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Cactus Taqueria

1881 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2306
+1 510-528-1881
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good55%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (3 reviews)
“crispy tacos” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Spanish
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LOCATION
1881 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2306
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

What a treat to find this place. Very casual, order at counter, lots of choices. The food is fantastic. Beer and sodas.

Thank JimM1146
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for years for the burritos! We recently moved to Marin, but made a special trip to get our fix. I especially like the veggie burrito. Always full of fresh, different vegetables. The spinach tortilla is good with it. Sometimes long...More

Thank Dansker58
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I wanted tamales for New Years and didn't have any source for homemade ones. I ordered tamales here and they were good! Different varieties and with sauce and cream. Also good posole. From the outside it looks like a cheap joint, but the food is...More

Thank wrygirl
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Service is fast and friendly, and the food was wonderful. I had the steak quesadilla, others had tacos, and one person had a burrito. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

Thank zip98221
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Mole flavorless. Small portions. Overpriced. Easy to get to, seems to me the only upside. Just really bland. Service was good. Food disappointing.

Thank Lagimus
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Burrito was great! The ingredients seemed fresh and very flavorful. Service was friendly and quick. Salsa bar was good as well. This seemed to be a popular place, not too busy, but a steady stream of people coming in and out.

Thank jaltraveler2016
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Summary based on many take out dinners: --wider selection than many taquerias --better than average food --ok prices --average, counter service --challenging parking

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It's been months since I've eaten a burrito. I really looked forward to this--chicken, cilantro rice, black beans, mild salsa fresca, blah guacamole. It looked and smelled really good. But bite after bite I found it to be sadly lacking in flavor. I would say...More

Thank Cantorpam
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We always get takeout from Cactus when we're in Berkeley. It's fresh, quick, great service, reasonably priced and delicious!

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 25 March 2016

this spot is solid, I always get the crispy tacos/3pack and the drinks are great too. I did order akids taco and their was no lettace or tamotaos...surprised. and sad BUT I still love this place as the food is always fresh. thanks cactus

Thank gary m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1881 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-528-1881
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