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The Thirsty Cactus

) #252 of 1,032 Restaurants in Hamilton €€ - €€€ Mexican, American,
2 King St E | Dundas Ontaio, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1A3, Canada
+1 905-627-8488
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (15 reviews)
“chimichanga” (4 reviews)
“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Canadian, Pub
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2 King St E | Dundas Ontaio, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting restaurant in an old store front with Mexican decor and good sized outdoor patio. Not much on the menu by way of choice if you are not a fan of Mexican food. Very clean and staff are friendly, although our server was lacking in...More

Thank owlsnest2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit in March 2016 was really enjoyable. We are not able to get a Mexican 'fix' anymore in Burlington so while in the neighbourhood on Sunday we dropped in for an early lunch. I'm happy to see that the "tacky" has been taken...More

Thank MissFitz88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Thirsty Cactus while in Dundas on an Ontario roundtrip and I was a little hesitant due to the mixed reviews, especially regarding the food and the washrooms. However, we found the menu so appetizing we just had to try it and...More

Thank Trillian82
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We were on our way to a tour elsewhere and wanted to have a meal nearby. First choice was closed due to a gas leak, but the owner recommended the Thirsty Cactus Cantina, and I am glad he did! When we entered we were seated...More

Thank citypins
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Excellent server, great job on the restroom reno, Good Burritos and Salad, But a 3.00 up charge for Guac. on a 15$ Burrito!!??

Thank winglessprint
Reviewed 2 May 2017

It was a toss-up between here and a Greek restaurant down the road glad we opted for the Thirsty Cactus (first clue was an obvious lack of customers in the greek restaurant) There was a good crowd here for a Sunday afternoon, but service was...More

Thank L10C8
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great Mexican themed restaurant with an extensive beer selection and a patio. Lots of TVs tuned to sports. Go for drinks, to watch the game, eat in or take out. They have live entertainment some evenings and weekends.

Thank Klaas W
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We were meeting friends for drinks later so we stopped at the Thirsty Cactus for dinner first. The service was quick and our waiter was quite attentive stopping to chat with us a bit. They have a great gluten free selection on the menu which...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Had a nice dinner. Always get Fajitas. Best fajitas around. Always good service, the manager Cathy always stops around to see if we are happy. The renovations really cheer the place up.

Thank John P
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Great selection of beer, great atmosphere and the Mac and Cheese was excellent. I have the Nona and friends had the pulled pork version. Both were fantastic.

Thank jason h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Canadian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 King St E | Dundas Ontaio, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-627-8488
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