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“Friends birthday.”
Review of Cactus Jacks

Cactus Jacks
Ranked #523 of 2,558 Restaurants in Dublin
Price range: $25 - $49
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dublin, Ireland
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216 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Friends birthday.”
Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

My friend was 30 so a group of 4 of us went to dinner in cactus jacks. Great night. Spent about 3 hrs in the restaurant just chatting and laughing. Dinner was a 3 course early bird. I had potata bravas. The burger and the brownie. All lovely cooked and really tasty. Everyone was very please with their dishes and the staff were lovely and friendly. 4X3 course meals and a glass of wine and tip €90. Can't beat it

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Thank Paul N
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joedunne, Owner at Cactus Jacks, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Hi Paul

thank you for your kind words about the restaurant, I'm really glad you enjoyed it. Our early bird is great value we hope to see you again very soon. Cheers
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Nice food... Friendly staff”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Went for a nice meal here and went for the 3 course for 20 euro deal... Starters were ok nothing to write home about... The main course we both had the same chicken dish and we both eat spicy food nearly everyday and we were sweating... Very spicy but tasty... The seating is very cramped and just separating the tables abit would be more comfortable... The staff were all friendly but Jenny who only works part time I think was outstanding and couldn't be more helpful and friendly... Nothing was too much trouble for her... Made the experience here much more enjoyable...

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank James H
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joedunne, Owner at Cactus Jacks, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Hi there

Thank you for your comments, I have passed them onto Jenny she is great. Im glad you enjoyed your meal and hope you visit us again when in town.
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Kingscourt, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Friendly, tasty, very good value”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

I have been to this restaurant several times, and recently returned with our 3 children aged 3, 5 and 7. The waiting staff are always friendly and helpful, and often remember us even though we only visit the restaurant a few times a year. Food is always tasty, atmosphere is great, and we always feel like valued customers. The staff commented on how well behaved the kids were, which made the little people feel very important! Will be back next time we're in the City.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Aine G
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joedunne, Owner at Cactus Jacks, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
hi there

thank you so much for your kind words about the restaurant and the staff, which I have passed on. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and kid are always looked after at Cactus Jacks.
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Dublin, Ireland
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91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Hit or Miss”
Reviewed October 15, 2013

This place is a hit or miss - they do fluctuate in their quality of food quite a bit, they can be super delicious one day and just mediocre the following.

Visited October 2013
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joedunne, Owner at Cactus Jacks, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Hi there

Im sorry I took a while to respond to your review. Im sorry you fell the food can be so different on different times you visit, it is something I have brought to the chefs attention and we do train all our chef the same so that it should taste the same no matter what day it is. I have mentioned it to them and hope you will come back and visit us again.
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fabulous”
Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

My second time here and again we were not disappointed. Great value for money. Service was great. Staff are lovely. My only disappointment was the chicken wings. A bit tasteless, not spicy at all. Over all a wonderful experience and we will definitely be back

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Sarahjaneab82
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