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Merimbula Plaza | Opposite Information Centre, Merimbula, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6495 4073
12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 05:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We celebrated my friends birthday with a party of 15 and received fantastic service from start to finish. The food was delicious and had large portions sizes, real margaritas and there were non Mexican options for kids and adults. It was authentic Mexican food and I will def be back next time we visit.

Thank Jacqui H
Mount Macedon, Australia
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good, but fairly standard mexican food. Services was lousy and cocktails expensive. Our first round of drinks eventually arrived, after prompting, 5 mins after our meals... which was a bit disappointing.

Thank jjmack31
Merimbula, Australia
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location on the covered balcony..a group of 11 of us went for New Years Eve..food was tasty and fresh and service quick, friendly and efficient..can highly recommend!

Thank Mandy19664143
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I have been going to Santa Fe ever since it opened, and have always found it absolutely excellent, welcoming and great value. Indeed I have posted such reviews from time to time. We took friends there last weekend as a pre-Christmas dinner. What a disappointment when compared to its previous standing in our opinion. All four of... More 

Thank WanderingCodger_39
Merimbula, Australia
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373 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Haven't been to a top quality Mexican restaurant for a while. Wasn't expecting such a wonderful experience as we had. Mexican restaurants normally fall into the trap of producing meals to a script, similar no matter where you go. The Santa Fe in Merimbula was different. The meals were devine, different, service exemplary, and the cost was right for the... More 

Thank TerryAustralia2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for lunch. I had the beer battered flathead tortilla wrap and my partner had the soft beef taco. Both meals $10 each and extremely delicious, could not fault it for the price. Staff friendly and helpful. Would definitely return!

Thank Sharon C
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Mexican restaurants are known for big serves and this one is no exception, the quality of our meals was as good as the serves were big. My wife is not big on these meals but they had a very nice fish of the day which she enjoyed. The prices are relatively expensive but you get a lot for it, our... More 

Thank armyd7847
Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to go here for dinner and pleasantly surprised that it was cheap Tuesday. Only ordered one main off the cheap Tuesday list which was the beef enchilada - not bad. Even better though was our entree and dessert. The wings for entree were delicious as were the churros for dessert. Staff were super friendly and attentive. Would go here... More 

Thank 713ingal
Canberra, Australia
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167 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

For a mexican experience this place is not bad quite tasty food although I have had a whole lot better. Try Malibu Mex at Bodalla way further up the coast and you will know what I mean well it used to be excellent not so sure now as haven't been in for quite some time.The service here was good and... More 

Thank Joey60_13
Darwin, Australia
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The food was fairly authentic tasting, service was quick, but I think they were just trying to rush us out because it was busy, being a long weekend. I ordered a bean burrito and was a little disappointed because it was covered in toppings and I couldn't actually pick it up to eat it like a wrap. It was pretty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merimbula Plaza | Opposite Information Centre, Merimbula, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 4073

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?