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Steel Cactus

€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
1831 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1707
+1 412-927-2571
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  • Excellent10%
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  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
3 days ago
“Decent meal before a show”
25 Aug 2018
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
1831 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1707
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have been here a few times before going to a show. Sometimes it's too crowded... This time, there was plenty of open tables. Very good service. Had the melcojete(sp?)bowl... It's the only place in the area that I can seem to find it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stacy L
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Do not get the shrimp tacos! I got intense food poisoning. Worse case I've ever had. I only gave this restaurant one star because the waitress was nice.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Walker_Rose36
Reviewed 10 February 2018

mexican food should have vibrant explosive flavors and this food does not. chips were okay i guess roja salsa bland, watery no flavor. Veggie fajita salad (supposedly a specialty) again very bland. salad was cilantro rice which was flavorless, lettuce, tomato and fajita veggies...all of...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank tanner12oz
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

After traveling all day it was a great place with fast service, good food and a stiff drink. Nice casual atmosphere with convientent hours and location.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank perrylynn
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.

Date of visit: July 2017
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!

Date of visit: June 2017
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!

Date of visit: June 2017
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

Date of visit: April 2017
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

Date of visit: March 2017
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.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Rene B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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