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Cactus Rose Restaurant

) #12 of 33 Restaurants in Wilton $$ - $$$ Latin, Mexican,
5 River Rd, Wilton, CT 06897-4069
+1 203-762-8484
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
“beef tacos” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Latin, Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
$$ - $$$
5 River Rd, Wilton, CT 06897-4069
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 3 June 2017

There were staff missing from the kitchen the night we were there so hopefully that was the reason for the disappointing food and slow service. Would not recommend this restaurant and won't be back, however.

Thank GerryKStamford_CT
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The food here is good and there is a good selection from which to choose. Nice for families and couples, great for cocktails and apps. Nice patio.

Thank Shawn K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

What a treat - an upscale mexican restaurant in the midst of Wilton. The roasted corn chowder was the best I've had in a long time. Enjoyed the Lobster Quesadia (appetizer) for my main meal and greatly enjoyed it. The Lobster Mac & Cheese would...More

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This place was welcoming from the get go. This stylish Wilton restaurant has good food and drink. It's pretty multicultural , something one does not expect in this town.

Thank Dean H
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were three for lunch today. The chips, salsa and guacamole were delicious as were our drinks. The service is excellent. The Quesadilla with chicken and fresh spinach is VERY good and the portions very generous. Their crispy shell beef tacos were a perfect starter.

Thank FlowerShow
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Really like this place when we work in Wilton...salads are excellent - I had the salmon salad, which was perfect. Right amount of fish with light dressing and fruity salad- guacamole was terrific as was the mushroom risotto. Pretty much everything on the menu is...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Cactus Rose is an amazing romantic place that serves great Margaritas and delicious entrees and appetizers! The salmon with the zucchini risotto and doll sauce was amazing, the salad was dressed perfectly and the calamari was perfectly fried! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Bridgeporter
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you don't like Mexican, that's OK! This restaurant has a Mexican feel but you can get food that is Not. Lovely outdoor terrace in Summer & Fall. Food is a little pricey but very good. I like to go there for special Occasions and...More

Thank Letzdance
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

You feel like you are in Mexico with the great food drinks and outdoor patio While there is no view the fireplace adds so much! Great happy hour as well

Thank Olesia M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

While the food wasn't bad and the drinks were well-made, I really feel that the price is far higher than the value of the food and drinks. I don't mind getting gouged for really high end cuisine and fine wines, but for middling cuisine it...More

Thank Dennis S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 River Rd, Wilton, CT 06897-4069
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wilton
  • Phone Number: +1 203-762-8484
  • E-mail
A fusion of Latin inspired dishes.
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