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45 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
40 504 600
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Kuranda, Australia
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be an awesome place to eat but has been going down hill for awhile. Check it out every 6 months but has no improved. The tacos used to be awesome but they changed sauces and now it is more like tomato paste and straight out the freezer. So your taco is never warm/hot because the sauce is... More 

Thank ouzocoke
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner on a week day. Waited at the door for a few minutes. Only two tables were occupied in the restaurant that time. Nobody cared to guide us to a table or tell us to get seated. Poor chef had to look out the window from a distance and point us to a spare table. Ordered large... More 

Thank Anisha P
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This restaurant chain has heavily decreased in NSW with only one Sydney location remaining. On a recent holiday to Cairns I revisited this restaurant and enjoyed the delicious flavours I remembered. Fun colourful décor, a comprehensive menu and friendly service.

Thank Lisa J
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I ordered a takeaway nachos and I was very disgusted with the price I paid to what I got. The food was very overpriced and not very tasty. The service I received was also quite poor and I didn't feel welcomed when I picked up my food.

Thank Monique W
Overland Park, Kansas
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We had a craving for Tacos, Burritos, and Margaritas, and walked to Montezuma's at 2:00 in the afternoon for a late lunch. The place was almost empty, and there was only one hostess / server/ bartender working during that slow time. She kept up with us, but would have had trouble if many more came in. The food was very... More 

Thank CarlEKansasCity
Wollongong, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

This reminded me of my favourite Mexican restaurants in the US. We thought everything was delicious and the service was good. Ordered a combo with a chicken enchilada and chorizo enchilada. They were both so good! The Spanish rice and refried beans were the perfect compliment. Would definitely go back again.

Thank AnnaOz63
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The most authentic Mexican I have had since moving to Australia. Really friendly staff and great food. Good price.

Thank Mica S
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Had dinner here with my sisters and friends, the service was great the staff are friendly and the food was delicious. Will definitely be back when i'm back in Cairns again

Thank annapp69
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Went last night. Service was good but everything else terrible. Nachos were dry, tasteless, rubbery, beef (?). Very small, I mistook full portion for half, kids Nachos were slightly better and bigger for $10 less. Nachos should be stacked and TASTY. And $4.50 for a side of equally tasteless guacamole...meal was overpriced and just awful. Never again.

Thank hendo500
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176 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

We visited montezumas a lot and the staff are always friendly. The food is usually boiling hot and tasty. Sometimes it is a bit stuck to the plate as they cook it on the plate. Bit pricey but they do have deals on the cairns booking sites. All in all er like it. A decent Mexican in a town that... More 

Thank TravelGiraffe13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 40 504 600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?