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Cactus

4461, rue St-Denis, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2L2, Canada
514.849.0349
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Ranked #1,679 of 4,409 restaurants in Montreal
Price range: $10 - $26
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: small restaurant with a big heart. In summer we have a lovely terrace where you can enjoy your frozen margaritas or our delicious sangria with a freshly made guacamole. We offer a classic mexicain cuisine.On weekend you can enjoy the salsa club upstairs.
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Description: small restaurant with a big heart. In summer we have a lovely terrace where you can enjoy your frozen margaritas or our delicious sangria with a freshly made guacamole. We offer a classic mexicain cuisine.On weekend you can enjoy the salsa club upstairs.
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English first
Fredericton, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

The restaurant is on St. Denis, a great spot for unique shops and restaurants, so we'd recommend it as a good spot to spot for a bite and relax. There's a patio on the street and seating inside, not big but it's not crowded which is nice. We had the cactus salad with feta, coriander, chilies and onion, which was... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012 via mobile

Service was decent. The food was satisfying but nothing exceptional. Make sure you get the green salsa. The red tastes like marinara. Good selection of beer and wine.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

I went here with my son - mainly because it was close to my guest house. The food was very good, and plentiful. Service was excellent and it had a really nice atmosphere even though it was rather empty when we ate there - admittedly it was early evening. I can recommend this restaurant to anyone who likes Mexican food.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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256 reviews 256 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

We arrived on a Tuesday evening and the place was empty and were quickly seated. The ambiance was nice enough with some background music and a Tex-mex feel to the place. I ordered the burritos with guacamole dip with chips as did my colleague. The chips and guacamole arrived and the dip was excellent. I love this stuff! It's so... More

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

This is great for a lazy sunday! go there have the ceviche and a large pitcher of sangria and bask in the sunlight on the terrace. Many of the other dishes are good too. The cheese doesn't over power the dishes and its a great little spot to spend the afternoon or have a great dinner among friends. The service... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2010

You ever have one of those days where you just keep walking because you cannot figure out where you should eat. It's almost like choice overload. Well, this was one of those days. You get mad and finally you walk into a place and just eat. Well, Cactus was the place for us on this occasion. While the service was... More

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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2009

I took only the ceviche, it was good, but if you're mexican or have been to Mexico, you will see no similarities.. What's nice is the terrasse, right on St-Denis. It's a nice relaxed type of place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2008

try the big plate for 2 fajitas the rice is INCREDIBLE

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2008

Good food, good service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2008

food is good, good wines, fun terrasse.

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