We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Cactus Jack's Chop House

€€ - €€€
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1602 Inverness Blvd., 287 Bypass Road, Rawlins, WY 82301-4510
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 26: English reviews
Oregon
Level Contributor
137 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The clerk at our hotel recommended this place as being "one of the top three in Rawlins". Wrong. Four of us walked into an empty dining room and the hostess/server seemed confused about where to seat us. We got our menus and water and it was straight downhill from there. I wanted a beer, but I was told to go... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank two-seater
Boise, Idaho
Level Contributor
51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Only place in town open on January 1st. Server was very friendly. Wanted a steak but didn't want to pay $25 + in Rawlins Wyoming! I had the chicken fried steak with jalepeno cheese tots. Tots were ok, but too many. Steak was ok, but I expected more as I was told it was all made fresh in the back.

Helpful?
Thank OpieF15E
Menan, Idaho
Level Contributor
25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

The steak was good and huge. It wasn't real hot when serviced and I should have sent it back but didn't so it was my fault. My wifes fish and good also.

Helpful?
Thank Harold H
Winneconne, WI
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Service has a lot to do with experience. Our server was either new or just not with it. We had the smoked prime rib and it was tasty; however the loaded baked potato seemed a bit dried out. People behind us got baked bread...we got nothing. Not on our list to do again.

Helpful?
Thank Livinmydream
Chesterland, Ohio
Level Contributor
122 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

The ambiance was good, the service was good - however, the food was not very good at all. I ordered BBQ platter -- I barely touched it!

Helpful?
Thank princess_software
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

A couple of our party had ordered the ribs, rack and half rack. They were huge! Enough to feed many with lots left over. Mac and Cheese (side) was boxed but the waitress wasn't shy about telling us that in advance, and it was fine for some. We were there on a Wednesday, so while hoping for more activity, could... More 

Helpful?
Thank julie_98033_11
Gladstone, Oregon
Level Contributor
141 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

1 of 3 staff people there seemed happy. Our server was not one of them. Service was slow, but the food was good. The waitress didn't ask what kind of bbq sauce I wanted, so when my daughter's plate came with regular and spicy I requested spicy too. I was nearly done with my meal by the time it came.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank OregonTraveler7
Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

Not sure what happened to this place. We ate here 4 years ago and it was great. However, things have changed. We were greeted by a very friendly hostess and things were looking pretty good. She sat us at our table with menus and disappeared for about 10 minutes, she then returned with water for everyone, the problem was that... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Andy E
Level Contributor
23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

We ate her a few years ago while traveling thru Wyoming, it was good then. Have things changed! You're greeted by dirty rugs that smell as if someone has just gotten sick. Then we waited a full 5 minutes in an empty restaurant to be seated, as requested by the sign, to have our waitress finally come in to check... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Clamnmam
Rawlins, Wyoming
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

Ate there on Tuesday and that was the special. Great steak, cooked just right, and a great value. Adjoining bar had good cold beer. Good service and good value. Owner and male Host were very attentive and friendly.

Helpful?
Thank 823cowboy

Travellers who viewed Cactus Jack's Chop House also viewed

 

Been to Cactus Jack's Chop House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1602 Inverness Blvd., 287 Bypass Road, Rawlins, WY 82301-4510
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Rawlins

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cactus Jack's Chop House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?