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Sombreros Mexican Cantina

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11-13 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8240
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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230 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Freindly staff although there was quite a wait for the food. however, once it came it was delicious and very filling.

Thank dippy_sal
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

8 of us popped in to grab a bite before another function so just ordered a mixture of food to share. Service was prompt and friendly, food was excellent and plenty of it. Great experience all round, thanks

Thank Shane G
Erie, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been traveling in New Zealand for a while(over 6 months) and this was the worst dining experience we have had so far. We deserved a table and got chips, which were undersalted, but ok. 45 minutes went by before we went to find a waitress to get our order. Over an hour after that we asked what the... More 

Thank Karen T
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a total disappointment and our worst meal in New Zealand. We have been to a lot of different restaurants in queenstown and wanted to try to get some authentic Mexican. Also our friends were vegetarian so it would fit everyone's needs. We got there at 7 and got some starters, the salsa servings were really small, corn chips... More 

Thank Cecil T
Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
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299 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted a taco salad and asked for a beef Mexican salad with chips and salsa. What I got was a leaf lettuce salad with onions- too many and some fried beef. The chips were like store bought and the salsa was like ketchup. I guess since I am from USA where we have many Mexican restaurants I thought they... More 

Thank Rhonda A
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place while wandering looking for something to eat. We had Corn Chip for starters and I had Bean Nachos, my partner had something chicken. We were both suitably satisfied with our meals, they were well priced and very large. We enjoyed our dinner and sunk a few Caronas while sitting at a window table and watching the world... More 

Thank Meegs_23
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This review is a good one so keep reading. First of all the decor. What is there to say. It's the only reason it's not a five out of five. I won't bore you with details but it's not pretty. There was even a 2 top table set as part of a table for 4 that could only be used... More 

Thank Scott L
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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89 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

To be honest I'm not the worlds biggest fan of Mexican food. Went with work colleagues and they commented that they enjoyed their meals. Staff were friendly and attentive throughout the meal. However it took a decent amount of time from the first main being brought out until the whole table had theirs. A solid wine list and craft beer... More 

Thank Robert H
Napier, New Zealand
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Great service and staff were top notch friendly. Food was nothing to remember. Very small portion sizes.

Thank christine l
Brandon, Florida
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Enjoyed our dinner. Seemed to take a long time to get meal for the number of patrons. They seemed to be doing more take away the night we were there. Stairs to get up to restaurant.

Thank Stjudemomcat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $25
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, 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?