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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar

€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
+1 214-749-4766
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“fajitas” (59 reviews)
“mexican donuts” (10 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
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1 - 10 of 761 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Very disappointed in service and management. I wouldn't recommend this place, especially for large parties. We had a rehearsal dinner last Friday at the Iron Cactus for my brother's wedding. We rented out the event space upstairs for $900 and then had a buffet for...More

Thank Layne C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stoped in for an afternoon snack and was very impressed with the service and atmosphere. We had the Queso Compuesto with steak and it was very good. Food and drink very much on par with comparable Mexican Grille’s but the service and atmosphere set...More

Thank johnnT6635YV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This disappointed me, because at this price point, there are many better local options. The entree i had, grilled shrimp, was good but pretty basic for 20 bucks. The ceviche was not. I love ceviche, but something was definitely wrong with this version. Beer list...More

Thank kunfushuss
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to lunch with two business associates. They had eaten here before and are locals to the area. I have eaten in many mexican restaurants over the last several years and this was among the best. Top notch decor, excellent service, good food and at...More

Thank cpabob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is around the corner from the Adolphus Hotel where we were staying. The margaritas were superior! The chips and 2 types of salsa were also superior. I got the fajitas which were good but not a signature menu item quality. My wife got...More

Thank Greenvilledan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was nearby empty on a Monday night and Jeremy gave his full attention and knowledge in regard to the menu, and especially helped us choose the best tequila

Thank Rob65n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large group (30) dinner here. It was within walking distance to our hotel so very convenient. Everyone was please with their meals which ranged from vegetarian to steak and traditional Mexican to fish. They also had a good selection of beers and...More

Thank Maine-ahh
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Located in the downtown area, cozy place. Very friendly staff and the guacamole is made fresh tableside (picture). The fajitas were flavorful and juicy. Everything we ordered was great. It was a great lunch, highly recommend.

Thank ftichy
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We visited the Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar after reading the reviews on TA and it's location to the nearby Majestic Theater where we had tickets to see a show. Our waiter was super friendly and told us they made the BEST margaritas...More

Thank eatsleeptour
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great food, comfortable room, good service. Margaritas were fantastic. Noteworthy items to try... Tuna Appetizer Fish Tacos Mexican Chocolate Cake

Thank sandra0724
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Pauline M
4 April 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Parking is hard. There is street parking but scant. We just used valet at hotel and u can pay by the hour. Adolphus magnolia and Jewel all right there. Don't know about birthday thing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
    (Akard St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Downtown Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-749-4766
  • E-mail
Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar serves delectable Mexican dishes and award-winning margaritas. Its trendy yet cozy atmosphere combined with its delicious food, variety of margaritas and cocktails, and friendly service, makes it one of the popular places to visit in Dallas. It was listed by USA Today 10 Best List as one of the best Mexican restaurants in Dallas in 2014.
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