By Shaun Szkolnik
For The Tribune
SPRINGVILLE — Residents of St. Clair County with a hankering for authentic Mexican cuisine are in for a treat when they give a visit to La Cabanita in Springville.
La Cabanita offers a number of dishes including vegetarian plates, fajitas, quesadillas, and specialties such as the La Costa Dinner, which is a grilled chicken breast topped with shrimp, covered in a special mushroom sauce and served with rice and beans.
“Everyone come and we will try to cater to them,” said manager Humberto Garcia. “The response is very good. People like it. When somebody comes once, they come back.”
La Cabanita also offers desserts such as sopapilla and fried ice cream. For those needing a little afternoon pick-me-up, La Cabanita has happy hour from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., during which the small lime margaritas are $2.99.
La Cabanita is located at 6468 Highway 11 in Springville. They are open Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and open Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Their telephone number is (205) 452-2371.