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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
+1 214-749-4766
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“fajitas” (58 reviews)
“mexican donuts” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
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1 - 10 of 754 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the downtown area, cozy place. Very friendly staff and the guacamole is made fresh tableside (picture). The fajitas were flavorful and juicy. Everything we ordered was great. It was a great lunch, highly recommend.

Thank ftichy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar after reading the reviews on TA and it's location to the nearby Majestic Theater where we had tickets to see a show. Our waiter was super friendly and told us they made the BEST margaritas...More

Thank eatsleeptour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, comfortable room, good service. Margaritas were fantastic. Noteworthy items to try... Tuna Appetizer Fish Tacos Mexican Chocolate Cake

Thank sandra0724
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We sat outside and had a few appetizers, including the tableside guacamole, the queso and these dumpling looking things. All was very delicious. I had the fajitas which were decent, although not the best I've ever had. The ambience was nice and made for a...More

Thank Monika B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Staff was very attentive and the inside is very clean and comfortable. We sampled many of the appies and they are all made with fantastic attention to detail. Guacamole made right at your table. Will go back.

Thank funnomatterwherewego
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I had been craving Tex Mex when I visited Dallas and my friend suggested this place. The hostess didn't seem like she knew how to do her job. She said we'd be seated in about 10 minutes, but didn't write our names down or anything....More

Thank ProfessorCool
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We took a high school group and they easily accommodated 12 of us (with a reservation). We enjoyed the free chips and salsa and splurged on some queso. Everyone enjoyed their meals. I️ had the roasted romaine salad with steak. Kids had burgers, paella and...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The staff was very kind and attentive. They also provided outstanding recommendations regarding what to order. The grilled Romaine salad with steak is out of this world!!! The Margaritas are also tasty. For dessert, you can't go wrong with their creme-filled donuts. This is a...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The brunch has such a wide variety and it’s all superb! All the Mexican dishes are delicious! It’s all set up so beautifully too! Yum! I highly recommend Sunday brunch here!

Thank DesiMay
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This has been my best Mexican experience, outside Mexico! First timers get a visit from the manager and a delicious 2 bite appetizer. I was served a basket of nachos with 2 amazing salsa; I could have made a lunch out of this alone! I...More

Thank MontrealLouis007
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Pauline M
3 April 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Parking is hard. There is street parking but scant. We just used valet at hotel and u can pay by the hour. Adolphus magnolia and Jewel all right there. Don't know about birthday thing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201-4801
    (Akard St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Downtown Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-749-4766
  • E-mail
Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar serves delectable Mexican dishes and award-winning margaritas. Its trendy yet cozy atmosphere combined with its delicious food, variety of margaritas and cocktails, and friendly service, makes it one of the popular places to visit in Dallas. It was listed by USA Today 10 Best List as one of the best Mexican restaurants in Dallas in 2014.
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