Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35

Hey amigos, join us for a fantastico time at Queenstown's original Mexican restaurant! People from all over the world have been coming to Sombreros since 1980 for our fresh and healthy food (mild to extra hot), generous portions, great prices, laidback atmosphere and exceptional margaritas.

We've got all the Mexican classics - chilli con carne, quesadillas, nachos, tacos, enchiladas, burritos and sizzling fajitas spiced to your liking with your choice of fillings...plus MUCHAS more! There are also plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free meals available and a kids menu. See our menu page for the Sombreros menus and some interesting facts on Mexican cuisine

At Sombreros we pride ourselves on providing friendly, efficient service and a bit of fun for our diners. Whether you're after a relaxed, casual night out or something more upbeat, Sombreros can deliver. It's definitely not compulsory to wear one of our sombreros while you're here but as you can see from our Sombreros photo gallery a lot of people love it!

Sombreros Mexican Cantina is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Takeaways are also available.

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Sombreros Mexican Cantina
11-13 Beach St
Queenstown 9300

Open Hours:
Everyday: 6pm till late

Phone: 03 442 8240
Website: www.sombreros.co.nz

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Sombreros Mexican Cantina
Location: Queenstown
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Mains: $25 - $35

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Vinny McCorkindale

Good food, lots of it. Seat right by the window - great spot for watching the buzz on Beach Street. Staff made us very comfortable, relaxed atmosphere.

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Janie Dawn

We had a great time at Sombreros. This was the first time we had visited the Restaurant & we loved it. The food was great & the atmosphere was great. We will definitely be back next time we visit Queenstown :)

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Carl Manglo

Good food amazing service

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The food was amazing and the service was too!! Great atmosphere and wonderful place to celebrate on my birthday!! Thank you so much for a great evening! will defiantly come again.

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Sherri Gilchrist

We had a wonderful time at Sombreros. The service was great, we were well waited upon and the food was delicious. Generous portions and perfect for a group!

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The cocktails were so yummy and the food was very flavourful. The atmosphere was fun and laid back. Our two kids loved the toy box (thank you!). The service was fast and friendly. We’ll definitely be back.

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Great mexican food, huge portions & loved the cocktails.

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Good food portions and service.

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Anna Baker

great food
nice wait staff
good experience

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Food was amazing!

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Niall Campbell

Had a lovely meal, nachos were top notch. The chicken wings were boiled not grilled which was interesting but still very tasty

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Laurah Christieson

Great food (needs more guacamole on the starter though! Haha) Service was good - lovely people. Good atmosphere and well priced :)
Yummy cocktails too

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We had a great experience here. Service was fabulous & food was very enjoyable. Will come back for sure!

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Food was not as good as I thought it would be.

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Tasty food and generous portions. Friendly service.

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best time great food awesome people great Tequila . thanks for a great experience .

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Seryn Phillips

Amazing! Food was incredible, the blue cheese and beef quesadilla and the coconut margarita were amazing !! The staff were really friendly I didn’t catch her name but I think she was French , she was great

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Pearl Puttida

Fun food !!

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Food was very nice. Only marked service lower because our mains came out before we’d finished the starters otherwise it was fine.

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very good service and food. we ordered quite a lot, but didn`t cost us too much.

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Kent Smith

Good night, staff great, place warm and vibrant. Defiantly return.

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Marlee Rosoff

The food was really nice, but be aware if you're an average non spice eating human! It is worth checking on spice levels with the staff. It was on the hot side for us, but we might be on the weak side as far as spice handling goes.

We had 2 dishes to share: chicken fajitas (delicious) and pork enchiladas (also delicious). The enchiladas might not be a good choice for a really hungry person though. Heavy on the rice and beans and not as much on the enchiladas. That is how enchiladas are though, not blaming anyone.

Service was lovely and easygoing but still attentive. As soon as we finished our cold carafe of water the wait staff was there with another one, literally as soon as. It was groovy.

Overall a fun vibe for a wee spot, cool and upstairs and popular seeming for a Sunday!

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Good food, friendly crew. Fajitas are the bomb, best paired with Ultimate Margarita!

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We were welcomed and given a reserved table spot by the window which was great. The service was fast and we were served by a number of different people. The food came out quickly and was tasty but did lack some seasoning (nachos would have been great if the chips had some flavour) but had a good experience. The warm fire on a cold day was a welcome addition to our experience too!

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Hannah Jarmany

Good service and good food but it wasn’t quite as flavoursome as we’d hoped.

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Matthew Robinson

Had an awesome night. The wait staff were very patient as we all took our time to order. Didn’t make us feel rushed in any way. Then the food is what you’d expect. Yummy Mexican. Only thing I could say is it is a bit strange that all the Mexican sides like sour cream and guacamole had to ordered separately. Should really just come with the meal.

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Ang Priest

Nice restaurant, good food and friendly staff.

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Vicki Stopforth

Great experience

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Ginny Opie

Great food and evening.Thank you.

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Poppy Simpson-Wells

Service was really timely, food was yum!

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Alex Cully

Way too much celery in the veg fajitas. Not enough variety. Not great flavours either. Altogether a very average dinner.

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Catherine Lawson

Tasty food reasonably priced.

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As always ,we were delighted with our time at Sombreros!
Fabulous food, always a great size portion.
Super friendly, welcoming staff.
Quick service, and fun atmosphere.
It's definitely one of our fav places in town. Love it!
10/10 :)

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Had a great time! Food was nice and the staff really friendly

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Maddy Roodt

My husband and I had a good time at this restaurant, the food was of good quality and the service was great also. Would 100% return here again

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Dévora Espinoza

Nice restorant, very Mexican and the waitresses are just amazing really patients, food fantastic really big plates

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Justin J. Lee

The restaurant is at a very good location with nice street view and friendly staff. Chilli Con Carne is the best, strongly recommended!

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Nice warm cheerful restaurant. Food was of a good of standard. Great seat in the window overlooking the street which was cool. Service was friendly but was a bit slow but maybe I noticed it more because I had a tired 2 year old dining with me. I would eat here again.

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Rebecca McLeod

Delicious!

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Simon Begg

The food and staff were great! Very happy with our experience :) will be back next time we are in Queenstown. Thanks!

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Nina Smith

Great food, quick service and definitely plan on going back!

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Sanne Wieben

Best mexican in town. Great food for a very good price. Loved it. Will be back.

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Good food and great service. Hadn't been there for years and was pleased with our choice to return.

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Great food, fun atmosphere! Large food portions for the price. We left very full! Thank you!

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Christine Gilbert

We got the best seat in the house looking over the street, great for people watching!! The waitress was lovely with colouring in and games for the kids. The food has the freshest ingredients and tasted lovely
We will be back!!

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Siqi Chen

second time here, still very good.

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Food was good, staff friendly

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Decent amount of food for the price, pretty tasty too. Enchiladas probably best value!!

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Food was good Great portions sizes. Staff friendly. Great service

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