De Nada Cantina In Austin – Detailed Restaurant Review

Stefi Hsia | July 28, 2022

Established in 2021, De Nada Cantina is an authentic, up-scale Mexican eatery that specializes in tacos and margaritas. This detailed review will give you everything you need before visiting De Nada.

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De Nada Cantina Menu

De Nada Cantina offers a variety of tacos ranging from chicken, fish, and shrimp. The handmade tortillas are pressed and cooked on the comal, slow-braised meats, and a selection of refreshing beverages ranging from margaritas and cocktails, to draft beer and wine, all served in a greenhouse. They also offer a rotating frozen seasonal marg made with fresh fruit, perfect for a hot summer day in Austin!

 

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Margs

Known for their cold and strong margaritas, De Nada Cantina offers an extensive selection of beverages suitable for any occasion. Their margs are made either frozen or on-the-rocks and come in De Nada re-useable cups. They also offer a rotating seasonal marg that’s served with fresh fruit. Last but not least, their most expensive option, the $15 “El Chingon” aka The Cadillac of Margs is made with El Tesoro Reposado Silver Tequila and Mathilde XO.

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Cocteles

De Nada Cantina offers a cocktail menu ranging from $10-$12. A customer favorite is a Spicy Pineapple made with Ancho Reyes Verde and fresh pineapple. Some of their other popular drinks include Isla Juice, made from Tromba Silver Tequila, fresh ginger, and Lime & Jarritos Fruit Punch. Their menu also includes La Ultima Countdown, which contains 50/50 House Draft Marg and comes with a Spicy Chamoy Straw, and their Ginger Paloma on Draft which is made with Tromba Tequila, fresh ginger, lime, and grapefruit.

 

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Caguamas

Caguamas, Spanish for “big bottle,” is a 32oz cerveza that costs $12 and is served in a bucket of ice with extra glasses for sharing. You can also, in the words of De Nada Cantina, “Put A Big Ass Koozie On It” for an extra $3. The types of beer they offer are Corona Familiar, Pacífico, and Carta Blaca.

 

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Drafts

De Nada has a large selection of draft beers such as Modelo Especial for $4, Fairweather Common Cider for $5, and a 16oz Pint House Electric Jellyfish IPA in a can for $9. They also serve a 12oz Estrella Jalisco bottle for $4 and a 12oz Bohemia bottle for $5. For an extra $2, you can also make it a traditional michelada.

 

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Wines

De Nada sells a white, red, and rose wine. All costing either $10 or $38. The four types to choose from are Verdejo White, Garnacha Red, Le Rose, and Sparkling Rose.

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Frescas y Otras

If you’re not in the mood for something alcoholic, other beverages on the menu include Strong Ginger Bev for $7, made with fresh ginger, lime, agave nectar, and sparkling water, Agua Fresca for $4, and $4 for Jarritos made from grapefruit and tropical punch. Some customer favorites are the Mexican Coke, Topo Chico, and Sidral Apple Soda.

 

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Catering

From office lunches and corporate events to family celebrations and weddings, De Nada offers catering services perfect for groups of all types and sizes. To request a custom quote for your upcoming event, fill out the form on the De Nada website and a representative will be in touch. Some of the information you have to provide include your name, email, proposed party date, and the approximate number of guests.

 

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Location + Opening and Closing Hours

De Nada Cantina is located at 4715 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702. They are open 11am-12am Monday through Saturday, and 11am-10pm on Sunday. They have Happy Hours 3:30pm-6pm, and 10pm-12am on Monday, and 3:30pm-6pm Wednesday through Friday.

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Online Order Process

To make an online order, call or head to their website and click on ‘Order to Go’ to access their Online Order portal. Once you’re done selecting your dining options, you can set a pickup date and time. You can either order days ahead or have your food made on the spot and ready to be picked up asap. Then you place your order!

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Conclusion

Established in 2021, De Nada Cantina is an authentic, up-scale Mexican eatery that specializes in tacos and margaritas. The handmade tortillas are pressed and cooked on the comal, slow-braised meats, and a selection of refreshing beverages ranging from margaritas and cocktails, to draft beer and wine, all served in a greenhouse. The restaurant has a cozy interior and is decorated with indoor plants and green ambient lighting, with two doors open that lead to the outdoor patio. De Nada is located at 4715 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702. They are open 11am-12am Monday through Saturday, and 11am-10pm on Sunday.