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“Popper power!”
Review of The Fat Cactus

The Fat Cactus
Ranked #144 of 1 233 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here right after disembarking from a cruise. Even after 4 days of overindulgence, FC was worth it! Poppers were really tasty! Margaritas were excellent and everyone enjoyed their food: nachos grande with beans and sloppy joe, chicken fajitas and pulled pork quesadilla(a little sweet for me) with pineapple. They have an extensive menu, reasonably priced and generous portions. However, it's more TexMex than authentic Mexican. Service was friendly and efficient. Will certainly make a return visit!

Thank Tonia S
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great variety of options on the menu, although you will struggle a bit if you are not into spicy food and suffer from heartburn. I totally enjoyed my beef burrito.

Thank Zamajobe
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Great spot for a really tasty and reasonably priced lunch. We enjoyed large portions of mexican food (and a burger and calamari salad) all of which were delicious. The frozen margaritas were also every bit as good as I remembered from coming here years ago. The service was friendly but a bit slow, and the decor is unchanged so don't expect anything fancy.

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Thank Thunderboltz
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We visited this restaurant as a group of 5. There were no tables available but the waiter asked two girls if we could share their very large booth table and we did.
We ordered Icebergs which are frozen margaritas floating in beer. I have never seen or heard of this before but it wen down very well. We also ordered frozen margaritas. The lime one was a bit sweet but was preferable to the others. The food was plentiful and tasty. service was good and the atmosphere was lively.
This is not 'fine dining'but great for a fun meal out.

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Thank DMThorn
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Great frozen marguerites and nice food. Just a pity one must walk through the clouds of cigarette smoke from the outdoor area to get in and out the restaurant.

Thank GC_31427
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