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Cactus Cafe - CLOSED

2160 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4766
+1 802-253-7770
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (37 reviews)
“margarita's” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Southwestern
2160 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4766
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped in for margaritas after dinner and were not disappointed. The selection was excellent and they were prepared to perfection. The warm chips and salsa added a nice touch. I had the house special and it did not disappoint!

Thank SteveDGT
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It is with some sadness that I write this as I read that they are closing soon due to an inability to renew the lease. This place has been a fixture for over 20 years. Best Margarita's in town are served here. They have a...More

Thank jtskidude
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We felt like Mexican food one night so we found the Cactus cafe. It was pretty standard fajitas, enchiladas, burritos, etc. Everyone's meal was OK although the chicken on my fajitas was a bit tough, the margaritas are good though.

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Went for dinner at Cactus Cafe. Great service and a very cozy nice decor, but the food was lacking flavor. The nachos were dry and had minimal tomatoes, bland cheese, no sour cream or guac on top, which is a staple of nachos. The beans...More

Thank glennrr
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Their margaritas are awesome and you should have a couple before your meal. The food is plentiful, but it's not Mexican. Well, at least not in a form anyone who has had the real thing would recognize! Nevertheless, their are times when one has a...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Cactus ha great food,service and atmosphere. Love their margaritas!! Fun place to go with friends or family. Definitely a Stowe Go To Restaurant.

Thank Loretta N
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The food was bland, bland and blander. The rice was undercooked. The margarita was so bad that I had to ask the waiter if they forgot to put alcohol in it, and she was nice enough to take it back to bartender and they added...More

Thank Sionajay39
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We stopped in while staying across the street at The Snowdrift Motel. The food at Cactus was good, traditional Tex-Mex, with a little Vermont flair. We had tacos and burritos and they were good. Nothing was outstanding, but the service was good, and food filled...More

Thank Ali G
Reviewed 24 January 2017

WOW. We were here 5 years ago and never stopped talking about it. Went this past weekend and loved it again, fantastic tilapia tacos, chicken mole dish great, and don't miss the housemade Jalapeno Poppers or Jalapeno Margarita. Lovely atmosphere, good service....just go!

Thank cfa09
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Friendly owners that know how to do it right! Great food! Great service! The best homemade guacamole

Thank risk802
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Restaurant Details

Mexican, Southwestern
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2160 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4766
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-7770
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