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The Thirsty Cactus

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
2 King St E | Dundas Ontaio, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1A3, Canada
+1 905-627-8488
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (15 reviews)
“chimichanga” (4 reviews)
“cobb salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
2 King St E | Dundas Ontaio, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1A3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

No reservation. I showed up with my wife and my son and his girlfriend and we parked in the street (There's no parking). The atmosphere is very welcoming, nice décor in a very nice building. They welcomed us with 2 bols of nacho chips and...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A far as pub grub goes it is pretty bland. I like the occasional Roadhouse night out, the atmosphere is good, the service was dreadful. I took my teenage son out and he enjoyed his pulled pork sandwich, I ordered a pasta dish that was...More

Thank BMLT
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Was exploring Dundas and enjoying the Christmas spirit in town on a Saturday so dropped in for a lunch and a beer looked good and interesting. Ordered beer (offered a sample was great) and philly cheese steak sandwich and shrimp dish, well beer was good,...More

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Don't book their back room for your private event. My mother inlaw booked their private room the night before her son's wedding...no not reserved. Sorry. We received good service, food and beer. Disappointed with their abilities to honour a reservation.

Thank James S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Have been many times. The best Cobb Salad anywhere! Always friendly...and they will bend over backwards to accomdoate.

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I've been to this restaurant twice in the past two weeks with family. On the first visit I had the burrito bowl which was delicious. The guacamole was to die for! On the second visit I enjoyed the burrito which includes the tortilla and all...More

Thank EllieCarroll
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent service all three of us enjoyed what we ordered. Prices reasonable Very accommodating for my food allergy.

Thank Marie-louise L
Reviewed 6 October 2017

While passing through Dundas we popped into this place for a quick bite. It was a beautiful day so we sat outside on the patio. Service was great, staff friendly and the food was good. The bar area inside is fabulous, very rustic. Bathrooms in...More

Thank WANDERLUSTinMe
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I think they have this business because Colin's has long wait time. They have beer on tap; that I have never known the brand. That is not the problem! Because I always think beer is beer, but you will change your mind, their beer is...More

Thank moein m
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Interesting restaurant in an old store front with Mexican decor and good sized outdoor patio. Not much on the menu by way of choice if you are not a fan of Mexican food. Very clean and staff are friendly, although our server was lacking in...More

Thank owlsnest2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 King St E | Dundas Ontaio, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-627-8488
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