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The Jungle Mexican Cantina

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50-58 Marine Pde | The Beach House Resort, Shop 12, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
+61 7 5536 3412
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 03:00
15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its been a long while since I was inspired to dig out the ole TA password to leave a review but Craig and his team's efforts here really deserve it. As a Texan gratefully adopted by you top sorts Down Under, I want for nothing...except Mexican food as it should be- fresh, varied, and reasonably priced. This place nailed all... More 

Thank RichmondRed
Townsville, Australia
Level Contributor
43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Six of us dined here. We were seated on the wooden deck with a large stand up heater blazing to keep the colder frogs warm. The beauty of sitting on the deck is it's not so noisy. Service is prompt and friendly. They even seem to anticipate what you need. The menu offers a wide variety of meals and some... More 

Thank KaosandWixi
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was excellent and the meals were the norm for a Mexican restaurant. The Garlic Prawns were a treat and the Guacamole dip was beautiful. The rest of the meals were pretty basic. This is a BYO so sadly there were no margarita's or Sangria available. There were carafe's of a punch which was white wine combined with juice... More 

Thank RonPeters309
Sydney, Australia
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109 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently spent a week in Coolangatta - the food here was so good sonwe dined here twice. Every meal we had was fresh, flavoursome, and generous portions. The food is served mild and you can add more spice and heat to suit your palate. Beans and guacamole are great, beef and chicken soft and tender. Combination meals available which give... More 

Thank Shebz1719
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426 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The nachos while not world shattering was very good. The servings were very generous so perhaps consider sharing food. The service was really spot on. Friendly and attentive without being a hassle. The food is prepared mild unless more heat is requested. I tried a medium sauce and there was enough fire in it for me.

Thank ozrick33Sydney
Tugun, Australia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pretty hungry and looked at other reviews on this restaurant and found them to be great. We booked and went along and were not disappointed. Big meals and the taste was amazing. A good and maybe a bad thing is we had to bring our own booze. This was all great as the staff took it to the... More 

Thank Brett G
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went to dinner here on Saturday and the personalised service was nothing short of amazing. The owner and staff are very friendly and the food was fresh and extremely delicious- one of the best mexican meals i have eaten. We will be back and would definitely recommend this place to everyone.

1 Thank Krystelle B
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Had the San Juan nachos with added xxxx salsa for extra heat. Delicious meal with other members of family having Jungle wrap, beef tacos and half size cheese and salsa nachos all happy with their selection.

Thank David M
Level Contributor
40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I come here often. The owner is super friendly and extremely accommodating. The food is yummy and generous. I order lots of different things off his menu and have never gone wrong. Shredded beef is delicious and tender. You cannot go wrong!

Thank monced
Level Contributor
53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I have dined here on 6 occasions over the March period and every time the food and service were excellent. Family Restaurants, you can't beat them, well recommended

Thank Mark Q

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 03:00
15:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-58 Marine Pde | The Beach House Resort, Shop 12, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Coolangatta
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5536 3412

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?