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4.8 /6 Excellent 25 Reviews

Sons of Baja

North Hobart Mexican $$$ +100
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About Sons of Baja

Dear diners, for same-day bookings after 4.30pm, please call the restaurant directly.

Baja California isn’t as renowned as its neighbour to the north, it has to be said, but there is a lot to be said in favour of their food. It takes in all the classics of Mexican cuisine, alongside their native regional styles, which incorporate more Mediterranean influences and some Asian flavours too, taken from the nearby United States. Sons of Baja offer a taste of this unique part of the world in the heart of North Hobart on Elizabeth Street, with a menu chocka with ceviche, tacos, Mexican mains and churros to eat and cocktails, craft beers and ciders to drink. When you’re looking for a taco treat in Hobart, then there can only be one option: not south of the border, down Mexico way, and more north of the city, Sons of Baja style.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 15:00 - 21:00
  • Tuesday 15:00 - 21:00
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 21:00
  • Thursday 12:00 - 21:00
  • Friday 12:00 - 21:00
  • Saturday 12:00 - 21:00
  • Sunday Closed
Sons of Baja, Elizabeth Street 285, 7000 Hobart

Further Information

Experience a taste of Baja California in North Hobart at Sons of Baja, an exciting restaurant that stands out amongst the rest of Hobart’s Mexican eateries with its unique flavours. Whether its for a casual lunch or an evening meal, Sons of Baja draws in foodies from all over the area, with its light and airy setting and authentic cuisine making you feel like you really are south of the border. We recommend starting off your feast with the kingfish ceviche flavoured with grapefruit, jalapeno, coriander and ginger, or the fried school prawns served with a caper and jalapeno mayo.

Then, tuck into some tacos with mouthwatering fillings like achiote and orange pork belly with pickled pineapple salsa and spicy cauliflower with peanut slaw, some quesadillas or a sharing plate like the chicken mole with red rice, refried beans and crispy shallots. Be sure to leave room for more though because you won’t want to miss out on the churros! Found on Elizabeth Street in North Hobart, Sons of Baja a favourite among Hobart’s foodies, so be sure to book ahead to avoid missing out.

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25 Reviews

4.8 /6 Excellent 25 Reviews
Quality/Price: cheap
Noise: average
Atmosphere: entertaining
Service: friendly
Food: heavenly
Waiting Time: short
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1 review so far 6
14.04.2017 09:16

The service was great and the food was really good. We really appreciated the fact that the staff were helpful in organising take away containers for the food we didn't finish

1 review so far 6
18.03.2017 08:39

Great food, good quantities, good variety. A bit noisy ( concrete, glass etc). Service was pleasant but we had to ask about some of our orders. We would return!

1 review so far 6
14.03.2017 11:28

This was not our first visit to Sons of Baja and it certainly won't be our last! We love the way that we are able to order the food as we want it and not have to put the whole meal order in at once. The food and the service is outstanding, we can highly recommend a visit to Sons of Baja.

1 review so far 6
18.01.2017 07:33

Love the Tuesday $5 Tacos! Yummy food and a good atmosphere. Everything ran smoothly including booking online. Would happily recommend and go back again sometime.

1 review so far 4
21.02.2017 08:36

Food was good and well priced, service was good but the venue is very noisy and we almost had to shout at each other to have a conversation which when we were only a table of three is not very pleasant. The owner? did ask us how our evening was going and we told him the same thing. He said they are looking into ways to lessen the noise issues but I'm afraid until that happens we will be dining elsewhere so we can eat and have a chat without having to compete with 60 or so other voices to the same time.

1 review so far 3
19.10.2016 12:14

I knew the prices had gone up for the cerviches and share plates by about $5 with their new menu that came out a few months ago. Pretty disappointed that dishes have now also shrunk considerably in size. Tacos were still however. Mead is also not available in different varieties any more and is served with fruit, ice and mint like it used to be. Asked for a table in corner as knew it gets pretty noisy. Was given that but the restaurant was pretty much filled around us and the other half was empty. Was uncomfortably noisy. Won't go back, except maybe for tacos.

1 review so far 5
20.04.2017 17:15

A great dining experience. Good service and tasty food. Ordered a selection of plates to share as they are smaller and gave us a variety of flavour experiences. Each plate was delicious. Good selection of alcohol as well. Vegan friendly too!

1 review so far 6
17.01.2017 10:33

Fantastic meal. Beautiful fresh food. Great service and a comfortable table where we could talk as a family. Can't wait to go back soon. Can't recommend highly enough. Give this fabulous place a try!

1 review so far 5
19.03.2017 18:59

Lovely atmosphere, great service, good prices. Only small complaint would be people that ordered tacos had them all come out together on a tray and we had to pick through them all to figure out which one was which.

1 review so far 3
27.02.2017 07:58

We were not advised by the waitress when ordering that is was tapas and that our orders were to share even though she confirmed everyones order when we had all ordered. Meals came out all over the place some people were eating while others weren't, there was a dessert missed off the order and we had to chase up drinks. very disappointing

1 review so far 5
10.10.2016 07:46

Great original flavours combined with a good range of craft beer on tap make this restaurant a little gem. Don't forget to try the cooked as you order corn chips with the dips and the sangrias.

1 review so far 6
14.10.2016 05:01

Amazing Tacos!! In fact everything was great. Love authentic Mexican food like this. You'll never eat "Tex-Mex" again after eating here. Ten out of ten for food, drinks and staff.

1 review so far 4
05.02.2017 18:29

Food was tasty and they allowed us to stick around to keep talking without hassling us to move which was very much appreciated. But the waiter must have been new because he couldn't answer basic questions about the menu and stuffed up our order.

1 review so far 5
23.11.2016 20:09

The service, the food and especially the drinks were fantastic. Lost 1 point for bringing my husband's meal out before mine, he'd finished his meal before mine arrived. Oh...and dessert was delish!

1 review so far 6
20.07.2016 10:40

Food was excellent. Service was friendly and un-intrusive. Seats were comfy. Tables DIDN'T rock or move. I would definitely go again. I definitely recommend it

1 review so far 6
16.10.2016 10:01

Friendly staff, fast service, great food. The Crispy Fish Taco is a must try, delicious. Our group had a wonderful night for a birthday celebration.

1 review so far 4
19.11.2016 13:56

Great mix and variety of food. Service was very good. One problem was extreme sun along the window side and there were no blinds. This meant everyone was very hot and had blaring sun in our eyes.

1 review so far 5
03.12.2016 16:12

Great food great service! Good wine and cocktail list. Will definitely go back. Good venue for groups and couples. Soft tacos a must. Love the chipotle sauce.

1 review so far 5
13.10.2016 06:27

Our first visit was very enjoyable . Large variety of tacos, ended up with a delicious platter to share, great beer . Very friendly staff.

1 review so far 5
18.12.2016 16:49

Great food and atmosphere. Service very satisfactory. Although the restaurant was fairly noisy our table of eight was still able to talk together quite easily.

1 review so far 5
13.10.2016 09:38

Some amazing tastes, service was great, lots to like about this place, is family friendly, will definitely be back to try more of the menu.

1 review so far 5
24.09.2016 15:15

Great food and good overall experience. Only negative was the Music and atmosphere was a little load so it was hard to have a conversation

1 review so far 4
07.04.2017 09:08

Great food and service with some live music being trialled creating a relaxed atmosphere. Well done to the team. Recommend to anyone wanting to eat in North Hobart.

1 review so far 3
17.04.2017 17:18

Food was tasty, but the service wasn't great. Menu is confusing, two tacos for $15 gives you the impression that when you order tacos you get two... Not one.