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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 #181 of 3,085 Restaurants in Dallas
Price range: $7 - $19
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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Frisco, Texas
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107 reviews 107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've eaten here several times. The food is fresh and it has a nice menu. The atmosphere is more private with tall booths or you can choose to sit by the window & people watch. They have a variety of different margaritas. I've tried a lot of them and have enjoyed them all.

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Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

I was recently in Dallas for a conference. The concierge at The Adolphus recommended the Iron Cactus so my colleague and I tried it out. It was so good, we ate here twice! The first night, I had shrimp tacos and my colleague had beef fajitas. The shrimp tacos were incredibly good. In fact, two weeks later I am still... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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159 reviews 159 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A large group of us came here for dinner after a meeting at a hotel down the street. We had pre-ordered a fajita meal served family style. I'm from Arizona and am a Mexican food snob. This place would be right at home in Arizona. The chips were warm and fresh. They have a mild salsa and another one that... More

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Houston, Texas
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456 reviews 456 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Well unfortunately I can not comment on the food because we sat at out table for 25 mins as the staff just walked past. We were in for The State Fair and were walking around downtown on a Friday night and a bartender recommended this place when we ask for for dining advise. It was just down the street so... More

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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206 reviews 206 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
336 helpful votes 336 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I walked to this Main Street restaurant from the Crowne Plaza Downtown. Service is excellent. The food is fabulous. The Patrone margarita was very good. i ate here on two occasions - once for lunch and one for dinner. If waiting for seating at dinner, there is a nice bar area on the second floor. One side of the restaurant... More

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Lancaster, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My daughter and I both ordered steak enchiladas. We munched on chips and dip. The chips were thin and warm, but the salsa was of a tomato sauce consistency and taste with little flavor and no kick.While waiting for our entree I had a cup of tortilla soup. It was bland and nothing special (on the border's is way better).... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great atmosphere, happy hour and view of a small park. The food was good as well as the customer service.

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Perth Couple
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Went here on 28th October. Food was tasty, beer was cold, service was efficient and cheerful. Prices were reasonable. Dinner for two, two beers each and tip was $70 total. View from the top being the 3rd floor we really enjoyed too.

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Vancouver, Washington
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77 reviews 77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

.....area that overlooks downtown. Unfortunately, it is wasted by the lack of service provided by the staff. Sat at the bar and they didn't have the ingredients for the first three drinks I ordered. Ended up ordering a regular margarita that wasn't spectacular. The bartender was not happy and it showed. Could have been an off night, but this place... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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242 reviews 242 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
389 helpful votes 389 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Just been to this restaurant for our dinner as we walked past it earlier in the day and thought it looked good. The restaurant is split over 3 floors with the two upper floors being outside. Unfortunately on our arrival the outside areas were not open so we sat on the ground floor overlooking the small plaza. The service was... 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
Average Prices: USD 7 - 19
Cuisine: Mexican

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