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“Waiting for friends on the beach”

The Prickly Pinata - Fresh Mexican Cantina
Ranked #39 of 227 Restaurants in Maroochydore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: Mexican, South American, Australian
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: The Prickly Pinata Fresh Mexican Cantina brings cheerful healthy, fresh and Mexican flavoured cuisine with a double dose of fun to Cotton Tree. The Prickly Pinata is open for lunch and dinner with an unbeatable view and transforms into a vibrant, busy evening restaurant. Vibrant pastel coloured walls painted with sugar skulls and an assortment of cactus-filled pot plants injects a relaxed Sunshine Coast beachside spin on traditional Mexican style, making it an ideal spot to chill out with a refreshing cocktail on the deck before settling in for a feast to share with friends. The Prickly Pinata's menu effortlessly combines traditional Mexican dishes with on-trend flavours, evident in crowd pleasers such as the tortilla crumbed zucchini chips with spiced beetroot and pepitas dip as well as the confit Bungalow pork taco with salsa verde, onion and coriander. The Prickly Pinata's menu has been designed to be shared, offering a variety of different sized & styled dishes. Our menu originates from Baja California which is a state of Mexico. Baja Mexican boasts the use of Fresh vegetables, fruits, meats and seafood. Prickly Pinata's menu is wide, offering choice to suit everyone's needs.
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great view and great Margaritas. The breeze was fabulous on a 32 degree day. Staff were lovely and friendly. I recommend the Zesty Baja salad.

Thank Meganwolfenden
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Have only been once with my family and I was impressed with both the food and service.... Good value for money as well..... So impressed I actually bought a gift voucher for my son and his girlfriend for Christmas.

Thank Dakoda14
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We came here for an adult family birthday dinner on Christmas Eve, having successfully made an online booking a few days earlier. The setting, menu, atmosphere and prices were just right for our group. Friendly service, wide choice of fairly standard but good quality Mexican food, and a nice casual atmosphere. Other than the red sangria seeming a bit watered down, everything was great. Happy we came..

Thank nambourlady
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Had a party here of about 20 and entrees were served first and just kept on coming. Some average and some nice, especially enjoyed the crumbed zucchini. Marinated chicken nothing to rave about but was ok. Better Mexican places to go on the coast. Overall not a bad experience but wouldn't hurry back.

Thank Robyn B
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Haven't eaten here in years and thought we would give it a try again. We shared the Nachos to start which were delicious, fresh and great flavour it got us looking forward to next round. Unfortunately the trio of tacos and trio of mini quesadillas didn't follow, no flavour and not much fillings other than cheese. Service was good, however we weren't asked if we enjoyed our meals.

Thank Therese H
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