Hail Mary - Burleigh

4.6
246 Reviews
$41 to $100
Mexican
Tucked down a little alleyway off James St, you will find Hail Mary Taqueria.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 246 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.4
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4.5
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4.5
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RobL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice food, good atmosphere, celebrated my daughter’s 21st here. Thanks.

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Nettie
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Tasty and delicious Mexican style dishes, it’s our favourite eat place in Burleigh. We always take our visitors to Hail Mary.

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NicoleC
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food. Nice atmosphere.

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AliciaG
3 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, fun cocktails and nice atmosphere. Absolute favourite place on the GC.

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LoveBurleigh
2 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I Received a ph call to let me know our table was available earlier than our booking time ✅
Excellent Service
Great Food
Definitely going back

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hidden gem of Burleigh. Great food and great margaritas!

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MckenzieA
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was so good, did take a little bit to arrive at the table but it was a busy Saturday night and the quality makes up for it!

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JoshuaR
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good service would recommend to anyone from out of town

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Cate
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience4

Unfortunately I had a poor experience at Hail Mary. Our orders were not going through on the online booking system, the staff came to our table and interrupted us up to 10 times to say there were problems with our orders, that they were out of chicken, and then we had to change our orders all for them to then tell us they now had chicken. The worst part was when they mixed up me and one of my friends drinks (a cocktail and a mock tail) and instead of making her a new mocktail they simply filled up the one I had drank out of and gave it to her, complete with the straw I drank out of still in it! When we asked for a new drink they said they may have to charge us. After speaking to a male staff member he assured us we would not be charged for the drink, but this was unacceptable - pandemic or not. They did compensate with free chips and refunding an order we cancelled, and one male staff member was very nice. Myself and the whole table were very understanding every time they came and interrupted us but it was very disappointing. Overall I really wish I had booked somewhere else, it was for a special event and the amount of interruptions disrupted the flow of conversation and was annoying to everyone.

Hail Mary - Burleigh
Responded on April 15, 2021

Hi Cate, Thanks for taking the time to leave such detailed feedback. Our service this evening was heavily impacted by severe equipment failure so apologies for the flow on effects of this hampering your experience. After reading your note about the drink I went back to check the camera footage as you are absolutely right, recycling a drink is not acceptable. However in this instance the drink was definitely remade so apologies if something about it's presentation made you think otherwise. Hm

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KristyP
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing cocktails, delicious food and great service. Fun atmosphere. Highly recommend.

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Amileah
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and portion size was big. Really happy with it overall :)

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SueH
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely fresh food. Great service. Highly recommended.

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OpenTable Diner
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very great service and staff were very friendly. Great way to order and paid for your drinks and food via the app.

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MattK
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service , really beautiful food and I mean awesome .

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DarylanneD
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Amazing food large serving sizes will definitely be going again

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Leroy
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

GREAT EXPERIENCE THANKS.
We will go back again in the future

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SydneyT
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall4food3service1ambience3

We were waiting to be seated for around 5-10 minutes before anyone else even greeted us. Our order took a long time and we weren’t prefaced with a wait time. The food was good, but very much expensive for the hat we got, the meals aren’t very big

Hail Mary - Burleigh
Responded on April 15, 2021

Hi Sydney, Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback, without which we can't improve. We don't often get people saying our portion sizes are small and our prices are deliberately cheaper than all the other Mexican spots in the area so sorry you feel this way about our offering. Apologies the staff were not able to greet you quickly enough - I've passed this onto management as we aim to greet customers within two minutes. Cheers, Hm

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Renae
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A must visit. Highly recomend.
The Thursday deal is unbelievable.

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OpenTable Diner
7 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good little spot to have a bite to eat with friends. Service was good and the drinks were good.

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ClarissaV
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Super cool setup and food was to die for! Chilli coconut margarita was 👌🏻

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Sarah
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! We will be back soon :)
Lovely staff - quick friendly service!

Hail Mary - Burleigh
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi Sarah, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review and rating. Cheers, Hm

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Karl
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall1food2service2ambience1

Even though I booked weeks ago, they seated us at the table the closest to the door which had too much loud foot traffic. The ambiance was weak and we were surrounded by under age teenagers. Disappointed

Hail Mary - Burleigh
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi Karl, Sorry to read about your experience at Hail Mary. We welcome all ages so that means sometimes there are children in the venue and we encourage that. If you aren't happy dining around children I would suggest going to venues where children are not permitted. The date someone makes a booking does not determine where they sit either but apologies you did not like your spot. If you had mentioned it to our staff we would have done whatever we could to move you somewhere else. Cheers

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Jack
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place ever, staff are amazing and food is outstanding

Hail Mary - Burleigh
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi Jack, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review, glad to see you enjoyed everything! Simon Hm

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SarahB
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great atmosphere and love the happy hour specials - delicious!

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NorseWithNoName
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great, the atmosphere excellent and the service outstanding. You could not ask for a better dining experience. Well done!

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OpenTable Diner
2 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great food and drinks and excellent value specials

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RoseB
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Our food took to long to get to the table. We saw it on the pass for 10 minutes and nobody was bringintit to us

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MarkG
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff food ordering online was amazing
Will be back

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DebbieC
2 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Food ok. Order on your mobile- I’m not a fan of this. Give me old fashioned table service any day. I’m there to enjoy myself not do all the work! Limited service. The highlight was the Tommy’s margarita.

Hail Mary - Burleigh
Responded on March 14, 2021

Hi, We'd love to get some more detailed feedback on what you didn't enjoy about the food. Normally we get really good feedback on our food but we are always looking for ways to improve. Sorry to read you didn't like the online ordering. However, it is the way of the future and we are fully commited to it. There is a shortage of job applicants in this industry at the moment and without this technology we would not be able to find enough staff to do things the old fashioned way. Cheers, Hm

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TjamC
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Taco Tuesday - $5 each is great value, drinks were good & moderately priced

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Sandi
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food , yummy margaritas
Staff amazing
Awesome place for a nice , mexican feista

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JooJoo
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We went for happy hour which turned out to be margarita Monday so the special went on all night which was a pleasant surprise, however there was only two margaritas as the happy hour special and they were $12 each and tasted like they didn't even have alcohol in them. So that did not prompt me to get a second one because I felt ripped off. My friend's did order a second one and not from the happy hour specials but from the actual menu so an $18 margarita tasted like it had a smidge of tequila in it. They were tasty just not strong enough for me.
The food took a long time to come out and it wasn't even that full restaurant yet. We all got burritos, they were very delicious! I was impressed that they came with a little side of corn chips and a little bit of cold slaw. The restaurant filled up quick, full house by 630pm. That many people in a small space, it was friggin hot. There's no air con and we were sitting right next to the kitchen. The chairs are super uncomfortable so sitting on metal for an hour and a half with my knees sweating I was glad to get out of there. They have the very convenient QR code on the table to order yourself, but the staff are super attentive welcoming and friendly! Put 45ml in your margarita and I would be a regular!

Hail Mary - Burleigh
Responded on March 11, 2021

Hi Joo Joo, Thanks for taking the time to leave us review and pleased you enjoyed the food. We actually put 60ml of alcohol into every cocktail we make, not 30ml and not 45ml. 60ml is the standard pour for a cocktail and that's what we do, every time. Sorry you felt they were weak however that simply is not the case. Unfortunately putting airconditioning into an open air restaurant is futile however we are currently working on a solution to the heat. Cheers, Hm

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ChelseaF
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

never fails to be amazing food and service! become my go to place to go out! love love love

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Angelax
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good vegetarian options and flavours
My partner and I both enjoyed the avocado tacos immensely.

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KiaraK
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Was very poor service, I had been here last Thursday and there was no hot sauce. Came back week later still no hot sauce was very disappointing... overall service was pretty disappointing. Tacos are pretty nice though

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Ajltta21
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous atmosphere, friendly staff and delicious food . Great place to take the family or catch up with friends!

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AnnelieseH
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

We absolutely loved this place the first time we visited, the servings were so generous and the staff even threw in a free plate. This time around I was reprimanded by the lady who sat us down for not booking for 3 even though I wrote in the notes we were bringing a 2 year old and the servings were so much smaller we had to buy another nachos which came almost half an hour after we initially made the order for it. Definitely won't be going back anytime soon as the second experience was not great!

Hail Mary - Burleigh
Responded on March 2, 2021

Hi Annelise, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and sorry to read about your experience. It wasn't our staff's intention to reprimand you however we do get busy and space is limited so logic does stand that if you are booking a table for three people it would be better to actually book for three people. I'm sorry you felt the portion sizes had reduced. I have passed this onto our kitchen staff so that they can make sure their portions are where they should be. Thanks, Hm

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sienna
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Delicious food, beautiful restaurant. Had a fun time :)

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SteK
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Delicious Mexican food prepared with good quality ingredients and presented very well. Serving staff were friendly, efficient and helpful.
Only downside is that the place can be quite noisy, with load music and lots of ambient noise so difficult to talk with your friends.

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Shayne
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Great variety of food, really good value for money and wonderful cocktail menu!

FAQs

Hail Mary - Burleigh does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Hail Mary - Burleigh also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (07) 5576 5050.

Hail Mary - Burleigh is rated 4.6 stars by 246 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.