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Cactus Flower Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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3425 N 12th Ave, Pensacola, FL 32503-4008
+1 850-432-8100
11:00 - 21:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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54 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I recently found out, it is hard to find a good Mexican restaurant in the Gulf Shores, Perfidy Key area. Who knew. Where we live, there is one on every corner. So,we ordered up the cheese dip. Added jalps, still not a lot of taste and a little too gummie for me. Chips were a little lacking, as well, but... More 

1 Thank susanpopewhitmire
Pensacola, Florida
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Good food. I arrived earlier than the rest of my party. The manager Mike was very nice and made a point to come over and chat and to make sure that I didn't need anything. That personal touch makes a really big impression to me!

Thank Somerville55
Bellbrook, Ohio
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401 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was recently in Pensacola for a family event. My sister and I selected Cactus Flower for a Friday night dinner, and it will become a regular stop for future visits. The restaurant is easily accessible from the Cordova Mall area. The seating--we chose to sit outdoors--was quick, as was the drink service. The complimentary chips and salsa are delicious,... More 

Thank TJouer
Navarre, Florida
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We went to the Cactus Flower in Navarre, FL for our date night on Thursday evening 20 October 2016 around 5ish. Our server was awesome. The place was very clean and the service was exceptional. I had the chimichanga meal and my honey had the soft shell flour beef tacos. We also ordered the cheese dip with black beans and... More 

1 Thank Deborah A
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Had the combo and EVERYTHING I tried was Awesome!! Definitely come by and try it out!! Seemed to be very busy too which generally suggests good lunch!

Thank TxStyleRed
Picayune, Mississippi, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch at the cafe. The enchiladas were delicious, fresh and hot. The guacamole was perfect. The waiting staff was very friendly with great service. Definitely a do again!

1 Thank Mike B
Tall Timbers, Maryland
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Found via trip advisor. Met my expectations. Very friendly staff. The free salsa and chips were excellent. The fish tacos were very good and the lime rice was something I had never heard of but I am glad I tried it. Topped it off with a very good slice of key lime pie.

1 Thank Bryan F
Pensacola, Florida
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Just minutes from the Pensacola Airport this hidden cafe will delight even the toughest restaurant critics. The dishes overflow with spectacular presentations. The service is some the best in Pensacola.

1 Thank James B
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Looks like it would be super expensive and to upper for beach Jean wear but was amazing. Food not expensive and wow amazing!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Springboro, Ohio
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This place has the best Californian Mexican food in a classy restaurant compared to most Mexican restaurants with a friendly staff and awesome menu. Everything on the menu sounds delicious and it is hard to choose what to get. This place is a must if you are visiting Pensacola or want a new place to try.

Thank Wendikbaker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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?