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245 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1631
+1 319-338-5647
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible0%
22 Oct 2016
13 Aug 2016
“Good Mexican restaurant”
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245 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1631
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Cactus is kind of a dive and it is pretty cheap. The service is fast and friendly, the food is pretty average and uninspired. It feels like you've had this stuff a thousand times before. If that's what you like - great.

Thank rra1103
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Great place for college kids and mexican food, it gets pretty busy on Taco Tuesdays. Decent prices for food and drinks, they always have some sort of special going on. Not sure if I would recommend it for families for dinner as you can get...More

Thank Renae J
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Liked this place very much. They keep bringing the chips and salsa. Stopped once with my wife just for drinks, good margaritas at a great price. Stopped again with family for dinner, good food and drinks again. Great service both times. I heard that Cactus...More

Thank George W
Reviewed 30 October 2015

My wife and I visited this past Tuesday evening. We took advantage of 2 of the Tuesday specials. The $2 margarita and $2 a la carte items. I have never ordered off of the a la carte menu before, but it was great. 1st of...More

Thank iowacityia
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I am a big fan of the Cactus restaurant located on Keokuk st. And have been to the El Cactus located in Coralville. This was my 1st visit to this Cactus located at the corner of S. Gilbert and E. Burlington streets. I enjoyed our...More

Thank iowacityia
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
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  • Address: 245 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-338-5647
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