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The Prickly Cactus Mexican Restaurant is situated in the heart of Launceston central city. Dubbed “The Best Mexican this side of the earth”; It is the place to go if you are looking for a fun and casual atmosphere, consistently great food, value for money and a great night out.

There are dishes to suit everyone: children, vegetarians, gluten free and even meals for Mexican Cowards; There are heaps of drinks to choose from too, including our famous margaritas (in a fishbowl), a tequila bar, cocktails and a great selection of beers, wines and spirits and non-alcoholic treats. Book a table now! and see for yourself, why the Prickly Cactus is one of Launceston's most popular dining out venues.

We are Open for Lunch Monday - Friday, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

and Dinner 7 days a week Monday - Sunday, 5:30pm - 9:30pm

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Our Favourites

Fish Bowl Margarita

Frozen blend Eljimador Tequila, Contreau, Lemon and Lime.
Happy Hour from open till 7:00pm



A chicken breast fillet stuffed with tomato & avocado, oven baked in Mexican spice. Served with a mango & cream sauce on a bed of rice and salad.



Layers of crispy corn chips & cheese, baked till golden, smothered in our mild salsa, guacamole & sour cream.



A flour tortilla wrapped with hot fillings, topped with mild salsa, cheese & baked till crisp. Served with Mexican rice, sour cream and Mex salad.

$23.95 – $25.95

Burrito Bowl

Pulled Pork or seasonal grilled vegies served with Mex rice, lettuce, cheese, tomato, cucumber and crispy tortilla chips, finished with housemade chipotle sauce.


Pork Ribs

The Big Man's Meal! Basted in our own secret hickory smoked sauce, served with wedges & Mex salad.



Our Menu


Our Menu

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We are open for Casual Dining, Functions and Catering.

The best way to contact us is to phone. If we are unable to answer, please leave a message and we will get back to you ASAP.

Call Us - 03 6334 0584



The Prickly Cactus is located in the heart of Launceston CBD.

72 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania