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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 #142 of 3,115 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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Scotland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Went in on a Saturday night after a Texas football game - got seated quickly (table of 8), orders taken quickly, took a long time for food to arrive but the nachos they gave us to bide us over were excellent. Food was fine - not the great tex-mex they advertise but it was more than ok. Range of beers... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The food and service was excellent, but what i really enjoyed was the rooftop patio. We had to wait about 40 minutes for a table on a Friday night, but it was well worth the wait. It was fun people watching 6th street from above.

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Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Really top rate margaritas, just like I make at home. The appetizers were OK, but I would just get drinks and go somewhere else for food. So many good choices in Austin!!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stopped in mid evening on a Friday on 6th Street. Looking for margaritas and appetizers of some sort. Fine choice The drinks were very good and the ahi ceviche was delicious. With limited dining in this part of Austin, this was a very good choice

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Pecos, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is worth it if you have to drive 10 miles. Stupendous brunch assortment. Omelets to order are to dive for. Do this brunch one time and you'll howl about it too.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My company hosted an event for 120 people. The food was delicious. The service was great. The atmosphere was perfect!

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Austin, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Happy hours only on weekdays. Very poor service and the food is nothing to write home about. I recommend other restaurants in the neighborhood. On my last visit (and it will be my last), I ordered chicken nachos and received beef nachos instead. The manager was supposed to come over to apologize and comp my meal. But neither happened. And... More

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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158 reviews 158 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I sat at the bar during the Pecan Festival on 6th Street. Friendly and helpful bartender while watching college football game. The 2 flavors of salsas (cold and hot) with fresh made chips were awesome and great starter. I had a classic margarita with reposado tequila made very well and strong. I had the Acapulco Combo cheese enchilada (pretty basic),... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

i was looking for a vegetarian food, after a long time i got good food for a good price. Definitely vegetarian and gluten free friendly place, and also all the stuff members are very polite.

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Delicious, flavorful and plentiful food served in nice surroundings by friendly staff at a fair price. I am not much of a fan of Mexican food since I usually find it bland and pretty much just a pile of carbohydrates, but we stopped in here because it was highly recommended and in a good late night entertainment area of Austin... More

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