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Chupacabra

3 Clifford St | Shop 12A, Suffolk Park, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 448 077 401
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good7%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
“taco” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Seafood, Healthy, Street Food, South American, Central American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
LOCATION
3 Clifford St | Shop 12A, Suffolk Park, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up for breakfast at Chupacabra thinking it was the old cafe that used to be here. Instead we found a Mexican Restuarant doing breakfasts as well as lunch and dinner. Undeterred we gave it a try and it proved to be an excellent...More

Thank Centraveller
MoiraW125, Owner at Chupacabra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the feedback guys! Glad you got a taste of Mexican breakfast, it’s not as scary as it seems, right? See you for drinks soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice addition to Suffolk Park offering a simple but delicious menu. Friendly staff and tasty food make it a great place to visit. Good tequila range! Definitely worth a visit.

Thank beno77
MoiraW125, Owner at Chupacabra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Gracias, Ben! We are always happy to make the locals happy. Come by again soon and try the whole tequila range!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Mexican in Suffolk Park. The tortillas were so fresh and as good as I have had outside of Mexico. The grilled Watermelon taco an absolute winner.

Thank SamB1368
MoiraW125, Owner at Chupacabra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Gracias, Sam! That fresh tortilla is what it’s all about. See you again soon!

Reviewed October 13, 2018

We found the food lacking in flavours and spice. The chips that go with the dips were stale and broken up. The octopus was tough and chewy. Might be an ok lunchtime place for a taco (which are small, you'll need 2)More

Thank MIL1251
MoiraW125, Owner at Chupacabra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your feedback, MIL sorry to hear you didn’t enjoy your night. Please remember that if you speak to our staff we are happy to fix any problems with your meal on the spot - our chips are handmade with no preservatives so can...More

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

As locals we were sad to see the previous establishment go however once we dined at Chupacabra we were so stoked on the new venue! It’s great to see authentic Mexican delivered with corn tortillas and not generic wheat, it’s clear they’re a delicious labour...More

Thank AlexaPetherick
MoiraW125, Owner at Chupacabra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the shining review, Alexa! Labour of love is a perfect way to put it, we are glad you appreciate it. Plus we hope the spirit of Tully’s lives on in Chupa. See you in the hood!

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here on a wet drizzly morning. The chairs for outside bar at friendly and the menu is very interesting. Food presentation is fantastic and generous portions. A really interesting find, and well recommended…

Thank RossB144
MoiraW125, Owner at Chupacabra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, Ross! Hope to see you here again soon, and your pets!

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Really looked forward to eating here, food was ok but not great. Somewhat limited menu that provided minimal choice. Better Mexican in Byron.More

Thank mikesview
MoiraW125, Owner at Chupacabra, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thanks for your review, Mike. We do have a small menu as we are a small venue and like to focus on simplicity, and doing a couple of things really well! Our focus is on the fresh, hand-pressed tortillas and we are hoping this humble...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

I had been to Chubacabra a few times before, and decided to host an 8 person dinner there. The staff were incredibly flexible in accommodating an extra 4 who turned up even though the place was very busy already. Its when staff are under pressure...More

Thank Mercedes M
MoiraW125, Owner at Chupacabra, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

We are so glad you had a great night, Mercedes! It is one of our main goals for guests to leave filling happily full like they have eaten a perfect home-cooked meal so we are pleased you left feeling light and satisfied! You and your...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The coffee is truly excellent! The Huevos Rancheros was delicious and better than any we've had in Mexico. The staff are lovely, service quick and there's a nice little outdoor corner with a few tables. Great little find!

Thank KateO760
MoiraW125, Owner at Chupacabra, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Love to hear from a fellow traveller of Mexico! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit, Kate, hope to see you again soon. Gracias!

Reviewed August 21, 2018

I went there for a coffee expecting the previous Cafe and surprise! I found a mexican place! I ended up having a coffee and a full breakfast of enchiladas, very good! So I went back a few days later for lunch, I loved the cochinita...More

Thank Manuel A
MoiraW125, Owner at Chupacabra, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Manuel, you should share your ceviche secrets! We're happy you enjoyed breakfast and lunch, see you soon for dinner! Gracias for your shining review.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$14 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Clifford St | Shop 12A, Suffolk Park, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay  >  Suffolk Park
  • Phone Number: +61 448 077 401
  • E-mail
Description
Fresh coastal Mexican fare in a bright and breezy restaurant just out of Byron Centre. Chupacabra focuses on local produce and seafood, vibrant flavours and authentic Mexican techniques including hand-pressed tortillas, zingy ceviches, and punchy classic margaritas!
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