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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
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200 River Walk St, Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 210-224-9835
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Dallas, Texas
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were looking for a restaurant along the river for lunch. We stopped at Iron Cactus based on online reviews. We got a table inside, but right by the window to still have a great view. Our waitress was incredibly nice and gave us good recommendations. We ordered the table side guac and cheese enchiladas. They offer a ton of... More 

Thank TinyAtlas
Reno, Nevada
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I were in San Antonio for the weekend - on Sunday were looking for simple good food on the river walk. As always we consulted Trip Advisor and based on recommendations we selected Iron Cactus. We selected the table side guacamole and the beef fajita. Our waiter did an excellent job (he told us this is the... More 

Thank Owen R
San Antonio, Texas
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Became a go-to place for tex-mex and bar & grill fare on the river after they hosted a grp of friends and me one night. Food was well prepared and yummy, service was proactive, setting was full of energy and vibe, and the bar is super. I recommend this place all the time.

Thank MattSWine
San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Late night dinner at Iron Cactus along the River Walk, staff was busy chatting amongst themselves versus servicing the guests, broken chips (3) baskets, slow service, food was OK, not a great experience.

Thank Debbie O
Key Largo, Florida
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in to bar with my boyfriend that had never been to the river walk. I had bragged on the bar. We were never served despite other servers in the bar. I even asked a server if there was a bartender. Still no service. We won't be back. Embarrassing! I hate having to apologize for my poor pick of a... More 

Thank patrick m
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great service. Really good lunch. Not your typical Tex Mex. Had a great Margarita and ordered the stuffed avocado off the lunch menu. I had no expectation as I never had it, it sounded good. Oh my god I was in food heaven. Craving it as I type. They serve two types of salsa, one cold and one warm. Both... More 

Thank Monroetravels
San Antonio, Texas
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food is awesome. I ordered the Shrimp Fajitas and the presentation was beautiful. Our server brought out two different kinds of salsa. One was fire roasted that is served hot. It has a bit of spice to it as well. The other was a more traditional salsa with more spice and served chilled.

Thank TLBowman
Shreveport, Louisiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went for lunch and was seated for a good ten minutes before someone even offered us water. When our food was finally received it was not correct and what was correct did not taste good. The salsa was good but of course we did not get offered more than the first bowl. The wait staff literally came by 3 times.... More 

Thank Kamarie C
Tampa, Florida
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was very lovely! The food was amazing as well. The service was stellar, our waiter took very good care of our needs. The Picadillo Purses and Stuffed Avocado were amazing. The have two types of salsa, one served warm and one cool. They were both very good. The chips were warm and lovely! We really enjoyed this restaurant... More 

Thank FLATraveller52
Monroe, Georgia
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was awesome. Had both table side guacamole & chili con caso. Superb. Then shrimp enchiladas with lime & cilantro rice & some of the best refried beans anywhere. Another must visit.

Thank maspain2112

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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
$8 - $19
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 River Walk St, Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-9835

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