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Cactus Jack's Bar & Grill - CLOSED

16 Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4964 1800
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“ribs” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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161 - 170 of 494 reviews

Reviewed October 4, 2015

Ate here on our first night as it was near our apartment and we all like Mexican food. The food was average at best and the staff very unhelpful and incompetent.

Thank JohnJohnson65
Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Meals and margherita's were very tasty but the length of time it took for service and water to be delivered to our table was not on... We were just about to leave when our drink and food order was taken. The restaurant was not busy...More

Thank Jo U
Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Huge meals and food was absolutely amazing although there was quiet a wait..entrée's took just on an hour to be served and mains followed about 45 mins later..staff were super friendly 😊

Thank kalbear13
Reviewed September 29, 2015

We arrived at the opening time for dinner before it got to busy which suits us with a 5 and 7 year old. The staff were wonderfully accommodating, the atmosphere was great and food good. We had just a really lovely family dinner out. The...More

Thank mshep14
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Went in for lunch and the staff were very helpful. Meal sizes are large and reasonably priced. Very happy we went there, if we lived in the area would definitely go back again.

Thank Kayla A
Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

I've lived in Airlie Beach for 4 years and used to be a frequent cactus jacks visitor. However tonight's whole experience was a new level of pathetic. -1hr 15min wait for food -15min wait on drink orders -we got one bowl of chips to be...More

3  Thank bolts100no
kram1417, General Manager at Cactus Jack's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2015

I would like to apologise for any part of your dining experience, which was not up to your expectation or ours! We like think we get it right most of the time, however we haven't appeared to on this occasion..As you mentioned being a local...More

Reviewed September 19, 2015

I visited with a group of 12 people on a work trip. We had a good time - the relaxed atmosphere was a good match with the mood we were looking for.

Thank Gavin T
Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

While visiting Airlie Beach the hotel recommended going to this restaurant. So I had to entertain myself on the Tuesday night & they had all you can eat Chilli & happy hour for drinks 5-7pm. Then my last night in Airlie Beach my mother &...More

Thank Ellie L
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Where do I start..... When we finally got served our drinks, the post mixers weren't working. I took my drink back to the bar to explain the mixer tasted like soda water in my alcoholic beverage. The waiter tasted it and said it was fine,...More

2  Thank Amanda J
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Love Chilli Tuesday for half price chilli con carne. Is the best. Big enough meal to share for a lunch. Bring Cactus Jack to Adelaide please.

Thank Regal1963
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$16 - $23
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4964 1800
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