The perfect food for sharing (or having it all to yourself) is a big bowl of cheesy nachos. The dish comprises of corn chips smothered in melted cheese, sprinkled with salsa, topped with guacamole and sour cream, then baked to perfection.

We have compiled a list of restaurants in Cape Town that will satisfy your nacho needs.

The Fat Cactus, Gardens

The Fat Cactus is Cape Town’s ultimate answer to tex-mex food and the nacho selection will make your mouth water.

With toppings ranging from blue cheese, bacon and feta to BBQ chicken and chipotle chilli, the Cowboy Nacho selection will leave you feeling full and satisfied. Another perk of Fat Cactus is that there are plenty of vegetarian and vegan-friendly alternatives should you need any.


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Price R85 – R99

Cafe Caprice, Camps Bay

Along the Camps Bay strip overlooking one of Cape Town’s most beautiful beaches, Cafe Caprice offers delectable, crunchy nachos packed with all the trimmings.


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Price: R70-R125

Panchos, Observatory 

This laid-back slice of nacho heaven is a Cape Town hotspot for Mexican cuisine. Be sure not to skip over the nacho option on the incredible menu. Whether you’re an omnivore or vegetarian, Panchos has various fillings and toppings to suit your dietary requirements.

Price: R85 – R95

Tiger’s Milk 

Be sure to try the delicious nachos at one of Tiger’s Milk‘s six restaurants that are dotted in and around Cape Town. Under the menu’s “tex-mex” section, the nachos come without a protein and are vegetarian friendly, one can however add chicken for R13.

Price: R85

The next time you’re craving a cheesy snack, you know where to go. Don’t forget to wash those nachos down with a margarita or two.


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Article written by

Imogen Searra