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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

#56 of 3,152 Restaurants in Austin}
$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
+1 512-472-9240
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“guacamole” (77 reviews)
“fajitas” (61 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
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1 - 10 of 865 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I went to the Iron Cactus for dinner in a group of nine, the staff was very nice and helped us to find a table without having to wait long. Even being a big group we didn't wait very long, and we were presented with...More

Thank Federico R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Three family members ate three different dishes. All were well received. Not your typical Tex-Mex. Quantity and quality were acceptable to all. Mercedes, our server, was very pleasant, knowledgeable of the different dishes and added to a pleasant dining experience.

Thank meformby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time trying tableside guacamole, not even a huge fan of guac but thats as fresh as it gets. Bacon wrapped shrimp with rice and beans was my entree. Definitely wasnt hungry walking outta there. Food was great, service was slow but they were packed...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is great at the restaurant. We sat on the patio on a cool night. The made at the table guacamole is more for show, it's not seasoned very well. Other than that the food was good!

Thank kehrij
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't waste your money on the food. The burgers were dried up and the thread-like fries were more like potato stix. The bright spot is our server(DJ) was very nice and engaging. Your best bet is to eat elsewhere after having a drink.

Thank Janice V
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Visiting Austin and stopped in for the Mexican food while walking down 6th street. Atmosphere was great and the server was very helpful. I had the fajitas and they were excellent.

Thank davidpf
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Awesome service by the server (Mercedes), but vibed by the hostess for wanting to sit on the patio as a group of one...it was a Tuesday evening and the patio was not full. Margarita, chips salsas and appetizers were fantastic tasting and a good value,...More

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The reviews are not wrong, this restaurant is mixed bag. I think it’s because the location is in a prime area on 6th street which means they don’t care about the reviews. I found the service to be very good and prompt. We had a...More

Thank TonyUSAF
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Food and service were excellent, but 6th street is 1 street from 7th where the homeless shelter is in Austin and it's a LARGE shelter. The homeless people are all around 6th street. I would NEVER have ventured on 6th street without my husband with...More

Thank Mainah65
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice atmosphere dining outside on the rooftop! Great table side quac! Good tex-mex. Great service. Right on Sixth Street!

Thank duboisfly
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Questions & Answers
Judd K
24 August 2016|
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Response from TaxMel | Reviewed this property |
We parked at a garage parking at the building behind Iron Cactus, apologies I'm not sure what building was it.
Pamela V
30 January 2015|
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Response from FloridagirlP-cola | Reviewed this property |
Based on the website for the Truluck's Austin Arboretum showing open from 5-9 or 10pm I would guess no. You posted this question on the Iron Cactus question area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9240
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