Cantina Los Caballitos

Cantina Los Caballitos

Mexican Restaurant and Bar
1651 E Passyunk Ave (at Morris St), Philadelphia, PA 19148, United States
Hours:
Open until 2:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.8/10

Based on 315 votes

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Total Visits
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  • What you need to know
    K F.
    "Tacos with vegan beef and sour cream= delish."(3 Tips)
    Adele M.
    "The Verano Adentro margarita is a perfect balance of spicy and cool!"(34 Tips)
    Katie B.
    "The seitan and tofu fajitas are amazing!!"(3 Tips)
    Aric T.
    "Try the Frozequis, it's awesomely delicious and refreshing..."(2 Tips)
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  • margaritas
  • Mexican food
  • burritos
  • tacos
  • frozequis
  • happy hour
  • vegan food
  • tequila
  • Bloody Marys
  • nachos
  • dos segundos
  • fajitas
  • sangria
  • brunch food
  • quesadillas
  • lively
  • good for a late night
  • mojitos
  • enchiladas
  • great value
  • Ivan

    Hipster margs and tacos makes a day go better.

    Ivan · June 24
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  • Ali A.

    Sangria & Tacos. Cannot make a bad choice.

    Ali Anderson · June 23
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  • CS R.

    One restaurant where you cannot go wrong with anything on the menu. Consistently fantastic food, drinks and desserts -- good fusion of contemporary and authentic Mexican/Tex-Mex. Friendly staff a plus

    CS Rojas · April 9
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  • Patrick W.

    Quesadillas are delicious.

    Patrick W · March 16
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  • Liz B.

    So many delicious vegan options!

    Liz Brandt · November 19, 2014
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  • Raj S.

    Tacos and burritos seem to be the highlight but get the ahi tuna ceviche, it's a great appetiser for sharing. Service can be a little slow. Selection of tequila and mezcal is pretty good as well.

    Raj Sarma · August 19, 2014
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  • Brendan R.

    The goat tacos are fantastic! Also, don't forget to order a pitcher of margaritas. They're deadly in the best way.

    Brendan Rastetter · August 15, 2014
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  • Calin A.

    Tacos and sangria

    Calin Aispuro · August 14, 2014
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  • Pinky B.

    Great service, food & margaritas!

    Pinky Blyden 💋 · August 13, 2014
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  • Amber R.

    Happy hour specials 💙 esp the sangria!

    Amber Rose · August 10, 2014
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  • Daniel W.

    Great vibe. It's so relaxing to sit outside. Many of the menu items are an interesting twist on classic Mexican fare.

    Daniel Wolf · August 7, 2014
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  • Chefs Feed

    Emilio Mignucci, chef of Di Bruno Bros., eats here on his nights off. He loves the Goat tacos. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 5, 2014
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  • Philly.com

    The hipsters come for killer margaritas in the moody orange room, tequila-ficionados find a stellar list of primo shots at the bar, and a talented new chef has upped the kitchen's burrito ambitions. Read more

    Philly.com · August 3, 2014
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  • John G.

    The pork belly burrito is amazing. Each crispy bite is like I've had a heart attack and resuscitated at the same time.

    John Gaviola · May 24, 2014
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  • Brian A.

    food is bueno - service is no bueno

    Brian Aranda · April 12, 2014
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  • Miguel A.

    Food is delicious, especially the enchiladas and quesadillas. Stay away from the guava margaritas though wayyy too sweet

    Miguel Andrade · April 5, 2014
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  • Christopher B.

    Leave Philadelphia Behind. And I mean in the behind.

    Christopher Belfi · March 22, 2014
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  • Kathleen P.

    If it's cold out, request to sit away from the windows and entrance. We were seated by the windows and I had to wear my cost during my entire meal because I was so cold.

    Kathleen Poolake · January 26, 2014
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  • vegansaurus

    Really awesome restaurant with a mexican wrestler theme and an extensive Spanish-language garage rock selection on the jukebox. Serves meat and whatnot but has solid, really tasty vegan options.

    vegansaurus · January 2, 2014
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  • Katie B.

    The seitan and tofu fajitas are amazing!!

    Katie Beczak · December 1, 2013
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  • Philadelphia Magazine

    Al fresco drinking doesn’t get better in South Philly. Read more

    Philadelphia Magazine · November 18, 2013
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  • Brady D.

    Probably my favorite nachos. Get the vegan beef. Even if you are not a veg. I think they put brown sugar in it or something, but it is extra good. The "small" is huge.

    Brady Dale · October 6, 2013
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  • Christopher B.

    Fresh Cantaloupe Margarita's.

    Christopher Belfi · August 17, 2013
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  • Christopher B.

    Best kept secret in South Philadelphia.

    Christopher Belfi · August 14, 2013
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  • C E.

    GREAT bloody mary's and the food is delicious. FYI: It tends to get extremely busy, especially on the weekends!

    C Edwards · August 3, 2013
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  • Crystal B.

    Holy huge burritos!!

    Crystal Burhance · July 28, 2013
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  • Tony B.

    Good times always great food

    Tony Burnett · July 21, 2013
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  • Adele M.

    The Verano Adentro margarita is a perfect balance of spicy and cool!

    Adele M. · June 25, 2013
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  • Leah F.

    Enchiladas, BANGIN. Burritos, BANGIN! Get either one. You won't be disappointed.

    Leah Fabel · June 11, 2013
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  • Shan A.

    Great atmosphere for dinner with friends. Shrimp ceviche was a perfectly sized appetizer. Tried one of the blackboard specials, Rucola, Serrano & Grilled Fig tacos...so good (and light).

    Shan Allen · June 8, 2013
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  • Allison B.

    Watermelon Margaritas are amazing, taco orders are huge!

    Allison Braham · May 5, 2013
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  • Elizabeth W.

    Eat the chips and salsa and enjoy a tasty drink, everything else is too expensive for what it is.

    Elizabeth Weiss · April 20, 2013
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  • Kristen S.

    Get a pitcher of margaritas and chips and guac at Cantina Los Caballitos.

    Kristen Sweeney · February 18, 2013
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  • Paige J.

    Blood orange margarita!! Enough said.

    Paige Joost · February 16, 2013
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  • Tracy H.

    Do not get shrimp tacos.. They are plane and have no taste

    Tracy Hurst · February 8, 2013
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  • Philadelphia Magazine

    Order the Mexican take on the special, Tecate and a shot of tequila for just $4.

    Philadelphia Magazine · January 14, 2013
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  • Shadowscene

    Mangorita!

    Shadowscene · January 2, 2013
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  • Michael

    Check out the chalkboard in the bathroom

    Michael · November 19, 2012
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  • Barrett L.

    Really good margaritas and plantains. That's about it.

    Barrett Lane · October 31, 2012
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  • Diane J.

    Great brunch!

    Diane Johnson · October 22, 2012
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  • Bobby O.

    Get the Bloody Mary!

    Bobby Oliver · October 13, 2012
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  • Amanda Lynn M.

    Service usually blows unless you sit at the bar but the food blows ... Your .... Mind!

    Amanda Lynn McCarty · September 22, 2012
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  • Sandrine E.

    Try the Tangerine Margarita - On the rocks. No rim. Refreshing and strong.

    Sandrine Eat N Drink · September 14, 2012
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  • Heather C.

    Good place to go for food and/or drinks

    Heather Capuano · August 22, 2012
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  • Philadelphia Magazine

    Cantina Los Caballitos serves up mahi-mahi tacos topped with cilantro and onions (with guac and sour cream for a little extra). Cantina Dos Segundos brings you the same dish up in Northern Liberties. Read more

    Philadelphia Magazine · August 14, 2012
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  • Tracy L.

    Nice place. Steak tacos... Ok!

    Tracy Leigh · July 1, 2012
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  • Vikki

    Camarones yo allijilo are grrrreat!!!

    Vikki · June 9, 2012
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  • Julie M.

    Vegan options...yay!

    Julie Manfredi · May 26, 2012
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  • Reese I.

    The food is good but the music is too loud to sit down and eat.

    Reese Iovacchini · May 8, 2012
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  • Verde S.

    Verdestyles.com

    Verde Styles · April 6, 2012
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