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All 349 Manchester Restaurants

Cactus Jack's

782 South Willow street, Manchester, NH 03103
+1 603-627-8600
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Ranked #24 of 349 Restaurants in Manchester
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Cuisines: Southwestern, Barbecue, Seafood, Vegetarian
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Following the success of T-BONES, the first Cactus Jack's opened in 1995 in Manchester. In 2007, the Laconia location became New Hampshire's first dual casual dining concept - with both Cactus Jack's and T-BONES - on Lake Winnipesaukee. While it keeps up the tradition of "homemade" dishes, the look and menu at CJ's has its own style. Attentive servers are always ready to serve guests authentic Southwestern, Tex-Mex, Cajun, and barbecue dishes that are unmatched in New Hampshire
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English first
Bedford, New Hampshire
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

While we almost always have a great experience here, we were disappointed tonight. Went for filet mignon fajitas and were told they were out. Took a second choice which was okay but not why we went there. Were told that on Sundays they are always running out of favorites. Really?? Who is in charge of ordering supplies? Favorite choices have... More 

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Amy C, Social Media Relations Representative at Cactus Jack's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing feedback on your recent visit to our Manchester Cactus Jack's. I am happy to hear that you have had great experiences in the past, but I would like to apologize for the poor experience you had most recently. I can understand how disappointing it can be to find a meal on the menu that... More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We have been to this restaurant on numerous occasions. We can generally count on a consistently good meal. On this visit the service was slow and my grilled veggie panini was burnt on one side. The sandwich was served burnt side down, so it was not immediately evident. After realizing the sandwich was charred we did not see the waitress... More 

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Amy C, Social Media Relations Representative at Cactus Jack's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent visit to our Manchester Cactus Jack's location. We find feedback to be so important in improving and maintaining excellence within our restaurants. That being said, I'd like to apologize for the poor quality of your food and service during your recent visit. I am happy to hear that... More 

Nottingham, New Hampshire, United States
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We're always greeted and seated promptly. Our timing works out as we rarely get a wait. The food is decent and they have an extensive menu for all tastes. This is a local chain of restraints and we appreciate the fact that almost everything is home made. Good place to go when you're hungry.

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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138 reviews 138 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We hit CJ's on a whim whilst in Manchester. Great decision. While the menu has a Tex-Mex tone to it; you can find enough variety to please about anyone. It's a New Hampshire company; and shares a masthead with T-Bones. Both concepts offer great tasty choices; visible management engagement; and a loyalty program that is easy to understand; and not... More 

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

While I am not a great fan of mexican cuisine in general they offer filet mignon fajitas that are to die for. They are truly wonderful and they get them right or they do them over. A manager approached our table recently apologizing for our wait but explained the filets were over done and they were doing them over. How... More 

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Amy C, Social Media Relations Representative at Cactus Jack's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your loyal patronage. We love to hear feedback from our guests so we know what we're doing right and what we have to work on. We hope to see you soon for some delicious filet fajitas! More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Cactus Jack's Restaurant in Manchester, NH has been one of our favorites for a long time. Whatever you are in the mood for, they have it. Whether you crave, steak, seafood, chicken or Mexican, you'll find it. They also have a great appetizer menu as well. CJ's also has a lounge where you can watch sports on several big screens.... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have been to CJ's in Manchester before with my wife years ago. It was fine. We went this past weekend and is was not good. We worked in the industry and I seldom if EVER complain. I vote with my wallet. The table was dirty and had dirty leather menus piled (many) on our table. I had to ask... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

CJ's is our automatic eat out restaurant. The employees from the owner chef to the buss people to treat us as family and friends. The food is innovative with four lunch and four dinner specials daily. Complimentary made from scratch soup fro October through March.

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Amy C, Social Media Relations Representative at Cactus Jack's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Cactus Jack's! We love our guests and are so grateful you think of us as family! Thank you for being such a loyal patron. We'll see you soon! More 

Colorado
Top Contributor
192 reviews 192 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This was the last evening of our New England driving trip and we were on something of dining overload. We had eaten so many indecent, almost gluttonous meals, that we were looking for something a little different. We decided on Mexican, and further narrowed it down to CJ’s; perhaps less about the TA reviews, but more because it was close... More 

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Amy C, Social Media Relations Representative at Cactus Jack's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our Manchester Cactus Jack's. I'm happy to hear that your drive down our street happened just at the right time to get you to choose our restaurant and get seated promptly for some delicious food! We love to hear feedback of all sorts. Obviously, feedback like yours is... More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We never thought that we would have enjoyed a place so much but the people are friendly, the atmosphere is comfortable and the food is very good. Would definitely recommend.

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Amy C, Social Media Relations Representative at Cactus Jack's, responded to this review

I would to thank you for your recommendation of our restaurant. We love our guests, and we strive to give each and every one of of them the positive experience you had! We hope to see you soon! Warmest Regards, Amy Czyzewski Social Media Relations Representative T-BONES - Cactus Jack's - Copper Door Great NH Restaurants More 

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Additional Information about Cactus Jack's

Address: 782 South Willow street, Manchester, NH 03103
Phone Number: +1 603-627-8600
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Southwestern, Barbecue, Seafood, Vegetarian

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