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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar

) #27 of 3,053 Restaurants in Dallas $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
+1 214-749-4766
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“fajitas” (56 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worst experience I have ever had a restaurant. Customer service was terrible. I have worked in the restaurant industry for far too long and cannot believe the way they treat their customers. They force you to pay a minimum of $350 for a group of...More

Thank Nichelle L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drawn by the sounds of a live singer on the upstairs patio, family had dinner here one Sunday evening. Seating was limited so we ended up by the service door, close to the huge air fan used to cool the place and the left speaker...More

Thank Oscar515112
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious. Plentiful, and great value. This place is in the middle of downtown and walking distance from many hotels. The variety of the food on the brunch was plentiful and amazing. I'll be back to this place when in Dallas on a Sunday.

Thank NWPackerBacker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool outdoor rooftop bar with live music (they had a new girl there who was Latina and played some oldies, new stuff and a little Latin music too - she was great). Great vibe on the third floor. Tons of people enjoyed the outdoor venue....More

Thank marksG8460EI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to iron cactus with an expectation of great food and atmosphere! While there was a mixup with our waiter/waitress, we waited patiently for someone to finally help us. Place wasn't too busy, but the waiting staff seem to have some discrepancies amongst one...More

Thank Corey E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good margaritas here :) food is good too very filling and huge portions and price isn't too bad either! Fans are there to keep you cool!

Thank kbconway06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for drinks 2 days ago and had Jeremy as our bartender. He made an awesome strawberry basil jalapeño margarita (el jardin) and we decided to come for dinner since it looked enticing. Our server tonight was Chris and he sold us on...More

Thank Nina T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 9 arrived at Iron Cactus just in time to get in on the happy hour, which we appreciated it! We had a variety of food items, but the favorites were the guacamole made at our table and the fish tacos. The service...More

Thank maggiehens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Greasy and heavy. Not the same menu as in Austin years past First Margarita A+ second D as if a cheap premix was used Service was good I will not return

Thank lute174
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First stop back in Dallas was Iron Cactus. They efficiently offer great TexMex. It was great to be back and get my fix. You guys do a great job. I will be back next time I am in Dallas.

Thank Scott D
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Pauline M
4 April 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Parking is hard. There is street parking but scant. We just used valet at hotel and u can pay by the hour. Adolphus magnolia and Jewel all right there. Don't know about birthday thing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
    (Akard St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Downtown Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-749-4766
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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar serves delectable Mexican dishes and award-winning margaritas. Its trendy yet cozy atmosphere combined with its delicious food, variety of margaritas and cocktails, and friendly service, makes it one of the popular places to visit in Dallas. It was listed by USA Today 10 Best List as one of the best Mexican restaurants in Dallas in 2014.
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