We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

#160 of 3,244 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
+1 512-472-9240
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (35 reviews)
“fajitas” (70 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (995)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 962 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me & my hubby had dinner here while in Austin. The queso was Amazing!!! The chips were great - crunchy but not greasy. He ordered the chicken fajitas and I ordered the Cabo Chicken with no bun. Both were good. Our server was very friendly...More

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the moms from my school took all of my staff and me out to dinner at the end of the school year. The service was great, and the food was wonderful. We all had a great time. The food is fun, and really...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place for people watching while enjoying some chips, queso, and margaritas. Had a great time sitting here with my Lady and relaxing on 6th Street.

Thank Rob V
Reviewed 1 week ago

we came here for lunch on Cinco de Mayo, so it was quite busy and the wait was long. That aside, service was less than acceptable...had to ask repeatedly for drink refills, had to ask for chips and salsa at the table. Food was ok,...More

Thank Zenatakos
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for a quick bite prior to going to listen to some music. We got a table by the window which provides for some entertaining people watching. Our server was very attentive. She made our Guacamole tableside and was able to tailor the...More

Thank LonestarSpartan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Iron Cactus for Mexican food and it was very good. Make sure you try the guacamole, it was amazing!! The portions are very big so do not order too much. A little expensive for being Mexican food.

Thank Cristina T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service but the food was bland and mediocre. And their margarita was served in a small wine glass! What the heck? I do not drink much and so I don't have much tolerance, but I think I would have had to three of these...More

Thank 123CindyMac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was good for having good food and drinks with friends. They were open late night so it was easy to hang out.

Thank Jaspreet Kaur O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in this restaurant for drinks and had a great time. Place is lively and waiters friendly. I would recommend !

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in to this place while on vacation in Austin a few weeks ago. Let’s start with the chips and salsa. I was given a big bucket of hot & fresh tortilla chips and two choices of salsa. One was a mildly spiced tomato...More

Thank 2for2true
Nearby HotelsSee all 205 hotels in Austin
The Westin Austin Downtown
625 reviews
.07 miles away
Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
3,081 reviews
.13 miles away
Residence Inn by Marriott Austin Downtown/Convention Center
636 reviews
.13 miles away
Courtyard by Marriott Austin Downtown/Convention Center
703 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Old School Bar and Grill
217 reviews
.02 miles away
317 reviews
.05 miles away
Pete's Piano Bar
61 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Museum of The Weird
193 reviews
.05 miles away
East Sixth Street
62 reviews
.04 miles away
Pete's Dueling Piano Bar
279 reviews
.07 miles away
Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas
219 reviews
.01 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
April 26, 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Jan P | Reviewed this property |
Not required but reccomended
Judd K
August 23, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from TaxMel | Reviewed this property |
We parked at a garage parking at the building behind Iron Cactus, apologies I'm not sure what building was it.
Pamela V
January 30, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from FloridagirlP-cola | Reviewed this property |
Based on the website for the Truluck's Austin Arboretum showing open from 5-9 or 10pm I would guess no. You posted this question on the Iron Cactus question area.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9240
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing