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Cactus Flower Cafe

) #67 of 542 Restaurants in Pensacola $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
3425 N 12th Ave, Pensacola, FL 32503-4008
+1 850-432-8100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chimichanga” (18 reviews)
“fish tacos” (27 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3425 N 12th Ave, Pensacola, FL 32503-4008
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Reviewed 16 December 2014

Not really a four star, but I can't put in 3 1/2. Went here for a late lunch with my wife, as we were in the area, and I had been wanting to eat here for awhile. I had been told how good the fish...More

Thank newjade
jillismom, Owner at Cactus Flower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2014

Please tell me how we can make it great. Customer happiness is our #1 goal. We love our customers, appreciate their business and strive for excellence. We appreciate your feedback as it is crucial to us keep our customers coming ball. Thank you and please...More

Reviewed 22 November 2014

A local referred us to the Cactus Flower Cafe located on Hwy 98 in Pensacola as it is a fresher alternative to the usual sauce slathered Mexican fare offered at other local chain joints. It was fresher...the menu was small enough to reflect using fresh...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

The food is prepared fresh in house. Nothing frozen. Classic Mexican food and a few creative twists as well. Also... On the kids menu there is a hot dog flash fried I'm a tortilla with cheese... Its fantastic.

Thank davidjd85
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Regrettably , I had never eaten here, Thankfully , I was able to have lunch there twice last week. It is the best Mexican food I have EVER had. By ordering a combo, both times, I was able to enjoy the most wonderful tortilla lime...More

Thank blazer729
Reviewed 28 October 2014

The food is excellent here. Never really had anything I didn't like, but traditionally I order the Mexican Salad w/lime dressing. I substitute the smashed beans for the black beans and it is oh so yummy. I will say that although the servers are always...More

Thank TravelingfromPace
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Cactus Flower serves fresh California-Mex dinners. We live in Pensacola, and go regularly and have done so for years; never disappointed. Chili is good and chicken tortilla soup yummy. Guacamole is made fresh and chunky. Just a touch of heat. Fish tacos are great. My...More

Thank PensacolaPeg
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Cactus Flower is a great little place for fresh, delicious food. Order the quesadilla and ask for extra sauce on the side to dip in. You will not be disappointed.

Thank SecretGurlJ
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

Maybe my expectations were a little high for a place you could show up to in flip flops and shorts.... Food is good as it's much different from most taco places. Love the lime rice and black beans. Very generous portions and fresh ingredients. Improvements...More

Thank pamc
jillismom, Owner at Cactus Flower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2014

My sincerest apologies. Customer service is crucial and I stress to my employees that customer happiness is #1 goal. Always. Every time. We hope you'll come in again and have a much nicer experience.. Thank you for bringing this to our attention!

Reviewed 19 August 2014

The food is still great. Unfortunately, they have a very high rate of screwing up your order. Some folks in your party may be good to go, but others will get the wrong food or cold food. (Same applies to take-out where the standard reply...More

Thank ksd7
jillismom, Owner at Cactus Flower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2014

No excuse for poor service! I'm saddened to hear this has been your experience. We are addressing this matter immediately. Please come back and let me know at CACTUSFLOWERCAFE@yahoo.com how the service was. If you'll email me now I'll send you a gift certificate for...More

Reviewed 10 August 2014

No tex mex here. Food was good, everything was fresh. The black beans aside dish were the best we ever had.

Thank fiorita
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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