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767 Kailua Rd Ste 106, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2842
+1 808-261-1000
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pmAll hours
Latin, Mexican, Spanish, Chilean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
767 Kailua Rd Ste 106, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2842
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Reviewed November 28, 2016

This place look like it may have potential but I was a little disappointed. The service was good and the food was okay. I had a salad which was nothing special. Not many good restaurants in this town.

Thank 299michaele
Reviewed November 18, 2016

I seldom review a restaurant a second time unless it has changed a lot. I visited - and loved - Cactus in 2015, so invited my hosts for lunch there on my most recent visit. It was helpful to me to explore elements of their...More

Thank AfricaAsiaTraveller
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

After spending the day in Kailua my family and I drove around looking for a nice place to eat. Cactus had nice outdoor appeal, customer parking and nice indoor ambience. The menu is written like art and the prices reflect that. The child menu is...More

Thank 111Rolo
Reviewed October 19, 2016

I met a girlfriend to catch up and the happy hour starts at 3:30. We had a wonderful Malbec with the Shinsato farms Chicharonne crisps and sauce, the turkey chorizo tacos and a fish taco with the fish done just right, which is rare. Their...More

Thank kalamakid
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This restaurant rarely disappoints, occasionally the service is slow but the great food makes up for it. The menu seems to change regularly to keep you guessing..

Thank Sue M
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Delicious meal. surprising to find a peruvian restaurant in kailua. Menu has tremendous breadth. Ceviche as well as so much more. Check it out

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed September 30, 2016

I would highly recommend this restaurant. Their specials were amazing, it's always a good sign when you want to order everything on the specials menu! the staff was extremely friendly, took time to recommend dishes, This was the best meal we had while on Oahu.

Thank Ryan T
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

For the price of it, we were expecting something that tasted somewhat good or somewhat good presentation. Cooks must be on drugs and the waiter for putting out the food like that must also be on drugs. Terrible flavors, even worse we payed hefty for...More

Thank Blogger6767
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Went to Cactus today with a few girlfriends for lunch. We arrived right at 11am when they opened. Seating area is small, but for lunch this was not a problem. I can imagine at night on a weekend it could get very cozy if the...More

Thank jsgermany
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Small restaurant, seats possibly 40 people at a maximum, extremely slow service with only one server working on the night that we attended. Good frozen margaritas - lots of items on the menu. I ordered the steak ($26.00) with vegetables & quinoa (forget how it...More

Thank Jackie R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 767 Kailua Rd Ste 106, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2842
    (Hamakua Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Bus 57
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-261-1000
  • E-mail
Cactus is "a celebration of the cuisines of the new Americas with Aloha," transporting the flavors, culinary traditions and techniques from Central and South America as well as Cuba, Puerto Rico and Mexico.Offering the cuisines of the sun, land and sea, Cactus menu selections focuses on:•Local produce from the islands•Shinsato Farms pork from Kahalu’u•Kulana and Kuahiwi beef, veal, wild boar from the Big Island•Sustainably caught or farmed seafood from the island chainDrop-in or reserve a table in our casual, convivial environment with warm, engaging, professional service.
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