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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

#161 of 3,215 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
+1 512-472-9240
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on a recent visit to Austin. We looked up several Mexican restaurants in the area and chose this one based on TripAdvisor reviews. We weren’t disappointed! We sat on the upstairs, outdoor deck. On the advice of our server, we tried the...More

Thank Tracy J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Iron Cactus offers a consistent experience. I think the best items are the brisket enchiladas, table-side guacamole and margaritas. I recommend trying more than one of the margaritas.

Thank TheJimmyco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tables on the roof deck are really nice. Shaded. The food is reasonably priced. The fresh guacamole is a good appetizer. I ordered fish tacos. They were ok. Nothing special. The overall atmosphere is decent and the staff was friendly.

Thank gcbuilds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was really good. Great drinks, chips. Love the upstairs outside seating. It was a good day to be outside in the covered patio.

Thank ItsaGthg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would not recommend this restaurant for “street food”, it is definitely a step above. The guacamole made table side was truly awesome as well as a show to watch. The food is very good and the waitstaff friendly.

Thank CAH6145
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first stop in Austin and it was very nice. Enjoyed tasty drinks and chips with queso. We didn't want dinner and our server was helpful and respectful.

Thank KSGN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a little skeptical when my brother in law picked this place because of mixed reviews but wow! Happy hour drinks were $3 off tequila drinks—the signature margaritas and the pineapple jalapeño margaritas were the bomb. I had the Cactus filet—so good and cooked...More

Thank mothena
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed a quick lunch at the Iron Cactus! I was surprised when the manager brought over a free appetizer because it was my first visit! The brisket enchiladas and margarita were perfect.

Thank Kristy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first night in Austin and we knew we had to hear some live music on 6th but we also needed somewhere to eat. Came by this place because it had outdoor seating and friend also visited and liked. Good thing my man read sign...More

1  Thank Soymoosemom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For what we were looking for - a place with tapas plates, outdoor patio and some good drinks this was exactly it. The generous serving of nachos and two types of salsa were free to the table. We enjoyed the fish tacos and chicken flatbread...More

Thank NLfoodie65
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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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