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“Everybody calm down. Neither excellent nor terrible.”
Review of Cactus Cafe

Cactus Cafe
Price range: US$4 - US$15
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Fully taking advantage of being the only game in town, the Cactus Cafe delivers overpriced yet edible "pool cabana"-type food to folks who don't want to drive 20 minutes to Carlsbad. Served its purpose.

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Good food, reasonable prices, friendly staff and nice western decor
I had taquitos , wife had burrito

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

So I don’t like to leave bad reviews, but the place was pretty bad. We were there in the off season, so I’m sure they were on a skeleton crew. It was a lot of frozen processed foods. The restaurant was a strange mix of American and Mexican foods- my boys had pizza (it was not very good), my daughter had chicken tenders (I could tell they were frozen then fried), I had enchiladas (they were just ok, nothing special and very salty). My husband had a burger and described as “miserable”. Ultimately, this is the only place anywhere near the caverns and there really is no other town near there, so it seems their only business would come from the National Park traffic.

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Quick service, but served on plastic plates. Good choice of meals. Its the only place to eat on whites City, so no real choice besides driving to carlsbad.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Not bad, not great. The place was empty, but it was off season on a cloudy day. Food wasn't worth the price, but for it being the only place to eat in a one-horse town, it was fine.

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