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Had been a couple of years back and was thoroughly disappointing, i don't know if it has changed hands sine then but now it is amazing.
We had a wonderful time! Loved everything about this place!
Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. Food was brilliant also. Great value for money and I will return.
great food, well presented, so much to eat I missed out on desert, enjoyed the night would go again and have desert next time
A wonderful old house on the hill with a Mexican vibe. We had been about 6 months ago as we are not locals but we enjoyed it so much so t.his time took my partners son who missed out last time. The meal was wonderful with a starter of mixed dips with my favourite corn chips as being gluten free it's nice to be able to enjoy a meal without the worry 'will I be ok tomorrow'. I am only sensitive to gluten so not sure about if you were ceoliac. For mains my partner had the pork ribs which were moist and pulled apart, So delicious they disappeared before I was able to have a taste. His son ordered the beef tacos. A huge serve but he managed to eat it all and I had the changmani which was like a big rolled chicken pie and very nice with a fresh salad and rice to was so light. For drinks the boys ordered the special of 4 beers in bucket for $20 and I had the classic margarita and another with mildori Yum.. Overall great dinner out, prices reasonable and a wonderful view overlooking the beach and Semaphore's shoreline. A must for a good meal
This restaurant may appear just like a regular building, but the food and service is amazing. The service is thorough and rapid. They can never seem to do enough for you, and they are always happy to cater for any changes you want to make in your order. The food - OMG! The food is so tasty and of a good serving. It is wholesome, and they don't skimp out. You will not be sorry. We were there three nights in a row, and if it wasn't for work obligations, we would've continued. SENSATIONAL!!
The experience was not the best as the staff forgot our drinks order which we then had to remind them of after about 45 mins. Then they also forgot our food order which apparently was misplaced. When I asked the young male waiter about 1 hr later he said in a flippant manner that they were busy. in the meantime 2 other groups that had arrived at the restaurant got their drinks and their meals before we even got our drinks which we had ordered about an hour before the others arrived. There was no offer of a discount for the double muck up or a free drink thrown in which I found to be very disappointing. I would think twice about going again as they seemed to be understaffed and quite disorganised. Being a Saturday night you'd think there would be more staff on deck.
I had booked Viva Cantina as it was in the Entertainment book. However upon trying to find it on my digital membership when paying, i could not find it anymore and was told by the waiter that they had removed themselves... yet was still available in the book. I dont think it is very fair that the people who purchased a book are still able to use the voucher, yet i cant on my digital membership....especially since it had recently been in there! However, the food was delicious. I had the beef fajitas and my partner had the nachos and were both very satisfied.
This restaurant is amazing - that's why we always come back. As always, the service was awesome; the ambience was very pleasant; the food was excellent (and a good serving too); and honestly - we thought it would've been dearer The value for money was great. Even if you don't love Mexican food, give this place a try!
Love this place, we nearly always sit outside and book for an earlier dinner as I love watching the sunset. Also come for lunch on a Friday or weekend. Food is always good and fresh, don’t fil up too much, leave room for dessert, Sopapilla is our fave.