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The Cantina at Historic Biltmore Village features handmade Fresh Mex and the only tequila bar in Asheville. We're a great choice for dinner with friends, a family gathering, or even a romantic evening with someone special. Our expansive menu offers handmade Southwestern favorites with a twist of Asheville. We use only the freshest ingredients grown locally when available and strive to be conscientious of our extended and immediate environments. We compost the leftovers and aim at being as sustainable as possible. Start things off with tempting appetizers like the Chiles Rellenos and our Ultimate Queso Dip, just to name a few. Cantina favorites include The Biltmore Chicken Quesadilla Best Ever Baja Fish Tacos, and vegetarian options like The AshVeggie Burrito. Have an event coming up? Let the Cantina help feed your guests with on and off site caterings at prices to fit any budget. We have a wide assortment of proven crowd pleasing buffets, and are happy to customize for specific requests. The Cantina is also an active member of our community. If you opt to donate one of your two sides offered with each entrée, The Cantina will donate that portion to a local food charity. The cash equivalent of one donated side can feed up to 6 of our neighbors in need. We at The Cantina are honored to be a part of Asheville and the unique enclave that is Historic Biltmore Village. Whatever brings you in, we hope you enjoy your meal and time spent in our company, and that you return again soon for Asheville's most unique and delicious Fresh Mex and Tequila Bar!

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Mexican Restaurants
Other Information

Cuisines: Mexican, Latin American

Wi-Fi: Free

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Alcohol: Full Bar

Parking: Lot, Free

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Takes Reservations: No

Outdoor Seating: Yes

Price Range : Average

Pets Allowed: Yes


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Sovosa A.



This is MUCH better now than the previous review (written in their early days) indicates. It's become our default place to go when we're not specifically in the mood for something else, which is several times a month, almost weekly.

We love the food and drinks, and the service is now top-notch. Yes the menu is a little bit La Paz and a little bit new, but the execution is now excellent, and they've earned our business!

We too were sad to see La Paz go, but frankly their quality was off in their latter days, and I guess the new owners inherited some of those issues, but they have been correctly addressed as far as we're concerned! But don't take our word for it--go see what we mean!



I was dissapointed when I deci...

I was dissapointed when I decided to return to what I thought was going to be La Paz Restaurant (which was Awesome) and this new restaurant was in its place. I decided to give it a try.

Basically, it is a complete ripoff of the La Paz restaurant, but with none of the service. The food looks the same and is certainly the same price but was not the same quaity. It wasn't bad per se, but my favorite dish was the BBQ Pork Quesadilla. It is $11.99 and I had no problem paying it. I ordered it the other night and it is still $11.99, but it was no better than a frozen quesadilla you could get at Ingle's. My wife ordered the Queso dip, and it was close, but still not the same.

It is like they kept the La Paz menu, but lost the recepies.

Don't get me wrong, if they cut the price 50% it would be fine, but trying to pass off fast food as gourmet Mexican is a crime. "Zach, from Neo" as the radio says should stick to the burrito stands. He took one of the nicest restaurants in Asheville and turned it into a $20 McBurrito. Soooo sad:(

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