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Panhandle Tex Mex Eatery & Bar

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145 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
0359522741
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South Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good Mexican food, plenty of it too! good sized portions. Friendly staff, busy environment, good for families.

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Thank Titch7263
Cowes, Australia
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and myself love it! My kids aswell, its the place to bring friends when they visit! Only wish they were open for lunch! Great atmosphere! Friendly staff

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Thank Felicity M
Melbourne, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night. The food portions were large but it seemed overpriced for what it was. Service was slow and we had to ask a couple of times for drinks. I wouldn't rush back.

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Thank GingerPom
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

a bit overpriced for what it is. Ok family restraunt that the kids will enjoy more than the adults. Lots of cheese on everything

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Thank AD_808_M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The meals are pretty much generic and seem microwaved not freshly cooked...ok if your on a budget holiday and feel like Mexican.

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Thank Noelsie R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love the food, brilliant service, great atmosphere, perfect for family dinners, 100% would recommend to anyone visiting Phillip island

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Thank Tahlia M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service. Came in on short notice with 11 people and they were super accommodating. Fantastic value for money!

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Thank Dash R
Dapto, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a Tuesday night after seeing the penguins. Staff were really friendly. The feel of the restaurant was great. Food was delicious and large! ! Plus margaritas. Absolutely great will be back.

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Thank Joleen I
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We have been here on several occasions and although the food is okay, it isn't cheap. Once you add on the drinks, it becomes an expensive night out. Interesting decor and a good atmosphere.

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Thank DiDiDesigns
Albury, Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Really attentive and helpful waitress's but the food is really average. I ordered ribs and chicken wings but the ribs were dry with no sauce - not good! The rest of the meal was ok but certainly no stand out. Wouldn't go back again.

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Thank 57bundy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: 0359522741

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