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Cactus Jack's

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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1182 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-2127
+1 603-528-7800
11:30 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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86 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Our group enjoyed the broad menu of this large restaurant, located in the basement of the same building that houses a restaurant called T Bones on the upstairs of the building. The overriding influence is definitely cajun here. We enjoyed the empanadas, the blackened salmon, mahi-mahi and chicken strips. The complimentary chips and salsa were good also, with a modest... More 

Thank Tom G
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Food and atmosphere are awesome. Tasty Mexican dishes and burgers are very good. A little loud at times but a fun place for food and intetesting Margheritas!

Thank slick151
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went late on a Saturday night for dinner. Our waiter was personable, but food took a while to come out. We munched on free chips and salsa while we waited. Our soda arrived late and the waiter said it was on the house when he brought it. Food was pretty good, but the seasoned chips were the best.

Thank Ginna M
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Good was good. Wait staff was friendly. Great mix of Mexican and American foods. Pricey, but it is a tourist area and not any higher than others.

Thank Peter M
Concord, New Hampshire
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We ordered some apps from the happy hour menu during the football game on Sunday. The chicken wings were very dry and sticky. It was as if they had been cooked much earlier and warmed up before they were served. They even had a burnt side to each of them suggesting they had been sitting on the grill for a... More 

Thank Louis4dinner
Amy C, Social Media Relations Representative at Cactus Jack's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to our restaurant. We strive to give the best in both food and service with the freshest ingredients. I'm sorry to hear that your visit did not live up to these expectations we have set for ourselves. If you have any further details about your visit to help... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great service we go there all the time and the servers always go above and beyond to make you happy and accomidate our every need good menu fair prices all games always on the many tv's

Thank stevenmS8150FT
Titusville, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

They had a lobster roll (special) that looked very good. My Boneless chicken platter was OK. Pricy margaritas are served in a coke glass.. Mostly ice. Not an inexpensive place. Adequate service.

Thank DennisWareham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Any spot that has "Don't Drink The Water" while Dave Matthews is in town-has my business! Located on the main drag, it's a must!

Thank Tris K
Rumney, New Hampshire
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We eat upstairs at T-bones more, but we felt like Mexican. We visited before seeing a show at Meadowbook, so we were on a time crunch to eat before the show. We enjoyed the Red Sox on TV specials ($3.50 Sam's Summer and some good onion rings) I had a chimicanga, which seemed a little smaller than any I have... More 

Thank Polar_Caver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Loved this restaurant! loved that it had healthy alternatives on the menu, i had the fajita salad which was amazing and my husband had the chicken burrito that he said was the best he's ever had. My daughter had some of their fries that had great seasoning on them. This was my favorite restaurant while on vacation!

Thank Krysnfrank

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1182 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-2127
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Laconia
  • Phone Number: +1 603-528-7800
Following the success of T-BONES, the first Cactus Jack's opened in 1995 in Manchester. In 2007, the Laconia location became New Hampshire's first dual casual dining concept - with both Cactus Jack's and T-BONES - on Lake Winnipesaukee. While it keeps up the tradition of "homemade" dishes, the look and menu at CJ's has its own style. Attentive servers are always ready to serve guests authentic Southwestern, Tex-Mex, Cajun, and barbecue dishes that are unmatched in New Hampshire.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?