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Cactus Restaurant

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121 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033-6114
+1 425-893-9799
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bellevue, Washington
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Noisy! Nice food, nice ambiance. Helpful waitstaff. Nice location with art galleries nearby and an excellent gelato spot almost next door!

Thank laurabaxter01
Lafayette, Louisiana
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughters picked this place because it's trendy... My wife and I like good food and not trends. For starters, I am allergic to cilantro and only a handful of items were found to be cilantro-free. I actually ate chicken and gravy/potatoes at a Mexican restaurant... while it was good, it was overpriced. Overall, everyone's meal was costly and the... More 

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Seattle WA
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587 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had not been to Cactus for a while but really feel that their management has stepped up their game on my most recent visit this month. Great expanded bar with good happy Hour. Lots of top shelf drinks as well as good beers on tap. Good happy hour selections for food. Try the queso, shrimp and tacos. Very good... More 

Thank TikiTravels
Seattle, Washington, United States
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152 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You're not going to find a more scenic location in Seattle Catus occupies one of the best corners on famed Alki Beach. A prime spot overloooking the beach, the Salish Sea and Elliot Bay. Any time of year, this locaiton alone is a treat. Cactus is a "Mexican-themed" restaurant with each menu item given it's own upscale twist. The flavors... More 

Thank Al D
Thousand Oaks, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we could barely get in on a Wednesday night, we knew this was going to be a good experience even before we tasted the food and we weren't disappointed. In spite of the crowds, we got attentive, friendly service and the food was definitely not a standard gringo menu. It reminded me of some of my best experiences in... More 

1 Thank navickiene
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The restaurant has a cozy environment. We sat near the bar. My friend ordered a michelada (drink with beer and some spicy) and I went with Strawberry Tamarin Lemonade. Both were very good and tasteful. They brought chips and salsa (free of charge) to start. We ordered a Beef Tacos and Seafood enchilada. The onions of the tacos were delicius... More 

Thank Artur H
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. The food was fresh and innovative in putting together flavors and combinations. Nice atmosphere and very convenient if you're staying in Kirkland

Thank marie p
Kirkland, Washington
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Great place for food, drinks and people watching - what else do you want! You need more...Okay, they have TVs so you can watch the game in case your dinner guest doesn't show up or are busy texting their friend to save them from this horrible date.

1 Thank Blake K
Kirkland, Washington
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Enjoyed a nice lunch here a few weeks ago, and it was the first time I've been in since the remodel. Wow, the restaurant looks great and seems less hectic because of the new design. And the food is still some of the best in Kirkland. Distinctive, well executed and flavorful.

Thank voyager61
Jerrabomberra, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Have to be honest, my husband took us here - seeking a Mexican meal. I was surprised to see how busy it was and I was instantly intrigued by all the nice meals around us. We sat at the bar and were served straight away with drinks and complimentary nibbles, and the bar man gave us food/ wine recommendations, while... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033-6114
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: +1 425-893-9799

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