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Shop 4 G 107 Walker St | Corner of Mount & Walker st North Sydney, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
+61 2 9922 6590
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17:45 - 22:00
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 17:45 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place that virtually takes you deep into South America and keeps you there till you finish your and move out. Excellent food and people, and there ambience is an icing on the cake. Do not miss the margaritas and my personal favourite - chicken quesadilla Absolutely Had to Happen 😊

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Thank Shashank T
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

With three teenagers this place was perfect. Casual feel fun and great atmosphere for the kids. Margaritha were way too easy to drink :) Nice all you can eat fajitas. Very well priced

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Thank HRifai
Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I ate here with a group of friends for lunch and we had lots of fun. The food was really good, it looked very home cooked and tasted good. The staff were friendly and helpful, it wasn't too busy so it was great for conversation. I would say however that the interior is in need of a serious update. The... More 

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Thank KatieLWinstanley
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My Wife and I had lunch here recently and were surprised at the prices. The nachos was kid sized and disappointing. The Burrito was very tasty. I think they really on large corporate groups. It was noisy. The staff were friendly.

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Thank binDunc
Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I chose this place for a friends birthday and the owner was very unwelcoming and did not give service for the all you can eat option. We actually saw him visibly be upset when we asked to refill our meat order. He showed us that he was not happy with us ordering more food. I will not return and he... More 

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Thank darkie08
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

My family and I had lunch here this week. The Nachos was $19 and looked like a light snack. I have ordered nachos at many restaurants and this is the smallest serving I've seen. It needed twice the corn chips but maybe they wanted us to buy more. The Burrito was very nice but meals were more expensive for North... More 

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Thank binDunc
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Had a $25 lunch there and it was just disappointing. Restaurant was dark and dirty, table was sticky all over and hasn't been properly cleaned for a long time. Food served very fast, however tasted blend and not fresh. Order a $3.8 soft drink and the waiter only served one small cup of sprite. No value of money whatsoever. Totally... More 

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Thank Leo L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

I know it is a week night... But there was no atmosphere. Bright lights, white plates... The Belguim staff, perhaps Manager, said he is not the owner and proceeded to get our order wrong twice. Food very average too.

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Thank Tracey S
Sydney
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

We love coming here and have brought lots of friends here with us too. The waiters are friendly and very happy to refill the all-you-can-eat fajita plates as much as you like. The guacamole isn't as good as it used to be, but overall it's great and we always love the fajitas and sangria. Great value for money too. We... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014

Had the worst experience! Made a booking in the morning for a table of 14 and have a $25 lunch set menu at 1pm as we need to be back at work at 2 (this was communited on the phone and it was agreed upon). Once we have arrived: 1. Table wasn't made 2. Food wasn't ready 3. Asked us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:00
Saturday
17:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 4 G 107 Walker St | Corner of Mount & Walker st North Sydney, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9922 6590

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