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Montezuma's

45 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
40 504 600
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Ranked #179 of 410 restaurants in Cairns
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Took our two young boys here for lunch and they both tried something different (thank goodness there are no nuggets and chips on the menu!). They enjoyed their meal but especially liked the dessert choice of mousse and churros! They want to go back! I was happy with the service, prices and meals...all very 'typically' Mexican meals. Loads of choice,... More

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Cairns
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW via mobile

How can anyone make a nachos so bad? Why did the beef taste like tuna? Why did I wait so long just for my order to be taken? simply because Montezuma's is just bad. It's understaffed, service was slow, the rice was dry, and everything was covered with oily cheese.

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Newcastle, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Not great, but not bad either. Some food overcooked - burned rice, dry date pudding, but there was lots of it, and it was edible. Go here if you're hungry and not too fussed about the quality. We had a BOGOF voucher, so can't complain about the price.

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Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

on a whim, we decided to try a new restaurant. Decor is a bit dated, but the staff were friendly, and service was quick. We got a litre of sangria, which was yummy, and some fajitas and enchiladas to share between 2 of us. Will definitely go back.

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Launceston, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Brilliant authentic mexican, tacos with shredded beef, not mince. Nachos are a meal within themselves. Frozen margaritas to wash the meal down with. Nom nom nom, you leave feeling like a big fat Gringo!!

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My bride and i called in on Sunday evening. No atmosphere . The food came it was dry tasteless and looked like it had just come out of a microwave. Been in Cairns for 6 yrs this is the worst we have had. wont go again. hope it was just a bad night.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Great dinner.great service,never dissapointd.allways great food.very tasy and great portions,never leave hungry.wil be back again.

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North Nowra
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Arrived early, was greeted by friendly staff. The menu was fantastic, so many choices. Went with the special- combination fajitas which was divine. Excellent value for money. Will go again before my holiday is over

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Cairns, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Great value. Great food, (from someone who has travelled around Mexico). We eat here often. You should book ahead.

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Cairns, Australia
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We hadn't been to Montezumas for a few years and having a two for one voucher, we decided to give it another chance. Well nothing has changed. We were the only diners on a Sunday lunch time and we actually had to go and find staff as there was no staff in the restaurant or at the reception desk. After... More

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