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“Terrible food, great staff ”
Review of Cactus Jacks

Cactus Jacks
Ranked #97 of 502 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

One of the worst meals I've ever had in Galway. Can't understand how many positive reviews are here. Chicken starter was rock hard. Fajitas were totally over cooked. Chicken looked like it was boiled first. Zero flavour in every meal apart from synthetic spices. There is nothing Latino about this food. Nada.

Best part: friendly, helpful staff. It's a real pity the food doesn't match.

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Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Can't speak highly enough of the good food and great staff in Cactus Jacks. Eaten there on several occasions now and have yet to be disappointed. Consistently good food.

Thank Aggiemcg
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Reviewed November 3, 2013

Ate here with friends lately. Service was decent, food was tasty, atmosphere pretty good. Overall an enjoyable experience and a good spot for a casual meal with friends.

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Thank sheepish7
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Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

We Reserved a table at cactus jacks whilst staying in Galway for the weekend. We had heard great things and we were looking forward to dining here. We were not disappointed!! The the food was delicious (steak is amazing), the house Chilean wine was perfect and our waiter was very friendly and courteous. The decor is fantastic. Very stylish and clean. Nice music and ambience.
Two minor let downs, one being that the chicken on the Mexican chicken salad stater was (purposely I presume) served cold, I felt this should be warm chicken, I couldn't eat it cold, but in fairness I should have asked the waiter if the chicken was warm. And the second let down was that we felt a little rushed initially and throughout the meal by the abruptness of the manager giving us a timeframe to leave. Considering it was obviously not too busy we felt he could have told us later or during our meal that he didn't need the table after all and we could have stayed longer to relax and enjoy more!
But overall a great dining experience with unbelievable value for money. Well worth a visit.

Thank Foodoscar
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

My colleagues and I were in the mood for Mexican food with an Irish flare, and Cactus Jacks was a perfect choice. The food was very nice and the service was excellent. A perfect place and the price was reasonable for three men to fill our bellies.

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Thank William H
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