BAJA CANTINA
Sydney, NSW

Festive and colourful, Baja Cantina in Glebe that will leave diners stuffed after an elaborate Mexican feast. Bring a group to this bustling cantina, which boasts fresh and tasty tacos, burritos, enchiladas, quesadillas and fajitas, all washed down with jugs of sangria or shots of tequila. A beer garden out the back is perfect for hot summer nights, decked out in tables and a small tiki bar.
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Address:

45 Glebe Point Road
Suburb:
Glebe
Contact:
Tel: +61 2 9571 1199
Cuisine:
Mexican
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
License:
Fully Licensed (no BYO)
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Hungry American ex-pats craving a Mexican fix have been raving about Baja Cantina. Chef and owner, Robert Comings was one such ex-pat himself, and his longing for the California-influenced Mexican nosh from home was what inspired him to hang up his chef's whites at the Lowenbrau and open Baja Cantina. The restaurant is a bright and airy space, relatively lacking in the array of tacky Mexican knick-knacks usually associated with a Mexican restaurant: a quick scan reveals only one brightly coloured sombrero, though a collection of Tequila bottles has pride of place along one wall.

Forget about the greasy Mexican food that you're used to in Sydney, Baja Cantina does it home-style and from scratch which results in flavoursome, authentic dishes. The Baja chipotle prawns go down a treat with an icy beer but if you want to stick to what you know, the nachos are famously good. A slow-baked chicken and cheese enchilada, smothered in a rich cream and fire-roasted chilli sauce, cries out for a slug of sangria after every mouthful. The timale, steamed in banana leaves, are out of this world. Step on through to the back and you'll discover that Baja Cantina possesses a huge beer garden, which cheerfully beckons you to pull up a pew and settle in with some chips, queso and a few margaritas.
Amy Looker
Cheap & Cheerful
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45 Glebe Point Road
Glebe NSW 2037
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