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Crazy Cactus

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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, Grill, South American
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Baselstrasse 24, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 240 86 98
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Today
08:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri 17:00 - 00:30
Sat 17:00 - 01:30
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This place is without a doubt the best place for Mexican food in Lucerne. At the weekends the whole place is extremely lively and is a nice change from some of the "boring" or uneventful restaurants around town. The food is tasty and of good quality - my personal favourites is the Combo Camarones and Fajitas. Great drinks menu as... More 

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Thank Jordan K
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95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I really like the Crazy Cactus - the nachos are yummy, the fajitas and tacos are really great and a stuffed very generously! There is so much food I can always take some home! They have a great selection of margaritas and beers and the atmosphere is great! Definitely the best Mexican in Lucerne - both quality / quantity and... More 

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Thank Julia W
CrazyCactus, Geschäftsführer at Crazy Cactus, responded to this review

Dear Julia W Thank you very very much for your good Feedback! Hope to see you soon again at the Crazy Cactus. Caroline & Crazy Cactus Team More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Whenever I need a Margarita or Tacos or Tortillas I go there and I enjoy music in Spanish with my partner or friends. Is a bit away from downtown but food and drinks are good. There is a Fajita plausch day so it make sit IDEAL to celebrate birthdays or whatever you want to celebrate in groups.

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Thank Pataswiss
Bangkok, Thailand
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550 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

They have a great start at doing it right, but flaws abound. Other reviewers say it's "good for Switzerland" but why should that be good enough? Why not make it good for anywhere? Everything in Switzerland is expensive, so no need to comment on that, this place is in line with its peers, instead the issue is what you get... More 

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Thank Whirled_Traveler74
CrazyCactus, Geschäftsführer at Crazy Cactus, responded to this review
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Guten Tag Whirled Vielen Dank für Ihre Bewertung und Ihren Besuch im Crazy Cactus. Es freut uns, dass Ihnen unser... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

The restaurant and bar had a very nice and lively atmosphere with a lot of locals and tourists.The food was tasty and great and they had a lot of veggie options! The enchiladas and burritos were yum! The cocktails were also very well made.

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Thank shreyaj2w
Belgrade, Serbia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013

Friendly service, good food. Parking is a bit difficult close by. Tuesdays "all-you-can-eat" chicken fajitas! Real authentic Tex-Mex food and flavour. Steaks are surprisingly good, too.

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Thank Zika K
Luzern, Switzerland
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2013

The Crazy Cactus is one of maybe 3 restaurants in Lucerne that serve Mexican food. The atmosphere is great and they serve a killer mango margarita! Those are the positives. The negatives include Mexican fare that doesn't exactly taste like American Mexican (the fajitas, for instance, have a sweet tang to them) and it is incredibly expensive. Lucerne is expensive... More 

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Thank Stephanie L
Austin, Texas
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2012

Although it cannot compete with American Tex-Mex food, it is definitely a nice place for a margarita and some snacks (even though a bit expensive).

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Thank ctepper
Luzern, Switzerland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

It isn't TexMex...more like Swiss/Mex. Good, but different than you'd get in Mexico. Had really hoped for mole...but not offered.

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Thank Whiskey R
Lausanne, Switzerland
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

Looking for somewhere we could eat casually and something 'not Swiss' that would also cater for vegetarians and a couple of kids came across this place. Just outside of the main city centre but only a few hundred meters from an indoor car park this was just the ticket. Mixed starters - usual fare of jalapeños, nachos, dips etc were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$47
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, Grill, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:30
Saturday
17:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baselstrasse 24, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 240 86 98

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?