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Canteen Modern Tequila Bar

Map & Directions 640 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Mexican, Modern America, Tapas
  • Daily 11-2am
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Not Accepted
  • Meters, Street


Phoenix New Times' Description

Restaurateur Julian Wright, who also owns nearby La Bocca Urban Pizzeria + Wine Bar, has created a vibrant, stylish Mill Avenue hangout that showcases chef Luis Millan's scrumptious contemporary Mexican fare (don't miss the carne asada tacos on homemade tortillas, and the heady rum raisin rice pudding for dessert), as well as more than 100 kinds of premium tequila and mescal.

Member Reviews

  • troypawleska
    on 08/29/12

    Amazing fun and food, I love their patio and the people that work here.!

  • Erins_Voice
    on 06/14/12

    Canteen's atmosphere and drinks, I enjoy. Canteen's food...not so much. I've tried it three different times - from wings on the appetizer menu, to fish tacos (extremely fishy tasting), to an enchilada dish with a very off-putting sauce - each time, just blah. Go for some different margaritas, like the Sonoran or Hibiscus, and hang out in their cushy booths or on the back patio -... More >>

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  • Phoenix New Times on 12/09/11

    Best Of Phoenix Winner: Best Tequila Selection. With 100+ diff types of tequilas, this is the best place to get your tequila fix! Go during "Halfy Hour" & get 1/2 off the entire featured selection!

  • Shelby M. on 11/29/10

    def diggin this place

  • Tempe Tourism on 09/12/11

    Daily from 4-6:30 p.m.: half off 100% agave house margaritas, bottled and draft beer, premium well drinks, all tequilas and many food items

  • Brandon C. on 10/14/11

    rockin palomas

  • Briana K. on 03/01/11

    ask for the 'house shot' its only $4.50 and is made of pineapple juice and tequila (cheapest shot they serve supposedly)

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