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The Jungle Mexican Cantina

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50-58 Marine Pde | The Beach House Resort, Shop 12, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
+61 7 5536 3412
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 03:00
15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this restaurant.... It is in a great location across the road from the beach in Coolangatta. The service is friendly, the food delicious and the added bonus of BYO beer & wine. It makes for a cheap fun night out. We came here on New Year's Eve and although it was very busy we still had great food... More 

Thank Siobhan M
Ipswich, Australia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place on a very busy night but snagged a table for 8. From the moment we were seated, the service was exceptional. When we walked back from the bottle shop with a bottle of Sangria they were ready with wine glasses full of ice, and when our autistic son had a meltdown they were on hand... More 

Thank Jo C
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to visit a couple of friends and they suggested The Jungle. I was absolutely impressed by the impeccable service from all the staff. The wait for the food was not long at all & it tasted amazing. Would definitely come back when I visit Cooly again. Thank you.

Thank jammat20
Camden, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most amazing dinner experience. Best service, amazing staff. Great value. Must eat here!!!!!

Thank Chrissy186
Gold Coast, Australia
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113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Saturday night, group of 11. All tables outside, comfortable.Service was prompt and friendly. Although we took a while to order, food came reasonably quickly. I ordered combination #11 (can't remember the name - chicken taco and beef tostada I think), both were good and this was *not* a baked on plate dish like most of the others. Partner had a... More 

Thank Warren S S
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The food is both very nice and very plentiful. They are very accommodating for both vegans and vegetarians. Staff are extremely friendly and down to earth. We took the waiter's advice for both our meals and he was spot on.

Thank DamianMead
alexandra headland
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352 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Wow. What fantastic food. Plentiful on the plate of Good tasting Mexican food. Staff are efficient and friendly and the atmosphere is electric. Bookings are required as they fill fast. My daughter had the half chicken and salad and she couldn't finish it as it was so large. I had taquitos and taco combination and it was amazing.

Thank sunshinecoastgirl
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211 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

After a busy day playing lazy tourists, we were too tired to cook and really didn't want to go to far for dinner. This was just across the street from our hotel (The Sebel), and the fact that it isn't a chain restaurant and is locally owned, was a bonus. We went early (5.30pm- just as it opened) without a... More 

1 Thank TravelManagerLoveIt
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ate here Oct 2016 while on holidays. I had a chicken enchilada and absolutely loved it!! Just disappointed I didn't get a chance to go back for another one haha. A lovey family owned restaurant across from the beach with friendly efficient staff. I would definitely go back and recommend anyone else to go there if at Coolangatta.

1 Thank lovestogo001
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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128 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Many mexican dishes , including vegetarians. The food is very tasty fresh and prepared when booking.the honer iss very nice man , and the restaurant ran for more then 20 years.

Thank batid

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 03:00
15:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-58 Marine Pde | The Beach House Resort, Shop 12, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Coolangatta
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5536 3412

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?