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Cactus Cafe & Lounge

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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519 Main St, Wall, SD
+1 605-279-2561
7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Treat off season visitors like an after thought. Food edible but nothing special. Ordered mushroom and Swiss burger. The first time, EVER, I've ordered and then had to ask if he'd put in the order for mushrooms. The mushrooms were so few and small, they were totally covered by the Swiss cheese.

1 Thank Jackie J
Reno, Nevada
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, it's not cheap but the food was good. We are on the bar side as the cafe was closed. The waitress was attentive and friendly. They need to do some major upkeep, lights out, missing and broken. But still a good meal.

Thank Scott B
Cookeville, Tennessee
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134 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Breakfast was ok, [prices were a litle high, but waitress (cute Bulgarian accent) explained what we'd get, and was very pleasant during the meal. Coffee was hot and plenty. Eggs and toast were freshly made. Service was quick. The waitress's 3 year old (?) played around the tables while we were eating and that was cute. Nothing says family eating... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Only had an hour for lunch, but it was more than enough, just like the plate that was brought out to me, enough fries to feed all three of us.... Waitress and Cook were both very quick, friendly and helpful, although not enough to ensure that I ordered a small lunch, I only wish I had ordered the catfish and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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97 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

We stopped here while our daughter was shopping. The bartender was very friendly an the drinks came quick. Nice relaxing spot!

Thank 34pc
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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432 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

we hoped to avoid the crowds at wall drug and have a nice buffalo burger at this cactus café. the lighting was dim and décor was dingy. the salad bar was a joke with few choices. the buffalo burger was small and the bun was not fresh. avoid this place and eat somewhere else.

Thank lmij
Windsor, Colorado
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120 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

After the overwhelming smell of liquor kept us from even trying Badlands Saloon one evening, we ended up here because they were open. We ordered your basic chicken tender salad thinking how bad can you mess those up. The lettuce was old and wilted with plenty of brown pieces to put aside. The tomatoes were past ripe and approaching rotten.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We stopped for breakfast before going to the Badlands as we didn't realize there is a VERY CLEAN & ATTRACTIVE restaurant in the BADLANDS. This place is GLOOMY, only one waitress on duty. Another girl was walking around but best I could tell that her job was to pick up the tips off the tables. We waited for the waitress... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

While I can't say that we disliked our experience in the Cactus Cafe, we certainly did not enjoy the food.

Thank PeterBeacom
Roanoke, Virginia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Just avoid this place ... how is it even in business??? Not only was it dirty/sticky, gloomy looking, and smelled bad, BUT I heard some of the poor girls who work there getting harassed by the kitchen staff while we were sitting there waiting for food. The waitresses were friendly but looked tired. The kitchen staff were making offensive remarks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 519 Main St, Wall, SD
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Wall
  • Phone Number: +1 605-279-2561
We would like to announce that we are under new management for the 2014 season!!! The friendly folks at the Cactus Cafe are waiting to serve you Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Our menus offer a large selection of meals: Steaks, Mexican, Italian, Seafood, Specialty Sandwiches and much, much more.We are one of Wall's finest family restaurants. Famous for homemade pancakes, lunch specials, salad bar, pies, broiled steaks (we age and cut all our meat using only USDA Certified Angus Beef), Mexican specialties, Homemade pizza. We feature a lunch and dinner buffet June through September that includes soup, fruit and salad bar with all you can eat homemade salads and soup. We also have a KId's menu. Kids dinners are served with small soft drink or milk. Parties and banquet facilities available.Enjoy a cocktail in our full service lounge. Try your luck on our Slot, Poker and Keno Video Lottery machines.Our service will be quick, courteous and always with a smile. Large groups always welcome.

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