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The Blue Cactus Cantina

€€ - €€€Mexican, American,
2805 Old Fort Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37128-5115
+1 615-962-7220
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“boudin” (13 reviews)
“fondue” (6 reviews)
“salmon tacos” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2805 Old Fort Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37128-5115
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I have never written a negative review on Trip Advisor. But when a place is ranked 1 for best Mexican Restaurant; you have high expectations. You should lose those expectations. I wish other reviewers had been honest so this place is not ranked #1. 1)....More

Thank kewlpops
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

So I had an expectation of your typical Mexican place. Not so fast, my friend. The menu is eclectic, with tacos, blackened chicken fettuccine Alfredo, shrimp & grits, just to name a few items. Queso and chips were on point. My nephew had the blackened...More

Thank meglenn108b
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We had not been to the Blue Cactus Cantina in about 10 months, and we decided to go on a Saturday evening. We arrived about 6.15p.m. and found the place half empty, which was an amazement in itself. Blue Cactus has been a fave for...More

2  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

No food for one hour and ten minutes—no apologies; no offer of an appetizer; no explanation; just no food. NEVER had worse service anywhere! Only stayed because we had another couple to visit with.

1  Thank Disappointed1000X
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I went to the Blue Cactus for a quick dinner. It was my first visit. I just came into town from Atlanta and wanted a comfortable yet unique food experience. This place combines Mexican and cajun foods along with a few American items with a...More

Thank tripfour2
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We had been there several times and the food was amazing! This time, 2 of the 3 meals at our table had bad beef. I told the waitress and she acknowledged someone previously complaining about a steak that smelled on the down side of bad....More

1  Thank Tony A
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Interesting concept, a hybrid restaurant of Mexican and Cajun! My wife really enjoyed her meal, and the queso was top notch. I should have ordered a Mexican or Cajun dish, but I made a mistake and ordered the flat iron steak. My experience with the...More

Thank Bob67215
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Tried the Cajun fondue. Awesome taste. Spicy but not overwhelming. Lots of flavor with crawfish, spinach and mushrooms. Finished off with the goat cheese and shrimp pasta. More great taste! Had a great summer drink with coconut and peach. Can’t remember the name. Loved it!...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Our first visit and we’ll be back when we’re in town. Devon was an excellent server - friendly, knowledgeable and very polite. The Bloody Mary steak quesadillas were great. We were not disappointed!!

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We ordered that same dish and was just thrilled with the taste. The flavors were incredible. The only complaint was the portion size. The chicken breast was on the small side. The vegetable skewer was just a garnish. However, the saving grace was the caramelized...More

Thank tah52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2805 Old Fort Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37128-5115
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Murfreesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 615-962-7220
Blue Cactus Cantina is a fusion of southwest and cajun creole cuisines.
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