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Sombreros Mexican Cantina

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11-13 Beach Street, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3 442 8240
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kingscliffe
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the service was attentive,loud 70s music took the edge off the evening, food servings are large and a fair range in the wine list.Being Mexican , vegans are accommodated easily with the selection of food.Low pricing

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Thank MRGuiliani
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with family service was excellent very child friendly and helpful staff. We had trust the chef which could not have been better. Good drink deals and great authentic food. Staff were excellent. Top rate un pretentious eatery in Queenstown

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Thank trencherman59
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food ! Drinks were well made . Very friendly & helpful staff . Definitely worth a visit ! Would have gone back if time permitted .

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Thank savita d
Buderim, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mixed feelings about this place. Great spot in the town centre but entrance gave us 2nd thoughts as it was untidy. Inside, the decor is part Mexican, part 'what other junk can I hang on the walls'. They have a wood fire which wasn't on even though it was 3 degrees outside!! Felt old and tired and messy. The waitress... More 

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Thank Peter H
DrewskiZQN, General Manager at Sombreros Mexican Cantina, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience. I will address all your points immediately. Thank you for complimenting our service. I hope you dine with us again, so we can give you a better dining experience. Regards, Rosalyn Cann More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch specials with $7 tacos and $10 burritos. Great little place with nice mexican decor and the food was very good. I had the pulled pork burrito and was stuffed with pork, rice, red cabbage and was worth every penny. Great tequila selection and $5.50 tap beer. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Glen_Wingate
Queenstown, New Zealand
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178 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top notch tasty food that really filled a gap to different food in Queenstown. Nice change from the burgers and pizzas I'm used to. I got pulled pork Quesadillas with creama which I thought were better than the chicken ones with an oddish peanut sauce. Tried the corn chips too they were nice. The price is okay. If you want... More 

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Thank Jo S
Jakarta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the food here and the standard was good. Order the food during the happy hour and the menu selection was great. We ate here many years ago and when we returned, we then remembered how great the food was. Fresh and tasty. Cozy restaurant with friendly service. Recommended!

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Thank les_canadiens_jkt
Auckland
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a quick bite whilst waiting to check into our hotel. Great food, excellent value , good atmosphere and a super friendly crew. Had a nice seat by the window looking out onto the street from upstairs. In and out quickly but certainly not rushed.

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Thank Stu62Auckland
Ipswich, Australia
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sombreros is a little hidden from the Main Street but definitely worth visiting. Great atmosphere with plenty of indoor seating. Beef nachos were the best I've had in a long while not to mention huge! This was a plate you could easily share. My son had a beef burrito and really enjoyed that too. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank schultzy02
Dublin, Tipperary, Ireland
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and a nice chilled atmosphere. We had a burrito each and a pint of beer which was $15 each at lunch (great deal!). I'd have to say it's one of the best burrito's i've had in NZ. Much better than the cold ferg burger I had last night..

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Thank Cam180

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $24
Cuisine
Mexican, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Beach Street, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3 442 8240

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