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El Cactus Bistro and Bar

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Bar, Pub
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3.5km Jalan Pantai, Port Dickson 71000, Malaysia
6463503
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16:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 00:00
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Kuala Lumpur
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52 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is simple and you can have the outdoor and inside bar area. They have a simple cantina effect. The food is Mexican in a Malaysian twist. So, it was a delicious meal and it adds the unique dining in a less than exciting town.

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Thank SCHAVE_R
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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6 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Fire the chef or send him to training coz the food served was horrible to the core. Service was equally a shame and might as well served ourselves instead . A small bungalow redone into a restaurant which is really run down with red lights all over looking more like a dirty massage parlor instead. Won't go there even if... More 

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Thank chef_Mahady
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I had the Nachos, they were good. However the ambience and the service needs a serious upgrade. They place has some potential, but it's wasted. It is probably in need to investors who understand how to manage, promote and run F&B outlets.

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Thank Vinod N
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Noting to shout about the food. Service is fine but the price a bit expensive. Some of the dishes might not be available. They do not serve pizza but the sign board at the road showed they are pizza.

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Thank Patrick C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I was so excited to eat here as it is the go place me and my family would have dinner. But sadly yesterday's dinner was super disappointing. The meals were bland, the only thing that was reasonably nice was the fish and chips. The mocktail Sandy Beach was supposed to taste like mango, instead the milk overwhelmed it. So in... More 

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Thank ShaHannah
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We went to e restaurant because of good reviews. In e end, all e food were nightmare. We ordered 3 medium well sirloin steak, end up were over well. So rubber. Another set was medium end up also well cooked. Taste were Ave, nothing great. We ordered 2 mushroom soup, it taste similar to hot milk, don't hv mushroom taste... More 

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Thank Ck L
Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Came back after 3 years and my original review still holds. The food was superb and on the cheap side. Somebody here was comparing it to Chili's with same price and worse taste, I can't disagree more. This was refreshing change after my monthly visit to Chili's. Btw the portions are really huge and that's coming from European who eats... More 

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Thank Hrisnik
Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

While we attempted to catch lunch here, this place is only open in the evening. the kids enjoyed the food here

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Thank Beena T
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Came here last night with family. No complaints on ambience, prices etc but the food came like 30minutes after ordering on a night when the place was half full and most of them were already eating.

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Thank Gavin C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

The waiter is friendly and able to take order. The food is served within 15 minutes. Sirloin steak, nachos and the mushroom soup really do taste great. Family may dine in with a beautiful sea scenery.

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Thank JANICE S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 100
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3.5km Jalan Pantai, Port Dickson 71000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Negeri Sembilan  >  Port Dickson
  • Phone Number: 6463503

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?