Kachina Cantina- Denver

4.5
389 Reviews
$30 and under
Tex-Mex
Per the City of Denver we are seating 50% capacity indoors and we have tables outside with heaters.

Curbside carry out available during normal business hours.

The health and safety of our guests and associates is our highest priority. We have implemented a wide variety of operational changes that go above and beyond guidance offered by the CDC, other public health experts and government officials. We look forward to serving you safely during this time and appreciate your cooperation in helping us do so.

Kachina is a free-spirited, modern cantina providing an escape in the LoDo district of Denver. Kachina’s inspiration is found in the Four Corners region of Southwest America and Baja Mexico.
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Experiences

  • Taco Tuesday!

    Multiple dates available

    Celebrate Taco Tuesday at Kachina Cantina 5pm-close $2 carnitas, chicken, and cauliflower tacos toda la noche!
  • Sangria Saturday

    Multiple dates available

    $20 for a pitcher of red or white sangria all day! Share with your friends or drink it yourself. Both are good and the Sangria is great!

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
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 389 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.5based on recent ratings
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Andrea
Denver
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great food and drinks! We visited for Denver Restaurant week and enjoyed the $25 special for app, main dish, and desert!

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vipFoodie
Denver
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Food was average; service was poor. It was not up to par; disorganized and inattentive.

Unfortunately nothing positive to say. It did not meet our expectations or standards.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Crystal is awesome! Great food great servers great atmosphere! 2 thumbs up! Will be going back!

AJ

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BrittanyG
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I go to Kachina Cantina at least once a week. It has amazing drinks and food.

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SuzanneR
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

went expecting more new mexico style cuisine. there were elements, but... the fundido was amazing but very oily. the fry bread fir fry bread tacos were disappointing- too heavy and flavorless. margarita choices were creative and flavorful.

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DoubleS
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Came for a birthday celebration from a referral from The Crawford Hotel. Queso fundido is great! The pitchers of margs are tasty but not a good value. You get a glass full of ice and then a small carafe size pitcher that is also full of ice. We were told it should fill 4 drinks and of course it does because the glasses are full of ice! Nice service and a chill place to hang.

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vipdavidmad1
Denver
30 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Came here on a Sunday afternoon in advance of a Rockies game. Service was a little bit sluggish, took about 25 mins to get our appetizer. The manager realized this delay, and comp'd us the appetizer, even before we said anything (we were about to), and without us asking. Food was pretty good and prices were very reasonable. Will be back.

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Sarah
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We had to send back drinks multiple times to have them remade to what we ordered. The guacamole was very under seasoned really just plain avocado. The manager was great in helping us out but overall unimpressed.

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Brooke
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience5

The food was delicious and well-priced. Great restaurant!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVED the food here. These were some of the best street tacos I have had in a while, and loved the open faced quesadilla - great twist and change up from just an ordinary, boring quesadilla. Happy hour value was amazing. Overall great experience and will be back!

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BeBell
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Quality food and atmosphere. My friend and I went to Kachina for a late dinner and had great drinks and food. I will say the limes being fully dipped in salt for tequila shots was a little too intense.

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DeenaP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great margaritas! Food was fast, tasty and service was excellent!

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ShannyH
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

LOVE the tacos on Navajo fry bread, great guacamole and mimosas :)

Kachina Cantina- Denver
Responded on April 17, 2021

Thanks for the awesome review! Come in again soon so we can earn that 5 star review from you!

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LauranL
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Construction was going on outside the restaurant so it was noisy, but no fault of the restaurant itself. Food was good, good vegetarian and vegan options, and friendly service!

Kachina Cantina- Denver
Responded on April 17, 2021

Excuse our mess during some remodeling. We look forward to serving you again when we are finished making some much needed changes around the property.

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MichaelL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience5

The service and ambiance was great, but the food didn't have much flavor. 1 out of 4 at the table finish everything on the plate, everyone else barely finished 1/4 of the meal.

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vipLuv2dine
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience1

We were unprepared for sitting outside, at the curb. Not a great ambience when cars are zooming by you. Literally at the curb despite people sitting in the intended outdoor patio with open tables there. No considerations for 50 degrees night, no heat, no cover. Nothing. Just traffic and freezing cold, and food cold.
Food was mediocre, we both felt sick after our tacos, marg was a mix from a bucket. No desire to go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Shadia is the best! Wonderful dinner, per usual.

I had the taco salad and my fiancé had the flank steak! Everything was delicious and fresh :)

CT
ClimbThePlanet
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Wished we could have not been seated 2 feet from the road, but that's how it goes on a Friday night in covid times.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is great. Awesome happy hour specials, good drinks and service, and close to a fun area. 10/10 would recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the location!
The food was really good and reasonably priced.

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TylerB
Denver
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great service and good food definitely try their Red Snapper

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

The food was less than mediocre. Always wanted to dine there and when I finally did, we were so disappointed.

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Chilly
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall3food1service5ambience5

The food sadly was very bland, i really did love the service. As all of the staff were very kind and very nice to us, the restaurant was very clean, very cute. But with how bland the food was it was hard to enjoy it. We came there to eat after all. My friends said that their tacos tastes like straight tortilla and pineapple. And the enchiladas i had were very dull in flavor. As coming from a hispanic background and eating this kind of food. It felt like a mimic of actual hispanic food. Not enough flavor at all.

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vipDenverMich
Denver
34 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious brunch! COVID restrictions followed. Friendly staff throughout our visit. We'll be back!

Kachina Cantina- Denver
Responded on March 26, 2021

We are so glad you enjoyed our brunch offerings! We were so excited to open brunch back up to the public following a year long hiatus that was the pandemic. We look forward to seeing you back again soon!

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AustinFoodie
Austin
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Cool space, food was ok. We'll come back! Fun atmosphere.

Kachina Cantina- Denver
Responded on March 10, 2021

Thanks AustinFoodie! We would love for you to come back so we can earn that five star review by having you try some other items on our delicious menu!

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jennifer
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were running late, so we called and they moved our reservation around. We enjoyed good food and felt very comfortable with their safety protocols. I highly recommend.

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Karina
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kayla was a fantastic server! She was very knowledgeable and hospitable. Grant was also incredibly kind and welcoming! Thank you all so much.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service! Hostess went above and beyond and got us in!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience5

Service wasn’t the best. Brought our queso out and it took 7 mins to get chips and it was cold by that time

OT
OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing 10/10

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BrandieJ
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

They were out of Indian fry bread which is the entire reason we went. Service was really slow but friendly

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SteveI
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant with a cool vibe. Food was great!

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AlexandraD
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An awesome place to dine the menus is small but delicious and the service was great

CG
vipCrystalG
Denver
11 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great energy, phenomenal staff & service, food was orgasmic to my taste buds. They followed all precautions, spacing was great as well.

TC
vipThanks801Chophouse
Denver
43 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great meal at Kachina...had chicken enchiladas and chopped taco salad. Special margaritas so good too!

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JeniK
Richmond
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and great food! We had crispy cauliflower and chicken enchiladas! So good!

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ErinW
Denver
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. We ate outside and enjoyed our time there.

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vipPatrick
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The outdoor alley space is excellent. Food, drinks and service were great. Only disappointment was that the restaurant had to close by 8pm as we were enjoying ourselves so much

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JG2020
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They really did a good job of keeping things fun and exciting with al fresco dining. The food was great (you HAVE to get the open face quesadilla and the queso fundido - promise you won't regret it).

More importantly, we felt safe. We plan to re-visit Denver when the world returns back to a sense of normalcy, and Kachina Cantina will be on our short list!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Christmas Eve

FAQs

Kachina Cantina- Denver offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (720) 460-2728.

Kachina Cantina- Denver is rated 4.5 stars by 389 OpenTable diners.

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.