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The Cactus

$$ - $$$American, ,
620 3rd Ave SE, Perham, MN 56573-1744
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
620 3rd Ave SE, Perham, MN 56573-1744
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow is all I can say! It is a Saturday afternoon and after ordering our food we were informed that you’re out of flatbread. Okay. We changed our item to wings. “Out of wings” Um okay. Let’s do the French dip..”I’m sorry we are out...More

Thank Carleen K
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Employees are always very nice. The food tastes very delicious and fresh. We go regularly for “burger night”. We can’t find dinner specials like this anywhere. Family favorite!

Thank Karissa D
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Ate dinner here this weekend and I have found a new fave! I had the VooDoo Tips which is an appetizer as a meal with a salad and it was fantastic! I was a little hesitant to order this as it sounds like a strange...More

Thank mexigo
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Many of the offerings are very good. I especially enjoy the all you can eat fish on Friday evenings. Done very well and comes with choice of potato and salad.

Thank Littlebear222
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great fun place to eat. Family restaurant with themed nights, like $2.00 Burger Night and Taco Night. A generous happy hour and numerous "Meat" raffles.

Thank davidd472016
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a gem! It's quite lovely inside and gas a comfy feel when you walk in! Our Server was Taylor and she was informative and friendly and offered suggestions and made us feel right at home! I had the Halibut with a Caesar...More

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had very good servers and were looking forward to a good dining experience. I ordered a chimichanga which wasn't nearly as good as one in a mexican restaurant, but i should have expected that. My husband ordered the 11 oz walleye fillet and fettuchini...More

Thank Jill M
Blake M, Owner at The Cactus, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi Jill - thank you for taking the time to review my restaurant. Its great to hear you enjoyed your servers. I apologize you didnt enjoy your Chimichanga, and wish you would have made mention of it when I visited your table. Again, as I...More

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
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...More

Thank Drew T
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 3rd Ave SE, Perham, MN 56573-1744
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Perham
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