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Cactus Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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121 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033-6114
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cactus is my go to spot in downtown Kirkland. Always an inspired take on Southwest cuisine and consistently excellent. Great happy hour menu and always a lively place to hang out. The recent remodel has expanded the space very nicely. I recommend the Chorizo Queso and the Street Tacos on the happy hour menu or go with the daily special... More 

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Ulm, Germany
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to have a relaxing diner in a mexican atmosphere. Food was super, staff & service also perfect! Location is very nice, open windows to sit outside and mexican music in the background. This place fulfilled my expactation for a mexican restaurant for 100%!!

Thank med_ulm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for brunch on Saturday because of a recommendation from a friend. It wasn't the most spectacular Eggs Benedict I've ever had, but I did appreciate the great service from Tri? I think his name was? Very attentive and kind. Maybe they should just stick to regular Mexican food though.

Thank Jessica W
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The appetizers are very yummy and come in large portions the chopped salad is the best and the mojitos are delicious go early because its very popular

Thank jan w
Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mum and I stayed in Kirkland for a weekend down in Washington, and we decided to stop by this place since it looked nice. I had the tacos and they were very good - and the margaritas were delicious too! Everything tasted quite fresh and we were happy with the service. Sometimes it can take a while to get... More 

Thank Jordan W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the newly remodeled Cactus restaurant in Kirkland. The restaurant now looks to have more seating areas and the no reservation bar area has been expanded. Given the wait time for the restaurant we found a table in the bar area, which serves off the same menu. They have a great selection of cocktails. We had the mango margarita... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kirkland has lots of good restaurants, and Cactus is the best choice for Mexican. Service is excellent, and so is the food. The menu provides a lot of variety, far from typical Tex-Mex. I highly recommend the Camarones del Diablo!

Thank BillD033
Kirkland, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location is superb, great outdoor seating. Plenty of choices with great taste. Prices are reasonable with good Service. Very nice restaurant that you would go back to. Parking is a hassle since you are in downtown Kirkland, but it is worth it.

Thank Amir A
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a very nice family meal on a Friday evening. Staff were very attentive and food was good. complete selection of Tex Mex. Get there early as peak times will mean a 45 mins wait for a table, but they do have a neat app to tell you your place in the queue.

Thank Tom D
Kirkland, Washington
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196 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kirkland location reopened late this summer after having closed for remodel. You can tell it was greatly missed because since then, the waits have been crazy! Arriving after 8 p.m. on a Wednesday night, I didn't expect a huge dinner crowd - boy was I wrong - as it took over an hour to get a table for two.... More 

Thank Kimberly K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
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: 425-893-9799

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