Fajitas Mexican Food in Downtown Austin

Fajitas on the River Walk in San Antonio

Come to Iron Cactus and delight in our delicious fajitas on the River Walk in San Antonio. Because of the fun atmosphere and mouthwatering food, it’s a must-see stop when you visit the River Walk. Located in the heart of the city, our Mexican restaurant and tequila bar is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat after working up an appetite exploring all this amazing destination has to offer. As you overlook the gorgeous view from our scenic patio, sip on refreshing margaritas, savor yummy appetizers, and dine on sizzling fajitas. In fact, for the best fajitas in San Antonio, Iron Cactus is the place to go.

Choose from high-quality options such as certified Angus beef® skirt steak, tequila-marinated chicken or shrimp, and herb-grilled vegetables. Each platter contains everything you could ever want in a fajita, including your choice of flour or corn tortillas. Not only do they come with Mexican rice and beans, but they’re also accompanied by shredded lettuce, cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole, and sour cream at no extra cost. As an added bonus, our mouthwatering fajitas can accommodate gluten-free alternatives.

When you’re finished eating this plentiful spread, you can go right back to strolling through the picturesque scenery. So be sure to stop by Iron Cactus when you’re in the mood to enjoy the best fajitas on the River Walk in San Antonio.

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Best Margaritas in Austin

There’s a reason why Iron Cactus is known for offering the best margaritas in Austin. From the unique flavors to the top-notch tequila used in each drink, this Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar goes above and beyond with their signature margaritas. Whether you prefer mouthwatering original or an extra hot mango habanero margarita, they’re always perfectly refreshing thanks to the most talented bartenders in the city.

Choose from the offered flavors, such as Frosé and Cactus Juice. Also, you can mix, match, and create your own showstopper from the Iron Cactus drink menu options. Just swirl your margarita with a fruity twist or top it off with a tasty liquor.

Located on historic Sixth Street, these tequila margaritas taste the best when enjoyed on our scenic patio as you overlook the exciting street. This warm and lively environment is perfect for grabbing a drink with friends after work or celebrating a special occasion with a yummy toast. When you pair them with the chile con queso and other amazing Mexican food options, you’re certainly in for a delicious and fun-filled time. For the best pairing to match your meal, ask our friendly servers.

What’s the best part? If you stop by during happy hour on weekdays from 3PM-6PM, you can sip on our house margaritas at a discounted price. When you want the best margaritas in Austin, Iron Cactus is the way to go!

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Celebrate the New Year with Iron Cactus

Come celebrate the New Year with delicious Mexican food and refreshing margaritas at Iron Cactus! We are open New Year’s Eve from 11 am – 11 pm and New Year’s Day 11 am – 10 pm. The atmosphere is lively and fun, and the food and drinks are always top-notch. Experience the best of both worlds at our Austin and San Antonio locations. At our Austin location, you’ll enjoy the lively atmosphere of historic 6th Street in the heart of downtown. At our San Antonio location, you’ll have stunning views of the River Walk, boats and the famous Selena Bridge.

Our menu is full of mouthwatering Mexican favorites, such as tacos, enchiladas, and fajitas. We also have a huge selection of classic and specialty margaritas, made with the freshest ingredients and premium tequilas. The Iron Cactus Double Barrel is a must-try, made with Herradura Double Barrel Reposado, Cointreau, fresh lime, and agave. Don’t forget to leave room for dessert! If you love chocolate, try the Mexican chocolate mousse or the Mexican chocolate torte.

Whether you are a long-time loyal customer or a first-time visitor, we look forward to helping you celebrate the New Year and have you dine with us in 2023. Happy New Year from Iron Cactus!

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Best Sunday Brunch

Grab your friends, bring your appetite, and get ready for Sunday Brunch at Iron Cactus. Brunch is served every Sunday between 11am–3pm at our Austin location and 11am-2pm at our San Antonio location. This gives you and your crew plenty of time to join us for a meal, whether you’re an early bird to brunch or prefer to sleep in late. No matter what time you arrive, we have all your favorites on the menu.  From omelets to Belgian waffles, migas to pancakes, and more. We have a variety of omelets to choose from such as the vegetarian omelet, iron omelet, and egg white omelet. The vegetarian omelet includes spinach, red and green bell pepper, mushrooms, onion, and cheddar cheese, and is complete with avocado slices and verde salsa.

You can never go wrong with satisfying your sweet tooth and going with Belgian waffles or pancakes for brunch. The Belgian waffles are topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries and served with bacon or sausage and a fruit cup.

No Sunday brunch is complete without a fantastic brunch cocktail. Our drink menu includes mimosa, Bloody Mary, Mexican Coffee, ginger beer margaritas, and more fun cocktails. View our delicious brunch menu online. We hope to see you soon at Iron Cactus for Sunday Brunch!

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Holiday Event Rooms Austin

Iron Cactus has the best holiday event rooms in Austin. Our holiday event rooms have everything to fit your needs: flat-screen TVs, white tablecloths, and the fun atmosphere of Sixth Street. Delicious Mexican food and tequila cocktails are the best way to celebrate the holidays with your friends and family.

Want your own private room with a private bar? The Cactus Room is an amazing choice that can seat up to 90 people, or 120 people cocktail-style. If you want to still enjoy the atmosphere of the restaurant, then the 2nd floor Mezzanine is perfect for your guests. The 2nd floor Mezzanine is a semi-private room that overlooks the restaurant. This event room seats up to 40 people, or 50 people cocktail-style. Go all out this holiday season and rent the whole roof-top patio! There is an incredible view of Sixth Street and heaters are available to stay warm while celebrating.

Really impress your guests and rent the entire restaurant! You get to enjoy all the holiday event rooms: the Cactus Room, 2nd Floor Mezzanine, and roof-top patio. There is room for 500 of your closest friends! With the fun atmosphere and contemporary Mexican cuisine, your party is destined to be a blast. Hurry, we are filling fast; reserve your private event date online today.

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Holidays at the River Walk

Celebrate the holidays at the River Walk with Iron Cactus in San Antonio! We have an amazing view of the River Walk from our patio. You and your family can enjoy the holiday lights all season while enjoying contemporary Mexican cuisine, tequila cocktails and margaritas. Stay warm with our delicious tortilla soup, made with chicken, vegetables, spicy chicken stock, avocado, cheese, and tortilla strips. Nothing is better during the winter than a sizzling hot fajita platter. Choose from Angus beef, herb-grilled vegetables, tequila-marinated chicken, or shrimp fajitas. Fajitas are served with Mexican rice and beans. View our entire lunch and dinner menu online.

Join us for the annual Ford Holiday River Parade on November 25, 2022 – this is a San Antonio tradition that offers a spectacular one-hour parade along the San Antonio River Walk. Enjoy the spectacular view, delicious food, and tequila cocktails. Iron Cactus is offering a special holiday river parade menu. Tickets include appetizers, entrées, and dessert. For dessert, adults get Mexican Donuts, and kids get a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Yum! Don’t miss out on this fun holiday event – reserve your spot now! We can’t wait to celebrate the holidays at the River Walk with you!

Happy Hour Specials

Austin Downtown Happy Hour Specials
We have the biggest happy hour in Texas at Iron Cactus!
Monday – Friday: 3pm – 6pm
$7.00 – Small House Margaritas
$7.00 – Chile Con Queso


*Available everywhere in our restaurants, for dine-in only. Happy Hour will not be available in Austin during special events, including SXSW, ACL and Formula 1.

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Holiday Catering in Austin

No need to look any further for catering for your next holiday party. Iron Cactus offers holiday catering in Austin, Texas. From sizzling fajitas to Southwest Paella and Pollo Relleno, we are sure your guests are going to be happy with what you choose. Iron Cactus provides full-service catering services or delivery only services. If you decide on full-service catering, we will provide a buffet setup, buffet table lines, a service station, and two hours of buffet service. We can also arrange for china and silverware, tent rental, bar service, linens, and cake cutting service. Iron Cactus catering services in Austin is committed to making your event a success.

Iron Cactus also has private rooms available at our downtown Austin location for holiday parties. We have both private and semi-private holiday event spaces. You can even rent the entire restaurant for a huge holiday party. Iron cactus is perfect for family holiday parties or a corporate Christmas event!

Fill out our off-site catering request form and one of our catering services experts will get back to you shortly! We are an easy choice for holiday catering in Austin. Iron Cactus is excited to help you celebrate this holiday season.

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Holiday Event Space in San Antonio

Iron Cactus has the best holiday event space in San Antonio. Located right on the River Walk, you get to enjoy the fun atmosphere while still having privacy. View the River Walk Christmas lights and boat cruises while drinking from one of the top tequila bars in the United States. There is a reason Iron Cactus has been voted Best of the River Walk for the last 6 years running!

Our private rooms have everything you need to throw the best holiday party in San Antonio. We have private and semi-private rooms. Our Cactus and Agave Rooms are private rooms with their own private bars, but can be combined into one large space. The Cactus Room seats up to 48 people and the Agave Room seats up to 72 people. When combined the room seats up to 120 people or 168 cocktail-style. The space comes with a 70″ flat screen TV with HDMI inputs, DVD player, and wireless microphone.

The upper dining is a great space for smaller holiday parties. It is semi-private and has floor to ceiling windows that look out to the patio and River Walk. The view is incredible! If you are having a huge holiday party with all your friends and family, then rent the entire restaurant! You can seat up to 500 people and there are 3 private bars. Don’t wait any longer and book your holiday event space in San Antonio today!

Downtown Austin Happy Hour

Downtown Austin Happy Hour

Looking for the best Downtown Austin happy hour? Iron Cactus is a great happy hour spot to bring your friends, family, and coworkers. We are conveniently located in downtown Austin at the corner of famous 6th Street and Trinity Street. Come enjoy discounted small house margaritas and chile con queso on weekdays. What’s a happy hour without a frozen margarita? Our house margarita is made with Torada Silver Tequila and Triple Sec. You and your friends will be fighting over who gets the last bite of the chile con queso. This cheesy goodness has hatch green chiles, pico de gallo, and roasted jalapenos. It is delicious!

Not only is the food great, but there are also great Downtown Austin views from our rooftop patio. Iron Cactus’s rooftop patio overlooks the excitement of 6th Street. Even better, the patio has misters and heaters so you can enjoy a happy hour all year long!

Iron Cactus’s Downtown Austin happy hour runs Monday to Friday from 3pm to 6pm. You can also enjoy the same happy hour at our San Antonio location on the famous River Walk! View our full lunch and dinner menu online or check out our Happy Hour and Specials.