About Cantina Laredo - Columbus
We create authentic Mexican food inspired by the cuisine of Mexico City and add a modern twist. Try our guacamole made tableside or our full Tequila Bar. We offer two private rooms with 50 and 30 seating. Delivery Service is available. And we are happy to cater your next event, large or small. Contact us today to learn more.
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Everyday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday 11:00am - 9:00 pm, Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Cantina Laredo opens it's doors to parties as small as 10 and as large as 300. We also provide off-site catering for functions outside the restaurant.
Public parking is available behind and on both sides of the restaurant and valet service is available in the front of the restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
Cantina Laredo boasts one of the most amazing private dining rooms in all of Columbus. We offer two private dining rooms. Our all seasons patio room seats 50, a private space with windows to open if weather permits. Our second private dining room features a wall of windows that disappears to be used as both an indoor and outdoor area, complete with heated outdoor tables and a fireplace inside. 32 people can comfortably dine and converse with a beautiful view of the Polaris Fashion Place promenade and fountains, with an additional 16 seats on the open-air patio. We also have a TV accessible for Power Point presentations and conferences.
Private Party Contact:
Michael Belcastro: 6147811139x
Banquet, Beer, Delivery, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Cantina Laredo - Columbus Ratings and Reviews
When we walked in, we were greeted by th ...
When we walked in, we were greeted by the host who promptly seated us in a booth that was dirty with crumbs and others things on the floor. Looking around I noticed the table could use a new coat of lacquer since it was beaten up pretty badly and a couple of the ceiling tiles were stained with age and dirt. Our waiter came to the table and got our drink order, he recommended the most expensive drink on the menu. The drink was watered down by the time I got it. Then he came back to get the food order, but as he was talking to us he was constantly looking around at the restaurant, not paying attention at all. We ordered the flautitas's which were so dry I had to pour my salsa on them for any flavor. Then the waiter came back and took our order. Again looking all over the place and not paying attention. I ordered the fish tacos, no cheese, it came with cheese to the table. This was because he wasn't paying attention nor bothered to write anything down. Then he disappeared for about 8 minutes, I timed it, no where in site. He was in a hurry to get us out of door. We shouldn't have tipped him, but I wait tables myself and don't do that. The bar tender wasn't even bar tending, she was flirting with some guy at the bar the whole time we were there. I mean she was literally sitting at a bar stool talking to him, WTF. The manager never stopped by to say anything to us. This place really sucks, I hope it goes under so something can come in its place. The whole staff is unprofessional and act like a bunch of crackheads.
It started bad with the waiter. My wife ...
It started bad with the waiter. My wife asked for a specific wine she had at the bar before dinner. The waiter said "we do not carry that wine". My wife went to the bar and asked for the wine herself and the bartender poured a glass for her We ordered our meals. Over 1 hour no food. Waiter said 5 more minutes, no food after 10 more minutes. Told waiter we do not want the meals. Manager came over, not to friendly. It was mt son's birthday. Very bad experience.
Food was cold, then second round was raw ...
Food was cold, then second round was raw. Two men began physically fighting and cursing in restaurant and manager told us legally they can't do anything but call security who never arrived. Restaurant 2/3 empty which should have told us. Do not go, gone way downhill.
Dinner was excellent! I've never eaten h ...
Dinner was excellent! I've never eaten here and not been impressed by the delicious food. The drinks were great - I had the Blood Orange Sangria which was refreshing and had the right amount of sweetness. We had a restaurant week special - Carne Asada with Cheese Enchilada - and the steak was tender, flavorful and perfectly cooked with tiny bits of char. The tres leches cake for dessert was also amazing with sweet mango pieces. The service was great and the food and drinks were served promptly. This place is really a favorite - can't wait to go back!
We have been to Cantina Laredo several t ...
We have been to Cantina Laredo several times and have always been very happy with the food and the service. This time was a major disappointment in the service. After we ordered, we did not see our waiter Jacob until we were finished with dinner and had been sitting there for 10 minutes. He never checked to see if the food was correct (It was ), we didn't get any drink refills and we had to keep asking for everything. Drinks, boxes, the check. Jacob sent a bus person out to make the guacamole for us but we saw him making it himself for two other tables. I was also a little surprise that they did not wear food prep gloves while making it.
I was not impressed. Food lacked flavor ...
I was not impressed. Food lacked flavor and spice one would expect in Mexican food. Server was condescending and did not add to the experience in a positive way. I asked for a margarita with salt, there was no salt on my glass and when I asked him to fix it, he walked around the corner with my drink and returned with the same glass, no salt and set it on the table. We ended up getting our tab and leaving before actually having a meal. There are so many better options in Columbus than this over-priced place.
I went to Cantina Laredo with my office ...
I went to Cantina Laredo with my office as a going-away lunch for one of my coworkers. The food was excellent - a bit pricey in my own opinion, but it was delicious. I could see this being a great date night spot as the vibe was quite intimate and romantic. Overall, it was a great experience!
I have been to Cantina Laredo many times ...
I have been to Cantina Laredo many times and have really enjoyed the food and service, but not this time. The chips were great, but the meal was not up to the standard that I have had in the past. I had a chimichanga stuffed poblano pepper. The outside was not fully cooked and tasted doughy and the poblano pepper was not cooked, which I did not care for. We had to ask for items several times from our server and did not get water refills.
We came to this restaurant for restauran ...
We came to this restaurant for restaurant week. It's a good thing we ate a lot of salsa and chips because the meal itself was not that good. The food was just barely warm and was not high quality food. We had fish tacos and the fish was very dry and tasteless, the rice was tasteless and the black bean dish was not good. Our waiter did keep our water glasses filled. I don't think I would go back.
I've dined at Cantina Laredo previous an ...
I've dined at Cantina Laredo previous and have always had a wonderful experience. However I did feel our party was slightly neglected. They weren't extremely busy but so I did wonder if the service was different because we selected to restaurant week menu
the wait staff was very friendly. We we ...
the wait staff was very friendly. We were there quite early for our reservation but they were able to seat us. They took our appetizer order, then our drink & food order. Our food came out and I had to ask about our drinks. They went and got them. The drinks (margarita's) were good! My food was OK. The two individuals that ordered the tacos didn't get much meat on them for the price. Was a very skimpy meal for them. Would probably be an OK place for drinks & appetizers if seated at the bar. We most likely will not be back.
The server Marcus was not attentive and ...
The server Marcus was not attentive and kept on trying to convince me to order drinks that I didn't want. When I ordered a second margarita, it didn't get to my table until as asked a passing hostess to get it for me from the bar. He never came to check on us. The guacamole was delicious and the kids loved their meals but my chicken and beef fajitas had a piece of blue plastic in between the meat!!! Marcus was nowhere to be found so the hostess found the manager to come see it for himself. He offere me another meal but I was afraid of kitchen retaliation (I've heard many stories enough to know to not bother) After the yummy apple pie with ice cream, the bill came and Marcus didn't even tell me that the entree was taken off the bill. I had to look at the receipt to realize that. I still tipped him 18-20% but honestly, he deserved maybe a 10% tip. I love the restaurant and had a great first experience before this so I will give it another try but I will make sure I'm just there for drinks at the bar.
We were quite surprised when the restaur ...
We were quite surprised when the restaurant was only about 20% full, considering it was dinner time on a Saturday night. Chips were fresh and tasty and the guacamole we ordered was delicious. The salsa was very different and I didn't care for it much, but others in our group liked it okay. I ordered chicken fajitas and was very disappointed. The chicken was badly over cooked and very dry and tough. It took a long time to receive our food and my meal was cold by the time I received it. Our waiter was very friendly but he made a lot of mistakes and was apologizing constantly. Several folks in our party of 7 had to send their iced tea back because it tasted odd. It took awhile to get the replacement tea but it was good and fresh when it finally came. The restaurant seemed poorly managed in general due to several unprofessional events during our dinner. At one point an employee yelled loudly across the restaurant to the bartender to ask why one of our drinks had not been served. One time was enough for this nearly 2.5 hour dinning experience.
Enjoyable dining experience. Very good t ...
Enjoyable dining experience. Very good table side Guacamole, chips are good quality. The dipping sauces (two are given one is served warm and the other is served cold) interesting approach to chips and salsa. Booth size is large enough for 4-people. Overall a very nice dining experience indeed. Way to go! PS..make sure you order a Margarita!
Our visit to Catina Laredo was very dist ...
Our visit to Catina Laredo was very disturbing. To begin with the restaurant was not busy at all. Our server seemed distracted and until,later in the meal disinterested in our needs. Our initial cocktail orders were delivered at different times to each of three of us. Two of the drinks were not what was ordered. Empty food trays were left by our table. When one corrected drink was served the person bringing it was in your face rude. Fortunately the food was very good. We were so shocked by our treatment that we will never go there again.
The food was very good. My husband had t ...
The food was very good. My husband had the sea bass, and I had the shrimp filled Chilies Rellenos. Both were prepared very well. The service was fair to average. We were seated in a back corner instead of a table by the open window with a view of the courtyard with children playing in the fountains. We moved to the table with the view. It took our waiter a very long time to come to bring our menus. After our food was delivered to the table, our waiter brought additional chips and salsa, but never returned to see if we were interested in another drink or to refresh our water. Overall, we were satisfied, but the service left a bit to be desired.
First time and experience was better tha ...
First time and experience was better than expected. Service was outstanding from the time we stepped into the restaurant. Food was excellent, could taste the freshness in the food. I will go back again very soon, hope to get the same service again.
Our server Cierra was fantastic! So atte ...
Our server Cierra was fantastic! So attentive and helpful. We even had our 4 year old and 10 month old with us and she was so fantastic with the kids too, which is so helpful because happy kids makes for happy parents and a superb dining experience! The food was outstanding as well. We were so glad to have the opportunity to celebrate our Anniversary. I would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant. Ask for Cierra because she is so professional and personable- it really made our experience top notch. Can't wait to get a chance to go back!
Needed a good place to have a not too le ...
Needed a good place to have a not too lengthy meal near our hotel. Cantina Laredo accomplished that handily. All of the food was very good, the margarita's were excellent, and the made at the table guacamole was some of the best we have ever had. Not just standard Mexican either- I had a very tasty Chilean Sea Bass with mildly spicy sauce.
This place used to be great, but the service has went way downhill. We were greated by our server and told "its going to be awhile" After 10 minutes we approached the manager and got a different server who screwed up my meal and forgot my wine. We won't be back. The
My only complaint is that I had a coupon ...
My only complaint is that I had a coupon for a free guacamole appetizer and noticed after I left that it wasn't taken off of my bill and I paid for it. I suppose it was my mistake for not checking before I left, but I was in a hurry and didn't think about it.
Food order shorted!
Was shorted food on my order and acknowledged by the waitress but since my order was changed from corn tortillas to flour they would only provide me 2 tacos instead of 3! Ridiculous! I made 2 references to the situation, and she evidently felt this was way it was going to be. Did not argue, or ask for a manager because I feel like this must be typical for this location.
Does not compare to location in Jacksonville, Florida at all.
Hiro was our hero!
We had won a giftcard to Cantina Laredo & stopped by for dinner. I had the DELICIOUS avocado & artichoke enchiladas. They were a delicious, light option.
Our server, Hiro, was attentive & delightful. Will be sure to ask for him in the future.
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