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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331 (Downtown)
(512) 472-9240
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Ranked #123 of 3,177 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Mexican
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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County Durham, UK
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368 reviews 368 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a couple of beers at the bar and a plate of nachos (which were really good). Service was excellent and the place had a more upmarket atmosphere than most places on 6th St. This was also the first place i' ever seen Tequila on tap - scary!

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Belllingham, WA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We spent a Saturday evening dining with friends at the Iron Cactus. The food was really good and the atmosphere was fun. We specifically asked to sit on the roof top deck overlooking 6th St., and were accommodated after a short wait. Our waiter was awesome, and actually was kind enough to direct my wife away from what she was... More 

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Northville, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Having previously lived in Texas, I was very much looking forward to having some good Tex-Mex when I arrived in Austin for a corporate event. Dinner on our second night was at the Iron Cactus where a buffet of "Tex-Mex" was served. Every dish without fail was overcooked and absolutely flavorless. They served stew meat and boiled shrimp on skewers... More 

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Twinsburg, Ohio
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194 reviews 194 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I arrived in Austin at 11am and had two hours before a meeting at my hotel around the corner, and the taxi driver recommended Iron Cactus. We had a great lunch. The two different salsas and table-side prepared guac was a meal in itself. Each of our meals had the same name as other good Tex-Mex places but the ingredients... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Everyone from the event coordinator to the wait staff was very professional, nice and accommodating! We had a corporate group of 38 and we fit perfectly upstairs in the Mezzaine room. The minimum amount to spend was reasonable and the limited bar packages they offer are fantastic and perfect for a group that has drinkers and non-drinkers!

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England
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100 reviews 100 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Good atmosphere, good food, great staff, really enjoyed the night at the restaurant plenty of choice

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Pensacola, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Eating alone as husband was doing a business dinner. Hostess placed me in a quiet corner and server Patrick went the extra mile to make me feel comfortable. I got a good recommendation from Patrick for the Yucatan Fish tacos. (not too spicy but can add heat if desired using salsa.) The fish tacos were fresh tasting, interesting flavor and... More 

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Greer, South Carolina, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went in September 2014 on a trip for business. Had brunch on the rooftop, weather and service were perfect! Definitely recommend the tableside quacamole.

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Austin, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I like the way this place looks, and I love that their food is good and also a bit unique. Not the same as every other Tex Mex place in town.

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Austin, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Wow! Amazing staff, great food, great service. We had a wonderful holiday party thanks to bar staff, wait staff, and of course the event planner and manager. Highly recommend Iron Cactus (downtown).

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Additional Information about Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

Address: 606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
Phone Number: (512) 472-9240
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Mexican

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