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Green Cactus Fresh Mexican Grill

Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food
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1099 N Country Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11790-1924
631-751-0700
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Irmo, South Carolina
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84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is great, the burritos are so big you can barely get your hands around it. Rice, beans, guacamole, sautéed jumbo shrimp, sour cream... If you like this type of food- this is the place!

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Thank Fred L
Long Island, New York
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We probably have only 3 mexican restaurants within a 5 mile radius and they all are about the same. Some have better nachos. Some have better burritos. Green Cactus is pretty good by American standards. They have been hiring youer and friendlier people at the counter. The mexican ladies that sometimes work at the counter can be pretty unpleasant. They... More 

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Thank Familyof6isfun
Islip, New York
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Green Cactus makes great take out Mexican Food. Their burritos are allows great. They have fresh Salsa and Pico Sauce. Also, home made Guacamole. The food is inexpensive and consistently good. A burrito, quite large runs about $8. So, my family really likes this place. We were glad we got a chance to stop in. There are some tables, so... More 

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Snoqualmie, Washington
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114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was a short drive from my hotel in Stony Brook and they had very fast service. The crunchy tacos were loaded with fresh ingredients and very good. The chicken burrito was large and also very tasty. I returned the next day and tried the enchiladas. They came with rice and beans which were really good. The enchiladas were... More 

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Thank cadehoops
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50 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

It is a small basic Mexican chain restaurant in a small shipping center that allows for outside(weather permitting) and inside eating. The food is fresh, no table service as you order and pick up from the counter. All the condiments are excellent. Atmosphere is real basic but you can enjoy burritos, cactus salada, fresh chips and a god selection. I... More 

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Thank Michael G
Setauket, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Green Cactus is a go-to place for a good meal in a "fast food" environment. Nice selection of Mexican-style dishes that are consistently good. The parking lot in Stony Brook used to be its major drawback with potholes, but it was recently redone and now a pleasure to get in and out.

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Thank Ken D
New York, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Always enjoy whatever I've ordered. This is a casual place to get a quick meal at a good price. Sometimes the counter staff serve you like they're bored with their job, but they are friendly. You order at the counter and can take it to go, eat in or sit outside at the small patio. I work close and its... More 

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Thank Jeanne M
Selden, New York
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

unlimited salsa, casual, fresh tortillas made in front of u and of course, u do have to have the patience to wait when food is cooked fresh. not too pricey and enjoyed the food, small place

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Thank Namita M
Atlanta
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Nothing special fast food Mexican with a good salsa bar. I much prefer other mexican places, but OK in a pinch

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Thank meafamily
Long Island, New York
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Only done take out but it is excellent. Portions are larger than necessary. As a middle aged, overweight male, I consider the portion sizes to be a meal and a half if not two meals. Fairly healthy version of Mexican food until you ask for it "wet", in which case they bath it in sauce and cheese. Request the whole... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1099 N Country Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11790-1924
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Stony Brook
  • Phone Number: 631-751-0700

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