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72 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 0584
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was excellent from minute we walked in the door. Meals were quick & lovely & reasonably priced.

Thank Jean H
St Helens, Australia
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34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with my husband. Had the chicken strips with trio of dips and chicken parmy, all beautifully seasoned with spices. Lovely spot for lunch and friendly staff.

Thank KyleRazza12
St Helens, Australia
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant serves good Mexican food and the service is very good. The people are friendly and the service was quite fast. I have eaten there a few times now and have not been disappointed.

Thank Ray T
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at the prickly cactus we started with a 3some haha yes it is called that. Corn chips and 3 dips i was able to take the left overs home. Tooo big when we had our main meal coming. We both had the prawn avocado salad lemon and lime dressing about 10 prawns served in a flour shell... More 

Thank Phillip T
Rome, New York
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148 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Better than we were told it would be by a local. Impressed with the heat on the dish I had which did not throw me from eating it. Friendly staff , fast service. Family friendly and accommodating of dietary requirements.

Thank Doug P
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable meal with a large group. A highlight was the service, very friendly and attentive, particularly considering the number of diners. I am no expert on Mexican food, and the meals were tasty and generous servings.

Thank Duncan G
Launceston, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A night out for Mexican resulted in a great feast for all. The Prickly Pairs is a generously served spare ribs topped with a great sauce and seared prawns, which is a must for anyone who enjoys a good feed! Also the Cactus Wrap was a delicious meal with the right amount of spice for Mexican lovers.

Thank Damo H
Launceston, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I love prickly cactus. The Mexican food is devine and they cater so well for vegetarians. Its just a great place to eat and hang out.

Thank Kathryn H
Launceston, Australia
Level Contributor
48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We can't fault the service by friendly staff, but the meals were not very appetizing. The fajitas were brought out on a sizzle plate which caused the meat and veggies to be burnt. Even the rice had a burnt taste. Disappointing. Won't be back in a hurry, but can't speak highly enough of the staff

1 Thank Davinia H
Atherton, Australia
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Welcomed straight away and seated by attentive staff. The food was reallly tasty and well presented. My husband who does not normally eat Mexican really enjoyed his meal. The highlight was the churro with ice cream and kahlua sauce. Delicious!

Thank Jan F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 0584
03 6334 0584

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