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Cactus

Mashtots M. ave 42, Yerevan 0002, Armenia
+374 10 539939
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (5 reviews)
“burrito” (3 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Mashtots M. ave 42, Yerevan 0002, Armenia
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a sorry excuse for a Mexican cuisine ,besides the horrible tasting food the portions ,salsa,they absolutely have no excuses, they have all the ingredients and they cant put anything together right. This trip I learned a big lesson ,go for Authentic Armenian cuisine...More

Thank Berge M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfort Mexican food in Yerevan! I have been coming to this restaurant for several years now whenever I stop in Yerevan. I will eat here before most Mexican restaurants in the USA and in Europe because it tastes very authentic and the means are based...More

Thank ExpatGeoffrey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks good service,thanks quality food,thanks perfect cocktail :))) Management professional team...

Thank Davo M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place if you want to get large sized cheap drinks for lower prices! Wonderful staff, chilled atmosphere, but keep in mind that the food portions might be smaller than what you're used to - it's more of a tapas restaurant (order more, pay little)

Thank Alina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always loved this place, it's one of my favorite restaurants in Yerevan. I do love spicy food and they have those Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers that are just amazing. There are so many things that I would just list, but you'd rather check it...More

Thank karingh
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Don't order the margarita's they are definitely not the same recipe as in Mexico. The stuffed jalapenos were okay, they had a bit of spice which was nice. Overall this place is not worth the hype. It was pleasant and had good service, but the...More

Thank ruth w
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Been here many times many years ago and at the time it was the only place that had normal food -or close to it. Right now it's overpriced and just completely wrecked. Maybe it's new management or they just thought "hey let's just charge $10...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The food was nice and the atmosphere nice as well. There are several option for mexican food. In Happy hour 10 am to 4 pm you use around 20% discount on total price of your food. The takeaway options is on the table as well.

1  Thank Saeed H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A very pleasant and well-situated Mexican bar/restaurant on Mashtots Avenue. What drew me to this joint, apart from not having eaten Mexican in a long time, was the very goo "Happy Hours" deal with 20% off the entire bill between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m....More

1  Thank harshapaulraj
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I stopped into the Cactus mid-afternoon in search of non-Armenian snacks and I was not disappointed! The nachos were just what I needed (despite apparent mixed reviews from others). Margaritas were good - made with lemon juice instead of lime so a bit different but...More

Thank Tricia V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mashtots M. ave 42, Yerevan 0002, Armenia
  • Location: Asia  >  Armenia  >  Yerevan
  • Phone Number: +374 10 539939
  • E-mail
Description
Having been once to Mexico, one wants to be back there again. The fierce heat of the sun, desert and prickly cactus are not the only highlights of the country; it has many wonders to offer, like the mariachi playing guitars, gorgeous dark beauties who entertain the local macho with their flamenco dances. Mexico is the country of tequila, most exotic cocktails, and inexperienced emotions.Having opened in May 2000, the first Mexican restaurant in Yerevan soon became one of the most frequented spots in the city. Over the years, the restaurant has hosted a variety of festivals, has won at several contests, thus earning a great reputation among the city residents, mass media, politicians, show businessmen and tourists. Jovial Mexican spirit catches one’s eye upon entering the restaurant. Warm and cordial welcome, nice interior and lively atmosphere, filled with the tunes of Mexican and Latino music devour you in the air of fiesta. High-quality service, live music, and nice surprises are as entertaining as ever.We boast the richest bar in the country that offers you a great variety of spirits and soft drinks, distinguished and exclusive cocktails, made by the best barmen in the world, winners of international contests. Our Mexican corner welcomes you with its car parking, free delivery, broadband internet, and plenty of other surprises.
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