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Cactus Jack's Southwest Grill

) #42 of 1,149 Restaurants in Virginia Beach $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
2736 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3134
+1 757-802-9898
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“burrito” (44 reviews)
“tacos” (78 reviews)
“queso” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2736 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3134
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The wife and I went there for the first time and did an all around Tex mex dinner. We got the chips and salsa app as well as the 3 tacos for our entree choice. All in all, it had a lot of different ingredients...More

Thank supe1636
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food!!! Something for everyone, even my picky teen who is now a self proclaimed vegetarian! I had fresh fish, hubby and her Mexican. For the little ones try Jacs mac. The drinks are big and strong and the hot wings some of the best...More

Thank Frugalfranie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a Tuesday around noon. The restaurant was relatively empty. The staff greeted us warmly and we were seated quickly. We ordered the made to order guac that was average. It was a exblob of chopped tomatos and avocado heavily bathed...More

Thank annessy1
Reviewed 1 week ago

lLots of menu options and the food is good. Burrito is very flavorful. Staff were very busy so could have used more help, but food is marvelous

Thank bluesmom98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of restaurants in this area but hard to find excellent ones. This one is not fine dining but reasonable and great simple food. Cannot go wrong.

Thank freddie d
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went frequently to Cactus Jack's. The food is excellent, and the happy hour margaritas were a great deal. Jenna always took excellent care of us. Cactus Jack's has become one of our must "go to" restaurants while we're in Virginia Beach.

Thank Maryland_Family4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Virginia Beach for a sales pitch and we were looking for a bite to eat. Cactus Jack's was our pick. Arrived about 8 at night. A couple tables had some guests but it was fairly empty on a Wednesday. But the "season"...More

Thank Countryjules
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent welcome service and location. However the food was not as expected in taste, quantity or quality. We're used to other Mexican restaurants where chips and salsa were always complimentary offered but not in this place. It was a bit expensive for the type of...More

Thank 611salem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a phony southwest / Mexican place. They put beef in my burrito despite requesting it be meatless two times. They were apologetic but didn't comp the burrito or even our soft drinks. Will not return.

Thank pghactivetravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First a positive note. All the staff was very friendly. The decor is also nice and they have outside street seating. So at first Iwe were impressed with the restaurant and looking forward to our dining experience. The menu or lack there of was very...More

Thank mdman79
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2736 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3134
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-802-9898
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Welcome, future guests! Virginia Beach oceanfront's newest restaurant Located at 2736 Atlantic Ave. Just steps from the beach, Cactus Jack's is a new and exciting addition to the Virginia Beach waterfront. Relax in confront on our shade covered patio, or retreat indoors where our stylish decor is truly one of a kind. Colorful light resonates throughout the interior, creating a vibrant and festive atmosphere that is built for those who are looking to have a really good time! Our menu, created by Chef Nate Orlando, features southwestern inspired cuisines made with the freshest of ingredients, in addition to traditional American favorites. House made guacamole made to order, an extensive variety of tacos, burritos and a juicy Jack's burger are just a small sampling of our mouthwatering fare. We also have some incredible entrees of Fresh Seafood, Steaks, and once in a lifetime dishes. Cactus Jacks looks forward to helping you find the perfect dish of your choice! We have incredible Specialty Cocktails including many different types of Margaritas, Tropical Drinks, Sangria, and Mojitos. Cactus Jacks is the perfect destination for every occasion, whether it be Saturday night drinks, happy hour, or a weekday lunch or dinner. We pride ourselves on our friendly, fun atmosphere and the creativity that goes into every dish and drink that we serve.
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