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“Fun place, yummy food”
Review of Cactus Jack's

Cactus Jack's
Ranked #20 of 405 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Southwestern, Barbecue, Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Following the success of T-BONES, the first Cactus Jack's opened in 1995 in Manchester. In 2007, the Laconia location became New Hampshire's first dual casual dining concept - with both Cactus Jack's and T-BONES - on Lake Winnipesaukee. While it keeps up the tradition of "homemade" dishes, the look and menu at CJ's has its own style. Attentive servers are always ready to serve guests authentic Southwestern, Tex-Mex, Cajun, and barbecue dishes that are unmatched in New Hampshire
North Easton, MA
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fun place, yummy food”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Went here with the family, and we all really enjoyed it. The menu is huge! There was something for everyone. We started off with chicken nachos, and after that I was almost too full for anything else! But also had fajitas, which were very nice. Everyone very much enjoyed their meal. I have to particularly commend the service. I really wish I could remember our server's name, but she was just fantastic. So attentive and friendly, and great with the kids without being over the top. We had a really nice evening here.

Visited October 2012
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great restaurant with super sports bar”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

Loved the Steak. Wasn't too expensive and the bartender was a really good guy! I asked for the Packer-Bears game and he changed the channel on a bunch of Red Sox fans who wanted to fight....he protected my identity and kept the peace! Gave him a good tip for that!

Visited September 2012
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Tucson, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
176 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Best Fish Taco's Around”
Reviewed September 18, 2012

I thoroughly enjoy this watering hole along South Willow Street in Manchester, NH. The menu is a tasty mix of southwestern prepared food. My favorite is without a doubt the Fried Haddock Fish Tacos. The haddock is done to perfection and is then placed in a hard taco shell and then wrapped in a soft taco. They add their own spicy sauce and their chili-con-queso sauce. One is enough for me (the lunch size portion) but order two if you're hungry. The Margaritas are also outstanding. The decor is southwestern and the service is superb. You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited September 2012
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Weare, New Hampshire
Level 5 Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best fish tacos anywhere”
Reviewed September 17, 2012

One of their signature dishes is the crispy haddock tacos, with fired haddock pieces wrapped in both a hard and soft taco shell.
They have two kinds of salsa, regular and smoked. The smoked is TDF.

Visited September 2012
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manchester nh
Level 6 Contributor
409 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Great food, great choices”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

The food was very good today, the service was very good as well. There is a nice selection of different types of foods. Come for lunch or go early to avoid the lines.

  • Visited August 2012
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