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Steel Cactus

€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
1831 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1707
+1 412-927-2571
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Overview
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
4 weeks ago
“Yuck!”
10 Feb 2018
“cheap apps for happy hour bland food”
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1831 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1707
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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

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.

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.

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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, 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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