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“Bad service ruined the experience ”

Panhandle Tex Mex Eatery & Bar
Ranked #52 of 84 Restaurants in Cowes
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Under new management, the Panhandle Restaurant serves an array of Mexican and Texan food, with a fully stocked bar; including frozen Margaritas and a selection of local and imported beers and wines. Warm, relaxed atmosphere with front and rear alfresco dining areas.
Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Was a Thursday night. My 8 year old even said there were not that many people in the restaurant. Waited 15 mins for order to be taken at T9. B6 were served before us after being there for 5mins. Meal was about right for tex mex. Taco meat was rubbery. Plenty of better options along the main rd of Cowes.

Thank Aussie_Stu76
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Reviewed July 10, 2014

We love tex mex so decided to give this place a try despite the mixed reviews. While the service left much to be desired (grouchy staff, over an hour wait for food with the restaurant only half full), the food was great and we enjoyed ourselves. It was a little overpriced compared to Melbourne, but everything on Phillip Island is a little overpriced.

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Thank Yenniva
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Reviewed June 7, 2014

the food is claggy and average....the ambiance is good but the service passable..I am damning this place with faint praise but I didn't feel it was value for money and wouldn't be back again in the near future.. the kids even thought it was average...

Thank Pauline F
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Reviewed April 23, 2014

Took teh family out for tea. Everybody enjoyed their meal and the food was good.
Would go back there again.

Thank dcoops64
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Reviewed April 22, 2014

Apparently they like eating s**t because the burrito looked like the chef just backed one out on a tortilla and served it up with sour cream. The  decor was like a shrine to a Mexican hoarder, it really topped off the hospital waiting-room ambiance. Of course, it is easy to make a comparison because next stop after eating at Panhandle is a hospital waiting room...

Spare yourselves.

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1  Thank Simonthelikeable
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