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Montezuma's

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45 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
40 504 600
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food and relaxed atmosphere

We enjoy coming here because the staff are always welcoming and friendly. The food is also good and very tasty and we like to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere in a place that isn't usually over crowded and noisy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
rhthomas1980
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and i tried Montezua"s and it just lacked that Mexican Zing Flavour wise the food look as if it had been prepared prior and frozen then when ordered was just nuked the beef tasted more like tin corn meat and overall it Did'nt give us the flavour we expected from mexican

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Thank Donmastic
Cairns, Australia
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129 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy coming here because the staff are always welcoming and friendly. The food is also good and very tasty and we like to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere in a place that isn't usually over crowded and noisy.

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Thank rhthomas1980
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I've had Montezuma's at several Queensland locations and this was the best Mexican food I have eaten downunder. Food cooked to perfection.

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1 Thank Matt C
Cairns
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Chicken fajitas at Montezuma's is one of the best meals in Cairns. Strips of spiced chicken, capsicum and onion are served sizzling hot on a cast iron plate, accompanied by sides of shredded cheese, salsa, guacamole, etc and warm tortillas to roll your own combination. The food is fabulous when hot; it is almost more fabulous when cold.

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Thank Arkense
Cairns Region, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Food was great, we did not wait very long to be served, the food was hot and service was excellent staff great drinks good

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Thank Sandy M
Cairns, Australia
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217 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This is a chain restaurant located in Sheridan St. Parking is on the street. There are both indoor and sidewalk tables. We were seated quickly. We did take a while to order due to quite an extensive menu list, and the wait staff were friendly and patient. The food was served sizzling hot. We had a beef burrito, a chicken... More 

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Thank AJG35
Kincumber, Australia
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183 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

A busy night with lots of families with the staff being both friendly & helpful. The menu is reasonably large & varied. Being the 1st time I've visited this chain I ordered a combo which was tasty & of good size. If you like your food spicier either request it or ask for some chilli on the side.

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Thank Grant N
Bendigo, Victoria
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

When I visited this restaurant I ordered a Mexican meatball dish. I was curious to sample it because meatballs are traditionally linked to Italy and I was wanting to see in what way Mexican meatballs would be different. I was not disappointed that I decided to try this dish instead of going for tacos or enchiladas or something more commonly... More 

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Thank marque
Cairns, Australia
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176 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Montezuma`s is located in Sheridan Street not far from Rustys markets and Cairns Central. We are locals and visited the place already many times. We never had problems with service and the food is also very tasty and serves are generous. There are outside tables available, or if you sit inside you can enjoy the beautiful Mexican decorations. Soft drinks... More 

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2 Thank hhx2_12
Nerja, Spain
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Spotted this place while in Cairns on our travels. what can I say other than excellent. The decor gives it a bright buzzy atmosphere, the drinks where great and the staff were so friendly. As for the food, that was faultless, full of flavors, I only wish I didn't have to fly 12,000 mile just to eat there again

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 40 504 600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?