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The Blue Cactus Cantina

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Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
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2805 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37128
+1 615-295-2332
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: Blue Cactus Cantina is a fusion of southwest and cajun creole cuisines.

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food .. my 'go to' place.

Can't say enough about Blue Cactus. Discovered this little store-front place a few months back and it has quickly become our 'go to' place. Wife and I eat out only once a week, and this gets about half our business. Most places I find one or two items on the menu that are done well, and stick... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Ed S
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Can't say enough about Blue Cactus. Discovered this little store-front place a few months back and it has quickly become our 'go to' place. Wife and I eat out only once a week, and this gets about half our business. Most places I find one or two items on the menu that are done well, and stick with that. At... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The menu is fun and varied. The service and food were good. I will definitely visit again.The refried beans had flavor and were the best I have ever had.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great menu choices at a reasonable price. There are a variety of menu choices from appetizers to entrees. Their burgers are great too. They have a large selection of soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

The cooks are doing great. I would say that side of it is thriving. On the other hand the service was horrible. We had this terrible waiter... I was out of my drink for about 10 minutes while she stood there talking to Her friends. She was also very rude and the table next to us thought so to. I... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We went with another couple and we loved the food and the wait staff!!!! I'm glad that another great place has come to the boro

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I love blue cactus. My favorite restaurant. Good is excellent every time. Love it! Good flavor and seasoning. I could eat here every day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This is our favorite place to eat hands down! If you're looking to get out of the boring food rut, this place is it. They have very talented chefs here slinging out a number of tasty, unique dishes.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Heard good things about this restaurant from various people so we thought we would try it. There was a wait when we got there on a Friday night. We decided to have a drink while we waited and got a margarita. There was barely any alcohol that you could taste in the drink so we took them back to the... More 

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Chefjoshwhite, Manager at The Blue Cactus Cantina, responded to this review

I would like to apologize that your dining experience with us did not meet your expectations. Our staff work diligently to try and make every aspect of dining with us a pleasure. This weekend we were running a full special menu due to it being Valentine's Day weekend and would like to invite you back to give us a second... More 

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Last year, I wrote a rave review about Blue Cactus. The issue that I noted back then was service. Since that time, we have frequently visited and each time the service has been just OK. However, the last time we were there, it was inexcusable. We were seated, and put in our drink and appetizer orders. My husband's side salad... More 

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Chefjoshwhite, Manager at The Blue Cactus Cantina, responded to this review

As the chef I want to personally apologize for any issues that occurred referring to the food served to your table during your visit. I do remember this specific incident occurring and can assure you that I had our pasta cook recook a new pasta, unfortunately cooking the dish over does take a little time and for that you were... More 

Smyrna, Tennessee
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We love the food and the variety on the menu. its crazy combos of Mexican/Cajun food are never boring. there were 4 of us and we tried different things and they were all good. Pasta, sandwiches and appetizers.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2805 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Murfreesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 615-295-2332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Southwestern, Cajun & Creole

Description

Blue Cactus Cantina is a fusion of southwest and cajun creole cuisines.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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