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Cactus Restaurant

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Broadway / Capitol Hill
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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4220 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98112-3237
+1 206-324-4140
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Seattle, Washington
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381 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We met friends for dinner here on a weeknight. This place has great food and great service and is always busy. The menu has a wide selection of Mexican inspired food with a modern twist. My Sonoran Spa Chicken was super tender and full of flavor. The kids' casedeas were generous, and the others enjoyed their dishes too. Our server... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is outstanding as well as the service. People are very friendly. Have eaten here many times, the best of all the Cactus restaurants.

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Tucson
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really good place for families or couples. There is outdoor seating available with heaters and a nice bar area where one can choose to eat also. The food is truly good. It is not Sonoran style which is what I am use to, but I can tell anyone I talk to that this food is seriously good.... More 

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Yakima,WA
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived at noon on a Sunday and had a choice of brunch or lunch. I dislike when brunch is the only option on Sunday. All three of us ordered from the seasonal menu. Very creative items that were all excellent. Plus accompanied with great service by our server and the manager. Plus Madison Park is such a fun area.

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Thank JanetTJ
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86 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Would be better if the business accepted reservations, or else one has to check in and then wait for a table to open up (10 mins. and 30 mins. on the two occasions I've been here). All dishes that I've tried are good, but don't miss the flan!

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Thank Anon00001
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visit the Madison St. Cactus restaurant regularly. We love the food, atmosphere and overall experience. I had the brisket tacos which are always delicious. The restaurant has a great selection of gluten free options as well.

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Seattle, Washington
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Extremely popular, no reservation policy. On a summer weekend, come early or be prepared to wait for twenty to thirty minutes. The wait is worth it.

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Thank Madronaguy
San Diego, California
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Had lunch, sat in bar window, good service. Smoked chicken quesadilla was excellent. Because it was our first visit, they served us flan for dessert that was VERY good!

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Thank LuvTOtravel06560
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I go for a getaway weekend in Seattle every fall. We found this place on a GF app and it was more then worth the visit. We were driving through on our way back from Bellingham and went more then out of our way to stop here for dinner. Once again it was incredible. It's a little... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent place to go for atmosphere and food. Our family ate there and had amazing dishes that were so unique too. I had butternut squash enchilada with carmelized onions and goat cheese with a lovely nonalcoholic drink. Something for everyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4220 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98112-3237
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 206-324-4140

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