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Cactus Jack's Bar & Grill

21 Palmer St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4721 1478
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (19 reviews)
“chilli” (20 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
21 Palmer St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well the interior of this joint is one-of-a-kind. Love what you’ve done with the place folks, felt like I was in a legitimate saloon. My colleague and I were seated in a nice big booth and we jumped straight into a few passionfruit mocktails (*was...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are spoilt in Townsville with Cactus Jacks in 3 different locations. We dined at the Palmer St restaurant on a Saturday night. It’s very busy but is well worth it. The food is always consistently good, the cocktails are amazing (and well-priced during happy...More

Thank Sarox210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a bit noisy,the service and food were excellent.The margheritas are very good.I warmly recommend this place.

Thank Philippe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner here a couple of times with family and friends. The coktails are delicious and the food is even better. A must have: chocolate nachos. We ate one portion in three and they were amazing.

Thank domenico r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely ambience when you walk in here - it always appears busy and people everywhere but the service was never lacking - very attentive staff, meals well presented and on time, Sangria always good - would recommend as a great place for families and well...More

Thank Steve-70
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Kids loved it there meals which was the main thing. The adults meal could do with a bit more flavor or seasoning.

Thank Alexander M
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went on Cheap Chilli Tuesday. We ordered a jug of the passionfruit white wine sangria which was delicious. However the chilli was a bit average tasting - nothing spectacular or amazing about it. The waiters/waitresses are all really nice and friendly...More

Thank hermannator
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Our party of four chose Cactus Jack’s for a casual Mexican dinner. I felt that the prices were high and the servings were small. Not overly impressed with the service or the food. Didn’t even bother to snap a photo of our meals as I...More

Thank Christine_brevard
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Not many options open on a Sunday night in Townsville so we settled for Cactus Jack’s. Good menu with something for everyone - good prices also. Meals are big serves. All meals were good. Good value drinks also. Very good option, service was great.

Thank AliKeane
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Whoever heard of chocolate nachos?! Not us - until we came here. Yum! Staff were pleasant and efficient and prices were competitive. We'll be back next time we visit Townsville

Thank Lisa A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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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