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Crazy Cactus

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
Baselstrasse 24, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 240 86 98
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
1 week ago
“Swiss Mexican food - dark, bar style restaurant - just okay”
10 Oct 2016
“Best Mexican Restaurant in Lucerne!”
Open Now
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, Grill, South American
$$ - $$$
Baselstrasse 24, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a bit disappointed with our Saturday night dinner here. Upon entering the restaurant, we found it to be quite dark inside and smelling of a bar that hadn't been aired out in far too long. While we arrived early for dinner time, I...More

Thank Swissbulgarican
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...More

Thank Jordan K
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...More

Thank Julia W
CrazyCactus, Geschäftsführer at Crazy Cactus, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

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

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...More

Thank Pataswiss
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.

Thank shreyaj2w
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.

Thank Zika K
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...More

Thank Stephanie L
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).

Thank ctepper
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.

Thank Whiskey R
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...More

Thank Richard H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$47
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, Grill, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
5:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baselstrasse 24, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 240 86 98
  • E-mail
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