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Cactus Jack's

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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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1182 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-2127
+1 603-528-7800
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11:30 - 00:30
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Massachusetts
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143 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We ate here last night after a busy day of Ziplining, traveling and checking into our Hotel. We've had a few mediocre meals while on our vacation and I'm happy to say this one was terrific! Our server Gina was friendly, professional and helpful without being intrusive. We didn't even realize we were there during "Happy Hour" so after sharing... More 

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Thank satellitesue1
Sandwich, New Hampshire
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Informal fun and popular place for drinks and food and music or tv's. Great pub food with a mexican flavor

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Harrisburg, Illinois
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Did not expect to find this type of place along the shores of Lake Winnepesauke in NH. The Decor has a definite Southwest influence with gorgeous tile topped tables and colorful accents. The menu is decidedly TexMex but has a variety of items to satisfy almost any appetite. My friend and I both chose to try beef entrees. She had... More 

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Thank Betty M
Vernon, Connecticut
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Nice atmosphere, good service, good drinks, the mexican food was very good and the prices were higher than expected but not too bad.

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Thank michaela t
Middletown, Connecticut
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Service was a little slow, but the food was good. Follow up from the server was almost nil, and the server didn't exactly get the order correct, but since he didn't write anything down, thats to be expected

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Thank Happy_Travelers1959
Massachusetts
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We travel to New Hampshire every summer and this is a must visit place for our family . They have good service and we really enjoyed the food. Great drinks!!

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Thank jostergren61
Bloomington, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Yummy Tex-Mex place not far from the Margate. Excellent nachos and chili. Definitely try the Carne Asada Tacos!

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Thank Krista R
Quebec, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

I ate at Cactus Jack's last weekend while staying at the Margate for a convention, and I had such a fantastic time at this cozy restaurant. The staff was friendly, the food delicious (try the chili, you won't regret it!), and the Tropical Trio drink phenomenal. I'll definitely go there again when I return to Laconia in 2017.

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Thank Professor L
Derwood, Maryland
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111 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Decided to try this place for dinner during a weeklong stay in the Winnepesaukee area. Nice casual feel and decor with a New Orleans vibe. We started with the bacon wrapped shrimp and jalapeño poppers as appetizers. Both were excellent, especially the bleu cheese sauce with the shrimp. For entrees we had Rajun Cajun haddock tacos, Mahi Mahi tacos, jerk... More 

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Thank APalan
1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

Food is always good and great service! Consistent,hot and delicious! They have great specials. You can earn paybacks which is a great incentive to keep going back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:30
Monday
11:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:30
Thursday
11:30 - 00:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:30
Saturday
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1182 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-2127
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Laconia
  • Phone Number: +1 603-528-7800
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?