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Green Cactus

Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Latin, Spanish
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Willis Avenue, Roslyn, NY
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Holtsville, New York
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141 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Once or twice a year we pull out menus from various local restaurants. Everyone orders from where they want. Then we make the rounds picking it all up. Green Cactus was the most popular choice tonight. Food was very fresh. The portions were rather large. Can't wait for the next get together.

Thank Susaneac
Manhasset, New York
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Delish Tex-Mex type wraps with the freshest of ingredients. We've never been disappointed by quality or quantity of Green Cactus' many menu offerings.

Thank Cara O
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We just stopped in for a quick lunch and was delightfully surprised. Tacos were super yummy, chicken marinated and moist, seafood fresh and prepared with lots of salsas and veggies - YUM! If I lived here, I'd drop in more often!!

Thank Sarah S
New York City, New York
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245 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Green Cactus offers freshly made mexican specialties at very reasonable prices. The staff is friendly, professional and upbeat. This is not a place for those looking for fancy trappings. However, for consistently delicious mexican food, Green Cactus is the place. Love their Burritos, Tortas, Quesadillas, salsa and chips

Thank Barry K
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I've been to several Green Cactus restaurants around Long Island. The one in Roslyn is by far the best. Service is friendly, quick, and they always get your order right. The complimentary chips and salsa are a nice touch. I get the same thing every time I go there...a spicy fish fish is always fresh and the portion size on... More 

Thank Chris H
New York City, New York
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95 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is ideal for a quick stop for lunch. I ate here between mid 2014 to mid 2015. their veggie burrito (with rice bowl variation) is good. The 3 salads/pickles they keep on the sides are great. Don't expect great service/cleanliness. I avoided eating the free chips.

Thank BhriguPrashar
Floral Park, New York
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We have been going here for years. It is by far the freshest and best fast food Mexican around, the guacamole is as good as I make it. I don't know what they use to marinate their chicken and steak, but it is almost addictive! This place puts any other fast food Mexican spot to shame! Everything is fresh -... More 

Thank Marabella2014
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

A small restaurant for a quick bite on the go. Specializes in Mexican food. has a good spread of the usual tacos, burritos, enchiladas. A shade better than the fast food chains

Thank Pixbuff
Pound Ridge, New York
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208 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

We have been eating at green cactus for years. We love the fresh take on mexican food. The green cactus salsa is my wife's favorite. I love the fish burrito without the rice. But everything I have eaten off the menu is awesome.

Thank bulltrvlr
Denver, Colorado
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65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

Returned to this restaurant after many years. This is a very casual, fast food type atmosphere. I always get the Green Cactus Salad and marvel at the taste of the chicken. I don't know the exact seasoning but it is different and very good. Also, a quick exit off the LIE at Roslyn. Very good value.

Thank ColoradoTravlers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Willis Avenue, Roslyn, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Roslyn

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?