Tacos, Tequila Y Mas

Cantina del Centro captures the essence and flavors of Latin American cuisine, with a focus on Mexican food. We pair this with an extensive Tequila and Mezcal list, with over 70 varieties. To read more about how we’re addressing safety for our customers during the COVID crisis, please review our safety plan.


Thinking cocktails? Cantina’s drink list is packed with several uniquely handcrafted cocktails – undeniably the best in town! Try a 3 varietal tasting flight of our Tequila and Mezcal list, either build your own or pick one off our menu.



We showcase delicious dishes from across Latin America’s varied culinary landscape including tacos, tortas, soups, market fresh salads and desserts. We work hard to produce everything in-house, and from scratch, utilizing local and in-season items – as well as offering a large gluten free selection.



La Buena Brunch

Be sure to check out our famous weekend brunch, from 11am-3 pm, and sample our tasty Latin desayunos.


¡Comida Latina!

Cantina del Centro is located in Nelson, BC and offers unique Mexican style street food. We also host the largest selection of Tequila and Mezcal in The Kootenays and one of the largest in all of BC!

Our handcrafted cocktails are one of a kind and on Friday and Saturday nights our bar gets hopping. So come join us for a Ginger Cardamon Margarita or for those who like a smokier taste, the Mezcal Mule!


Monday - Sunday11am - 5pm


Monday - Sunday5pm - 11pm


Saturday & Sunday11am - 3pm