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Cargo Cantina

Cargo Cantina


CARGO Cantina is inspired by the authentic Cantinas of Mexico, traditionally forbidden to women, children and men in police or military uniform, where hombres used to drink around the bar and have some botanas (bar snacks).

The menu is complemented with tacos- an amazing street food the owners and staff enjoyed so much on their travels. Their take is fresh and made with carefully sources ingredients using free range and organic meat, homemade salsa’s and no GM tortilla’s.

And in true Bristol fashion, everyone is welcome. 

Located in the Wapping Warf, the restaurant offers al fresco dining and casual walk-in seating, suitable for people passing by for a quick snack or for groups wanting to spend several hours catching up over some margaritas and tacos. As you step through the door at Cantina you are greeted by the smell of fresh spices, the shaking of ice in the cocktail shaker and of course the biggest welcome from staff. 

Keeping with the true roots of Cantinas, you don’t need to make a reservation, just pop in they’ll we’ll make space for you, and in the meantime, there is no harm in having a beer from a frozen glass in the bustling atmosphere whilst you wait. 

If you can’t decide what to have to eat, why not try the Tacos Todos, a tasting experience of all the tacos, salsas and sides; a perfect sharing meal. The tricky bit is then deciding frozen margarita, straight up mezcal or maybe a homemade soda?

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • Jonathan T
    Trip Type:
    Tasty Tacos and drinks
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th June 2019
    Really enjoyed the food and drink, friendly service, just that the food service was very slow so we did not order a second round of tacos which was a shame as we really enjoyed them. Read full review
  • Hannah G
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 15th June 2019
    Great food, great service, perfect staff, amazing atmosphere. I could not recommend this higher! Thanks! Read full review
  • jzmah
    United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Day out by the harbour
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 29th June 2019
    Very good service, lovely to sit outside Helpful staff and delicious food, prices very good Everyone enjoyed their food and all would return again Read full review
Unit 15, Cargo 2
Wapping Wharf

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Closed Sunday, available for Private Hire
Open Sunday over summer