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Cactus Restaurant

4220 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98112-3237 (Broadway / Capitol Hill)
206-324-4140
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Ranked #230 of 3,485 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Spanish
Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

When I walked into the restaurant there was an overwhelming smell of body odor. The taste of the chips and salsa were above average, however there were few unbroken tortilla chips in a bowl full of crumbs. The Menu consisted of few different plates; all tasting the same. Black beans were dry, chicken was dry and over cook. Very inattentive... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Grabbed dinner after an afternoon at the beach at nearby Madison Park. Great Mexican fare and truly the best Salsa ever! Casual atmosphere with very friendly staff. Would recommend!!

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Corvallis, Oregon
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great Mexican food! Had the shrimp fajitas and the guacamole. Like how they included the beans and rice onto the skillet with the shrimp. Good atmosphere especially for the little ones. Most of all thanks for not gouging us for the kids menu. So sick of restaurants charging outrageous amounts for the kids menu so thanks!

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Seattle, Washington
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98 reviews 98 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a great place to meet friends and neighbors in a section of town that is a bit of the beaten track. Right on the small strip of neighborhood commercial shops this place offers up a decent sized bar and seating area. The margaritas are tasty with out being to limey and the Baja version offers just a hint... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It was Sunday in Seattle and several restaurants had long lines so we tried Cactus since they could seat us immediately.We were pleasantly surprised. The food was great. Many interesting recipes. Everything was flavorful but spiced just right. And they were very accomodating of our tastes. My wife asked for an alternative to tortilla chips and they brought crispy, tasty,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Interesting and fun menu; clever and creative with plenty of tasty choices (and noisy enough that you can bring the fam'). Happening place; you nearly always have to wait but the buzzers enable you to walk around while you wait. Save room for their fab desserts.

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Seattle, Washington
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97 reviews 97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A great place for Chili Relleno and Green Enchiladas. The margarita's are also excellent. I never have any room left for desert.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

The wait was worth it on a Friday night! Service was prompt and professional. Fajitas came in sizzling individual frypans. The chimichanga was a folded heavy pastry, but it was stuffed with beef brisket that was medium spicy that was superb. The fried ice cream is heavy on topping and too light on ice cream.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The Good reviews are wrong!!!!!! Ordered the guar, which was good. The salsa was also good. However, I came with a party of 4 and no one finished there food. I got the fajitas, which were disgusting and only had, literally 3 tiny pieces of chicken. I had to call the waiter over to point them out. He gave me... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We eat here quite often, since it is in the neighborhood where we live. The food is always great; the service is good and friendly and the experience is always enjoyable.

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Additional Information about Cactus Restaurant

Address: 4220 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98112-3237
Phone Number: 206-324-4140
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish

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