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Fat Cactus Restaurant

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5 Park Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 5022
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (15 reviews)
“margarita's” (4 reviews)
“tortillas” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
5 Park Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 Tiaan l
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
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Great place with an expansive mexican menu and beer options..we ordered enchiladas and tacos and both the dishes were lip smacking!

Thank sonakshis518
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Friendly staff, delicious food. My partner was not so keen on the food but we both enjoyed a couple of cocktails so he also left happy.

Thank luce l
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The perfect spot to meet up with good friends and enjoy delicious food and amazing drinks, is located right in the middle of Cape Town, with a buzz all night long. From the food to drinks to the vibe and even patrons, this place screams...More

1  Thank TwoTastyTummies
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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