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Cactus Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
2820 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-2788
+1 206-933-6000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (23 reviews)
“fajitas” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2820 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-2788
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guacamole to start, chili relleno for lunch with a wonderful margarita. This is a place to come back to!

Thank Gretchen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being from Texas we were craving Tex-Mex. we went to Cactus first thing when arriving to Alki Beach! The service, food, and everything was excellent start to finish! Amazing menu and quality of food and environment. Waitstaff even gave me a flan for my bday!...More

Thank Janna R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location and atmosphere are great. The food was meh. Had the Navajo torta and it was bland. The bread didn't seem cooked all the way and the beans were really spicy. No meat and tons of lettuce. Way over priced for bland food.

Thank Steph8802
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We stopped here for late lunch on a cold January day and were pleasantly surprised. Near the point, it looked not too crowded and had wonderful fireplaces going in the bar - perfect for the slight drizzle that had started while we'd been walking. The...More

Thank Michele A
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We were really pleased to find this fabulous restaurant on Alki Beach. We wanted Mexican food and while I'm not sure how authentic it is, the food was amazing! Our waitress, Katie, was very helpful in suggesting different dishes and letting us know which the...More

1  Thank Miaroundtheglobe
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Cactus Restaurant on Alki is a favorite spot for dinner, drinks or both. The food is very good, the service is pleasant (if they're really busy it can be a bit slow). I really enjoy being there around sunset and the views are great.

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Maybe not the most authentic of Mexican, this chain, has a nice decor, good waitstaff and is never disappoints. I like it best in the summer, when we can sit outside.

Thank syncomm1
Reviewed 2 December 2017

It was my husband's birthday and I wanted to take him to a new restaurant. We drove up Alki along the beach and saw this glass enclosed restaurant with a view of the ocean and decided to try it. Street parking can be difficult but...More

Thank debandharry
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Friends told me about the good food served here. Yes, the food is good (not great, but good), however the service was slow and the wait staff barely came back around to fill our water glasses. We even ordered more drinks from the bar and...More

Thank m m
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

LOVE Cactus! Chips, Salsa, guacamole is a must have! I also recommend the brisket chimichanga... delicious! Steak fajitas are also really good! For a Mexican restaurant, their margaritas are a little lacking, but they’re not terrible. The food is what you go for, not the...More

Thank Bridget H
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Bobbie V
21 August 2017|
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Parking can be a pain but you should get out under $20 a person!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2820 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-2788
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > West Seattle
  • Neighbourhood: West Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-933-6000
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