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Cactus Taverna

2420 N Salisbury Blvd, Route 13 South, Salisbury, MD 21801-2189
+1 410-548-1254
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (25 reviews)
“flan” (16 reviews)
“wine margaritas” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2420 N Salisbury Blvd, Route 13 South, Salisbury, MD 21801-2189
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Eclectic menu (Mediterranean, Spanish, & Mexican) but a number of gluten free options. Our Server (Caroline) was quite knowledgeable about gluten issues. The rack of lamb (6 chops) were wonderful.

Thank ehg2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cactus Taverna, Mexican with a taste of the Mediterranean, full service bar, separate large dining room from the normal dining area, is located at 2420 North Salisbury Boulevard, Salisbury, MD 21801, 410-548-1254. The menu is comprehensive yet concise and to the point. We had...More

Thank 977samd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you, reviews, for steering my husband and me to this delightful restaurant. We were passing through Salisbury on the way home and I looked into reviews on multiple sites before choosing this specific restaurant. The food and atmosphere far exceeded our hopes or expectations....More

Thank Freebirds2
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Superior service and an interesting blend of contemporary Mediterranean cuisine. The owner is on site an assures you will have an enjoyable experience!

Thank mikeywwes
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If you're heading to or from Ocean City, Cactus Taverna is a great choice for a good meal. The owner is often there and always helpful with all parts of the operation.

Thank Dennis H
CactusTaverna, Manager at Cactus Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you for the review! We are glad you had a good experience with us. Enjoy the beach, and see you next time!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

The owner, Imad, is always there to great guest at their tables and let them try a free sample of port wine. Great atmosphere, great food, and great service! Will also have live music on most weekends. One of the few go-to restaurants in Salisbury.

Thank wesleyc513
CactusTaverna, Manager at Cactus Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you for the excellent review! Come again soon, we will have your port wine ready:)

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

While in Salisbury for a work trip, I ate here two nights in a row. Excellent menu with spectacular service. Piano player on Wednesday nights adds great ambience! I’ll definitely be back!

Thank Jbedwards
CactusTaverna, Manager at Cactus Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks for the awesome review! Come in and see us soon, we also have live music on most weekend nights that you've gotta check out!

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

First-timer here! Filet covered in purée style crab imperial. Very different crab imperial on top of a very tender filet that was cooked perfectly. I had to return a few pieces of my grilled squash that were undercooked, but other than that, the meal was...More

1  Thank Johnie44
CactusTaverna, Manager at Cactus Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you for the review! We are very happy you enjoyed your experience here.hope to see you soon!:)

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I'm so glad our travels this afternoon took us to Salisbury area. After searching the reviews, chose this restaurant based on rating of #1 out of all the areas restaurants. Was also excited to try the seafood paella. Started out with the alligator bites. They...More

Thank medic4purple
CactusTaverna, Manager at Cactus Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Happy anniversary! We are glad you had a good time here. See you next time!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The name does not tell the whole story. Cactus Taverna is a little bit southwestern, a little bit Mediterranean, and some Americana! Be it fried, grilled or roasted you can count on it being good. Our fav is the lamb shanks. Great hospitality too!

Thank Doug H
CactusTaverna, Manager at Cactus Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

So glad you enjoyed your experience, Doug. Thanks for the positive review! Can't wait to see you again.

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sinclairdaniel
31 December 2016|
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Response from TVL4Ever3 | Reviewed this property |
Never hurts
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29 July 2016|
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Response from debrah731 | Reviewed this property |
No! Plenty of light!
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Wayne S
31 January 2015|
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Response from CactusTaverna | Property representative |
We can seat in a private back room up to 50 people or we can open up the back and side rooms to make a semi private room for up to about 100-150
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2420 N Salisbury Blvd, Route 13 South, Salisbury, MD 21801-2189
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 410-548-1254
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