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“Great food, atmosphere and value”
Review of Cactus

Cactus
Ranked #15 of 377 Restaurants in Antigua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night, Takeout
Description: Vibrant mexican cuisine in the heart of Antigua, with a cozy ambiance and a cosmolpolitan crowd, good live music everyday and excellent service.Among our favorite dishes: shrimp and bacon burritos, fish tacos,caldo tlalpeno, cochinita pibil nachos and tempura shrimp tacos.Variety of beer, delicious Margaritas and the best Micheladas in town. Open every day.
Reviewed August 13, 2013

Cactus Grill is run by Laura and her team (Miguel & Carmen). It's a very small place (seats 8 or 9 only) with great music and just amazing food! All the dishes we tried were nice, but the tempura shrimp tacos were just out of this world (I would give this a 2 Michelin Star!), with prices that are very decent, both for food and drinks. Definitely worth a recommendation.

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Reviewed August 8, 2013

We read the few reviews hat were posted and
thought we would give it a try.

The fish burritos were a decent size but the fish
did not taste fresh. Left a fishy after taste inthe palate.

Maybe we would return to try something else on the
menu.

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2  Thank Mario S
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Loreto64, Propietario at Cactus, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2013
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Hola, siento mucho que su experiencia en Cactus no haya llenado sus expectativas, me gustaría que nos diera otra oportunidad y probara algo más del menú, nos encantaría poder borrar esa mala experiencia. Esperamos de verdad venga de nuevo.
Saludos.
Laura González
Propietaria

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Reviewed August 6, 2013

Really delicious fresh food served to you by the owner of the restaurant. Very intimate and friendly atmosphere and the price per head is extremely reasonable. We recommend the shrimp and bacon tacos and the fish tacos! We even had a free tequila shot to finish!

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1  Thank Pooeyparaga
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Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

I love Mexican, and I lived in Mexico for a long time and this was some of the most interesting and tasty Mexican I've ever had. Good value, and full of flavour! The chipotle mayo is a sensation. And not over priced either like a lot of places in town. The owner is really lovely and sweet and yes a real chilanga (a word used for someone from Mexico City). I will be back!!!

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2  Thank Avancha
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

I am the type of person that likes to look for small and authentic places when I visit different cities around central america. I must give my credits to this place it is excellent in every way. The service is superb and the staff very friendly... The food is great and affordable, I would highly recommend the Tlalpeño soup which is one of my favourite dishes at the restaurant. The margaritas are truly mexican and must say that it has a good kick to it..... I am very picky with places but I must give this place all the credits it deserves... Highly recommend coming down to antigua and visit this unique place, small, comfy and great vibe!

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2  Thank vasco316
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