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“Good dinner spot” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cactus Jack's Bar & Grill

Cactus Jack's Bar & Grill
16 The Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4964 1800
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Ranked #46 of 78 Restaurants in Airlie Beach
Price range: $16 - $23
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Providence, Rhode Island
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good dinner spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

Good low key place to have dinner. Recommended by a local. Chimichanga was good, beer was cold and server was attentive.
http://www.airliebeachhotel.com.au/cactus-jacks/

  • Visited March 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dysart
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“A regular favourite”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

This is an old favourite for my boyfriend and I - whenever we are in Airlie we go here for a dinner, my personal favourite is their chicken fajitas. Cactus Jack's is also a good place for a group meal as they give you a card each so you can charge to your own credit card rather than having to split the bill later.

Visited January 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great margaritas!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

I went here twice during my time in Airlie Beach. The strawberry margaritas were fantastic. The only thing wrong with this restaurant is the extremely expensive meals and the waiters. I took forever to get our order in. But the food was pretty good.

Visited April 2012
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Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Better than average”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Wrote a review for Cactus Jacks in November last year and titled it average but not great, This may have been a bit tough as I was judging the food against real mexican which of course this is not. This restaurant is mexican themed but not truly mexican. It is a great night out all the same. Happy hour between 5pm and 7pm is good value.
My kids aged 12 and 7 wanted to eat here every night of the 2 weeks we spent in Airlie. The staff were fantastic to and with them and made them feel special. They explained the dishes and always tried to find something to their liking. The chocolate nachos for desert were a hit with the kids. Thanks to all the staff at cactus jacks for helping to make our family vacation special.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cork, Ireland
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20 restaurant reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“$10 Chilli Tuesday”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

a great offer to be had, portions are small but they keep coming and coming. It really is all you can eat for $10. Our waiter told us the most eaten were 7 plates! And the cocktails are really good too.

Visited April 2012
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