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Cactus Taqueria

5642 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1541
+1 510-658-6180
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crispy tacos” (4 reviews)
“burrito” (9 reviews)
“tamales” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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5642 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1541
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the lively atmosphere of locals. Great burritos and soft tacos and good choice of salsas.

Thank Antti K
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The food is pretty good and the menu varied. Prices are low, so we come here often for take-out. Unfortunately most of the staff are sullen and unhelpful. And telephone service and manners are deplorable.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Super fast service, extensive menu, good selection of beers. We had beef burritos and they were delicious

Thank magictoken
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This casual restaurant with tasty Mexican favorites is conveniently located across the street from a BART station. (Rockridge, Oakland) Worth the trip on BART because after lunch or dinner you can walk along College Ave. shops/ restaurant scene. You order and pay first and then...More

Thank vinotour
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Basic, well-made, non-exciting, fresh, and tasty Mexican food. Not remarkable, but satisfying and affordable

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Get the crispy tacos, my fave are the veggie. They are pretty amazing! I tried a burrito here and it was a bit mushy inside so that was a bummer, but the tacos are always a hit.

Thank Monie_Lov3
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Great burritos in a family friendly environment. Good for take out or eat in. Service can be slow, and orders are sometimes not correct (if ordering to go...check your bag before you leave!)

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I have been eating here for many years and love the crispy steak tacos. The salsa's are from mild to hot. Tamales and burritos are delicious. You can not go wrong eating at Cactus. It is across the street from Market Hall and the Rockridge...More

Thank ConnieP
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice, friendly and casual environment. Order and pickup at the counter. Menu options and presentations seem inspired, but the execution is just a little better then fast food. I tried the Chili Relleno and found it to be rather bland. But, there is a salsa...More

Thank LawPrime
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Food is adequate, hardly ever changes. We get take-out from Cactus, but always have to battle their deplorable service. The staff are often rude and impersonal. When you phone they put you on hold for long periods of time. The salsa bar is incredibly dirty...More

Thank Thomas V
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5642 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-658-6180
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