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Cactus Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Gluten Free
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121 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033-6114
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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Seattle, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We needed a convenience stopping off place on your way from Raleigh, NC to Washington DC. Arlington received high marks for convenience. With the Westin offering some luxury for a very attractive rate over the weekend. We made a good choice. From our hotel we could easily walk to the Metro where for a few bucks we could zip in... More 

Thank Al D
Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After many months out of operation for an expansion and remodel, Cactus is back to serve more of its miserable, poorly prepared, appallingly presented, awful South of the Border fusion mess in a larger, noisier and phenomenally unattractive space. The appeal and popularity of this restaurant is perpetually lost on me. I have said before that I only go because... More 

Thank Solsteinn
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here on our way back to Portland. Best food and service ever, and we eat out a lot!! I got the Sonoran Spa Chicken, my wife got the Apple Wood Smoked Chicken Flautas. Seriously, both were as delicious as any meal I've ever had. They had recently reopened from a complete remodel and the restaurant is beautiful. Service... More 

Thank lplant01
Kirkland, Washington
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Excellent food always and good location in downtown Kirkland. Expect to wait often. Outside seating is great during the summer.

Thank Curt Z
Kirkland, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We eat at Cactus a lot and it's always good. The happy hour is excellent and the margaritas are great.

Thank kirklandgourmetgirl
Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Always a friendly staff there. Especially Wendy, who has been there for years. The food and drinks are consistently great. Great atmosphere too. Fun & festive.

Thank Scott F
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We stopped by here on a weeknight around 5:30 and it was packed inside. We were shown to a table quickly, our orders were taken and we were served drinks without any fuss. I ordered the brisket burrito and I will never go back! It was so incredibly delicious. I would recommend to anyone! I paired it with a glass... More 

Thank Irishbele
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The only down side is getting a table at a popular time. Otherwise, yum! I love that you can get Vegetable Crudite with Guacamole if you don't want chips (although their chips are good). My family really likes Green (a chicken enchilada with green salsa---yum!). Entre comes with great tasting black beans and rice. I personally like a spicy caesar... More 

Thank Cedar F
Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Having just spent a month in Cabo San Lucas, I was ready for A Cactus lunch. The quacamole and salsa are good or better than you will find many places in Cabo and the chips are delicious,too. My chop chop salad had delicious flavor but I have to say, very little chicken for a $13 salad. However. The flavors were... More 

Thank larrchar
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

My mother and I are regulars at the Madison park Cactus and the one in Kirkland had the same type of vibe and we were greater but the nices server her name was Wendy she took great care to our special request I would recommend this place to anyone looking for for a great meal

Thank Tfabulous425

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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, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, 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: 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?