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Cactus Charly

6 Highland Pl, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2508
+1 973-763-5150
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
25 May 2018
27 Jun 2018
“Great Dinner”
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
6 Highland Pl, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2508
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

this was an old favourite, but we had moved away, and hadn't frequented much in recent years. it was still great. we had shredded beef tacos, and a great shrimp dish. the food, fresh, and tasty. the service friendly, and efficient, great service, and the...More

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Very delicious and authentic food served by very friendly staff. This is a fine establishment for take out or dine in. I wish the portions were bigger for the price, however, we are never, ever dissapointed in the (deliciousness) quality of the food.

Thank Shawn E
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I love this place: the tacky Mexican decor of the place does not diminish the quality of the food. That they serve lengua (ox tongue) as regular fare is a testament to Cactus Charly’s commitment to serving good Mexican food. Besides their tacos, the mole...More

Thank JoelNunez1555
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Cactus Charly has the typical Mexican menu and is good for families. The food is average for its type. We tried them twice and decided not to return. There are better alternatives available.

Thank Peg165
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We eat here from time to time. Salsa very good. Dishes homemade. Vegetarian choices available. Staff hard working and friendly. Decor fun and spirited. Outdoor seating provided. Small intimate restaurant.

Thank MJ J
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Stable, traditional Mexican fare off the main strip in Maplewood Village. Reasonable service and large servings.

Thank oldboy8
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We have 4 people who wanted VEGGIE Mexican. This place has some interesting, if not authentic Mexican entrees, such as an Avocado Burrito. Most of the food was bland. They have added some wall murals that look wonderful. The service was very good.

Thank Annelyse C
Reviewed 19 December 2016

we had a spicy prawn, or shrimp meal, and a Mexican salad with grilled chicken, doused in white vinegar. both tasted delicious. service was friendly, and attentive. highly recommend. will return.

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I lived in So California for years and have had my fill of Tiajuana and this restaurant reminds me of those days. The food is filling and plentiful, but it lacks creativity and punch. Ive given them a try several times, but the final visit...More

Thank ChrisE2240
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Let me preface my review with the fact that my husband is Mexican. His parents are both from Mexico. We're in Mexico 1-2 times per year and eat........A LOT. If you're serving chimichangas, it's not authentic Mexican. They don't make chimichangas in Mexico. If you're...More

Thank crapschick
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Highland Pl, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2508
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Maplewood
  • Phone Number: +1 973-763-5150
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