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Cactus Restaurant

121 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033-6114
425-893-9799
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Ranked #3 of 231 restaurants in Kirkland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican, Tapas
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had lunch at the Cactus whilst visiting Kirkland for a week recently. The restaurant was very busy, with most tables busy, which is always a good sign, so we decided to eat here. We weren't disappointed. The food was plentiful and tasty at reasonable prices and the service was excellent. Our waitress described the items we asked about from... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

It was a very pleasant experience having lunch in this restaurant. We both had the Spa chicken which was healthy and delicious. Service was friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend!

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Seattle, Washington
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222 reviews 222 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

The food here is good but is a little pricey as are the drinks. Service is always good. Tonight I ate light and had the Spicy Caesar Salad. It was surprisingly good but wished I had remembered to ask them to hold the Cojita cheese. If you like Cojita cheese then it will be fine. I would return here.

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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

I've eaten at all their locations over the years but live in Kirkland which is where I go most often. Overall their food quality is consistent, tasty, and pleasing. They change up the menu enough so there is always something new to select from. However......my mainstay is the Spa Chicken. Really an amazing and healthy dish. All locations are busy... More

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Seattle, Washington
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73 reviews 73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Good location, delicious food, reasonable price, and very friendly staff. There is a fried shrimp in the appetizer which was quite good. Food is in good portion as well. Will go back again.

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Seattle, Washington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We were in downtown Kirkland on a sunny Saturday afternoon and decided to stop by Cactus for a lunch. We had a nice meal sitting out on the sidewalk under the canopy on a sunny day. We had the frybread with cinnamon butter, pork tacos and chicken fajitas. We shared everything. The food was good and plenty for the two... More

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Frisco, Texas
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12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Well located, large, and noisy. Typical Mexican/TexMex food and prices. Very busy. Be prepared to wait for a table. Service is good and attentive but rather slow due to how busy the place is. I would go and eat there again.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I enjoy Cactus, and like the Mexican feel to it. The restaurant is loud, so it is a little hectic. I love that the restaurant is kid friendly, because the adult menu can feel overwhelming for kids. For kids I would recommend a bean and cheese burrito. Adults, get the butternut squash enchilada. Overall, Cactus is kid friendly and had... More

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Port Murray, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Was taken there by our friends who live in Kirkland and I was blown away by quality of the Authentic Mexican food they serve. Starting with the salsa/chips they start you with and the incredible Margaritas...right down to the coffee and desert, everything was fresh as can be and mouth watering...if you love Mexican, don't miss this place...great service too.!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

If you have never been to Cactus, you will be pleasantly surprised. First timers should definitely order the butternut squash enchilada ... it's not just for vegetarians! After eating there probably 40 times, I can say there is definitely a formula to their menu but it is always delicious. They do offer a specials menu that generally has some interesting... More

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