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The Prickly Cactus

72 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 0584
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“fajitas” (22 reviews)
“mexican rice” (7 reviews)
“churros” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The service was friendly but they forgot to add the avocado to the avocado salad, the beef for thr fajitas was tough, the 4 small fajita wraps was just not generous, The raspberry mojito was just a sweet mess. In a street with so many...More

Thank Chi Hong H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in off the street, no booking. Staff very friendly and efficient and found me a table. Menu had a very good selection. Food (chicken and prawn fajitas....1 serving between 2 of us was plenty) delivered within 10 minutes and was very good. Dessert was...More

Thank Charles V
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Great meal. Lots of choices. Staff were absolutely fabulous. Nothing to much trouble. Great for family outings. Children were catered for. Highchairs available.

Thank mermaidsingingrc
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Really nice efficient staff, but the food was nothing special.They had large servings,ordinary food and was overpriced.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Great value for money lunch menu. Quick and friendly service. Just perfect for a quick lunch stop. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Marston111
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great Mexican restaurant with a wide variety of meals on offer. Food was very good, servings a good size and the service prompt and friendly

Thank Sydneyrob
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Not eaten since brekkie after a busy day walking in the gorge and watching Tom Hanks so the generous portions of our fajitas did the business. Could have down with more chilli but really enjoyed the food. Margaritas really chilly.

Thank kenbpfell
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely dinner. Only two of us dining and we both opted for the chicken chimichanga which was really yummy. The restaurant was fairly busy yet we received our orders quite quickly. They even allowed us to split the bill! Great for a quick,...More

Thank Janene P
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Great service and the food was good, really busy and a great feel. The food was fresh and plentiful.

Thank Mellydeb
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We celebrated my 50th birthday with a dinner for the family. I was very disappointed with the drinks. The food was just about OK. The staff, however, were nice and did their best.

1  Thank Shardha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 AM - 6:00 AM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 0584
03 6334 0584
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