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Sombreros Mexican Cantina

11-13 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8240
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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11-13 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the beef and blue cheese quesadilla and the chicken with corn and jalapeño quesadilla. Food was good. Cute little place located upstairs. Fast service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TravelCoupleCKDK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These were hands down some of the best nachos I’ve ever had. And I’m a huge fan of nachos, it’s a staple requirement. They also sell the Mexican soft drinks - jarritos which apparently is pronounced “Harritos”(roll the R’s)- these pair well with the nacho...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GeorgeT3424
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Worst experience in Queenstown... myself and a group of friends booked a first table for 4 people. When arriving at the restraint we had two more diners with us therefore 6 people. We were fully aware that the first table conditions only applied to 4...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kaddat3471
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

The food here is excellent. I love my food anyway and can always find something on any menu. My husband on the other is not a foodie at all so wondered if he would be happy eating here. He had pork and pineapple taco’s and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TrishF01
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Amazing Mexican food (one of the best we’ve ever had) with excellent vegan/vegetarian options. Apparently one of their ex-chefs were vegan. Our family of 5 consisted of 3 vegetarians, 2 vegans. As a table we ordered: Mixed Entradas - nachos with guacamole, salsa & warm...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank lakshmics
Reviewed 13 November 2018

One of the worst experience in a Mexican themed restaurant. I had the burrito lunch which turned out to be about two dry 2-inch pieces with nothing else. Service was really bad. The lady who reluctantly waited on me gave the impression that she'd rather...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lenn831
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

My husband Graeme and I dined here while staying in Queenstown as part of our 30th Anniversary holiday. The food was delish, service was friendly and prompt and the strawberry margarita was awesome. Enjoyed a very informal and fun dinner here wirh a view overlooking...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Teena A
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Popped in for dinner as we were walking past and really glad we did. Service was great as was the food. Totally recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Christine C
Drew H, Owner at Sombreros Mexican Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Awesome thanks very much for the great feedback Christine! Regards, Melina

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Yummy fresh Mexican good in a cool setting. It was cold when we were there so the cosy size was welcome. We booked ahead so we could get the big table, there were 8 of us.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cassandra W
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Was hot and stuffy inside. No one there really. Service was slow and not particularly good. Food was average. If you are starving and don't want to wait in line with the rest of Queenstown for a Ferg Burger .. it is okay.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NthnBeachesNSW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$3 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 8240
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