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Cactus Jack's Southwest Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
2736 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3134
+1 757-802-9898
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“burrito” (47 reviews)
“tacos” (80 reviews)
“queso” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2736 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3134
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1 - 10 of 449 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Dropped in for a late dinner and sat outside on Atlantic Avenue.Ana ia a awesome server and made some great recommendations. The brisket burrito is awesome!

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cactus Jack's - Sad & pathetic. Last call at 9:30pm on a Thursday night. Got kicked out (closed) in the 9th inning of the Historic Cleveland Indians quest for the MLB record 22nd consecutive win not to mention 3rd quarter of NFL Thursday night football....More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were walking down the street to see what restaurants were near our hotel. We decided to stop in cactus jacks one night. It was pretty quiet. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. She let us know all the food is...More

Thank hollaitsxbri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food not expensive and very good portions. For a first time visit we enjoyed it. Menu is interesting and we had an excellent choice.

Thank lbelisle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would have given 5 stars, but my husband thought his roll was stale... that's not a good way to start this review off! The queso dip was PHENOMENAL and I ordered a taco trio: blackened fish, brisket, and fried shrimp and my food was...More

Thank BrianandChelsea
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I both got the Avocado Crab Salad and loved it. Not a huge portion, but just right so you don't feel you've eaten too much. Fried carrots are a unique touch, something we've never had but found very tasty. We sat outside...More

Thank Metsfan52
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Cactus Jack's was not on our list of restaurants to visit, we ran in during a rainstorm because it was close by. The menu is not extensive, but some of the choices are very unique, such as the Grilled Caesar Salad (yes, the lettuce is...More

Thank LHenn23
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We've been going since they opened. On our last visit, they'd taken our favorite dish, salmon with blueberry sauce, off the menu. We still enjoyed it, but miss the other entree. Will continue to go when we're at the beach.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Walked off the beach to try this restaurant for lunch. We told the hostess we were going to eat at the bar. Well, we sat there for quite a while and no bartender appeared and also wait staff never recognized us as they went by....More

Thank Luvthebeach
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We went because we heard they had great margaritas and we were not disappointed! My husband got traditional flavored that were on happy hour special for $5 and I got the strawberry mango...YUM! We also got a dip trio of the pico de gallo, mango...More

Thank Heather F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2736 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3134
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-802-9898
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Welcome, future guests! Virginia Beach oceanfront's newest restaurant Located at 2736 Atlantic Ave. Just steps from the beach, Cactus Jack's is a new and exciting addition to the Virginia Beach waterfront. Relax in confront on our shade covered patio, or retreat indoors where our stylish decor is truly one of a kind. Colorful light resonates throughout the interior, creating a vibrant and festive atmosphere that is built for those who are looking to have a really good time! Our menu, created by Chef Nate Orlando, features southwestern inspired cuisines made with the freshest of ingredients, in addition to traditional American favorites. House made guacamole made to order, an extensive variety of tacos, burritos and a juicy Jack's burger are just a small sampling of our mouthwatering fare. We also have some incredible entrees of Fresh Seafood, Steaks, and once in a lifetime dishes. Cactus Jacks looks forward to helping you find the perfect dish of your choice! We have incredible Specialty Cocktails including many different types of Margaritas, Tropical Drinks, Sangria, and Mojitos. Cactus Jacks is the perfect destination for every occasion, whether it be Saturday night drinks, happy hour, or a weekday lunch or dinner. We pride ourselves on our friendly, fun atmosphere and the creativity that goes into every dish and drink that we serve.
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