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Reviewed 29 September 2023

One part of the restaurant was not air conditioned The waitress was terribly rude!! We wished them good luck and walked out Will not go ever again

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 8 December 2022

If I could give 0 stars I would. I have no idea how this “restaurant” can be still open. I have had a dinner with my colleagues tonight at this place. The drink I ordered, arrived looking a completely different colour that expected (black vs...white). I complained and the waitress told me that they run out of milk so they used Coca Cola instead. Are you serious? I picked another cocktail, it took a further 15 minutes to arrive at the table and it was completely tasteless. At that point I just gave up. I received the food after that. The tortilla was soggy and whatever was on top was tasteless and all stick together. I regret my visit, for over $40 you can get a decent meal anywhere. I definitely won’t be back.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 19 July 2021

It's tucked away a bit but a bit of a surprise. The food and service was excellent notwithstanding that there was a busy rush when we were there. Recommended.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 February 2021

The drinks were very good and the food was substantial and delicious. The décor is wonderful and the staff very helpful and attentive

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 10 December 2020 via mobile

I organised a dinner here for my hubby with a few friends. The staff were helpful and accommodating, the food was good quality, and the overall atmosphere of the restaurant was easy and relaxed. We had a lovely night.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 15 November 2020

Great Staff and helpful with information regarding their menu both in drinks and food. The atmosphere was great. Although crowed the staff were attentive.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 5 September 2020 via mobile

I loved the food, burrito, enchiladas and a build your own frijoles. More than I could eat burrito. I loved the salad, refried beans and stringy beef. It was cooked and presented just right. Guacamole and sour light cream made a tasty addition to a...tasty meal. Thanks Prickles staff, especially owner and chef Ian.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 4 July 2020

Tried Prickles tonight and I am so glad i did. The portions are huge & taste amazing. Very good customer service, very friendly. Meal was cooked quickly. Photo is a beef burrito🤤. The Chimichanga was delicious. Highly recommend this place for hang over food

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 7 February 2020 via mobile

Good food, just good. E go to all Mexican places when on holiday anywhere & this prickles was just good. Don't think a Mexican of any sorry works at those restaurant or staff following any type of Mexican restaurant. Also staff come n ask if...you want a 2nd drink even though our current drinks are clearly at least 3/4 full. Very inexperienced staff.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 24 January 2020 via mobile

Went for a birthday party with a large group last night. I don’t eat Mexican but was happy to go for the first time. WOW what a meal!!!! I had ribs and these were some of THE best ribs I e ever had. Served simply...with mash and some veggies, absolutely wonderful. And the other guests loved their meals too, well done Prickles!!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 December 2019 via mobile

Best Mexican food I've had in a long time. Shame only passing through Darwin, otherwise I'd be here every night. Service was very friendly, food arrived really quickly and the best fajitas ever! Good sized portions. A must visit for anyone in Darwin!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 29 November 2019

I've been here three times now, it's always been absolutely exceptional. The aesthetic is a little dull and you feel a little closed in when seated, most places in Darwin have a more open breezy vibe. But the food totally makes up for this, we...really enjoyed the burrito del-mar. But I've had quite a few items on the menu and they've all been great. The prices are pretty reasonable and the cocktails are strong and generous. A must visit for Darwin.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed eating in this authentic Mexican restaurant. The staff were friendly and the menu and drinks were enjoyable. That being said, the following things bothered us; - Received a straw despite stating twice that we didn’t need one - We were asked if we...wanted our garlic bread at the same time as our mains (which we agreed to). Unfortunately the entree came out well before the mains anyway. - There was a long wait for the food to arrive despite it not being busy. - It was quite expensive ($80 for 2 mains, 1 drink each + a garlic bread) In summary, good food and service with some minor communication break downsMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 31 July 2019

Great food and great environment. I would check it out. Price and service was great. Impressed with the quality overall. Definately recommend checking this place out

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

Had dinner with a group of 9. We waited at least 30min before we ushered waitress over to take our order. Despite that, it was great having BYO wine. The meal was delicious and huge.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Prickles Mexican Resturaunt is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4