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620 3rd Ave SE, Perham, MN
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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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  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Lunches and Dinners

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Koozie58
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Perham, Minnesota
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Perham, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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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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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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42 reviews
26 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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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Quite possibly the worst excuse for a restaurant I've ever experienced.4 Visits in the last 6months, each time worse than the previous.I've experienced appetizers served with the dinner, after the salad, rail drinks served as premium cocktails, waitresses clocking off and going home between the drink order and food order, and the never present hostess to seat you.the entire first... More 

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

Scott, I do apologize if your visits to The Cactus have been less than satisfactory, yet must assure you that this is not a normal occurrence. I would like to further discuss your visits and possibly establish a trend, if any does exist causing your experiences. I appreciate your time in reviewing my business. I do want to address a... More 

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Additional Information about The Cactus

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

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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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