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“Never go back for tacos”
Review of Cactus

Cactus
Ranked #117 of 680 Restaurants in Yerevan
Cuisines: Latin, Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Having been once to Mexico, one wants to be back there again. The fierce heat of the sun, desert and prickly cactus are not the only highlights of the country; it has many wonders to offer, like the mariachi playing guitars, gorgeous dark beauties who entertain the local macho with their flamenco dances. Mexico is the country of tequila, most exotic cocktails, and inexperienced emotions.Having opened in May 2000, the first Mexican restaurant in Yerevan soon became one of the most frequented spots in the city. Over the years, the restaurant has hosted a variety of festivals, has won at several contests, thus earning a great reputation among the city residents, mass media, politicians, show businessmen and tourists. Jovial Mexican spirit catches one’s eye upon entering the restaurant. Warm and cordial welcome, nice interior and lively atmosphere, filled with the tunes of Mexican and Latino music devour you in the air of fiesta. High-quality service, live music, and nice surprises are as entertaining as ever.We boast the richest bar in the country that offers you a great variety of spirits and soft drinks, distinguished and exclusive cocktails, made by the best barmen in the world, winners of international contests. Our Mexican corner welcomes you with its car parking, free delivery, broadband internet, and plenty of other surprises.
Reviewed October 8, 2013

I was excited to try Mexican food in Armenia. Unfortunately I was deeply frustrated by the taste and quality of food. Moreover the prices too high for such a quality. Undoubtedly the portions are big , but aren't worth eating them. The only thing I liked was chicken wings. May be it would be better not to call it authentic Mexican restaurant . But still if you are in Armenia and have craving for Mexican food , try it . Maybe you will also find something you like.

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Ok friends, some of you are no doubt asking, "Why visit a foreign restaurant in Armenia?" Let me assure you that are not wasting your time to come here. Located on one of the main avenues, it is a wonderful place to eat, if only for the food alone. From the moment you enter, the scent of fresh spices, the sound of Bachata and the authentic decor, transport you instantly to a place on the other side of the planet. Portions were large, food was delicious and the atmosphere was outstanding. I arrived at noon and the pace was a little slow, which was a good break. Don't worry about pelting the server with your poor Russian: Everyone speaks good English. Enjoy it while you can, as it is likely the only restaurant of this calibre between Dubai and Moscow.

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Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Good food. Good place . They gave me a casa diah when I asked for a carnia sada burrito but it was all good. The food was great and they did a great job of bringing Mexican aca poco style food to Armenia. Was overpriced . Cost us about $25 per person.

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Reviewed September 8, 2013

The food was very good. Decor was very authentic. Service was very personal and timely.
Will be back.

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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Great mexican style interior, gorgeous food (huge portions, by the way), quite good service, and a very unique athmosphere. They also have latino dances, which are said to be very good, though I personally have never visited cactus at a dance day. This is one of the places where every person should be at least once whether he lives in Yerevan, or is a tourist.

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