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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

#52 of 3,054 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
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606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
+1 512-472-9240
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11:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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245 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped for food and drink and were not disappointed. There was a 15 minute for outside seating but plenty of seating inside. Service was very nice, food was great and a nice selection of beer, wine and cocktails.

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Thank Greg P
Kansas City, Missouri
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127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This Iron Cactus is a great location right on 6th downtown Austin. The table side gust was very good and the fajitas were decent. Nothing special but good. Service is okay but our waitress didn't listen and made some errors. If it's nice out sit ustairs on the deck.

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Dallas, Texas
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This restaurant is in the perfect spot to enjoy dinner on 6th street, middle of all the action. The food is excellent! I love the table side guacamole. Yum! All of the food is really good. The drinks are on the expensive side. And the lines to wait to get a table can be quite long. Still worth the wait.

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Thank traveltime0000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere, food and drinks here! The enchiladas are absolutely amazing. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Thank familyfirst222
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has a nice covered deck that you can sit and enjoy fresh air and the view of 6th street. They have tableside guacamole, which gives you a huge serving of guac. The drinks were also very good and the waitress was very attentive!

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Thank Krista S
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88 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived just before the main dinner rush, so we were seated quickly and had our waiter to ourselves. He was very helpful in suggesting drinks, appetizers, and entrees that we might enjoy, and was very knowledgeable about the menu. The food was not exceptional, but it was good and I felt that it was reasonably priced for the area.

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Thank M S
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

7 of us went to dinner on a Tuesday, 5:30ish after an all day conference. We requested to sit upstairs on the outdoor patio. There were lots of available tables but we waited almost 30 minutes for the wait staff to arrive. The food was excellent but the waitress was disengaged, and no management ever addressed the wait or even... More 

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Thank Rinni O
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is way too popular and because of that there's a big chance of a long waiting line... anyway, the service and food are OK but not particularly good. Also, order something else other than the enchiladas. The enchiladas are small and didn't taste or look good. The sandwiches, fajita's and pork loins, however, were fantastic (unfortunately, I did... More 

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Concord, MA
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151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I organized a trip to Austin to enjoy some warm weather, great golf and good food. One of my local friends recommended Iron Cactus. We were not disappointed. The Event Planner, Rhyann, was responsive and accommodating to our needs. The restaurant has a great private area that easily handled our group. We selected a buffet that was able to meet... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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193 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wandering around downtown on 6th, we saw the upstairs patio basking in the sun and decided that this was the place for us for lunch. A quick seating by the railing overlooking trinity and 6th, and we were off with tortilla chips, beers and drinks for the 4 of us. I ordered the paella, a large dish of rice with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9240

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DeSoto, Texas
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?