We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cactus Republic

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
Shop 30BB 153 Little Stanley Street | SouthBank Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland 4051, Australia
+61 7 3844 0878
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (25 reviews)
“mixed platter” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Central American, Bar, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shop 30BB 153 Little Stanley Street | SouthBank Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland 4051, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (149)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted by lovely staff and sat overlooking the plaza with river views. The food was ready quickly and tasted nice. There was no cheese on the nachos rather a cheese sauce? And the pork was a bit too sweet. Drinks however were delicious...More

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had some tacos and nachos at the Cactus Republic. The corn chips were everything but crispy and too salty. The tacos were tasteless and the cheese sauce was...just bad. Honestly, Guzman y Gomez serve tastier Mexican food and for a better price. Don’t waste...More

Thank françois W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with colleagues while in town for work. The service was prompt, the food was quite tasty and the boss was impressed by the very affordable bill! Don’t go to Guzman and Gomez down the road - try this place instead for something...More

Thank ABee82
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after walk at the beach and ordered a Tequila sunrise .. it came in an unusually small glass while half of the glass volume was ice. Very very poor for 13$, dissapointed.

Thank Aljaz2014
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We spent the day relaxing on the “beach” at Southbank and wandered over for some lunch in the afternoon. I had a glass of sangria, he had a beer and we shared a plate of nachos. Our order came out extremely quickly and although it...More

Thank mooseandbok2006
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We were spending the day just relaxing and sight seeing in South Bank having just done a River Cruise we ambled along and decided to drop in for lunch. We had quick service - couple of beers and nachos. Quick service and great and tasty...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to find a good chimichanga and this was one. Well presented, great price, and nice to sit outside watching the eorld go by. Will definitely return

Thank Breht
Reviewed 10 February 2018

One of my friends invited me to try Cactus Republic for lunch on a Monday. There were 4 of us in the group. It offers a variety of Mexican based dishes ranging from tacos, enchiladas and nachos. It caters for people who are vegetarian as...More

Thank Sharizaard
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

So we visited in peak tourist season between Christmas and New Year and were just lucky to grab an outside table. The staff were certainly under the pump and many tables had not been cleared. We ordered some nachos and nice cold Caronas, followed by...More

Thank Caz C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

My 11 year old Granddaughter and I spent 7 and a half hours at Southbank on the 6th January ‘18, and this Restaurant was a must visit. The food is plentiful and good value, and the service is efficient and friendly. Mind you, if I...More

Thank Khaleila
Nearby HotelsSee all 172 hotels in Brisbane
Mantra South Bank, Brisbane
2,136 reviews
.22 km away
Rydges South Bank Brisbane
2,270 reviews
.29 km away
Menso at Southbank
74 reviews
.45 km away
Novotel Brisbane South Bank
21 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby Restaurants
154 reviews
.13 km away
108 reviews
.00 km away
Brooklyn Depot Southbank
244 reviews
.13 km away
Viet de lites
406 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Brisbane River
3,628 reviews
.43 km away
Queensland Maritime Museum
333 reviews
.50 km away
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
222 reviews
.54 km away
Wheel of Brisbane
1,778 reviews
.33 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cactus Republic staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Mexican, Central American, Bar, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 30BB 153 Little Stanley Street | SouthBank Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland 4051, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3844 0878
  • E-mail
OPEN 7 DAYS FROM 11:00AM TO LATE. Cactus Republic is a brand new Burrito & Tequila Bar concept set to liberate the Mexican experience, for Freshness, for Taste, for Life! Join the Revolution!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing