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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

#159 of 3,139 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
+1 512-472-9240
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went for dinner during the SXSW festival. Been many times before in previous years - great food. It was busy so we were offered the table next to the waiting line. No problem. Then we had the temerity to sit down at the table...More

1  Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by so many people it seemed low risk to come try. Fajitas was great. The service was pretty good as well.

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love coming to Austin---for the weather and for the food. Certainly didn't get disappointed today with 81F high temps on a sunny day, and then coming to Iron Cactus for dinner. My waiter Austin was quite friendly & knowledgeable and helped me pick the...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for lunch! Tons of rooftop space. Great margaritas and fresh guacamole! Very quick service

Thank Ntaylor720
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I set up a dinner for a corporate group at this location. The planning process was very easy and Rhyann was great to work with! We had some changes and they were so accommodating! The group had a great time and I hope to work...More

Thank Gina A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting Austin we often take guests to the Iron Cactus on 6th St for some table side guacamole and margaritas on the roof top patio. A great spot and a tasty and fun experience on a sunny day. Plus you get to do a...More

Thank RegQuinton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us stopped here for dinner at the recommendation of the hotel concierge. We were seated on the upstairs patio and had a great view of downtown Austin. Our waiter took our drink orders quickly and when he returned with the drinks he brought...More

Thank DDay1959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've had better at most taco trucks. My brisket enchiladas were almost empty of filling, resulting in just soggy tortillas, swimming in a medium heat sauce. Refried beans were pasty, cilantro rice was nice. Wife had fish taco, which she said was OK. very pricey...More

Thank eatwine37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would go back again for the food and would hopefully get a better server. Food was amazing! Try the tableside guacamole for a real treat! Paella was a huge portion and fabulously flavored!

Thank Jimmy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not good. The chips, salsa and guacamole were the only items good. The rest of main dishes were mediocre at best.

Thank Afshin S
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Judd K
23 August 2016|
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Response from TaxMel | Reviewed this property |
We parked at a garage parking at the building behind Iron Cactus, apologies I'm not sure what building was it.
Pamela V
30 January 2015|
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Response from FloridagirlP-cola | Reviewed this property |
Based on the website for the Truluck's Austin Arboretum showing open from 5-9 or 10pm I would guess no. You posted this question on the Iron Cactus question area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9240
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