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All 189 Queenstown Restaurants

Sombreros Mexican Cantina

11-13 Beach Street, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3 442 8240
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Ranked #73 of 189 Restaurants in Queenstown
Price range: $3 - $27
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Bath, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Really good food with some great vegetarian options, lush pina colada and free nachos and dip. The service was very good with friendly staff. I highly recommend the brownie for dessert!

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Mudgee, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Fresh, tasty and good value, great place for a quick lunch nicely hidden away from the crowds. Definitely will visit again next time, with added Sangrias and Mojitos!

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Generous portions, great food, perfectly cooked, nicely served on hot pan. Quick and nie service. Great value for money!

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Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Lovely food, and amazing service. The waiter went above and beyond to meet our needs. Well priced, overall a great experience!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have been here many times and things have changed! Some for the better, some not. Food was great, service awesome, music crap. It's a Mexican restaurant, so play Mexican. We come for the experience and it was thrown off by the music. The winging American lady in the corner didn't help but that can't be helped. Good meal thank... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Beautiful food and plenty of it. The salsa was so out of this world tasty! We thoroughly we enjoyed every bite and we would not normally choose Mexican as a food to go out and eat due to previous experiences at other restaurants. We will definitely return when we come back to Queenstown. Service was good also.

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Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Ok food, massive piles of corn chips - so they focus on qty over quality and interesting items. Standard Mex fare. Not great but ok

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Drewski1974, Owner at Sombreros Mexican Cantina, responded to this review

Whew, Ha ha I'm happy that we scored a Meh over a Blah. You're right, we do give you a decent amount of Corn Chips. From the complimentary serve as you are seated or with either our very tasty Chilli-Chicken, Premium Ground Beef or Vegetarian Nachos to obviously our Chips n'Dips selection. We do not want you to have left... More 

Sydney
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Plenty of atmosphere, large size portions, a good "buzz" on the evening we were there, friendly staff. If you like Mexican you will like this

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Extensive menu, the usual stock standard Mexican restaurant cocktails, and friendly service in a pleasing atmosphere. If you like Mexican cuisine, give it a go.

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Gold Coast, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I often to go Queenstown and always stop here. Amazing nachos and enchiladas. Use to get friends who would do work trips to Queenstown to bring some back for me. Been around to places in NZ, Unites States and Australia and still haven't found a place that has given good Mexican like this place. Lovely people. Waitress who works there... More 

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Additional Information about Sombreros Mexican Cantina

Address: 11-13 Beach Street, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 442 8240
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
Average Prices: USD 3 - 27
Cuisine: Mexican

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