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Green Ant Cantina

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Mexican
As featured in Best Food in Cairns
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bunda st, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 55
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 8
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great beer, great burgers!

The Green Ant is a fun and quirky local place. They brew their own beer, which is very tasty and the burgers and fries make sure you leave the place with a full satisfied stomach.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
DavidPeters77
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The Green Ant is a fun and quirky local place. They brew their own beer, which is very tasty and the burgers and fries make sure you leave the place with a full satisfied stomach.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This pub offered local brew, top grade pub grub, and a live local band. The location and appearance are 70's hippie ambiance with lively staff and service.

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Cairns, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A cosy place that runs a backpackers menu as well as a normal one, so you can get a bargain meal which tastes great. Highly recommend

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

a busy spot well off the beaten track compared to all the other pubs and restaurants in Cairns, but it's worth seeking it out. we were there on a saturday and it was really busy but we had no problems ordering drinks (food probably would be a different matter though). Their own brewed beers were great. the staff were really... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We hadn't been here for a few years and thought it was time to go back. What a mistake! The food and drinks were overpriced and the service snooty. The food itself was awful, especially as it was covered in a straight out of the bottle sauce. There are many better options so avoid this place as it is a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We went here with friends on a recommendation. It was conveniently located directly across the street from the train station. We had just completed a 2 hour train ride from Kuranda. My wife and I had the Rasta Chicken. It was good but not spicy as list on the menu, at least not spicy to me. It did not come... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Huge servings. Great flavours. There is a good variety of food. The staff are friendly staff. Highly recommend.

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Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It's a nice bar and the beer was good. Only the location itself is a bit remote for the average tourist I believe.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A friend and I visited the Green Ant sfer some peoples recommendations. Having been enjoin mexico on many, many occasions, I love the style of food. I found this food although tasty, quite different to authentic mexican. The meals were very expensive and the drinks exorbitant. A margarita was $15 for about the size of a small glass of water.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This was the third time I've been and the third time I've been disappointed. We had a reservation for 8 for my birthday. It took an hour and a half for our food to arrive, and half the menu items were "sold out". This was at 7:30pm. The food is ridiculously overpriced, and not spectacular enough to justify the cost.... More 

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Additional Information about Green Ant Cantina

Address: bunda st, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: bunda st, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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