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The Aztec

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152 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
+61 7 5599 2748
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A cut above......

My wife and I really enjoyed our meals at 'The Aztec'. Our visit was on a Saturday afternoon. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere inside and out; and the meals were tasty and a good size. To top it off we had quality entertainment provided by a solo vocalist on guitar, who had a good range of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
SteveW226
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to our hotel, we were happy to find The Aztec mexican restaurant. Typical Tex/Mex fare, there was also a kids' menu, and plenty of choices for all ages. Fun family atmosphere - eat inside, or out on the patio. We were a little disappointed with the Margaritas - too watery and not enough ice - but overall enjoyed the... More 

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Thank Traveltarts1
Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I really enjoyed our meals at 'The Aztec'. Our visit was on a Saturday afternoon. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere inside and out; and the meals were tasty and a good size. To top it off we had quality entertainment provided by a solo vocalist on guitar, who had a good range of music covering the... More 

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Thank SteveW226
Ballarat, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meal at The Aztec. Plentiful with plenty of flavour. Only hiccup was that they forgot one of our main meals and we had to ask for it. Great value for money and good range of cocktails.

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Thank Rick G
Perth, Australia
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72 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A menu with good variety. Not the best mexican I have eaten but still pretty good. My husband had the ribs and they were nice, A good variety on the menu and nice frozen magaritas.

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Thank Vicky S
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a really cool feel and you can sit outside on a bench and have a margarita / drink. The margaritas and non alcoholic version for the kids were so yummy! We had the fajitas which was yummy and tasty, the service was quick and friendly.

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Thank Debw1965
Coolangatta, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I am a local and have been for 35 years. I love the atmosphere but for what you get the food is very expensive considering it's only corn chips beans, meat ect. A very expensive night out for an average meal!

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Thank AztecisExpensive
Brisbane
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104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I grew up eating at this place. The Mexican here was awesome 20 years ago, but then something happened. Australians discovered actual Mexican food. While you've got new taco joints popping up left and right all over town, the Aztec isn't changing. Which is a shame because I really like eating there. I'm actually concerned that they're going to go... More 

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Thank Milvey
Tweed Heads, Australia
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This place was the bomb 20 years ago but unfortunately nothing has changed including the food. No inovation here it's pricey and pretty tasteless.

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Thank Laura d
Coolangatta, Australia
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I wasn't a fan, I'm not going back anytime soon, it was edible at best but it just taste like mince with a bit of cheese and lettuce, the service was good, the food was very poor.

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Thank Tim R
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Food was delicious! And the wait wasn't very long at all!! We did go on a Tuesday night however! Only downfall is no room to manoeuvre a pram around and bar service is slow.

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Thank Tannie7484

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?