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The Original Cactus Grille - CLOSED

800 Allens Ave, Providence, RI 02905-5425
+1 401-941-0004
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Overview
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible56%
12 Jun 2013
“Don't bother!”
30 Apr 2013
“Gross!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
800 Allens Ave, Providence, RI 02905-5425
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Reviewed 12 June 2013

This was the worst restaurant I have been too EVER!!!! The hostess sat us, there were three other people in the restaurant. We waited for thirty minutes and went over and asked her if there was a waitress, she said she completely forgot about us...More

1  Thank gailyee
Reviewed 30 April 2013

I guess you could say--"one and done"--that's all it took for me. Food was just awful and the restaurant was in dire need of a good cleaning and new paint. Stay away from the Ladies restroom---even dirtier. I wouldn't even recomend this place to my...More

1  Thank stargal1
Reviewed 8 March 2013

We went there the other night and there must have only been 2 waitstaff total, plus a new cook, so keep that in mind. It took so long to get any service, and when the food came it was a literal joke. A mexican salad,...More

1  Thank alissamgraham
Reviewed 16 March 2012

We found this restaurant to be a pleasant surprise. With quality food and drinks,but not high prices. The waitstaff was quite helpful with suggestions on drinks, apptizers, and dinners. Every night they have a specal sheet with some great choices. We tried the crab stuffed...More

Thank bkpoud2
Reviewed 12 December 2009

Cactus Grille used to be good when it was near Providence Children's Museum. Now, it is just bland. The food was tasteless, the restaurant was dirty, and the service was average (meaning as bad as usual around Providence). There seems to be no good Mexican...More

1  Thank jccarter
Reviewed 23 September 2009

I met friends at the bar in the Cactus Grill where we had a margarita each. The drinks were great & the bartender even let us sample some other flavors (watermellon). After our drinks, we all went in to the restaurant area to eat, The...More

Thank nigel50
Reviewed 13 July 2009

Went to this restaurant tonight. At first glance, it looked a bit like a dive, but thought we'd give it a shot. We should have gone with our first instinct. The longer we sat in the booth, the more I could see that the place...More

1  Thank Pat A
A TripAdvisor Member
Cranston, RI
11
Reviewed 14 May 2006

I have eaten at the Cactus Grille many times and have always enjoyed the food and friendly staff. Its not fine dining, but very few places that claim to be upscale are clearly lacking in many areas. This place is laid back and welcoming with...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
A TripAdvisor Member
No. Providence, R.I.
12
Reviewed 3 May 2006

Take note. A tip is included for parties of six or more and your wait person may forget to tell you. We recently visited the "empty" Catcus Grille on a Saturday night. After dinner, we received our bill and left a tip based on the...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Allens Ave, Providence, RI 02905-5425
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-941-0004
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