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Cactus Cantina Mexican Grill

3949 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Ste 1, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2737
+1 251-943-8115
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (60 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (48 reviews)
“cheese dip” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3949 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Ste 1, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2737
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed our dinners after a long day of sightseeing. Burritos were huge, but tasty. The Gringo Tacos were the perfect combination of sweet (pineapple) with grilled chicken.

Thank Rebekah72782
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cheap with great food and great service. We got the spicy chicken plate and it was awesome. Good margaritas and the chips and salsa were spot on as well. And it wasn't near as busy as everywhere else in town.

Thank Seth H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The atmosphere is friendly to kids. Lots of chicken strips being served. The staff is really pleasant and gracious. The food is disappointing. They need a recipe make over. If you want some tasty Mexican with good flavors verses bland, mid-west tame and highly forgettable...More

Thank seanrobertgerrity
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very bad experience!!! Because bartender was rude & clearly not supportive of the State Football Teams!

Thank flyone2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, we're from Texas where there is REALLY good Mexican Food. We want to import the Texas Quesadillas back to Texas. They were that good! The Bushwacker drink with rum was the perfect dessert drink. We went for lunch and the service was great. We...More

Thank Matt_and_Alicia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This might have been my fault for ordering the wrong item but the food was average to bad. My party of 8 all had average to below average food. The only highlight were the $.99 margaritas. Another note the service was extremely slow. With a...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for lunch one day - chips and salsa are great and the food was hot and flavorful! Service was friendly and fast!

Thank baseballmom11_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner here as part of a weekend girls trip. Well, we called it a "Granny's Gone Wild" weekend. This was a fun restaurant to spend a couple of hours in. The food was plentiful, delicious and the waiter was friendly and right there...More

Thank Andree D
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Had chicken fajitas and they were delicious. Served hot and peppers and onions cooked just right. Had a medium margarita. It was awesome. It was also huge. Service was good.

Thank Tarawa B
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Great break from all the seafood places. Good prices and friendly service! Chips and salsa/queso are so good!

Thank Jacqueline B
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Tonie L
August 20, 2017|
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Response from 1caringmom | Reviewed this property |
My advice would be to call the restaurant directly. Cactus Cantina Mexican Grill Address: 3849 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 Phone: (251) 943-8115
Kathy B
July 3, 2016|
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Response from TravelPaul2015 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3949 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Ste 1, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2737
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-943-8115
Voted Best Mexican Food on the Gulf Coast. Laid back Mexican with an American twist in a beachy atmosphere. Try our Cactus Grits and our Knockout Margarita
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