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“Awesome Mexican in Greece”
Review of Cactus Restaurant

Cactus Restaurant
Ranked #18 of 91 Restaurants in Parikia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $37
Cuisines: Greek, Mexican, Thai, Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Cactus beach is located on the southeastern coast of Paros in Logaras on the sandy, blue-flag beach. It is an all-day seaside destination for all ages. A complex where you can spend hours of the day enjoying the sea and the Cycladic sunshine in the luxurious sun loungers as well as tasting the special flavors of our Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by the most refreshing Cocktails
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Love this restaurant for a break from the traditional Greeek food, lovely staff and great food in a lovely setting

Thank asapearce
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

Cactus was very close to our hotel, so we ended up going there quite a few times. The head waitress Vanessa was really lovely, and we got to know her, and the younger waiter working there over our stay. Their chili nachos, iced tea, strawberry daiquiri are all to die for, and are must have dishes.

Getting the bill could take some time, but other than that I really enjoyed eating and just chilling out there.

Thank Camilla C
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

Cactus is by far the best restaurant that a group of 6 Irish friends and I visited while In Greece recently. The food was top class and the cocktails are by far the best we have ever tasted in our lives!! I could not speak highly enough of Vanessa and her team they really do make you feel at home. That you so much. Hope to see you again soon :)

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Thank Ridinboots
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Reviewed August 15, 2013

We came across Cactus whilst taking a walk along the road/beach heading east out of Parikia from our hotel. We had just arrived at our small hotel and wanted a quick walk and a late afternoon drink. We stopped because Cactus looked colourful and relaxing, with a few people chatting at tables with drinks. My wife claimed her Cuba Libre was the best she had in a long while. The following hour and half of drinking and chatting with the excellent host and owner, Vanessa, went very quickly.

The menu looked persuasive and the food being served to tables around us looked tempting, so we returned the following night for dinner.

The food was impressive. Seafood ceviche was fresh, delicious, lots of lime. Nachos and dip likewise. My Greek salad main was as good as I tasted anywhere on the islands (I had many), my wife's chicken stuffed with cheese, greens, and tomato was cooked incredibly well. The accompanying sautéed potatoes on were just as you would want them.

We stayed for a few drinks after our meal, chatting with other diners and were joined at our table by a charming man who had been travelling to Paros for years. The company and hospitality was fantastic. Again, time was lost and we were surprised to see 1.30am on the clock as we raised ourselves to head back to our hotel. A great evening of excellent food and good chat.

Do spend an evening at Cactus if you visit Parikia. It will be worth it.

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Reviewed August 13, 2013

If you are looking for a good place to eat, in a charming atmosphere, served by friendly hosts, then Cactus is the right place to go in Parikia.
Large selection of Mexican, Thai and Greek dishes, fresh and well prepared!
Vanessa, the landlady, welcomes you with cordiality and humor and makes you feel convenient and comfortable.
We go there every time we are in Paros since many years!
Definitely worth a visit!

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1  Thank Estreia
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