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Best things at Baja Cantina?

blackie135 Jun 11, 2009 04:18 PM

Meeting family at Baja Cantina in Venice tonight. Changing location isn't an option. Suggestions on the best things to get there? I like just about everything. Also, recommendations on lighter fare is always welcome though mostly I just want to know what tastes good...and what to avoid.


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    luhkee RE: blackie135 Jun 11, 2009 05:27 PM

    Stick with a fishbowl sized margie, and a rosemary chicken quesadailla. Food is pretty bad there...

    1. westsidegal RE: blackie135 Jun 11, 2009 06:34 PM

      i'd recommend sticking to straight shots of tequila.
      they make their margies with the institutional sweet and sour mix that comes in a bottle, imho there is no reason to ruin tequila with that sugary yuck stuff.

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        Burger Boy RE: blackie135 Jun 11, 2009 07:35 PM

        Beer and Cheese quesadillas or chips and salsa.

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          westsidegal RE: Burger Boy Jun 11, 2009 07:51 PM

          beer is good too
          if they have any on draft, avoid it. get bottled.
          good idea burger boy.

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          Tari RE: blackie135 Jun 11, 2009 08:36 PM

          I think their pork enchiladas are good.

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            Psiweaver RE: blackie135 Jun 12, 2009 02:13 PM

            The funny thing is that the one in Carmel has a couple things on their menu that are just fantastic. I found that one to be far better than the one in venice. it's too bad really as I think they are owned by the same people.

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              Tony Miller RE: blackie135 Jun 13, 2009 05:52 PM

              I have had what I thought were excellent Huevos Rancheros at Baja Cantina.

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                Servorg RE: Tony Miller Jun 13, 2009 06:06 PM

                I'll have to give those a try sometime. A long time ago I had their cochinita pibil and thought it was pretty tasty, but don't know if that has changed since.

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