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Cactus Flower Cafe

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Mexican, Southwestern
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3425 N 12th Ave, Pensacola, FL 32503-4008
+1 850-432-8100
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Pensacola, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

I ordered the Santa Fe Enchiladas. They were not bad, but they were not great either. The sauce on them was quite greasy. But I did order one hard corn shell taco because they make the shells in house. It was very delicious!!!

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Thank jessica f
Florida
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

Fresh, Fresh, Fresh prepared to order Mexican. No Speedy Gonzales here. We usually split the salad with all three dressings on the side. We also share the Mango Shrimp appetizer with the meal ... one of 2 little know Pensacola treats. (The other is the Ruben Egg Rolls at McGuires.)

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Thank bulletsdad
Pensacola, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

I love this place! The food is delicious and fresh! I've been going there for years, and I've never had more yummy quesadillas anywhere. Oh, and the Santa Fe sauce? HEAVEN! The one on Highway 98 is equally delicious, but usually not as packed. This location does have one too many tables in a room.

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Thank Alyssa L
Pensacola, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

I went with my wife, daughter, and granddaughter, and for the second time the service was deplorable. The food is actually very good, but they have lost me as a customer because of the really poor service.

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Thank dprintz
Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

We had been trying to visit, the reviews lead us to believe the food was good. We weren't disappointed. You are greeted with corn chips and really great salsa. The Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos were amazing! The Chimicanga was the size of a Guinea pig! The portions were good for the price. If you're in the area and are in... More 

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Thank Tony F
Arlington, Texas
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

This place has amazing food and even better service!! I had their Mexican salad and it was big enough to feed two people! Lol their salsa ranch (?) is phenomenal too!!! Make sure to finish with their Flan :)

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Thank jessnlexi04
Pensacola, Florida
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177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

A friend and I lunched here a couple weeks go and had a very unpleasant experience. I didn't want to put on Trip Advisor what we felt so emailed the cafe voicing our issues. The founder/owner replied very quickly, apologizing and offering to make it right. My husband and I had lunch there yesterday and our experience was outstanding!!! The... More 

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Thank laurabender
Augusta, Georgia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014

Don't waste your time or money on this place. Taco Bell is better tasting than this. Very bland food with little options to spice it up. Very disappointed in the quality and the atmosphere.

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Pace, Florida, United States
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

The portions are huge! The food is made with fresh ingredients and it is always good! I especially enjoy the Queso Bites that are on the appetizer menu. I often have those as my meal and I always have enough to eat. The sangria is also especially yummy.

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Thank Cara M
Pensacola, Florida
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

Quite but bustling in our backyard, it's great for lunch or dinner. Best Southwest Mexican food I've had and I've been southwest many times. Authentic menu, generous portions and nice presentation. Staff is attentive and hard working. Food arrive hot and fresh.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3425 N 12th Ave, Pensacola, FL 32503-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-432-8100

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