-up to late-night. From flavor-packed street tacos cozied in house-made tortillas to spicy sauces and housemade guacamole carefully crafted from authentic recipes, every meal is a feast for the eyes and adventure for the taste buds.

As the only restaurant located along the canal-front in The Venetian® and The Palazzo®, Canonita offers guests a unique opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of the Grand Canal with waterfront views of the resort’s famous singing gondoliers.

Outside of the restaurant, the Street Taqueria food truck recreates an essential element of Mexico City’s culinary and cultural landscape. The walk-up experience features a variety of street foods and house-infused margaritas perfect for grabbing a quick bite while walking the Grand Canal Shoppes.
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Thursday, November 28, 2019

What 1337 People Are Saying
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EF
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Food was good guacamole was good, drinks were good. Average overall. View of canal was great!! Could sit there a long time

J
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Service was good and it was cool sitting on the canal. Food was not great. Steak was chewy and the chicken tacos didn't have a ton of flavor. For Mexican food on the west coast I was disappointed.

A
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Delicious food, amazing atmosphere and good price!

OT
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Quality of drinks and food has gone down since I was there last time.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

came out with a birthday dessert as we paid for the check

OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and great service.

AL
Baton Rouge
3 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

It was okay. We went for breakfast. The food is beautiful and tasted pretty good. Prices are decent for what’s given. It leans to the Mexican type of food, which I’m not fond of.

I got the pancakes which comes with bacon. I had to order eggs on the side.

It was beautiful there.

Yes for the view, otherwise another place would be my choice next time. I rate it a 6-7

K
Charlotte
44 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Just good solid food, great flavors, relaxed. The only down side is they do not Open till 8:00. Even with a line of Customers waiting.

b
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Waiter brought out our entree before our appetizer. To be fair they took the appetizer off the bill. Because the restaurant was not crowed I was disappointed in that aspect. However the food was amazing. I would go back.

L
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really great service, good food, fantastic setting! They also gave us complimentary choros because it was our wedding anniversary :-)

LR
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 4

My husband sent the food back it had a horrible taste and smell, what he did eat he became sick all day yesterday.

MM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was absolutely delicious and our server and hostess were awesome! The atmosphere is amazing!

LA
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Ambiance and service were friendly and enjoyable. Shrimp burrito was tasty but rice and beans were nothing special. My waiter was pleasant and the drinks were Great. I’d return to try another dish.

MO
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 1ambience 4

We wanted a casual location for drinks and an appetizer and had enjoyed this spot in the past so we thought that we would try it again. Unfortunately half of the restaurant was booked for a private party, which we were seated next to and it was quite loud. I actually had a difficult time hearing my table mates speak.
Our server was nice, but she and the bussers kept circling our table. She finally walked over an told us that they had another reservation and we had to leave, even though there were empty tables. We weren’t finished with our appetizer nor finished with our drinks.
No where on our confirmation did it say that there was a minimum F&B to be met or that there was a time limit.
The restaurant, recognizing that they had space limitations due to the private party should have limited their Open Table reservations.

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Wish we could sit next to the canal. Unfortunately, all tables near the canal were for 2 people.

OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The carne asada was amazing as was the tres leches dessert! Highly recommend. Happy hour prices make drinking in Vegas somewhat affordable.

B
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, fantastic view - right along canal! Highly recommend!

f
San Francisco
44 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great stop when in Vegas, highly recommend the fresh Guacamole and chips, ask for a table on the canal.

MM
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

First expereonfe at Cañonita. Food definitely exceeded expectations, particularly the Michoacán-style Pork. Will definitely repeat.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Would recommend. Good food, set and atmosphere. Frank

PS
St. Louis
5 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

This place is consistantly excellent. The food is great and the jalapeno margarita is absolutely fantastic. I think that the Venetian is a great place to see interesting sights and some of the shops are realistic in pricing. Canonita is a reasonably priced mexican restuarant with well presented dishes and a fun, open environment where you can hear the gondoliers yodelling (some are pleasant to hear, some need autotune).

MM
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good service, good food, and fairly priced for the resort.

L
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good food and drinks. Nothing over the top outstanding but overall a good experience. Would go back.

VC
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a Vegas favorite. Great food, ambience with terrace dining next to Venice canal.

MM
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this restaurant. Eat there every time I stay at the Venetian or even just go to Vegas. Great food! Fine dining Mexican cuisine. Everything I’ve had has been 10 stars! Service is just as amazing, always polite. Definitely need to try this place if you are curious.

A
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

15 wedding anniversary

KB
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love it. It never fails to be a great dining experience

OT
San Diego
41 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mushroom enchiladas are awesome, the guacamole was their best yet.

MM
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the atmosphere here! Food and service are great! One star off because it is not Italian food... the only restaurant right on the canal, and it's not italian food. I'm sure that makes sense somehow! But aside from that, great all around!

t
New York Area
164 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

good mexican food at not outrageous prices

m
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

the tacos were wonderfull, tasty and flavory, the ambiance great around venetian canal.

OT
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was amazing—pork belly and Scallop dish was phenomenal! Everything was excellent—service, suggestions by wait staff, drinks, food!

AS
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Four School Friends Lunch Reunion.

What a wonderful place! The canal was so picturesque! The shoppes lovely! The menu amazing and the dishes absolutely delicious!

Our waitress was excellent, gracious, and very helpful in every way including taking our picture by the canal for a memorable souvenir.

Thank you

DM
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

the food and service was awesome!! the taco platter was amazing!

CA
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The menu is not as good as it was in past years. My husband was looking forward to the three tacos with beans and rice that he had for past 3 years. No longer on menu. There is only a 5 taco sampler. My husband said they were tasty but very tiny, and he was still hungry though I shared my cilantro rice and black beans. I had an uninspired burrito. I enjoyed the Santa Rosa pork in the past,but because we had to rush dinner to make a show, I selected something simple. Rice and beans were good but chicken filling was bland. Our server was excellent. We told her we had to eat quickly, and she placed our order right away. It was at our table in about 5 minutes. Every year we come to Las Vegas, we eat here. Food was still good but not as good as it used to be. It went down a notch, in my humble opinion, but prices went up!

MB
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food, but as like everything else on the Vegas Strip, expensive.

JC
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated our 41st Wedding anniversary with a beautiful dinner and drinks.
The food was excellent and the service was outstanding . Our server Ismael was excellent, he provided background information on the meals we had and from which region in Mexico it originated from.

Highly recommend for not only special occasions but for family dining and visitors from out of town.

Great job to the entire staff.

OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went here for a meal on the last night of our holiday. The setting is amazing and the food was lovely. Brian was our server and was very friendly

JK
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food. Authentic

S
Denver
268 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It’s been years since I’ve been here, now I’m wounding why? Food and service were outstanding!