About 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.
Traditional Mexican, Mexican
Hours of Operation:
Saturday and Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Everyday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
485 & Rea Rd.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We feature Live Music on our Patio Friday through Sunday starting at 6pm. Join us for amazing margaritas and great music.
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.
Valet and lot parking available
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
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Cantina 1511 offers private dining accommodations for up to 70 guests. There are several different rooms that can be configured into a variety of seating designs, based on your personal preference. We also have the capability of renting our entire restaurant for your venue space.
Cantina 1511 - Stonecrest Ratings and Reviews
I loved the table side guac! So fresh an ...
I loved the table side guac! So fresh and so good. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Great margaritas too!
Our waitor Phil was excellent! He had s ...
Our waitor Phil was excellent! He had several other tables besides ours, but he was quite attentive and provided excellent service! The house margarita, cheese queso, and fajitas were delicious!
I ordered the chicken enchiladas without ...
I ordered the chicken enchiladas without queso. The filling of the enchilada was more like a "goo" with chicken, spinach and cheese.
We enjoyed our visit because of great food. Unfortunately, the A/C wasn't working very well. None the less, we had dinner because the food is always excellent. We had the table side Guacamole and it was outstanding as usual. All three of us ordered from the extensive taco menu and were very pleased. Service was not up to par. Our server was loaded up with a large group along with his regular tables so the evening ended on a sour note but that certainly will not keep us from visiting again soon.
Great lunch after middle school graduation.
Our waiter was excellent! He asked about the graduation and was attentive to our time limitations. It was the perfect experience after a lengthy ceremony!
Matt was fantastic. Very attentive. I no ...
Matt was fantastic. Very attentive. I noticed he did great service with all his tables.
Excellent as expected.
We enjoyed dining here. The menu had changed ever slightly and the taco menu was now perfect. It is so nice to have such a variety and able to select different tacos for the same entree. That is what the three of us did and enjoyed 6 different types or styles. All of the staff were very attentive and great ! We will be back.
We have been going here a while. The fo ...
We have been going here a while. The food is always good, and the service has never been sub par. Their beer selection is ok, but they do have a good selection of cocktails. The mojito was awesome.
A great place for dinner and never had a ...
A great place for dinner and never had a bad dish. We are frequent customers and will continue to go back
Waiter was great. He was friendly and up ...
Waiter was great. He was friendly and upbeat. We had a great time.
last minute reservation
Everything about my experience was wonderful except the table itself. It was a very tiny 2 person table and up against a wall so it my elbow was fighting the wall everytime I took a bite. But good and service was great!
Good food. Chips and salsa outstanding. ...
Good food. Chips and salsa outstanding. Willing to accommodate substitutions.
Dined here for the time Mother's Day all 4 of us ordered different items and they were all delicious The pork shanks and the guacamole were stand outs apps And the short rib and fajitas fabulous Of the 7 different items we ordered none were losers. We will be back!
My family and I go here every year for Mother's Day lunch. I used to love this place because the chips, salsa, guacamole, and burritos were great! The first year we went, the mothers were given a card and a coupon for a free meal for the next visit. I never used the coupon but I loved that they were willing to do that. Every year since, I have seen a decline in the service, the food, and the wait time for our meals. I do not think I will be going back next year because this year we were so unhappy with the entire experience. The waiter was all over the place and could not even remember if we ordered water. The cheese dip (queso) looked like they dropped it in water and then immediately brought it to our table (not cheese more like white water) and it was so late we got our food before the dip. I do not like to pay almost ten dollars for a dip that my dog wouldn't even eat. For the amount of money that is charged for this food, I expect better service and MUCH better food.
Great Brunch Spot
This was the perfect spot for Mother's Day Brunch. Our reservation was ready as soon as we arrived, wait staff was prompt and courteous, and the food was delicious!
Mothers Day Brunch
Had a great brunch on Mothers Day! Awesome outdoor patio with umbrellas for shade. Great food, although the Bloody Mary was a little bland.
Excellent meal ! They have a large varie ...
Excellent meal ! They have a large variety of tacos. We both ordered them and they were outstanding. Even the side salad was very tasty. Ordered a vodka martini that was so good, I ordered another. Very pleased with our visit.
I ordered the chicken enchiladas. My ent ...
I ordered the chicken enchiladas. My entree came out cold but the waiter quickly remedied that. My husbands tacos were ok. My kid however devoured a bowl of queso and tortillas in no time. Not as good this visit so hoping it was a fluke.
Great tasty Mexican fair in casual setting
Great tasty Mexican fair in casual setting with great guacamole and pozole. Busing neighborhood Mexican with people of all ages.
Very mediocre food. Have been coming he ...
Very mediocre food. Have been coming here for years and feel like the food has gotten appreciably worse over the last year or so.
Went for my wife's birthday. They put us ...
Went for my wife's birthday. They put us in a semi-private room which kept the noise level down. The service and food were great.
Our server was good & the food outstandi ...
Our server was good & the food outstanding!
Really great Mexican food, and I've eate ...
Really great Mexican food, and I've eaten at hundreds of Mexican restaurants all over the US and Mexico. Like all great Mexican restaurants, thank God it doesn't taste too authentic.
We went to Cantina 1511 before an early movie on Saturday and it did not disappoint. Get there early! We arrived at 6pm and had our choice of seats in the bar area. By the time we were finishing dinner at 6:45, we had people hovering over us trying to get a seat. We ordered several margarita drinks, the orange and the 1800 were really good. My girlfriend thought the skinny margarita was only average. The queso appetizer was very good, make sure you ask for extra pita and chips. We each had ordered taco's, the ancho pollo was delicious. The bar scene was lively with the steady stream of people arriving and the NCAA tournament on the TV's. Good food, great drinks and a lively atmosphere, it was a good place to start our date night.
Waiter had attitude when learned of food allergies
Our waiter had an attitude when I told him of our food allergies! Then when I asked for cheese on the side of my salad instead of on top, he told me they forget to do it in the kitchen so they were remaking it. When he finally brought out my "remade" salad, he asked if that was an allergy request or a preference. I told him it was a preference to have the cheese on the side and he said, "Oh, whew! I just noticed there was still a little cheese on it so, thank goodness it wasn't an allergy." So, I ask you, although it was nice of him to ask, do you think they actually "remade" my salad or just picked the cheese out? Hmmmm. There were several more things that happened during our evening but, too much to type. Just know that not only would I not go back to this establishment but, I would not recommend anyone I know to go there either. I'm sad about that because i had heard such great things about it. That was not our experience at all. :/
Service was disappointing.
Service was disappointing. We kept having to remind our waiter for drinks for kids, for salsa, the bill etc. It was busy but it wasn't that busy to where he should have been so inattentive and absent minded. Food was too spicy and salty for my taste. We keep coming back because our kids like it and they have good drinks.
Better than last time!
Had a wonderful meal...the guacamole was great, the side salad was super fresh and the main entree was hot and delicious. Server was very attentive as well. A good experience on a busy Friday night.
Had a great family dinner at Cantina 151 ...
Had a great family dinner at Cantina 1511. Great appetizers, great entrees, and great desert! Definitely will be back!
The wait for a table was 45 minutes or m ...
The wait for a table was 45 minutes or more when we arrived but with our open table spot we were seated in under 5 minutes !! With that much restaurant activity of course it was quite a loud place. I think larger bowls of salsa would help as we had quite a wait on our food.
I have been here several times before and never been disappointed. This was my first time here for dinner and I brought my family with me. I couldn't have asked for a more perfect meal. The server was wonderful -always there but not hovering, super friendly, very knowledgeable about the menu and very helpful with choosing our meals. The food was just divine, from the appetizer to the dessert. We left there extremely pleased and were still talking about how good it was the next day. We will be going here much more in the future.
We have visit Cantina 1511 several times since moving to the Charlotte area and have enjoyed all of the menu choices picked so far. Portions are large and this is real Mexican food.
There was a small problem with who was s ...
There was a small problem with who was supposed to wait on our table, but it got sorted and the meal was still delicious! The mojitos we had were blended very well, and the Cuatros Leches cake was made well. There were a few times we ordered the cake and it came out burnt tasting. This time not at all!
The food was no better then Taco-Bell; C ...
The food was no better then Taco-Bell; Cold and Uninventive. The service was fair but for a Valentines experience after a movie it was pointless; despite the effort to be something more than it really is • just another boring uneventful Mexican restaurant.
My husband and I went for Valentine's ce ...
My husband and I went for Valentine's celebration and we though the food was excellent, the service was excellent, but the margarita drinks where way over priced.
First try and I'll be back.
I tried this location on a whim. Like Mexican / TexMex and thought is would be worth a visit. I was pleased with the table-side guacamole and the entrees where both very good. Fair price and I'll be back!
Great place to dine anytime for very good food.
We always enjoy going to Cantina 1511. The food is very good. Our service was fantastic. They are generous with their chips/salsa. We especially like the Barbacoa. They offer "specials" on drinks. It is conveniently located at Stonecrest. We highly recommend Cantina 1511 for any occasion.
Bad experience this time but willing to try again.
This wasn't my first time but it was my worst time. The food took a long time to come to the table. Fajitas were overdone so the chicken was dry. Waiter was friendly but hardly ever saw him. Margarita was good and I would've ordered another (but never saw the waiter). I have eaten at this restaurant several times and I'm hoping this was just a fluke. I will try it again to give them a chance to redeem themselves. I usually get the burrito which is always good and the queso is delicious.
Excellent service. Excellent food.
The staff is very friendly. I have dietary restrictions and the waiter came back to confirm my order before placing it. He wanted to ensure everything was correct. The food was amazing as always. I have eaten here multiple times and the food is always delicious!
If you are looking for elevated Mexican cuisine that kicks it up a notch from your typical Tex-mex place, I highly recommend Cantina.
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