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“Very Bad Choice”
Review of Cactus

Cactus
Ranked #2,608 of 4,669 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Manayunk
Cross street: Rector Street
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Honestly I can't say one good thing about the Cactus Bar & Grill. We were lured by the sandwich board in the front of the restaurant advertising make your own Bloody Mary's and $3 mimosas. We had the bartender/server make our Bloody Mary and it was totally undrinkable. It tasted like an entire bottle of horseradish had been poured into it with watered down tomato juice and a stick of stuffed olives (say what?). If the mimosa had any champagne in it I would have been shocked. We ordered steak tacos and Santa Fe egg rolls. Presentation was horrible and the egg rolls in particular were awful. The only thing I can say is our server was friendly. BAD choice on our part.

Funny, later that day we were walking by the restaurant and the one next door to Cactus was packed, Cactus was virtually empty. There is a reason people!

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

While in the area we were looking for a lunch spot, found the cactus and glad we did. Most area restaurants were not open but we were welcomed in and were told it was taco Tuesday . Great salsa and chips and the loaded burrito was beyond large and the taste was yum ! (Took half to go ) Tacos were a hit along with the price. We look forward to the next trip to the area so we can enjoy this spot again.
I recommend this spot if you want a rustic casual atmosphere with a great style of its own Mexican taste !!

Enjoy the little moments as they come because you will never get a chance to get any of them back !! JEEP DAD #familyjeepers

Thank theJeepDAD
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Went there with a group of my friends on Saturday night. Staff is super friendly and the food was great and the Margs were banging.

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Thank k k
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

My friends and I decided to go out for some drinks and dinner on a Wednesday night. The cactus had seats for us right away, the server came as we were sitting down to get our drink orders, within several minutes we were given free chips, salsa, and our drinks were already at the table. The food came out very quick and was very good! The chicken wrap was awesome! The long island iced-teas are awesome as well, you NEED to try them! Overall, great place for dinner and drinks on Main Street.

Thank Megiegrillzx3
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

We went to this place because we were craving some Mexican food. We didn't know what to expect as we read different mixed reviews about this place, but we were glad we stopped by and gave this place a chance.
My wife ordered the longhorn meal and we shared.
I ordered the pulled pork with black bean salsa and we both shared it as well.
We also had the stuffed jalapeno with three different kinds of cheese for an appetizer and were impressed.
We were stuffed and we actually had some left overs.
I would definitely recommend you checking this place out if you are looking for a great place to eat for a reasonable price.

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Thank Brian D
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