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The Thirsty Cactus

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
2 King St E | Dundas Ontaio, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1A3, Canada
+1 905-627-8488
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (15 reviews)
“burrito bowl” (2 reviews)
“chimichanga” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Canadian, Pub
$$ - $$$
2 King St E | Dundas Ontaio, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been many times. The best Cobb Salad anywhere! Always friendly...and they will bend over backwards to accomdoate.

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to this restaurant twice in the past two weeks with family. On the first visit I had the burrito bowl which was delicious. The guacamole was to die for! On the second visit I enjoyed the burrito which includes the tortilla and all...More

Thank EllieCarroll
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent service all three of us enjoyed what we ordered. Prices reasonable Very accommodating for my food allergy.

Thank Marie-louise L
Reviewed 6 October 2017

While passing through Dundas we popped into this place for a quick bite. It was a beautiful day so we sat outside on the patio. Service was great, staff friendly and the food was good. The bar area inside is fabulous, very rustic. Bathrooms in...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I think they have this business because Colin's has long wait time. They have beer on tap; that I have never known the brand. That is not the problem! Because I always think beer is beer, but you will change your mind, their beer is...More

Thank moein m
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Interesting restaurant in an old store front with Mexican decor and good sized outdoor patio. Not much on the menu by way of choice if you are not a fan of Mexican food. Very clean and staff are friendly, although our server was lacking in...More

Thank owlsnest2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Our first visit in March 2016 was really enjoyable. We are not able to get a Mexican 'fix' anymore in Burlington so while in the neighbourhood on Sunday we dropped in for an early lunch. I'm happy to see that the "tacky" has been taken...More

Thank MissFitz88
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We went to the Thirsty Cactus while in Dundas on an Ontario roundtrip and I was a little hesitant due to the mixed reviews, especially regarding the food and the washrooms. However, we found the menu so appetizing we just had to try it and...More

Thank Trillian82
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were on our way to a tour elsewhere and wanted to have a meal nearby. First choice was closed due to a gas leak, but the owner recommended the Thirsty Cactus Cantina, and I am glad he did! When we entered we were seated...More

Thank citypins
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Excellent server, great job on the restroom reno, Good Burritos and Salad, But a 3.00 up charge for Guac. on a 15$ Burrito!!??

Thank winglessprint
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Canadian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 King St E | Dundas Ontaio, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-627-8488
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