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Steel Cactus

#1,100 of 1,707 Restaurants in Pittsburgh}
€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
1831 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1707
+1 412-927-2571
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Overview
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good39%
  • Average31%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
6 Sep 2017
“Happy hour”
24 Jun 2017
“Saturday night”
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CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Pub, Southwestern
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1831 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1707
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This place has a great happy hour w pitchers of margaritas and lots of half priced appetizers. It was a great selection and atmosphere.

Thank melissamPA
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We went without reservations on a Saturday evening and were seated immediately. Our group had 12 people in it. The service was a bit slow but the food was great and our server was very friendly. I ordered a grilled chicken fajita. It was excellent!

Thank asnq8
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Group of 11 of us landed here after our first choice was closed. We got lucky! Great food and fantastic service. Definitely a repeat!

Thank TheFatherTodd
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We had a nice dinner, 2 appetizers - the 3 dip tortillas was huge the cheese dip was fantastic The entrees were good also Overall a nice place my margarita was good if you like corona the yinzer margarita was a special experience

Thank Real-bill
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I booked a private room for a work event about 6-7 weeks ago. Last week I received an email asking if I could change my event to the following day or the following weekend. They apparently booked a Cinco de Mayo party instead yesterday. I...More

Thank pittsburghjules
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My son and I decided to try this finally and it was a good experience. The food and drinks were good and the staff was friendly and professional.

Thank Rene B
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to get some drinks and everything went smooth. A little bit expensive but the place is nice.

Thank LuisMacondo
Management response:Responded 14 December 2016

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 31 October 2016

I've visited here a few times over the past 3 years. It's nice and mellow and can be busy in the evening and weekend. The servers are nice and friendly and the food is pretty good. I favor burgers and they are good here. There...More

Thank AJVaughnDOTcom
Management response:Responded 2 November 2016

Thank you for your review of Steel Cactus! We are glad you enjoyed yourself and hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

One of the worst restaurants I have ever eaten at. It took almost an hour to get our food. We asked the server to check on our order because we had another appointment. She responded, "you are not the only customers." Then, when the food...More

Thank mrclmcgee
Management response:Responded 2 November 2016

We are sorry to hear about your negative experience at Steel Cactus. We are forwarding your comments over to the management to address immediately.

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My brother and I stopped here during a college football Saturday. The bartender was amazing and the food was beyond delicious. We had the Dip Trio for an app-- A+ salsa, queso and guac. For lunch, I had the Three Amigos taco app and he...More

Thank Samantha W
Management response:Responded 2 November 2016

Thank you for your review of Steel Cactus! We are glad you enjoyed yourself and hope to see you back soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Pub, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1831 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1707
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-927-2571
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