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R 188 - R 350
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Mexican
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews churros fajitas chilli tortillas mexican food frozen margaritas fun atmosphere full menu gluten free great decor friendly service ponchos bowl leper vegetarian
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Reviewed 18 November 2023 via mobile

Amazing service, epic food, great atmosphere!!! Killer margaritas! Absolutely loved it and will be back soon with a crew.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 3 August 2023

Excellent place. Staff very good, turned on heater, stoked fire, even offered us blankets for warmth as we decided to be outside. We shared taquitos (2) and fajitas (4) more than enough for two. Churros for desert. Thoroughly recommend when in Mt Tamborine

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 23 June 2023 via mobile

How good was this! Decided to share a few meals. Yum. Staff attentive. Great experience. With a vegetarian with us it hard to get great food for everyone. Loved the chilli margarita We shall return

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 6 February 2023

the feel of the place was great, everything was explained and the staff were very helpful. the choice of food was fantastic and tasted delicious. 10/10 we will be back.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 13 January 2023

Absolutely amazing food and vibe! The restaurant was packed and we didn’t have a booking but the owner still made it happen that we could dine in. Absolutely welcoming and couldn’t fault a thing! We’ll be back!

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 21 November 2022 via mobile

Great staff!! They found a table for us even though they were full. Provide ponchos and hats. Great decor and the food was good!

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 21 November 2022

We stumbled across this fabulous Mexican-food restaurant and it was one of the best meals of our month-long trip. When we visited, 100% of the menu was gluten free, and as such was a delight for coeliacs like me. The quality of the food and...the choices available were excellent. My non-coeliac husband loved the food as much as I did. I recommend the churros for dessert. The atmosphere was friendly and quirky, in a delightful way. Service was very good. My only sadness is, that at over 10000k from home, I am unlikely to be able to visit again. But if I am ever with a few hundred kilometres of El Burro, I will make the detour: that's how much I loved my dinner there!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 11 November 2022 via mobile

It really doesn’t look much from the outside, but inside it is FULL of charm, great theming and - above all - fabulous Mexican food. The staff are also wonderful, especially the lady who (I assume) runs the place - full of Aussie energy and...fun. My wife is coeliac and so is typically forced to “make do” with a token gluten-free irreg on the menu. Here THE WHOLE MENU IS GLUTEN-FREE!! She was ecstatic. Overall we had a fabulous evening here. Highly recommended if you like your Mexican food. Oh, and make sure you try the “Poncho” tequila/caramel liquor. Good stuff.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 4 November 2022 via mobile

Such a nice surprise to have a full menu that is gluten free - quality did not disappoint. The chilli bowl was excellent 2 nights in a row!! As were the tostados. On a personal preference I think the tacos were better than the fajitas,...but then the night I had the latter it was windy & cold so the food got cold quickly & didn’t hold out heat. A must mention were the frozen Margaritas which were great & the selection of homemade chilli sauces - so nearly bought the Carolina reaper sauce 🥵 I think though the staff who looked after us both nights were amazing!! They were very busy both nights, but without exception they were welcoming and helpful, even letting us use their phone to call our taxi. Would recommend El Burro hands down - great food served by great staff. Long may they continue!!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 3 June 2022 via mobile

Amazing service and food!!! Got there without a booking and the waitress got me at the door at the same time! Offered an awesome table and increase level service! Food it was really good, great value for the amount of food! 10/10 Super recommended 🙏🏻

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 9 March 2022

Great service, great food & great atmosphere. With only one night in Mount Tambourine, so glad we came here. Yummy Churros

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 15 February 2022 via mobile

Fantastic food, friendly service and a fun atmosphere. We enjoyed the taquitos, jalapeño poppers and fajitas, which were all delicious. For the duration of our visit the staff were very attentive and welcoming. Would definitely recommend for anyone visiting the area.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 13 January 2022 via mobile

Excellent service by friendly and attentive staff. The food was good. I liked the idea of warmer pocket for the tortillas.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 12 December 2021

Spend your money and your time elsewhere. The food was nasty and overpriced. The Taquito entree was just a dry rolled up corn chip - still looking for the pulled pork, while the Chicken Enchiladas caused an all night stomach ache. The other meals left...a lot to be desired. Try Mountain Top Chinese & Japanese, or Eagle Heights Restaurant and enjoy a real meal!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 9 September 2021

So glad we decided to check out this little gem. Friendly greeting, great service and pleasant ambience with authentic Mexican feel - simple yet effective. Food was absolutely delicious - chicken Fajitas and Beef Chilli (best I've ever eaten). Sangria was a perfect accompaniment. Can...highly recommend to anyone looking for simple yet delicious Mexican food.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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El Burro Cantina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4