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Cactus Jack's Southwest Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
2736 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3134
+1 757-802-9898
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“burrito” (47 reviews)
“tacos” (69 reviews)
“queso” (24 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2736 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3134
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1 - 10 of 454 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great deal on drinks during happy hour. This place was close to my hotel and I watched some of the UVA game there. I did not order any food, but the drinks were top notch with friendly bartenders. The cactus punch and house margaritas were...More

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We previously dined here during our trip to Virginia Beach last year and liked it so much we decided to return. Although the restaurant was not too crowded, we chose to sit at the bar and are so glad we did. The bartender was fantastic...More

Thank Ellynn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We across the street from the econo lodge based upon the front desk's recommendation. The sign said they closed at 9 & it was 8:50 but the waitress welcomed us in with a large small and said that of course they would serve us! Now...More

Thank qv09vvp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here this week after sitting on the beach for a few hours. The burger was really, really good. The waitress said they use cilantro and house seasonings for the flavor, all I know is that my tummy was SUPER HAPPY after eating it....More

Thank Starz2much
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to get something a little lighter (smaller) for lunch since we had a big dinner planned. I ordered 2 tacos (steak and blackened fish) and it was exactly the right portion for me that day. If I'd been in the mood for more...More

Thank Djlittl73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in for a late dinner and sat outside on Atlantic Avenue.Ana ia a awesome server and made some great recommendations. The brisket burrito is awesome!

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cactus Jack's - Sad & pathetic. Last call at 9:30pm on a Thursday night. Got kicked out (closed) in the 9th inning of the Historic Cleveland Indians quest for the MLB record 22nd consecutive win not to mention 3rd quarter of NFL Thursday night football....More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were walking down the street to see what restaurants were near our hotel. We decided to stop in cactus jacks one night. It was pretty quiet. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. She let us know all the food is...More

Thank hollaitsxbri
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Good food not expensive and very good portions. For a first time visit we enjoyed it. Menu is interesting and we had an excellent choice.

Thank lbelisle
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I would have given 5 stars, but my husband thought his roll was stale... that's not a good way to start this review off! The queso dip was PHENOMENAL and I ordered a taco trio: blackened fish, brisket, and fried shrimp and my food was...More

Thank BrianandChelsea
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2736 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3134
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-802-9898
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Welcome, future guests! Virginia Beach oceanfront's newest restaurant Located at 2736 Atlantic Ave. Just steps from the beach, Cactus Jack's is a new and exciting addition to the Virginia Beach waterfront. Relax in confront on our shade covered patio, or retreat indoors where our stylish decor is truly one of a kind. Colorful light resonates throughout the interior, creating a vibrant and festive atmosphere that is built for those who are looking to have a really good time! Our menu, created by Chef Nate Orlando, features southwestern inspired cuisines made with the freshest of ingredients, in addition to traditional American favorites. House made guacamole made to order, an extensive variety of tacos, burritos and a juicy Jack's burger are just a small sampling of our mouthwatering fare. We also have some incredible entrees of Fresh Seafood, Steaks, and once in a lifetime dishes. Cactus Jacks looks forward to helping you find the perfect dish of your choice! We have incredible Specialty Cocktails including many different types of Margaritas, Tropical Drinks, Sangria, and Mojitos. Cactus Jacks is the perfect destination for every occasion, whether it be Saturday night drinks, happy hour, or a weekday lunch or dinner. We pride ourselves on our friendly, fun atmosphere and the creativity that goes into every dish and drink that we serve.
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