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Cactus Restaurant

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121 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033-6114
+1 425-893-9799
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Kirkland, Washington
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for food, drinks and people watching - what else do you want! You need more...Okay, they have TVs so you can watch the game in case your dinner guest doesn't show up or are busy texting their friend to save them from this horrible date.

1 Thank Blake K
Kirkland, Washington
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a nice lunch here a few weeks ago, and it was the first time I've been in since the remodel. Wow, the restaurant looks great and seems less hectic because of the new design. And the food is still some of the best in Kirkland. Distinctive, well executed and flavorful.

Thank voyager61
Jerrabomberra, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have to be honest, my husband took us here - seeking a Mexican meal. I was surprised to see how busy it was and I was instantly intrigued by all the nice meals around us. We sat at the bar and were served straight away with drinks and complimentary nibbles, and the bar man gave us food/ wine recommendations, while... More 

Thank EmTreadley
Kirkland, Washington
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved their fajitas and black beans prior to renovation. Just visited tonight, black beans were very dry as was the chicken. Ordered a 2nd glass of wine that never appeared but charged for. Plates were removed before we could ask for 'doggie bags'. Went from a 5 rating to a 2 rating, maybe if I hear someone has good food... More 

Thank Carol M
Mill Creek, Washington
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very enjoyable meal -- cuisine was distinctive and unlike most of the other Mexican restaurants in the Seattle metro area. Home-made salsa was delicious and a step above most restaurants. For the entree, I had the chicken-fried chicken. Again, not a typical Mexican dish, but absolutely amazing. Only complaint was that a few of the chips were a bit stale.... More 

Thank DougH98012
Kirkland, Washington
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is one of Kirklands favorites . Good food and feels local because its been in same location a long time. ...a fun street of local shops and restaurants. They don't change their menu often so consistent quality and they get meals out quickly .

Thank Melanie S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great bar atmosphere! Friendly staff. Recently expanded to accommodate the throngs of people who love the place. And the food is great too!

Thank Fasdaddy
Fairhope, Alabama
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to my husband and me from our Uber driver. I found it to be a great find, and we experienced good service, as well as having many options that went beyond the expected Tex-Mex fare. I had the shrimp tacos which were wonderful, and my husband had the butternut squash enchiladas. Both were excellent choices. Good... More 

Thank terri a
Seattle, WA
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424 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a trendy restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating (weather permitting). The interior was recently expanded because it's usually quite busy. The menu is more fusion Mexican rather than traditional Mexican. The food comes out quickly and it was tasty. They have a full bar as well and happy hour can get crowded. It's a little pricey but... More 

Thank Marco W
Atlanta, Georgia
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120 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The service was very friendly and very efficient.The food hit and miss.The guac was good so were the quesadillas the Camarones Del diablo not edible.The fajitas were ok.All in all not a bad option

Thank rhonaalice

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033-6114
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: +1 425-893-9799

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?