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620 3rd Ave SE, Perham, MN 56573-1744
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Cactus was a very nice looking place with a big menu selection, the interior was very nice and the atmosphere was really nice and the service was very good. The problem was that all these good things end when your food comes. I really wanted to like this place, very nice small town non-chain eatery but the food was... More 

Thank David P
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service is amazing! I love the atmosphere! The smoked salmon flatbread is great! Great value for your money.

Thank Kay S
Andover, Minnesota
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Great food and drink but definately a local hang out. I live the "up north" decor and the patio is nice to relax in. The bar is usually full of the locals playing pulltabs and chatting. Nice place.

Thank SnoopiMN
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I ordered a NY strip steak that was obviously cooked on a flat-top and not an actual grill. About 25% of the steak was inedible connective tissue and fat, and not worth the price paid.

Thank Nick J
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Cactus had a good variety of food choices and very reasonably priced. Menu included burgers, steaks and Mexican dishes and also had seating outside.

Thank 633dona
Martinsville, Indiana, United States
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

The was the first time at the Cactus. The outside looked a little seedy and the location odd, but local family members said it was a good place to eat. Our party was very large (18) and while there was a little confusion on who ordered what, we all got our meals in a timely fashion. My wife and I... More 

Thank Alan G
Perham, Minnesota
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Cactus has great lunch specials....including a Lunch Buffet. They also have many delicious selections for dinner and are moderately priced. Tough to beat!

Thank Koozie58
Perham, Minnesota
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Lunch buffet is great!, the dinner menu is good as well. Nice atmosphere, and employees. Broasted chicken and salmon are awesome!...As well as $2 burger nights on monday evenings.

Thank 0lson
Downers Grove, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I had the Shrimp Pasta Alfredo and it was wonderful! Service was a little slow but the food was very good.

Thank MaryAnn141
Perham, Minnesota
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very poor service every time we have been there. They are a joke around town for poor service but good food.

Thank Pete O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 3rd Ave SE, Perham, MN 56573-1744
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Perham

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