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152 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Queensland 4225, Australia
+61 7 5599 2748
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average Mexican Food

We were really looking forward to having a Mexican feed whilst on holidays, however we left feeling a bit disappointed in the quality of the food. The dips we ordered were very small on dip and big on corn chips. The flavour to one bean dip was nice the others tasted like they were out of a bottle... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
KevMels
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Old Bar, Australia
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  • Late Night
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Old Bar, Australia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We were really looking forward to having a Mexican feed whilst on holidays, however we left feeling a bit disappointed in the quality of the food. The dips we ordered were very small on dip and big on corn chips. The flavour to one bean dip was nice the others tasted like they were out of a bottle. Tacos were... More 

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Sydney
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The best mexican around! Great food, Great cocktails and an even better atmosphere. Sitting out the front along the bar stools. The food is delicious, the service is prompt. The staff are very friendly, and assist with any decisions you are having trouble making. Favourite mexican of all time!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Nice atmosphere and interior but that,s about all,Margaritas expensive and tasted like frozen lemons no tequilla or not enough. The food was really ordinary again expensive for what was served and was like processed overheated food. Not very Mexican at all. We visit Coolangatta every year, won,t eat at Aztec again.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Walked past looking to try a mex restaurant in Cooly. Looked great from the outside, lovely on the inside. Service good. This is the only reason i gave two stars. Food was at best a version of macdonalds mex. I dont know where to start, Terrible everything, Bad salad, bad nachos, bad quasadillas infact you shouldnt serve them as that.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We thought we might have chosen the wrong place when the sangria was poured from a large plastic container into a 1 litre carafe. It was a sign! As well as the sangria being mass produced, the food also tasted processed. None of the delicate spices and flavour you would normally get at a good tex mex. V disapointing!

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Gold Coast
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I have been a long term customer at Aztec Coolangatta. The meals are fantastic no matter which you choose. The staff are always friendly and the service is always quick - Friday and Saturday nights you could wait up to 10 minutes for your meal which I think is acceptable. Drinks are a little on the high end although they... More 

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Brisbane Oz
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96 reviews 96 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I don't normally get caught out having to eat food that is below par because I do my research on TA first and cherry pick the good restaurants. My bad, I didn't look before I leapt and paid the price! We started by sharing a trio of dips $14.95, not a lot of dip and a huge amount of corn... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch ordering food that was fresh and flavorful. I cant remember the exact food but it was seafood and mexican 'pie' .The service was quick, friendly and the restaurant was beautiful. If you after some nice Mexican food I recommend Aztec.

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Haslemere
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176 reviews 176 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Ate beef chilli and rice, more like beef stew as spice content was minimal, but the meat was excellent and the meal was good value for money.

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Campbelltown, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Loved the fact that we were shown immediately to the coolest spot in the restaurant upon entering on a very hot day, had a bottle of water brought and replenished without asking, and they were accommodating to changing part of the dish I ordered to accommodate my taste and dislike of an ingredient. The staff were superb and can highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 152 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Queensland 4225, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Coolangatta
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5599 2748

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?