We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Mad Cactus - CLOSED

9175 Pearl Rd, Strongsville, OH 44136-1401
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good8%
  • Average25%
  • Poor43%
  • Terrible16%
30 Jul 2013
“Mad Cactus in Strongsville Ohio -- Closed!!”
3 Feb 2013
“super bowl last day for the catus”
Restaurant Hours Closed
9175 Pearl Rd, Strongsville, OH 44136-1401
All Details
Reviews (12)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 30 July 2013

This place finally closed its doors for good within the past couple of weeks, and is in the process of being sold.

Thank dcpacker
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Been there twice went with some friends the bands are terrible never ate the food from the reviews thank god but i do have to say the drinks where very good and strong. Owner never took advantage with what he had now he closing shop...More

4  Thank ClevelandohioMark
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Years ago I ate at the Mad Cactus – it was largely forgettable and I didn’t plan to return. But after hearing about the Restaurant Impossible makeover, curiosity set in. I am a foodie, after all, and at least I could try one of the...More

7  Thank HappyFoodie2
Reviewed 26 October 2012

A few friends recently (October) met for lunch. I ordered the Texas Burrito. An hour didn't even pass and I was so sick, vomiting, shakes..missed work the next day. .I CAN NOT prove it was from the Mad Cactus because I did NOT go to...More

2  Thank NancyNurse9
Reviewed 4 September 2012

stopped for dinner about a month after Robert from Restaurant Impossible did a makeover. Had high expectations. Food was still way below average. Judge Mex places by refried beans and these were bad. Salsa bar was the only improvement IMO. Try Gran Fiesta on Royalton...More

1  Thank OhioTrackMan
Reviewed 27 August 2012

We went here to celebrate my 9yr old son's birthday. He loves the show "Reataursant Impossible" and wanted to try one of his recipes. The place has gotten fair reviews but our experience was good. Waitress was the best we have ever had..very attentive and...More

Thank Sassymom522
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We've not been to the Mad Cactus in a while, so I thought I'd give it a shot for take-out. Ordered the Chicken Fajita Salad. The meat was blech; seemed like marinated chunks of lunchmeat or something. The rest of the salad was nothing special...More

Thank Rochelle M
Reviewed 23 July 2012

I cannot expect this place to be open in the near future. Service was fine however the food was just tolerable and although they say their Margarita's were voted the best in Cleveland not sure by who, when, or what recipe it was. This 1/2...More

1  Thank clevelandbiffOrd
Reviewed 2 July 2012

We had a wonderful lunch at The Mad Cactus. This is the 4th time I've been there in the last 2 months, and the food is always so, so good. I've heard that some people who used to frequent the restaurant don't, anymore, because they...More

Thank NMartel_12
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Much improved! The food was decent, but not the best Tex-Mex we've had. Service was a bit slow. Their salsa ar is great! Their chimmichuuri salsa was excellent!

1  Thank Will H
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Strongsville
Kings Inn Cleveland
7 reviews
.11 km away
La Siesta Motel
1 review
.71 km away
Pike View Motel
2 reviews
1.19 km away
Home2 Suites by Hilton Middleburg Heights Cleveland
106 reviews
2.68 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse
277 reviews
.61 km away
68 reviews
.52 km away
49 reviews
.20 km away
Buffalo Wild Wings
24 reviews
.52 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Islander Bar & Grille
14 reviews
2.06 km away
Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course
98 reviews
2.43 km away
SouthPark Mall
76 reviews
3.41 km away
Two Bucks Middleburg Hts.
14 reviews
3.50 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9175 Pearl Rd, Strongsville, OH 44136-1401
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Strongsville
It was on the Food Network show, Restaurant Impossible.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing