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620 3rd Ave SE, Perham, MN
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Got our special order right.

The was the first time at the Cactus. The outside looked a little seedy and the location odd, but local family members said it was a good place to eat. Our party was very large (18) and while there was a little confusion on who ordered what, we all got our meals in a timely fashion. My wife and I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Alan G
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Martinsville, Indiana, United States
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Martinsville, Indiana, United States
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The was the first time at the Cactus. The outside looked a little seedy and the location odd, but local family members said it was a good place to eat. Our party was very large (18) and while there was a little confusion on who ordered what, we all got our meals in a timely fashion. My wife and I... More 

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Perham, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Cactus has great lunch specials....including a Lunch Buffet. They also have many delicious selections for dinner and are moderately priced. Tough to beat!

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Perham, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Lunch buffet is great!, the dinner menu is good as well. Nice atmosphere, and employees. Broasted chicken and salmon are awesome!...As well as $2 burger nights on monday evenings.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I had the Shrimp Pasta Alfredo and it was wonderful! Service was a little slow but the food was very good.

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Perham, Minnesota
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very poor service every time we have been there. They are a joke around town for poor service but good food.

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Perham, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

In search of a place to dine with family in town for July 4th, we headed out to The Cactus. With 3 adults and 3 kids under 7 in our party, we were seated immediately, ordered and after a short wait, our meals were delivered. Two of us had the pork chop dinner, one the seafood alfredo and another, 1/4... More 

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Ramsey, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I believe this was the most popular place in town to be. There is a bar, family area, a fine dining area and even a small bowling alley. Had a very nice steak. Oh, you will want the au gratin potatoes for you side dish! Even though it's nicer dining you can still wear jeans, everyone else will be.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I was in town for business for 4 days, and I ate at The Cactus 3 times. They have a nice variety of food, and everything I had (Steak, chicken, walleye) was great! The pricing is reasonable--you can get a basic $8-12 item or go for the more pricey steaks and seafood.

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Blake M, Owner at The Cactus, responded to this review

Nels4985 - Thank you for taking the time to review my restaurant. I am glad you appreciated our variety of foods and were happy with our pricing and quality. I hope to see you again soon whether it's for business or vacation. I couldn't help but notice you stayed at the Crossings Hotel and would like to remind you of... More 

Perham, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

For the most part this is a nice place to eat. I have had more good experiences than bad - sometimes service & food can be a bit slow even if not busy. One of the areas that needs t be taken care of is the bathrooms!

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Perham, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Love love their pasta. I think it is a little spendy but I still love to go there, in fact when my mom comes up that is where we always take her. I work at a local hotel and I always tell guests to go there and most of them like it.

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Blake M, Owner at The Cactus, responded to this review

Heather - Thank you for reviewing my restaurant. I appreciate your sending guests our way as well. In the event that a guest is not fully satisfied please make sure to let us know if there is anything we can do better to accommodate them. Thanks again Blake Minge More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 620 3rd Ave SE, Perham, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Perham

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?