Deliciously Mexican. Authentically Local.
Iron Cactus - Mexican restaurants in san antonio TX & austin TX
Iron Cactus Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar is a premier local hot spot for Mexican food and tequila cocktails for visitors and locals in Austin and San Antonio, TX. Our Mexican restaurants serve some of the best contemporary Mexican cuisine menus you’ll ever savor as well as our famous table-side guacamole, fixed fresh to your taste right at your table.
Both Iron Cactus locations feature topflight bars. We’ve been rated as a Top 10 Tequila Bar in the country by USA Today. Enjoy captivating views and our extensive tequila cocktail menu on one of our famously popular patios in downtown Austin or San Antonio’s River Walk.
Where dinner becomes a destination
Our flagship downtown Austin Mexican Restaurant is located at the corner of 6th Street and Trinity. Iron Cactus’s turn of the century building was remodeled to include our famous Rooftop Patio, offering a fantastic view of the Austin skyline. This 3-level restaurant and bar has become a beloved destination for locals, tourists, university students and business people alike. It’s the number one choice for incredible food, fresh-squeezed lime margaritas and an authentically local vibe on 6th Street.
Our San Antonio Mexican restaurant is located in the middle of the San Antonio River Walk area, across from the rustic La Mansion Hotel and right next to the historic Aztec Theater. Watch the boats float by as you enjoy a Mexican dining experience you’ll never forget. We’ve been voted “Best of the River Walk” for 6 straight years, so if you’re looking for an authentic local restaurant to put on your list of San Antonio destinations, a visit to Iron Cactus is a must! And don’t forget the fresh-squeezed lime margaritas.
Where a Gathering Becomes a Party
Book Private Dining Spaces
From a small gathering to an event for 500, we have the private party rooms for you at both of our restaurants.
Book Off-Site Catering
Throwing a party at your house or a corporate event at the office? Our fajita buffet or a specialty menu will make it easy and memorable.
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