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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

#46 of 3,037 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Downtown
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
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606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
(512) 472-9240
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Allen, Texas
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the "domain" location on a recent Saturday night and there were literally like 20 people in the entire place, bar and restaurant. They had a live band playing to practically no one. It seemed like a cool place, but a Saturday night? Something wasn't right about it. We had cocktails which were ok and ordered food which... More 

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Aledo, TX
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food for a good price, very kind, friendly staff who are exceptional at their jobs, and the patio area is awesome! Definitely will be going back here next time we're in Austin! It's also conveniently located on 6th street, so if you're looking for good food and somewhere central this place is a great pick!

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Linthicum, MD
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233 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We wandered up and down Sixth Street looking for someplace to eat dinner. This place looked popular, and we thought the menu looked appealing. It was far too hot to sit outside upstairs, although dozens of people disagreed. We sat inside, along the side. It was uncomfortably warm, even with the a/c. I had the shrimp tacos. My friend had... More 

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not bad, their specialty drink el chingon was well balanced and the made at your table guacamole was awesome.

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Thank senorcheng
Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Working with the Iron Cactus is so easy! They have great food in an excellent location so it's a great place to send out of towners and the semi private space is perfect for our events.

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Thank laurencombs
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to grab some good food while touring 6th St in Austin. Service was great. Food came out very quickly. The drinks were tasty and reasonably priced. The salsa combo that came out was definitely above average. Had the enchiladas were very tasty. Good place for all, lots of choice mainly southwest cuisine, but a few different takes on... More 

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Thank flyingfamily7
Georgetown, Louisiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch this past Saturday. Tried the fajitas and was not disappointed. Nice stop for lunch while wandering around 6th Street.

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Thank mccartam
Corpus Christi, Texas
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch with a friend. Restaurant is nice and clean. there is an upstairs but we choose to stay below. Staff was great and so was the food. Would go back again.

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Singapore, Singapore
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167 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for dinner and drinks. Food were not so good but some of the cocktails were good. Nice ambiance at the rooftop patio.

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Thank TaxMel
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drinks are over priced. Don't get the shrimp tacos!!! Meals are too small for the price. Fajitas were good, good service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: (512) 472-9240

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DeSoto, Texas
Austin, United States
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?