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Cactus Jack's Bar & Grill

21 Palmer St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4721 1478
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (20 reviews)
“chilli” (19 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
21 Palmer St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic Mexican food that is well priced, quick and served in relaxed friendly atmosphere. Try the chicken chimichanga dish (I took a photo).

Thank Nigel Y
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was awesome choice to have dinner here! Best chicken fajita ever ❤️ Staff was friendly and easygoing. Love the atmosphere. Will definitely visit again!

Thank Huijeong K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined out here over Christmas with family & friends, the place was packed but we were served with a smile & recieved our meals relatively quick considering how busy the place was.

Thank aaronsI7628IT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and atmosphere. Great selection of drinks too: fast service and friendly staff. Nachos was amazing

Thank SydneyMorv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since leaving Townsville many years ago, I've told others to try Cactus Jack's for dinner when up this way. So last night I chose Cactus Jack's to take my family and friends for an after movie dinner. Unfortunately the movie was the only highlight of...More

Thank Shortcowboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always busy unless you get there early. Happy hour between 5pm and 7pm. Lots of Mexican meals on menu. But, you can also get steak or burgers. I love their range of cocktails.

1  Thank karenmareeroach
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Whenever I come to Townsville to visit my son, I always look forward to having a chicken fajita here at Cactus Jack. I was quickly seated on arrival as usual, ordered my margarita and checked my mail while waiting for the meal. The meal arrived...More

Thank Ren H
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Excellent laid back restaurant. Gotta love their Mexican food. The place always has a good vibe. The staff are efficient even though it is very busy most nights.

Thank Kerri S
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I ate dinner at Cactus Jacks with a group of colleagues on a recent work trip to Townsville. This Tex Mex Restaurant and Bar is ideally located in the middle of Palmer Street, South Townsville’s restaurant strip. We dined there on a Tuesday night and...More

Thank QldKaren
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Thanks Vicki and Ashlee for the great service Monday evening. I originally came in for the chilli con carne but Ashlee recommended the chicken and beef fajitas and informed me to come in tonight for $12 chilli Tuesday. The fajitas were full of flavor and...More

Thank Eric D
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Palmer St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4721 1478
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Open: 7 nights from 5pmWe serve inexpensive high quality food in a uniquely designed atmosphere. Everything from salads, burgers, best quality steaks and authentic Mexican dishes.
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