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Cactus Republic

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
Shop 30BB 153 Little Stanley Street | SouthBank Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland 4051, Australia
+61 7 3844 0878
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
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Mexican, Central American, Bar, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 30BB 153 Little Stanley Street | SouthBank Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland 4051, Australia
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

As a family of 8 including 2 under 5s we were pushed to find somewhere to eat on a Sunday lunch esp as two family members are coeliac. Not much on the menu was gluten free so they could only have tacos. two members had...More

Thank 2Eliza_12
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Don't do it! Worst food ever! Margarita an absolute joke! Big mistake. Made looking forward to and having the desert a saviour (different restaurant)

Thank V J
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The only restaurant in and around Southbank on a Saturday night which was half empty... it should have been a warning sign. The staff were totally unfriendly, in fact they couldn't care less about their customers. Didn't bother checking once on us, in fact didn't...More

Thank get_jessica
Reviewed 29 August 2017

When there is a mexican restaurant on every second corner, there needs to be some element of differentiation to stand out from the crowd. Cactus republic is just one in a long line that serves simple mexican-style food that kind of blends into the rest....More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 23 August 2017

After strolling down to South Bank from the galleries, we were quite hungry, but didn't want greasy takeaway food. We happened upon Cactus Republic so decided to try it. The food was tasty, reasonably healthy, and well-priced. A table near the action meant we could...More

Thank deedaoz
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We dribbled on this place at the end of a long Sunday in Brisbane CBD and what a great find. The cocktails got us in at first and the variety and level of enthusiasm from the staff was infectious. The food sealed the deal great...More

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I quite often visit Cactus Republic when in South Bank as it is one of the cheaper Mexican restaurants but offers just as delicious meals! In a great location with a great atmosphere, it's a go to for me!

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Dropped in here for a late lunch. Centrally located with inside and outside table options. Quick friendly service. Meals were nicely sized and fresh. Had the share plate. Mex matchsticks were delicious, nice jalapeno poppers but need more kick. Nice ribs and wings, both had...More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Stopped for a late luch with the family whilst exploring Southbank and picked the Cactus Republic. Good Choice. Service was tops, atmosphere good and the Margaritas awesome. The food didn't disappoint either, Jalepeno poppers (again!) Nachos and Mexican chicken, all delicious. Central spot, would definitely...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Called in for lunch as visiting Brisbane. It has a nice location on the South Bank. No frills menu but it delivers what you expect - good value Mexican food that is fresh and authentic.

Thank mark k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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
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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!
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