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Vida Cantina

4.4
4.4
11 Reviews
$30 and under
Latin American
Vida Cantina is a chef-driven restaurant celebrating modern Mexican cuisine. Chef Tony V. pushes Latin Cuisine to the limit!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 1 time today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Latin American, Seafood, Cocktail Bar

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 2:15 pm–10:00 pm Sun 2:15 pm–9:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (562) 632-1497

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Chef Tony V.

  • Neighborhood

    Whittier

  • Parking details

    None

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

What 11 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. OB

    OneBadJax

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    my first time there, food was amazing, wine was amazing, service outstanding and the overall experience awesome!!
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Central Coast

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    The food was good. An appetizer I got was a little spicy, but my main dish, the chicken, was my favorite. There was a live band that was playing inside. It was very loud and energetic.
  3. V

    Veags2fun

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best place to enjoy drinks and a nice meal.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    The food and drinks were amazing!! Would have liked larger glasses for water or have the waitress come over often to fill up my cup other than that o have been going there twice a week because of the reasonable prices and the amazing taste in food
  5. j

    jbdk

    Los Angeles

    20 reviews

    2.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience3
    Got there at 5pm on a Saturday. They could not make any drinks because the bartender does not get in until 530pm, but they open at 4pm. Service was okay. Food okay at best.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We went at 5 pm on a Saturday night. There was 7 of us in our party. This was our first time here. We tried several things off the menu(wish I would have taken pics). Literally EVERYTHING we had was excellent & so full of flavor. Our fave were the shrimp tacos, & yuca fries. 🤤 to top it off, they had Jazmine there w/ some entertainment for the evening. We ended up staying there until closing enjoying the specialty drinks. We will definitely return! I’m already craving the food. Ty again to our server Joy, & the whole staff. U were very attentive & made our experience a great one. 😊
  7. JL

    JimmyL

    Orange County

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love this place. We have been looking for a local eatery that mixed amazing dishes with great value. Do yourself a favor and check it out. Wine list is also great and interesting. Joe is a wine lover and won’t Stearns you wrong.
  8. JB

    JilmaB

    Los Angeles

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    This is my third time having dinner here. I invited a couple friends over for some good food and drinks. It was a Tuesday night. Unfortunately the Bartender wasn’t there. My friend ordered a Paloma and it was not good. Basic Margarita was ok. I ordered a bottle of the red blend wine from Ensenada Mexico, that was very good wine btw. The fideo plate was very good. My husband loves their pork belly tacos. What disappointed me was the bad service. We had to constantly raise our hand for the waiter to assist us for another drink , water, etc. I am addressing the service because to me it is very important. The food was on point. Thank you
  9. LA

    LisaA

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service. Great cocktails. Live music to boot! We will definitely be back. Just what Whittier needs.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food is awesome, music is great, and the service is a 10+.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We visited vida cantina for the first time to see a friend perform who is now there on Fridays and Sundays. It’s such a beautiful environment, we had an amazing time. The food and drinks are good.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily

FAQs

Vida Cantina is rated 4.4 stars by 11 OpenTable diners.

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Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 1 time today
Google Map for Vida Cantina

13817 Whittier Blvd, Whittier, CA 90605

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Whittier

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 2:15 pm–10:00 pm Sun 2:15 pm–9:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Latin American, Seafood, Cocktail Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    None

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Chef Tony V.

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

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