Benzina Cantina Preston is what Mexican dreams are made of. Cool as a cucumber, this Melbourne venue is built entirely from shipping containers and even boasts a rooftop hangout where you can live your very best life while sipping outrageously delicious margs. Eh, yes please! Located on High Street, Benzina Cantina’s menu is centred around tacos and you’ll find an array of options such as beer-battered fish; slow-cooked lamb and smoked mushroom ones just waiting to delight your tastebuds. Decked out with fairy lights, wooden furnishings and plenty of bar and table seating arrangements, Benzina Cantina is easily one of our favourite places to feast on Mexican food, cocktails and beers in Melbourne. Book yourself in asap!
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Great food. Service is a little slow and it’s a bit loud but still good overall experience.
Delicious Mexican food—a local fave. If you haven’t been, just go!!
Fantastic venue and super friendly staff!! We enjoyed our night ☺☺ will definitely go back!
Picture it: your sat inside a shipping container, surrounded by fairy lights, listening to funky beats and treating yourself to a few too many margaritas or Mexican beers and plates upon plates of tacos. Got it? Well, that’s literally the situation at Benzina Cantina in Preston. Located on High Street, this Melbourne Mexican restaurant and bar slings exceptional drinks, food and vibes – so, naturally, we’ve got seriously major love heart eyes for it. Feeling curious to try out Benzina Cantina? You most definitely should...
So, we’ll stop harping on about how much we’re into Benzina Cantina Melbourne now, and actually start talking about the good stuff – the cocktails and the Mexican food. Kick things off with a round of gorditas filled with beans, ricotta, Oaxaca cheese and mozzarella and some guacamole, before treating yourself to mountains of tacos. We love the tacos de carne filled with slow-cooked beef, potato and chipotle; Spanish chorizo topped with green tomatillo salsa or the smokey shrooms loaded up with queso fresco and coriander. Washed down with a classic margarita or sangria and you’ve got yourself the perfect night at Benzina Cantina in Preston. So, grab the gang and book a table now!