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Cactus Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Contemporary
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Livadia Beach, Parikia 844 00, Greece
+30 2284 024164
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Ottawa, Canada
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270 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Hubby and I shared had some of the best fajitas ever here. The chicken strips had a wood-fired grilled flavour, the tomato salsa was fresh tasting and the guacamole, classic but amazing. We dropped in for drinks and snacks a couple times during our stay in Parikia and always felt welcomed. Great view of the sea and beaches across the... More 

1 Thank Nancy_Ottawa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

It was the end of the season and they were closing up the following week. Food was lovely, host was lovely and the margaritas were excellent!! Beautiful spot for dinner after craving Mexican food!

Thank Taylor M
Oakland, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

After being in Paros for 2 weeks, it was refreshing to have a change in cuisine. Vanessa is a sweetheart and gave us some of the best service and conversation we've had in Greece. The food was also yummy, my boyfriend and I both finished our plates. The spicy refried beans are tasty. Margaritas are made with fresh fruit, not... More 

Thank sowamazing
Rexburg, Idaho
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Not even close to authentic Mexican food. Please don't advertise it as such. Everything is very overpriced. You order Cheese dip (tasted like velveeta) and it comes with 5 chips. You have to pay for each additional bowl of chips. Our first bowl was all crumbs, like the bottom of a chip bag. Very disappointing.

Thank Jake N
Hicksville, New York
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

While in Paros I will have to admit we were let down by the meal options at many of the restaurants. We came across Cactus Restaurant as it was next to our hotel. We decided to give this Mexican Restaurant a try since the other seafood and taverna options just didnt have the quality food we were looking for, and... More 

Thank Rob K
Brighton, Australia
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stopped here for a drink. We both rated this as the best mojito that we have ever had!! It was unbelievably cheap too! The waitress was very sweet and told us the reason our drinks were so good was because of the fresh herbs they use to make the drinks and apologised and said that was... More 

Thank sonialovestotravel
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Mu husband and I usually only eat the local cuisine when we travel. But we were just looking for some cheap drinks near our hotel and this fit the bill. We ordered the Nachos con queso and a pitcher of sangria. I could have went to Walmart bought a bag of tortilla chips and some queso and it would have... More 

Thank Starr416
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The best Mexican/ Thai food! The variety on the menu is excellent. The presentation and flavours of the food were amazing as well as the cocktails made from fresh ingredients. Staff were friendly, efficient and really added to the experience. Would defiantly recommend and go back.

Thank white_o123
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Came here twice on our trips to Paros. Both food & drinks were great ! Great place for happy hour across from the beach. An lovely service from all the staff ! So friendly, Would definitely recommend !

Thank Caitlin C
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were a little taken aback at first by the menu. As they offered Mexican, Thai and Greek food, we were unsure of how good the quality of the food would be. We were very very pleasantly surprised though! Everything with very tasty, large portion sizes, and all of their cocktails were made with fresh ingredients which is always a... More 

Thank Pmingaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Contemporary
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Livadia Beach, Parikia 844 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Paros  >  Parikia
  • Phone Number: +30 2284 024164

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