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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar

) #28 of 3,048 Restaurants in Dallas $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
+1 214-749-4766
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“fajitas” (55 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
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1 - 10 of 713 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Service was on point, even with it being busy. Lunch menu had a good variety to choose from and it was a quick turnaround.

Thank RichFamily6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had food delivered through Ubereats to my hotel. Wonderful that the participate in this! but the food was not great, I ordered the tortilla soup and chicken enchiladas. Soup was pretty decent, came with tortilla strips, lots of cheese and avacado. The enchiladas were...More

2  Thank selstar67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was nice to sit outside and view the Dallas skyline. The drinks were good, service fast but the food (and salsa) were marginal. My Tex-Mex taste must be spoiled or just used to food with a lot more kick & flavor. I'd go back...More

Thank EDubYa_1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely loved the restaurant and the food! I had chicken fajitas which was very tasty. The staff was very well-trained and very friendly - I loved it that you could watch how they make your guacamole. The prices weren't very high either. We also...More

1  Thank Agata Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this place because it was close to our hotel but I would go back no matter where I was staying. Interesting menu but still with a (delicious!) Cheeseburger for my picky kids. Amazing enchiladas and fish platter. Top notch service. Highly recommend!

1  Thank Megan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard a lot about this place before I had visited and arrived with high expectations. We quickly found a table in the middle of the room. Quite a lovely place.

Thank Janina K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for Sunday brunch. I've never had a Mexican brunch buffet, but this was delicious. Bloody Mary's were some of the best I've ever had! Food was delicious and extensive. Waffle bar, omelet bar, and a ton of more typical Tex mex fare. Big...More

1  Thank JacksonGuy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal here and super nice server. Great spot for a meal downtown! It was too hot to sit outside but great outdoor area too. Very nice decor.

Thank VMAC0912
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun venue for a party. Upstairs was a great space. The margaritas were flowing and very good. Vibrant area of town with a lot of action.

Thank mwsmiles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went late on the middle of he week; locale was not full and a party from a local consulting company was on going. Attention was quick and efficient. I had heard that the fish tacos were superb, but did not measure up to a...More

Thank mjolk
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Pauline M
where do you park and is this at downtown dallas. i want to take my husband for his birthday, do you all do anything special for bday people
4 April 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Parking is hard. There is street parking but scant. We just used valet at hotel and u can pay by the hour. Adolphus magnolia and Jewel all right there. Don't know about birthday thing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 19
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
    (Akard St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Downtown Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-749-4766
  • E-mail
Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar serves delectable Mexican dishes and award-winning margaritas. Its trendy yet cozy atmosphere combined with its delicious food, variety of margaritas and cocktails, and friendly service, makes it one of the popular places to visit in Dallas. It was listed by USA Today 10 Best List as one of the best Mexican restaurants in Dallas in 2014.
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