Best Mexican Food in Downtown Austin

For the best Mexican food in Downtown Austin, Iron Cactus can’t be beat. Located at the heart of iconic 6th Street, we provide gorgeous views of the exciting happenings below. Here, you can enjoy the best of 6th Street without having to join in the fray from our 3rd floor rooftop patio. Not only is there a bar on the patio, but it also includes our full menu so you can take in dinner, drinks, and the view. Plus, the downtown skyline is fully in sight! Our indoor restaurant is just as amazing with industrialized nineteenth century décor, private event spaces, and a warm atmosphere. 

To sweeten the deal, Iron Cactus provides contemporary Mexican cuisine that’s as authentic as it is delicious. Our comprehensive menus include lunch, dinner, and brunch options alongside the extensive drink menu. Enjoy traditional favorites like Tableside Guacamole, Chicken Fajitas, and Tortilla Soup. Or, dine on bold, unique flavors like our new Vegan Tacos with portabella mushrooms and Crab-Stuffed Jalapeños. We just updated the menu, so there’s a whole new selection of dishes for you to taste and savor. This includes Mexican Meatloaf made from Angus sirloin and chorizo, Stuffed Avocado, and Pollo Relleno stuffed chicken breasts.  

With a deep passion for creating flavorful Mexican dishes, Iron Cactus stands apart as a premier Mexican restaurant and drinking destination. If you’ve been looking for the best Mexican food in Downtown Austin, then the search is officially over. Stop by Iron Cactus on historic 6th Street for a taste!