Located in Andersonville, Cantina 1910 merges the diverse cuisine of Mexico with the bounty of Midwestern farms and producers to innovate traditional Mexican dishes. Using a combination of classic and modern culinary techniques, presented in unique, unexpected ways Cantina 1910 gives guests an experience unlike any other. Cantina 1910 is focused on sourcing from, and supporting, a hyper-local group of farms, growers, producers and artisans.
In addition to offering Chicagoans the very best in modern Mexican cuisine, Cantina 1910 is committed to supporting all aspects of the city, from small businesses, to the vibrant local art community.
Cantina 1910 partners with numerous for-profit and not-for-profit urban agriculture organizations in Chicago to grow a number of its produce items. Through indoor urban farms Cantina 1910 is able to receive fresh produce all year.
Opening this fall, Cantina 1910’s 1,400 square foot rooftop farm will focus on prototyping ingredient varietals, allowing the culinary team to test rare seeds in Midwest conditions.
Located in the lower level of the restaurant, the preservation kitchen offers the culinary and cocktail teams the ability to extend the use of certain ingredients throughout the year. The Cantina 1910 culinary team pickles, smokes, ferments, vacuum packs, cures, cans and bottles ingredients, manipulating each ingredient’s flavor while still maintaining its nutritional value.
Cantina 1910’s passion for sustainable local ingredients extends from the kitchen to the bar and beverage programs. The restaurant’s menu ranges from street food classics and unique dishes to more composed, multi-dimensional dishes.
Cantina 1910's mixologists have created a comprehensive and innovative beverage program. Like the food menu, the beverage list evolves with seasons.
Each cocktail is either inspired by a Mexican beverage or is a classic cocktail with a Mexican twist. Perfectly paired with a menu selection or on their own. Cantina 1910's distinctive recipes follow the restaurant’s commitment to locally sourced ingredients as well as the use of preservation techniques.