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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

#48 of 3,000 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
(512) 472-9240
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good choice for lunch. Not cheap but not a rip either. Food was very good as was the service. Nice atmosphere. Better than average for sure but not that unique

Warrenville, Illinois
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a business dinner with four colleagues. Despite the fact that they do not take reservations, the advice I received from the maitre'd was on target, and our wait (7 PM on a Monday) was minimal. The waiters knowledge of the alcohol options was a bit limited, and if you want a ginger ale, you're out of luck. Having... More 

Thank Brian J
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Best refried beans ever!!! The food was great and the atmosphere was also good. If I come back to Austin I will eat here again. The whole city is great.

Thank DPC6969
Beverly, Mass.
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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a great lunch here. The enchiladas I ordered were tasty and came quickly. I had a local Austin beer on tap. The only complaint was that it was hard to get the waitress when I wanted to order. Otherwise, the service was good and the waitress was friendly. It is also a big, clean space is a prime... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in with some friends for a late dinner. Fresh chips and warm salsa was a treat. Tableside guacamole was delicious. Steak fajitas were fantastic! Reasonably priced. Street crowd did turn a bit rough as the night went on so next time we would probably make it an earlier dinner. But great time nonetheless!

Thank Karyn A
Bloomington, Indiana
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a dinner and was pleasantly greeted by hostess outside and quickly seated. Our friendly waitress gave several recommendations that prove to be delicious and very filling. I especially loved the warm salsa and table side guacamole and the bit of freshly squeezed orange juice made it all the more tasty.

Thank Keloser
Springfield, Missouri
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95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here after a bat cruise and it was a great way to end the evening. Great downtown location at the corner with 6th St. Marq's are great as well as the burgers.

Thank Rob P
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great late night dinner. Server was super nice. Service was a little slow but the food was really good so we didn't mind the wait. Great appetizers! Sit in the window so that you can watch the crowds walk by.

Thank Allison O
Decatur, Illinois
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106 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great lunch experience at the Iron Cactus. The burger was awesome and the shrimp taco has great seasoning and a little kick to it. Great sides and wonderful service.

Thank redbirdfever
Dallas, Texas
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had drinks and snacks here this week and found it be very nice. The drinks were well made and the small plates very tasty.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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: (512) 472-9240

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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?