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Cactus Restaurant

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$$$
Southwestern, Mexican, Tapas
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121 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033-6114
425-893-9799
Website
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Large groups
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
This place is awesome, never disappoints!

Cactus is delicious! Whether you are vegetarian and want to try their vegetarian fajitas or their decadent seafood enchilada you won't be disappointed. I also love the mango martinis! SOO yummy! Service is always great too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Finnhillmom
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Kirkland, Washington
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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170 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Kirkland, Washington
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Cactus is delicious! Whether you are vegetarian and want to try their vegetarian fajitas or their decadent seafood enchilada you won't be disappointed. I also love the mango martinis! SOO yummy! Service is always great too!

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Kirkland, Washington
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Love this place, their black beans are to die for. Service is a-one always a great experience. I always decline the rice and eat up on the black beans

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Kirkland, Washington, United States
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went to this restaurant with my son in the summer. Great sidewalk lunch with great people- watching. Loved the Carne Asada salad. Wonderful service. Anyone would surely enjoy this restaurant for a meeting with friends or family.

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Kirkland, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

A tasy and comfortable experience, the Green salsa was excellent. Nice quality and service !!! I will come back and recommend it to friends.

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Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Like the name, suggests, Cactus will be a prickly experience. The popularity of this restaurant baffles me. The noise level is extreme. My foreign, forgetful mother-in-law calls it "The Noisy Place." The food is unmentionably bad. In my entire life I have never sent anything back to a kitchen, but at Cactus I've done it twice. Why do I go?... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I love Cactus and have never had a dish I didn't like. As a vegetarian it's great to have more than one option on a menu! The strawberry-tamarind lemonade is delicious. This Cactus is much smaller than the newest one in Bellevue so you can probably plan to wait. In the summer they open up the front of the building... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Love this place for lunch, always has a great vibe and the bar is usually hopping. Though Mexican food can feel like a gut bomb order the Spa Chicken, it has a delightful mix of flavors and an excellent lunch choice. When the weather is nice get there early and get a table outside, great people watching.

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Kirkland, Washington
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Fresh, tasty with a decidedly great ethnic taste. Foods are wonderful. They are more eclectic and not from prepackaged cans. Professional staff, good pricing, great tastes.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

no matter what get an order of the guacamole! service is so so food is great. We have been several times and we like it, they are good with kids and are consistent. I like their brunch

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Cactus keeps tex mex from becoming boring by heightening the flavour combos and adding interesting, unique ingredients. This is a fun place to meet with friends. Veg options are tasty, too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033-6114
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: 425-893-9799

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Southwestern, Mexican, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?