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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar

1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801 (Downtown Dallas)
214-749-4766
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Ranked #185 of 3,117 Restaurants in Dallas
Price range: $7 - $19
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Downtown Dallas
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Akard St.
Description: Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar serves delectable Mexican dishes and award-winning margaritas. Its trendy yet cozy atmosphere combined with its delicious food, variety of margaritas and cocktails, and friendly service, makes it one of the popular places to visit in Dallas. It was listed by USA Today 10 Best List as one of the best Mexican restaurants in Dallas in 2014.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed libations from the second level and had a nice alcove to visit in while we looked out over downtown Dallas. Drinks were average at best and pricey. Not exactly what we were looking for but a nice place and excellent queso.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Typical TexMex but really good food. Queso is creamy, guacamole is super fresh. Our tilapia was delicious and light. Margaritas were hand made and very good. Service was good, not great. They were timely and quick to respond but I think our server tried to scam us by ringing in top shelf alcohol when we didn't specify but when I... More 

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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We had 29 in our party on a Saturday night reservation. Brenda helped me organize everything for our evening and was so amiable and professional. Our table was ready, the hostess was expecting us. Our server, Dowlin was AMAZING!!! He was so fast, exact and totally entertaining. We could not have asked for better food and service. The restaurant had... More 

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Succasunna, New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Had lunch here recently and was impressed by the food. The stuffed avacado was delicious. Filled with chicken and fried on the outside. Wish it was warmer out so that we could have had a drink outside.

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Buffalo, New York
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Had a wide variety of food, lots of beers and drinks. Ate outside on a Wednesday not very busy, service was "fair" at best. The food made up for the service, large portions and great salsa. Would I go back? Yes, but not if I was in a hurry.

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This place knows their tequila. Lots of variations on the traditional Margarita with many unique cocktail combinations. The fajitas were delicious served with all the fixings. Great atmosphere and staff.

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Yukon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A very welcoming atmosphere where food and service was awesome. The background music was great for conversation. The food was delicious, the waiter was very professional and explained the drink, meal and dessert menus in great detail. We had excellent service. The food came out in timely fashion. We plan to bring friends to the restaurant in a couple of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Pretty good food most of the time. Great chips and salsa. Fajitas very good. Hopping bar scene, great outdoor patio when weather permits. The best, most reasonably Sunday brunch in town.

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Dallas, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We've been here a few times and have always found the food to be very good. The service is consistently good as well.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have been holding a Holiday Party for our account team at Iron Cactus for the past 10 years. We began as a small group of 10 and grown to a group of 60+. Each year Brenda ensures that our party is a success. She is always very accomoodating in our random and last minute requests and does so with... More 

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Additional Information about Iron Cactus Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar

Address: 1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
Phone Number: 214-749-4766
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Downtown Dallas
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 19
Cuisine: Mexican

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