Chantico

4.6
90 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Chantico Mexican Restaurant and Bar is a full service restaurant and event space located in Phoenix, Arizona. The cuisine of Chantico draws on the incredible abundance and diversity of ingredients found throughout Mexico. Sea of Cortez halibut, clams, scallops, yellowtail tuna, big eye tuna, marlin, swordfish, all running right off the Pacific Coast of the Baja Peninsula. Local beef from the ranches in the Sonoran Desert, Tropical ingredients from the Yucatan Region. Chilies and heirloom varieties of corn from all over Mexico. Everything we can purchase local we do, then from the closest oceans, rivers, ranches and farms. We use the highest quality ingredients, exceptional spirits, cocktails, wines and beers.

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Offers

  • Happy Hour Daily 2pm to Close 7 Days a Week

    Multiple dates available

    Sun - Wed 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Fri - Sat 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Fantastic Food and Drink Pricing See Website

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 90 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.8
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MesonGNO
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seemed more elegant than expected. I was dressed fine but my teenage adults were not. I felt bad. Nobody turned us away. Everyone was friendly. The food and drinks were amazing! Such great flavors. 💜

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was amazing and spectacular above and beyond my expectations.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience5

This was probably my sixth or seventh time there, but the service just doesn’t seem to be up to par with the restaurant. Also, on this occasion the food wasn’t very good either, but it has been on every other visit. I hope you continue to work on the service

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RobynB
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and caters to all diet types. Outstanding!

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Food was delish, loved the vibe. Server was having a rough day.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Parking isn't easy.
I did a reservation for 19:45, was there at 19:35, I was offered a table by the kitchen or I have to wait, with an excuse that there were no other tables available. Then at 20:00 I was offered my table in the opposite side
& it was a booth, but there were more than 5 other booths available.
My server was late, as I guess there were not enough servers for the number of customers.
The menu have a lot of varieties & the food was tasty, it was a little bit salty (but that's a personal preference).

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Harol
Phoenix
10 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

New building and great ambiance. Was really surprised by the type of foods they served on their menu. From oysters, tacos, steaks and even full traditional Mexican dishes options.

We started with their Baja oysters and queso appetizer. The oysters were meaty sweet and presented with a bed of salt, very good.

I had the Chile Relleno with Shrimp. I was blown away from the flavors, brought me back to my moms home cooking. Prepared nicely with a creamy sauce inside accompanied with pieces of shrimp and wrapped in a spicy Chile Poblano on a bed of white rice and red salsa, superb. Would definitely go back just for this dish again.

Service was great, we were greeted at the door and checked up on through out our stay. Overall had a pleasant experience, I will definitely be returning here for another great dish and experience.

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yuccatory
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Plenty of vegan and gluten-free options. My favorite so far has been the vegan cheese enchiladas. Amazing cocktails. Highly recommend the Oaxacan Old Fashioned - I'll never have an old fashioned with anything but mezcal anymore. Really wonderful service every time.

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vipMarcyD
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Drinks were great and food was delish!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My new favorite place. Our server Dave was extremely attentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is AMAZING!!! The chantico breakfast tacos are the best crispy tacos I’ve ever had. Get the blue corn pancake, it’s a must!!! Seriously all of the food is great. I live in Mesa and will happily drive to Central Phoenix for the food! Service is great too.

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PaulM
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great exciting modern Mexican Cuisine.
Great drkinks and atmosphere!

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vipSandyW
Chicago
122 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our server was great! He made wonderful recommendations, made sure we were tended to but not hovering. The food was mostly excellent. I would've taken home gallons of both salsas if I could but the clams appetizer was only fair. Not a lot of flavor- mediocre. However, the brisket taco (recommended by server) was amazing. The tortilla soup- one and done- not bad just not good enough to get again, very thick like hot ketchup texture. Green chili corn and chipotle mashed potatoes were great sides.

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Brea
Denver
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Love this place and will definitely be going back. Love the ala carte options, food, and ambiance. Drinks are great but a little overpriced for the size. I will definitely be back!

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AshleyG
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Will definitely be back!

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barbC
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. Great atmosphere, great food. This was our third time there and it is consistently good!

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vipSabeenag
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

The only issue was an observation, an guy at a table was using the cutlery to feed his dog.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible all around

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Mexico City - Oaxaca style cuisine . Everything in the menu is delicious . Excellent service and beautiful restaurant . I love the patio seating with ceiling heaters . Great service!!

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food3service3ambience4

Lovely place...

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AnitaNieves
Mexico City
4 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really loved this place! Try the charred sweet potato

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vipOpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
11 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience4

First time visit to Chantico, nice ambiance. Bartender was slammed, and didn’t appear to have any help besides the bar back. We waited longer than necessary for a drink. It was a cool December night 45-50 degrees out. We sat at the bar the heat must’ve been turned up to 80+ degrees, it was hot and uncomfortable. More than likely I wouldn’t return and would stick to Los Dos Molinos across the street.

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Fluffy
Phoenix
7 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the decor, ambience food and service!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome modern southwestern atmosphere. The food & cocktails are excellent. Amazing molé as well. Actually inexpensive- you could have a laid-back happy hour or a date, the variety of menu items & price points provides flexibility. I’ll definitely be dining here regularly.

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LucasW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience5

Server took over 10 minutes to greet us, lacked knowledge on the menu and gave poor recommendations. Drinks took a long time to come out, the ceviche was sweet and overwhelmed by the coconut flavor, the fish tacos were cold and the sauce with them was off-putting, the wings were not spicy and lacked flavor arrived luke warm.

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Scourt1
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous service and food. Love the atmosphere especially the fire bowls and tall ceilings. The chips and salsa could be the best we’ve ever had - and loved that they had red and green especially right before Christmas! The Chile Relleno was light, compared to others I’ve had, and delicious although I did find myself envious of the sweet potato taco on my sons plate. His favorite was the al pastor though. Reasonably priced. My only complaint would be the music was too loud for this 56-year-old -much like their sister restaurant Ocotillo which I also enjoyed but can’t take the loudness. All in all I plan to go back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food, drinks and ambiance was amazing. Our party ordered several things, all of which was delicious. However, I wouldn’t order the oysters again. The service could’ve been better. It took way too long to get one dish and it was hard to flag down a server for a water refill.
I’d still visit again though.

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Fara
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the ambience, the music, the drinks, the service and the TAMALES!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at this restaurant and it will definitely not be the last… Cool vibe… Excellent food...My new favorite!

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vipashleyc
Phoenix
16 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great atmosphere!! Can’t wait to go back

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vipGKaz
Phoenix
39 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Modern feel, unique menu and solid beverage menu. This is our third visit and everything has been consistent. If you love fresh modern Mexican cuisine this is a must visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious. We originally just came for the nachos. The beef was flavored to perfection. We ended up getting a couple tacos. Two soft(fish and carne). Two hard(shrimp and Birria). Everything had the right amount of kick and so much flavor. My boyfriend and I will definitely be coming back here.

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vipTracyB
Phoenix
29 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Love the vibe in the restaurant. We sat “outdoor” patio which is nicer than indoor dining room to me. Good food and nice people working there. The only complaint is that we had to wait a long time in between drinks and we also ran out of chips. They served the queso with just a spoon. Nothing to put it on. Be careful if you have a peanut allergy though. They have peanuts in one of the sauces and it’s unadvertised on the menu.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, Great food, Excellent service. Would highly recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and amazing food and cocktails.

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Hailey
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The environment is awesome for a date night! Super cute. The staff is all really kind and ensures that you get what you want. The food is phenomenal as well! Overall, I had a great experience!

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Aryah
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone’s meal was fantastic, we were never rushed, and they swapped out someone’s drink when they didn’t like it. We all said we would go back for brunch sometime

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RuthD
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience4

We were so excited to try this new restaurant. Everything at the outset was promising. Great decor, very nice hostesses, and the pictures of the food online look great. Unfortunately that’s where the good things about the restaurant stopped. We ordered cocktails which sounded so good. Mine (it had vodka, pomegranate and hibiscus) tasted like cough medicine. Honestly I’ve had jungle juice that tasted better. My boyfriend’s cocktail (the name had “unicorn” in it, tequila was the main ingredient) was slightly better but still not really drinkable. The appetizers were ok. Nothing to write home about. Then we ordered the fish tacos and the crispy shrimp tacos. The crispy shrimp tacos were fine but you can’t really mess up anything that is deep-fried. The fish tacos had an insane amount of sour cream and the fish inside wasn’t fresh. Don’t waste your time.

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vipShoshana823
Phoenix
13 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great space and patio, delicious upscale Mexican food

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LauraS
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

I possibly had the BEST fish tacos - ever! So fresh, and perfectly fried, very lightly...delicious. The patio seating is stunning, the indoor seating felt a little more like a cafeteria. But other than that aesthetic, I'll be back for more!!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Chantico using the Order Online button. Chantico also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (602) 699-3015.

Chantico is rated 4.6 stars by 90 OpenTable diners.

Chantico does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.chanticophx.com/store/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.