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Diablitos Cantina

3761 Laclede Ave. (N. Vandeventer Ave.) Send to Phone
314-644-4430 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Mexican fare in a lantern-lined cantina in Midtown.
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Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Thurs-Sat.
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Diablitos Cantina Restaurant Review

: Attention went into every single visual at Diablitos Cantina, from the oversize T-Rexes on the roof to the skeletons and devils hanging around inside. Look down and you’ll find Mexican road signs repurposed as tabletops. Look up and marvel at dozens of custom-made tin lanterns. Equal care went into the cocktail menu, bursting with infused tequilas. Pony up the $2 for the salsa bar and see just how much heat you can stand. Favorite entrées include Cuban tamales, wrapped in banana leaves and filled with braised pork and pineapple or smoked, pulled pork. If you’re a student from nearby St. Louis University, wait for dollar taco night to pop up on Twitter. Churros, delicioso dipped in chocolate sauce or dulce de leche, are a wintertime favorite dessert, but in summer we’re suckers for the authentic Mexican paletas (frozen fruit on a stick).

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