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320 S. Lovekin Blvd., Blythe, CA 92225
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Red Cactus Bar & Grill is Blythe California’s only full service...
The Red Cactus Bar & Grill is Blythe California’s only full service restaurant and sports bar! Featuring a full-service dining room, relaxing lounge space and energetic bar area, Red Cactus Bar & Grill is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal, watch the game or catch up with friends. Specializing in steaks and burgers, our mouth-watering meals can only be matched by our extensive beer list and hand-crafted cocktails. Our Head Chef has personally designed each meal, offering a wide-variety of menu items. Feel at home at The Red Cactus where the service is personal and the atmosphere is relaxed.
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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
James Etc.

The Great Waiter, James, makes this place. He is truly a "5". The restraint itself is clean and nice, the food OK. I give it only a "4" because the price for an extra order of garlic bread (4 sandwich slices w/ some garlic butter at $4 with tax was a joke). And the AC was a bit too cold... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Robert A
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Phoenix, Arizona
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The Great Waiter, James, makes this place. He is truly a "5". The restraint itself is clean and nice, the food OK. I give it only a "4" because the price for an extra order of garlic bread (4 sandwich slices w/ some garlic butter at $4 with tax was a joke). And the AC was a bit too cold... More 

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GuestRelations135, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cactus Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review with us! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us here at Red Cactus! Thank you for recognizing James; he is certainly a valued member of our team and we will be sure to pass along your compliments! Your feedback is of the... More 

London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were visiting a friend in Blythe and ate at the Red Cactus on three nights running. The staff are very friendly, welcoming and attentive, and the food was well cooked and plentiful. The steaks are very well cooked and the kitchen knows the difference between rare and medium rare which can be a challenge at other establishments. I would... More 

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GuestRelations135, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cactus Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are beyond delighted to hear that you enjoyed dining with us--all 3 times! Our staff works very hard to give you a meal to remember, and it is wonderful that you agree! There are few things worse than an improperly cooked steak, so we're glad to hear that your Red Cactus... More 

Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We came to this bar and grill because we were staying next door. We were given 2 free drink cards which was fine. Appetizers are only served after 8pm. We didn't so much mind but our drink and food orders were wrong. The food was fine, we just felt if they are only serving appetizers and drinks it shouldn't be... More 

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GuestRelations135, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cactus Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are so sorry to hear about your experience dining with us here at Red Cactus. We apologize for the confusion regarding our kitchen hours, and the mix-up with your order. We certainly hold ourselves to a higher standard of service, and we have passed along your comments... More 

England
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197 reviews 197 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Busy, licensed restaurant. More upmarket than most places in Blythe. Burgers good. Worth the drive from the Best Western Desert Oasis.

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1GuestRelation, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cactus Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal at the Red Cactus Bar and Grill. We hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards. More 

1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

First off, I arrived @ 10:55 and was promply informed that they did not open until 11:00. Then don't unlock the door? Then I asked if there was any way that my date and I could get a private booth and was told "no" that side of the restaurant only open for dinner. My boyfriend and I often have to... More 

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GuestRelations135, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cactus Bar and Grill, responded to this review

First off, thank you so much for taking the time to share your review. We are certainly glad you enjoyed your meal, though deeply sorry to hear about the other issues you described. Here at the Red Cactus Bar & Grill, exceptional service is our number one priority, and we regret that you experienced otherwise. We assure that you we... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Not impressed. Grimy, mediocre food, indifferent staf and noisy but not sure there's a better option.

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GuestRelations135, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cactus Bar and Grill, responded to this review

We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your review with us. We are sorry to hear that you weren't completely satisfied with your experience here at Red Cactus. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and delicious dishes, and we regret that you felt otherwise. We value your feedback and your comments have been passed along to the management... More 

Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Keeping it simple but serving a wonderful lunch menu. Still serves silverware with cotton napkins too. Staff very accommodating they never say NO to any reasonable requests. Bar dining area open for mid day treats. Salads always with crisp and fresh with out old stale croutons. Had fresh perfectly grill chicken breast on a toasted bun dressed with a couple... More 

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GuestRelations135, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cactus Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us! We work very hard to make you feel welcome and leave full, and we are glad to hear we succeeded! The stuffed poblano chilis are definitely a staff favorite, so it is wonderful that you liked them as well!... More 

dallas, texas
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

If you're on the road west from Phoenix on I-10 stop here for a bite. The menu is tight but varied and it truly is a bar & grill. Numerous TV sets will occupy your time and the food was much better than expected. Service was great and attentive. A real gem of a place. You won't be disappointed.

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GuestRelations135, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cactus Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts with us! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed dining with us! Driving can be exhausting so we're glad we could help you unwind and relax during your trip! Thank you for recognizing our dedicated staff; they work very hard to ensure you have an exceptional meal!... More 

Sherman, Connecticut
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

On our way to Palm Springs we checked TripAdvisor for a good lunch in Blythe. As promised, this place fit the bill. Tasty enchiladas, nicely spicy mahimahi platter. Speedy gracious service. Reasonable prices. Family friendly, clean, easy access to highway. Menu includes pizza, pasta, burgers, Mexican dishes, salads, wraps. Just exactly what you want on your journey.

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GuestRelations135, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cactus Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review! We are delighted that you enjoyed dining with us here in Blythe! We know how tiring a long drive can be, so we are glad you were able to refuel on some of our delicious Mexican fare! Our location just off the I-10 certainly takes all the guesswork out of... More 

Phoenix
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Many times we have driven from Phoenix to L.A. and stopped in Blythe for lunch. This time we stopped for dinner. Having had not the greatest luck in finding little gems in Blythe, we found one this time. The Red Cactus was our choice based on the reviews. Score one for the reviews. We are fairly light eaters so instead... More 

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GuestRelations135, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cactus Bar and Grill, responded to this review

We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your review! We are beyond thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. We know how tiring that drive can be, and we're glad we could help you refuel along the way! Our spinach and artichoke dip is definitely a house favorite, and we are so happy you enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 320 S. Lovekin Blvd., Blythe, CA 92225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Blythe

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

The Red Cactus Bar & Grill is Blythe California’s only full service restaurant and sports bar! Featuring a full-service dining room, relaxing lounge space and energetic bar area, Red Cactus Bar & Grill is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal, watch the game or catch up with friends. Specializing in steaks and burgers, our mouth-watering meals can only be matched by our extensive beer list and hand-crafted cocktails. Our Head Chef has personally designed each meal, offering a wide-variety of menu items. Feel at home at The Red Cactus where the service is personal and the atmosphere is relaxed.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?