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Fat Cactus Restaurant

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) #109 of 910 Restaurants in Cape Town Central RR - RRR Mexican, ,
5 Park Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 5022
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (16 reviews)
“margarita's” (4 reviews)
“tortillas” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
5 Park Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has the best Mexican food in cape town, excellent vibes and most of all wonderful people, they try everything to make you feel at best. My family and I had the most pleasing experience and would love to go there over and over...More

Thank nmudarres
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my friends farewell and to end her time at S.A we went to have drinks and food at the Fat Cactus. I have heard alot about it and was excited to give them a go. We order a lot of jugs of Margaritas...More

Thank Jay1072
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Friday night dinner with friends. Packed at 19:30 when we arrived. Music inside pretty loud - good selection of hits. Outside area had heating and seems cosy enough. Very full bar area. Have to use the toilet in the building (not restaurant) -...More

Thank Travel-Meisie
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We have been to all three branches in CT and have never been dissappointed. The food is always packed full of flavour. Awesome vibe and the margaritas delicious. Pity no Fat Cactus in JUN.

Thank 476shannond
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Despite the nightmare that is parking in town and the surrounds (catch an uber), Fat Cactus offers a authentic and diverse menu, the portion sizes are worth the money and the service is decent enough. A good stop for lunch or beating the afternoon traffic...More

Thank gregn219
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Big food menu, a good vibe and friendly wait at. Fajitas were small but ok. the calamari starter was tender and the sloppy joe enchiladas wad tasty.

Thank Phoebe18525
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing food,great vibe and happy friendly stuff! Will go back again and again! Must have a frozen Margarita! Soooooo gooooood!

Thank 112tiaanl
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for the margarita jugs on a bad day - my day was made so so much better by the good food, gear atmosphere and a fantastic waiter. Thando definitely made me want to come back again and again and again!

Thank XandraLauren
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This place has a fun atmosphere, great service, food and cocktails by the jug. The platters to share were plentiful and tasty as was the food. The Quesadillas were extremely good as were the fajitas. A great place to enjoy mexican food

Thank Debbie E
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Came with friends and stayed 3 hours. Good service and good Mexican food. Fajitas and tacos enjoyed by all 8 in our party. Prices reasonable and a decent selection of tequila. The craft ale was ok. They had a beer topped with a margarita which...More

Thank JambianiNeil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Park Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 5022
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