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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

#51 of 3,046 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
+1 512-472-9240
10:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Tampa, Florida
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is a good place for a family meal. the food is good and our server was good. we sat in window so we could see all the busy people outside the window. as the nite goes on more young partiers fill the streets.. very exciting atmosphere.. this restuarant has upstairs outside dining that u can look out over the... More 

Thank Will c
Atlanta, Georgia
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered the chicken enchiladas with black beans and mixed vegetables. Nothing that I had was truly memorable: it's wasn't bad but certainly not good. The server was nice and the roasted salsa was good though. Nice to sit downstairs and watch the weirdos beg tourist for money outside, it was obvious they had their own "corners"

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited Friday Night at the start of Presidents weekend. It was our first time in Austin so were going on recommendations as to which area to go to spend the evening. Very few places to eat on this strip. Restaurant was full, we were told the wait for a table would be about an 1 hr. So we ordered drinks... More 

Thank OliveBranchStIves
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the chips and quest and have to say the chile con queso is very good. Can't go wrong with that choice.

Thank Claudio Z
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good place with good Mexican food for a decent price and they also have all sort of old sweet Tequila

Thank Guillaume L
Greenwich, Connecticut
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a good value Mexican restaurant in downtown Austin and found this on TripAdvisor. Lively restaurant on 6th Street in the heart of Austin. Good value, it is known for enchiladas and fajitas according to our server. We tried both. I think the fajitas are better value. Hubby said all the cheese leaked out of his enchilada. Chips and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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244 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So many choices of restaurants along the river (and I've picked some stinkers). But Iron Cactus is reliably delicious and they know how know to make real margaritas.

Thank spingal26
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Iron Cactus twice this last weekend. Enjoyed the mixed Fajita dinner. Service was prompt and friendly.

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Plainview, Texas, United States
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience with the patio. The weather was perfect and our server was great. The beef fajitas were melt-in-your-mouth good and the table side guacamole was excellent.

Thank Brent R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in a bit of a rush but got a table in the main floor and had quick but excellent service from Jenny. We ordered guac, fish tacos, shrimp tacos, ceviche and steak fajitas. Guac was made custom at the table (with no onions for our friend Leslie). Everything was delicious and prompt....and we taught Jenny the lyrics to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701-3331
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9240

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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?