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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar

#128 of 3,209 Restaurants in Dallas
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, ,
1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
+1 214-749-4766
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“fajitas” (56 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was very good. Service was average. Sitting outside in the beautiful space on the third level with a margarita was outstanding, thus an overall rating of very good.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here. Two of us were seated immediately but it took 10 minutes before anyone came to take our drink order. Then another 15 minutes before the drinks arrived. On a positive note, the chips and hot sauce were great and the food we...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had lunch here, and I thought it was tasty and reasonably priced. I really can’t ask for anything more in a lunch place.

Thank SoxWin09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So my son and I went for Sunday brunch and we could not have been more pleased. We were there just after 10 when the buffet starts. The sheer collection of choices is astonishing. Anything from hand made omelettes to pecan crusted chicken. You will...More

Thank flip-flops-4-life
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called just 20 min before arriving on a Saturday night and received a reservation for 8 people (all adults).Food was great. Start with the tableside guacamole. Suggest the grilled fish tacos or the meatloaf. Finish with the mousse or donuts. Yes, I said donuts!...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First night in the US and Dallas. Dined out on the third floor of this restaurant. Decor is a bit grotty, seen better times. Alan, (I think) was our waiter. Good, quick service, which was appreciated as we were quite jet lagged. Had the Paella...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner with a colleague. Restaurant had an average rating of 3.9 but was close to the hotel and menu looked good. Overall was very impressed. Margaritas were great. Food was hot and fresh. Portions were huge and prices very reasonable. Our waiter...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant so we walked to it. When we walked in there were 2 waiters and a hostess standing there. We asked for a table for two and the hostess made a face like she was passing a hard dump. She looked...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Stop here in the middle of an inter-office team building challenge. We had been running around downtown for a couple of hours and needed a break. The service was quick and friendly. I can recommend the table side guac and the pork tamale pops.

Thank SwerveXJ
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great time! Nice atmosphere with good tex-mex food. The margarita's we're good and the bartenders were very attentive. Great fun.

Thank Jcyflower
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Pauline M
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Parking is hard. There is street parking but scant. We just used valet at hotel and u can pay by the hour. Adolphus magnolia and Jewel all right there. Don't know about birthday thing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
    (Akard St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Downtown Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-749-4766
  • E-mail
Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar serves delectable Mexican dishes and award-winning margaritas. Its trendy yet cozy atmosphere combined with its delicious food, variety of margaritas and cocktails, and friendly service, makes it one of the popular places to visit in Dallas. It was listed by USA Today 10 Best List as one of the best Mexican restaurants in Dallas in 2014.
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