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Cactus Modern Mexican & Cantina

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Sun, 8/18
8:00 PM

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PRICE RANGE
$9 - $31
CUISINES
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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STARTERS
12.00
HONEY CHILI GLAZED SHRIMP GF
Sautéed shrimp, glazed in ancho chili and honey, with house made corn salsa, and cilantro
11.00
CRAB AND CREAM CHEESE TAQUITOS V
Five house made lump crab taquitos, seasoned with ancho and poblano and topped with queso fresco, sour cream, and pico de gallo, served with creamy diablo sauce for dipping.
9.00
BARBACOA AND CREAM CHEESE TAQUITOS
Barbacoa taquitos, seasoned with ancho and poblano and topped with queso fresco, sour cream, and pico de gallo, served with smoky ranch for dipping
10.00
Add chicken 3.00
Add pork carnitas 3.00
Add carne asada 3.00
Add guacamole 3.00
NACHOS GF
Fresh fried corn tortilla chips, layered with melted cheddar jack cheese, with choice of ground beef, chicken tinga, or pork carnitas, served with fresh sliced jalapeno, pico de gallo, house queso, guacamole, sour cream, and shredded lettuce
10.00
Substitute shrimp or carne asada 1.00
GRINGA QUESADILLA
Choice of chicken or pork carnitas, flour quesadilla, mexican cheeses, topped with black bean and corn salsa, sour cream.
10.00
CHIPOTLE GLAZED CHICKEN WINGS
Served with toasted sesame seeds, crema, cilantro, and choice of ranch or bleu cheese dressing.
DIPS X SALSA
2.00
Add our four specialty salsas 3.00
Pico de gallo (extra mild)
Roasted salsa verde (mild)
Salsa macha (medium)
Near death sauce (spicy)
FRESH HOUSE-MADE CHIPS AND SALSA V GF
Our signature fire roasted tomato salsa served with house corn tortilla chips
5.00
Add chorizo 1.00
CHEF’S QUESO DIP V GF
Kick it up a notch to low medium heat with mexican cheese blend of asadero and monterey jack finished with fire roasted poblano and house-made corn tortilla chips.
5.00
CLASSIC WHITE CHEESE DIP V GF
Melted white cheeses served with house-made corn tortilla chips.
6.00
FRESH GUACAMOLE GF
Seasoned with cilantro, fresh lime juice, fresh jalapeno, and diced spanish onion, served with house corn tortilla chips and ancho seasoned chicharron
SALADS X SOUP
12.00
SPRING CHICKEN SALAD GF
Grilled chicken, spring lettuce blend, fresh blueberry, strawberry, red onion, burrata cheese, and raspberry vinaigrette dressing.
13.00
SOUTHWEST COBB SALAD GF
Chicken, bacon, spring lettuce blend, shredded cheddar jack, pico de gallo, fire roasted corn, black beans, tortilla strips, onion, hard-boiled egg, lime and smoky ranch
11.00
Add sautéed shrimp 3.00
HONEY CHILI LIME SALAD V GF
Sautéed shrimp, spring lettuce blend, cilantro, cotija cheese, avocado, tomato, onion, lime, and honey chili lime vinaigrette
12.00
FIESTA SALAD GF
Spring lettuce blend with your choice of chicken or pork carnitas, served with house made pico de gallo, black beans, fresh avocado, fire roasted corn, sliced green onions, shredded cheddar jack, avocado crema, tortilla strips, and buttermilk ranch.
11.00
Add certified angus beef carne asada 4.00
CACTUS SALAD V GF
Spring lettuce blend, pico de gallo, sliced radish, fresh avocado, queso fresco, diced cucumber, fire roasted corn, and six pepper seasoned crispy onion straws with smoky ranch dressing
HOUSE-MADE DRESSINGS GF
Honey chili lime vinaigrette, buttermilk ranch, smoky ranch, raspberry vinaigrette, balsamic vinaigrette
Cup 4.00
Bowl 7.00
SOUP OF THE DAY
Seasonal chef-inspired soup, ask your server for details.
BURRITOS
Includes cheddar jalapeno polenta cake
MAKE IT A CHIMICHANGA
11.00
CHICKEN BURRITO
Grilled chicken, mexican rice, beans, pico de gallo, jack cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla, crispy cheese, topped with red sauce, finished with crema, onion, tomato, cilantro.
13.00
CARNE ASADA BURRITO
Marinated grilled carne asada, rice and beans, wrapped in a flour tortilla with fire roasted corn, crispy cheese, creamy diablo sauce, topped with crispy onion straws, finished with crema, onion, tomato, cilantro.
11.00
CARNITAS BURRITO
Slow braised pork carnitas, pico de gallo, beans, rice and jack cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla, crispy cheese, baked with roasted green chile sauce and topped with queso and sour cream, finished with crema, onion, tomato, cilantro.
12.00
BARBACOA BURRITO
Barbacoa beef, mexican cheese blend, rice, beans and pico de gallo, wrapped in a flour tortilla, crispy cheese, baked with a red chile sauce and topped with sliced avocado, finished with crema, onion, tomato, cilantro
CACTUS SIGNATURES
One protein 16.00
Two proteins 18.00
Three proteins 20.00
Grilled Chicken, Carne Asada, Shrimp, Al Pastor
Flour tortillas available upon request
FILLING FAJITAS GF
Served with corn tortillas GF, sour cream, onion, sweet peppers, pico de gallo and micro cilantro.
15.00
Cheese V
Slow Braised Pork Carnitas
GRINGO RELLENOS
Fire roasted poblano peppers, queso chihuahua and asadero blend stuffed with choice of two proteins, in a crispy shell. topped with avocado crema, cilantro and beans, rice, and fire roasted corn
12.00
AGED CHEDDAR STEAK BURGER
This delicious burger has aged cheddar atop our house-ground burger mix of ribeye, sirloin and tenderloin. We add our secret sauce, pickled red onions, shredded lettuce and finish with a toasted bun.
18.00
Available after 5 pm
Choice of corn or flour tortillas
Includes salsa trio
CARNITAS GRILL GF
1/2 pound of authentic slow braised pork carnitas marinated in guajillo chile, wrapped in banana leaf, and served with minced cilantro, diced onions, fire roasted corn, fajita vegetables, sour cream, and limes
TACOS
tacos are GF when ordered with corn tortillas
4.00
CARNE ASADA
Flour tortilla, grilled carne asada, asadero cheese, pico de gallo, and crema.
3.75
GRILLED SHRIMP
Flour tortilla, rice, monterey jack cheese, bacon, and salsa verde.
3.00
PORK CARNITAS
Corn tortilla, radish, onion, cilantro and salsa verde.
3.50
SPICY CHICKEN MACHA
Tossed in salsa macha, flour tortilla, monterey jack, toasted sesame, cilantro, onion and crema.
3.75
BAJA FISH
Flour tortilla, mango cabbage slaw, crema, and tajin
3.00
BARBACOA
Corn tortilla, onion, cilantro, queso fresco
3.00
GRILLED CHICKEN
Flour tortilla, monterey jack, lettuce, tomato, and onion
3.00
RAJAS CON CREMA V
Corn tortilla, simmered peppers and onions, cream, cheese, toasted pepitas, cilantro, radish and onion
CUSTOM ENCHILADAS
CHOICE OF SPECIALTY HOUSE SAUCE: fire roasted corn sauce (extra mild) - this creamy corn sauce is perfect for people who enjoy their dish without a spicy kick. verde sauce (mild) - this creamy green sauce is incredibly good and addictive. It’s tangy profile is irresistible. red enchilada (medium) - our traditional enchilada sauce made better with a peppery kick. creamy diablo (spicy) - “spicy”, “sweet”, “creamy”, “delicious”, need we say anything more?
12.00
Substitute shrimp or carne asada 2.00
BUILD YOUR OWN
Flour tortilla topped with pico de gallo, sour cream, shredded lettuce, cheese. Choice of chicken, barbacoa, pork carnitas or rajas con crema v | Includes rice and beans
CRAFTED SIDES
3.00
RICE AND BEANS
2.00
FIRE ROASTED CORN
2.00
CHEDDAR JALAPENO POLENTA CAKE
2.00
GRILLED ASPARAGUS, PEPPERS AND ONIONS
2.00
SEASONAL FRUIT
2.00
TAJIN FRENCH FRIES
ADD-ONS
2.00
GUACAMOLE
1.50
SALSA
1.00
SOUR CREAM
0.50
JALAPENOS
KIDS MENU
Each kids meal includes choice of one side and a kids drink | 10 yrs of age or younger 6.00
ENCHILADA, QUESADILLA, NACHOS, OR CHEESY ROLL-UP
Your choice of ground beef, seasoned chicken, or cheese
4OZ CAB BURGER WITH CHEESE
CRISPY CHICKEN TENDERS
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Went about a few months or so after opening, enough time to work out the kinks. The apps and drinks were great. Entrees were good, but did not feel it was worth the price.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shai S
Reviewed May 18, 2019

We were given a gift card to Cactus and finally decided to give it a try on a recent Friday evening. They were busy but we were easily seated with no wait. Our server was just wonderful. I just wish the food matched. We tried...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ceeceekay
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

Make sure you get chips and salsa. The homemade salsa is outstanding. I have the surf and turf and tomatoes topped with Tapatio sauce. The beef on top is good but when you cut into the enchilada, the flavors explode in your mouth. The seafood,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank McFerrid
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

After following them on social media for awhile and checking out their menu, I was SO excited to try Cactus. Unfortunately it didn't live up to the hype. The pozole and house salsa was good, as was the yucatan salsa (although when we asked for...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TropicalThompsons
Reviewed March 29, 2019

We tried them shortly after they opened in November and tried again in March. I think it actually got worse. We were seated and someone finally filled our water glasses (this is a waste of water) and brought us chips and salsa. Didn’t ask if...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 659debbiet
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Went twice. Food was fine. Service was okay. Copal way better (service same both places) My 5th choice for mexican in Lincoln

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Openandhonest2
Reviewed February 11, 2019

I've been looking for a place like this for a long time. Modern Mexican! We were not disappointed,the honey shrimp, snapper tacos and I loved the prickly pear margarita.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Go2FunFood
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

We have had the pleasure of eating here twice. Both times we were very impressed. First time we sat at the bar and had appetizers and margaritas. Both were delicious. We love the jalapeño crab cakes! We dined there again tonight and sat in restaurant...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 797NancyH
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

I have tried this restaurant 3x and have yet to have an entree I like so I don't think I'll be back. I have tried the enchiladas, rellenos and tacos. None were bad but they weren't especially good either. The service is hit or miss...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank JLBS4
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here when my regular Mexican place was too busy. Nice upscale decor. Sat in the bar. Server was friendly and efficient. Ordered a bowl of pozole which was quite good and a glass of wine. Was pretty taken back at the price of a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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