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Mexican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 22 January 2024 via mobile

We had a family dinner here while driving through … looked great outside and in … had the sharing platter which was flavoursome and a decent size .. I would have liked a few more veges but I realise that’s not to everyone’s taste and...could have ordered a salad if that’s what I really wanted ! Drinks menu looked good too.. really excellent professional service from a small team on a Monday but it’s obviously a great place to meet up even early in the weekMore

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 16 August 2023

Oh where to start, this whole place is delicious, breads, ribs, steaks, desserts...I took a 2nd dessert home, as I don't live near here, call me fat if you like, I loved it!!!

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 6 July 2023 via mobile

Started early with a couple of cocktails and a beer while waiting for my partner to arrive from a meeting. The wait was worth it, but fully enjoyed a dark and windy followed by a Sol. My partner arrived and she ordered her mojito and...got started with guacamole and fresh corn chips. She then had the Chicken quesadilla while I had the reef and turf tostada. Both beautifully fresh and flavoursome. Great staff with friendly service.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 22 September 2022 via mobile

Well done, 👏🏽👏🏽 We called in for a quick bite on our way home to Queenstown and were very pleasantly surprised by how good the food and service was at Casafuego. Fresh, healthy and most of all tasty. 5 stars 👌🏼

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 1 May 2022

This was a really good place to eat in Balclutha where there isn't a lot of choice. The food was fresh, the cocktails really great, and the whole ambience was snug but felt spacious in these covid times. Service was great. Could do with a...little more on the menu for the resident vego, but understand that there wouldn't be huge numbers of 'non meaters' in Balclutha.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 6 December 2021 via mobile

Great menu with a variety of choices. Food was awesome, friendly accomodating staff and great decor (old fire station). We will be eating here again soon.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 15 October 2021 via mobile

Yummy food, great variety, kids all loved it too. Reasonable prices. Cool decor in the old town fire station. Recommend booking table

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 April 2021

Recommend a visit here. Great menu. Food was delicious. Waitress was very pleasant and attentive. Great selection of Cocktails too. Thank you for a nice dinner out.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 11 March 2021

We called into Balclutha on our way to Dunedin looking for a place foe lunch. Wandered into here - the food was outstanding, some of the best Mexican we have tasted (try the lamb burrito and the jalapeño poppers!). The service was friendly, relaxed and...prompt. Would strongly recommend!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 6 February 2021 via mobile

A quick dinner after arriving quite late into Balclutha and about the only place open. Attentive super friendly staff, big menu, delicious, fresh,hit the spot, full but still ordered the churros, yuuuummmm. Even if you are full, still order them you won't be diddapointed 😀

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 20 January 2021 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch while on holiday. What an excellent choice of place to eat at. Enough for 2. Stunning presentation, food & service.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 7 January 2021 via mobile

We really enjoyed this restaurant. The Mexican food was well presented and delicious. The restaurant was nicely decorated and had a pleasant vibe. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 28 July 2020

Loved the place, great value, great atmosphere, highly recommend, will be back as soon as possible, and absolutes must time n Balclutha

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 19 July 2020 via mobile

Dined here on a week night with friends and had a wonderful evening. This place was a destination with the full package. Good food good service tasty food original decor. We could have been anywhere in the world. I was impressed. Worth a stop off...if driving thru BalcluthaMore

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 19 June 2020

We really admired the ability to combine a Mexican theme with an old fire station, simply and stylishly. Our admiration carried over to the food, which didn't disappoint. No pretentions, just quality, value and well presented. The atmosphere and service were also excellent.

Date of visit: June 2020
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5