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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 #170 of 3,105 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Ordered a starter of nachos to share between 3 people that we never received. Ordered chicken enchiladas and the some of chicken was still raw. When this was mentioned to the waiter he claimed the chicken was ok to eat, which it was not.. No offer to remove the item from the bill or to replace with anything else.. Very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

Went to the Iron Cactus for Sunday brunch - a forgettable experience after the reviews I'd read about the 'wonderful food' here. Food was a bit ordinary. Service was good.

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Kokomo, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

My wife and I decided to eat here based on reviews. We were met at the door by friendly staff, and were then seated in a nice booth. We than waited, a family was seated and served drinks, we waited, another couple sat and served. After around 10 Minutes, our waiter appeared and took our drink orders. Salsa and white... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Loved the warm salsa! fast service. food is fresh and not your Taco-Bell kind of "Texmex" went with a crowd and everyone enjoyed their dishes. . .

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Sydney, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Friendly and knowledgable waitress who knows her stuff and can provide personal recommendations for the food in the restaurant - that is a good sign to start with! The restaurant boosts a large range of margaritas and tequilas of great quality. Food come in generous portions and are good quality. Will visit again if I am in Dallas next time

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Waterford, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Service in this restaurant is very good and waiters are very knowledgeable about the menu. The menu is extensive and caters for meat eaters and vegetarians and the drinks menu is fantastic with a great range of margharitas and mojitos. I had the corn bread crusted pescado and it was absolutely delicious - some of the best fish I have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Their fried avocado plate was really tasty but the rest seemed very average and definitely not the best Mexican food in Dallas. Very close to the hotel I stayed at and the bar tender was generous in his pour.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We received a full tableside description of all the drinks they had. very detailed. food was brought quickly and was very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I visited this place November 30 2014 are server was Mari she polite and attentive witch made the visit a lot better we sat on the roof on the 3rd floor view and live music was on point. The food was great and so was the bottle of wine! Plan on coming back for sure!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food was great and it was a three story restaurant. They were not prepared for the business the night that we visited which led to poor service as well as crumbs for chips and salsa. Otherwise, food and drinks were good and better prices around downtown. Would go again and give manager better feedback of the service on the... 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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