Tucked in downtown Charlevoix's Van Pelt Alley, you will notice lots of action. Now known as the Mercado, this vibrant alleyway has great stores, eateries, live music, and cool vibe. One of the newer restaurant additions, the Cantina, located at 101 Van Pelt Place, provides a fresh take on your favorite Mexican dishes.
The food has received amazing reviews, and the outdoor patio area features a large stone fire pit to add to the lively and cozy atmosphere of its unique location. The bright, colorful chairs, decor and friendly staff will give visitors a welcoming atmosphere for lunch and dinner. Some of our favorite dishes include the tacos, nachos, and of course margaritas.
The menu offers a variety of chicken, beef, pork, sausage and shrimp tacos as well as vegetarian options. Other features on the menu include tostadas, a variety of chips and salsa, queso, guacamole, burritos and salads and of course, margaritas. There is a kid’s menu which makes this restaurant a great place to take the entire family. And as an added bonus, all of the food menu options are available for takeout.
If you are in Charlevoix and are craving great Mexican food to satisfy your taste buds, The Cantina is the perfect spot for you to stop by and enjoy good food and conversation. Learn more about the Cantina.