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Cactus Cafe & Lounge

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Italian, Mexican, American, Bar
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519 Main St, Wall, SD
+1 605-279-2561
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Late Night
Description: We would like to announce that we are under new management for the 2014...
We would like to announce that we are under new management for the 2014 season!!! The friendly folks at the Cactus Cafe are waiting to serve you Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Our menus offer a large selection of meals: Steaks, Mexican, Italian, Seafood, Specialty Sandwiches and much, much more.We are one of Wall's finest family restaurants. Famous for homemade pancakes, lunch specials, salad bar, pies, broiled steaks (we age and cut all our meat using only USDA Certified Angus Beef), Mexican specialties, Homemade pizza. We feature a lunch and dinner buffet June through September that includes soup, fruit and salad bar with all you can eat homemade salads and soup. We also have a KId's menu. Kids dinners are served with small soft drink or milk. Parties and banquet facilities available.Enjoy a cocktail in our full service lounge. Try your luck on our Slot, Poker and Keno Video Lottery machines.Our service will be quick, courteous and always with a smile. Large groups always welcome.
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  • 24
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 59
    Average
  • 42
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  • 75
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Server Mike

Stopped here after visiting Wall Drug. Boneless chicken wings were tasty. Buffalo burgers were good. My boyfriend had a mug of "buffalo sweat"(beer) he enjoyed it. Our server Mike was very friendly. He was attentive but not invasive, which is exactly the kind of service I prefer. thanks Mike 👍

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Kasey C
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Elko, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Service was great, Mike was great. Excellent Food had the salad bar and blt. Friendly atmosphere and decor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

This was a wonderful place to stop and grab an evening meal with my three young kids after an afternoon in the badlands. Mike (manager?) was so helpful in suggesting and changing out food items for my kids. The servings were huge and the food was tasty. At the end of the meal wet wipes, to-go boxes and extra napkins... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here after visiting Wall Drug. Boneless chicken wings were tasty. Buffalo burgers were good. My boyfriend had a mug of "buffalo sweat"(beer) he enjoyed it. Our server Mike was very friendly. He was attentive but not invasive, which is exactly the kind of service I prefer. thanks Mike 👍

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The family and I have eaten here a number of times. The chicken is good and the pizza average. Its an all you care to eat buffet so if you are hungry it is probably the best deal in town.

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Zion, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

There was a wide selection of down-home style food on the menu. The staff were awesome. :) They were friendly. I had a fun conversation with one employee as he cleaned up the serving area. I think he liked his job. It was just rather peaceful, and I had spent two nice evenings there with my dad.

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Central Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Out of season, so some items weren't available, which is understandable. But otherwise, just not that great overall. Buffalo burger was a bit tasteless. Chicken tenders were actually pretty good. Service was fine, quiet and lowkey as the restaurant.

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Energy, IL
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Tamales with green chile sauce. Beans and rice. Server was very friendly. Restaurant was clean and tables were cleaned immediately when someone left.

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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240 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is a Mom/Pop in Wall South Dakota near the famous Wall Drug Store We stopped here for lunch (table service) rather than the cafeteria style at Wall Drug. The food was reasonably good and my wife had the lunch special (roasted chicken); I had the Philly Cheese-steak. Both were good and the service was prompt and friendly. We would... More 

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Wisconsin
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My husband and the 1 lb bison burger and I had a chicken ranch wrap. They were good, but the booths moved every which way, the atmosphere was kind of dingy, and not really impressed by staff. It filled the hunger need, so I can't complain too much.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Buy a ice cream, chips, hot dog - whatever, please don't eat here! We waited to long time to get our drinks and food. The service was terrible. They didn't have any salad, pasta, ribs, nachos and so on, that the menu said - they were out of everything. The cheese on the burger was burn, two of us order... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 519 Main St, Wall, SD
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Wall
  • Phone Number: +1 605-279-2561

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, American, Bar

Description

We would like to announce that we are under new management for the 2014 season!!! The friendly folks at the Cactus Cafe are waiting to serve you Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Our menus offer a large selection of meals: Steaks, Mexican, Italian, Seafood, Specialty Sandwiches and much, much more.We are one of Wall's finest family restaurants. Famous for homemade pancakes, lunch specials, salad bar, pies, broiled steaks (we age and cut all our meat using only USDA Certified Angus Beef), Mexican specialties, Homemade pizza. We feature a lunch and dinner buffet June through September that includes soup, fruit and salad bar with all you can eat homemade salads and soup. We also have a KId's menu. Kids dinners are served with small soft drink or milk. Parties and banquet facilities available.Enjoy a cocktail in our full service lounge. Try your luck on our Slot, Poker and Keno Video Lottery machines.Our service will be quick, courteous and always with a smile. Large groups always welcome.

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