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“Exceeded Expectations From grateful gringos”
Review of Cactus Jack's Bar & Grill - CLOSED

Cactus Jack's Bar & Grill
Price range: US$16 - US$23
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
148 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Exceeded Expectations From grateful gringos”
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Family of 5 ate here last night, we'd seen the reviews for this chain and for outback jacks, both of which seem to have consistently been berated by customers. Staff, service, ambience and food all well above average, the happy Hout cocktails were fab too. I guess it's all down to the manager and staff for this type of chain franchise, so hats off to the guy or gal in charge at Airlie for running a tight ship and giving a good dining experience.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank David T
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English first
Hawaii
Level 6 Contributor
179 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Tex-Mex???”
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

The service was great and the surroundings (decor) were okay but unfortunately that is where the good news stops with this establishment. They claim to be serving "Tex-Mex". Between my bride and I we tried the Chicken Fajitas and Chicken Enchilada. The Fajitas were covered in a barbecue sauce and the enchilada plate was overcooked with beans that appeared to be from the previous day. We found no similarity between the flavors that were served and "Tex Mex" (Chilies from Mexico, cumin, jalapeños). Management may want to perform a reality check on the recipes being used.

Visited July 2014
Helpful?
Thank CaptainBlackie
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Sydney, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“chilli margarita”
Reviewed 28 June 2014

This place make amazing margarita, this is my first time try the chilli one, the taste have a blend of sweet, sour and warming sensation

Visited June 2014
Helpful?
Thank lili_tran
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Yum!”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We went here twice on our holiday and enjoyed it both times - fun place and delicious food. Didn't enjoy the desserts as much but the mains were great!

Visited June 2014
Helpful?
Thank kaydee2
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Tanunda, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Poor Service and Food”
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Sunday lunch, only four tables but took over 30mins to get our two starters, way too slow. Nachos were good, buffalo wings were appalling, not cooked properly, should not be in a sauce and wasn't the correct spices. The dipping sauce was dreadful, as runny as milk. Have lived in Texas for five years and been to mexico three times, so have some experience with mexican food. Dont bother...

Visited June 2014
Helpful?
Thank Janga
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