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“Very good food, a nice break from seafood”

Cactus Cantina Mexican Grill
Ranked #27 of 176 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$15
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: Voted Best Mexican Food on the Gulf Coast. Laid back Mexican with an American twist in a beachy atmosphere. Try our Cactus Grits and our Knockout Margarita
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Description: Voted Best Mexican Food on the Gulf Coast. Laid back Mexican with an American twist in a beachy atmosphere. Try our Cactus Grits and our Knockout Margarita
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Whitney did a great job of serving us. Loved the food. the Cactus Marg was nice and set the table for our entre experience. We shared the Carnitas (plenty for two older eaters) and also ordered a Chili Relleno. Both were excellent.

The salsa is too mild, but Whitney helped me 'take it up several notches',

Highly recommend a visit.

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Thank Will6468
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

We were very pleased with our meal and the service. Our order was taken quickly and our food was out almost immediately! The chips were crisp and tender. I had the Mexicana Burrito. Very good. My husband had enchiladas and was also pleased with his choice. Would eat here again.

Thank Rita P
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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

A nice Mexican class restaurant with good service and food.

It's as good as any Mexican place I've eaten at but I prefer seafood when down here.

Would return.

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Been in many mexican food type restaurants , this one is tops on our list. Everything tasted great from the chips and salsa to our entrees Service was great will be back can't wait

Thank Xenia W
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

Freezing outside so spicy hit the spot. Whitney was our server. I couldn't ask for better. Patient and helpful. My wife loved her carnitas and the restaurant itself! Our grown children really liked their burritos and the salsas. I ordered the chicken Diablo. Outstanding. I've had many dishes that were "spicy". Some were very tame or too hot for any flavor to come though. This was perfect. Tender chicken breast laden with jalapenos and covered with a great cheese sauce. I'm sold.

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Thank gtonic63
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