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The Cactus

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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620 3rd Ave SE, Perham, MN 56573-1744
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The reception was huge and we were very impressed with the staff and food considering the number of plated meals.

Thank WDWlover
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A large facility with something for everyone it seemed. Enjoyed the outdoor patio with fireplace and full service, but found many enjoying the large formal dining room and the more casual bar area. I thought it impressive to have the chef visiting with the diners and bar patrons. I had an after dinner cocktail at the bar and loved the... More 

Thank Drew T
Plymouth, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our group had great service, with our reservations. They were all set up when we arrived. The food came out hot and was very good. The Friday fish special was very good.

Thank robinhT9874PR
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Cactus was a very nice looking place with a big menu selection, the interior was very nice and the atmosphere was really nice and the service was very good. The problem was that all these good things end when your food comes. I really wanted to like this place, very nice small town non-chain eatery but the food was... More 

Thank David P
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The food and service is amazing! I love the atmosphere! The smoked salmon flatbread is great! Great value for your money.

Thank Kay S
Andover, Minnesota
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133 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great food and drink but definately a local hang out. I live the "up north" decor and the patio is nice to relax in. The bar is usually full of the locals playing pulltabs and chatting. Nice place.

Thank SnoopiMN
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I ordered a NY strip steak that was obviously cooked on a flat-top and not an actual grill. About 25% of the steak was inedible connective tissue and fat, and not worth the price paid.

Thank Nick J
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Cactus had a good variety of food choices and very reasonably priced. Menu included burgers, steaks and Mexican dishes and also had seating outside.

Thank 633dona
Martinsville, Indiana, United States
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

The was the first time at the Cactus. The outside looked a little seedy and the location odd, but local family members said it was a good place to eat. Our party was very large (18) and while there was a little confusion on who ordered what, we all got our meals in a timely fashion. My wife and I... More 

Thank Alan G
Perham, Minnesota
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2015

The Cactus has great lunch specials....including a Lunch Buffet. They also have many delicious selections for dinner and are moderately priced. Tough to beat!

Thank Koozie58

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 3rd Ave SE, Perham, MN 56573-1744
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Perham

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?