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Middle Abbey Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 874 6198
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is amazing not to overpriced staff nice and friendly the resturant atmosphere is nice couldnt fault it

Thank Damien G
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were friendly and the service was pretty speedy. The food we had was tasty. Would go again.

Thank Polly2468
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guacamole was rotten. They claimed it was made that day, but it was brown and actually fizzy. I make guacamole and this only happens after a few days. The salsa that was brought to replace also had a similar rotten taste. The rest of the food was just ok.

Thank bbbbb938
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here last night with my daughter. Cactus Jacks is very busy. Reservation recommended. Service was great, food was excellent. Would definitely revisit - so many dishes to try, so little time...

Thank VikaKaa
Cork, Ireland
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely relaxed restaurant. Great value for money with the early bird menu. House wine was also very tasty. Excellent location and staff were friendly. Would recommend. ☺

Thank Danny C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Just found this restaurant on our last night on a Dublin break. Had tapas & desserts. Really nice, affordable & excellent service.

Thank Jackie A
Dublin, Ireland
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472 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I met some friends for dinner here, and it was grand. The menu isnt necessarily typical Mexican although the usuals are on the menu, its more a bit Tex Mex. Friends had the quesidilla which they said was nice but the presentation wasnt great. I had the paella and it was fine. The girls had the chocolate cake for dessert... More 

Thank Orla B
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Had the fajita platter for two, plenty for the two of us. Nice toddler seat for my daughter as well.

Thank Canadiandubliner
United Kingdom
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Decent early bird menu, but we were completely put off by the serious lack of hygiene on the two tables at the back of the restaurant on the bottom floor. Most of the tables are single surface, but these two have gaps between planks of wood and we could clearly see rotting food, bits of plastic etc. through them. See... More 

1 Thank N0M8D
Mullingar, Ireland
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Love the veggie fajitas here, really tasty. I visited before and ordered the vegetarian tapas choices, these weren't so pleasant though. Popular spot with the young crowd and lunch isn't expensive. Expect to wait a little longer than average, but food is fresh and cooked nicely. Staff are friendly. Give it a go sure!

Thank DancingAtDawn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$49
Mexican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middle Abbey Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 874 6198

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?