The Iron Cactus in downtown Austin is located in the heart of historic 6th street. The turn of the century building was remodeled in 1995 to include our famous rooftop patio and three levels of indoor seating, all with ample views overlooking Austin. Our award-winning cuisine blends integral Mexican attributes with progressive cooking techniques to create unique and flavorful dishes. In addition to our food, we’re also recognized as one of the top ten tequila bars in the country. We feature over 80 selections of tequila from Mexico and specialize in a variety of margaritas and tequila drinks unique to Texas.
With our location, award-winning food and outstanding tequila selection, the Iron Cactus has become the number one choice for 6th street dining and the standard to which locals, tourists, university students and business professionals compare everyone else.
A Sample of the Menu at Iron Cactus Downtown Austin
Three mini four tortillas filled with sautéed lobster, Monterrey jack cheese, served with sweet red pepper coulis and pico.
Camarones a la Parrilla
Five jumbo shrimp, stuffed with jalapeño pepper and Monterrey Jack cheese, wrapped in bacon. Served on a sizzling platter with our tangy lime butter sauce, Mexican rice and choice of beans.
Santa Fe Skewers
Tequila marinated jumbo tiger shrimp and choice tender beef, skewered with fresh vegetables. Served with cheesy corn cilantro rice.
Tender breast of chicken stuffed with Iron Cactus corn bread and cheddar cheese , over Mexican rice, topped with our delicious jalapeño cream sauce. Served with garlic herb broccoli.
The Bar at Iron Cactus Downtown AustinThe Iron Cactus in downtown Austin doesn’t only have award-winning cuisine; we are recognized as one of the top 10 tequila bars in the country. We feature over 80 selections of tequila from Mexico and specialize in a variety of margaritas and tequila drinks unique to Texas.
Choose from a wide selection of frozen margaritas, including Iron Cactus's own Cactus Juice. Or, enjoy a top shelf margaritas made with four fresh ingredients - Tequila, Cointreau, fresh squeezed lime and Agave nectar. Not into tequila? Iron Cactus also offers a great selection of domestic and imported beers as well as a wine.
Monday – Friday, 4pm-7pm
Thank you for your message!
One of our staff members will respond shortly.
Austins Uchi near Barton Springs Road features contemporary Japanese cuisine and fresh sushi.
Tillery Kitchen and Bar on East Ceasar Chavez offers a great view of the Colorado river under shade of trees with a large outdoor patio area with fire pits as well as indoor dining area.
Mai Thai Invites you to enjoy authentic Thai cuisine in downtown Austin. The menu offers everything from noodles to curry and a few specialty dishes.
Home Slice Pizza on South Congress Avenue Austin, serves up authentic NY-style pizza by the pie or by the slice.
County Line on the Hill has been serving up the biggest, leanest, most awesome barbeque in Texas. Located in the Texas Hill Country we offer outdoor seating with a steller view!
Welcome to Siena Austin, a restaurant that takes its name from the picturesque town located in the heart of Italy's Tuscan region. Siena brings Austin an authentic Italian dining experience.
Moonshine is a tribute to Austin's past and a celebration of our bounty. Everything we love about Great American cooking and having fun with friends and family can be found here at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill Austin, TX.
County Line on the Lake is located in North Austin near the intersection of FM 2222 and Hwy 360. They serve up the biggest, leanest, most awesome barbeque in Texas on beautiful Lake Austin!
Opening in the early 90's Hula Hut has been Austin favorite with its twin bars that extend directly over the Lake Austin. It's a rare lake restaurant icon that has served the test of time and nearly everybody in Aust.
Welcome to Truluck's Austin Arboretum. We are all about fresh seafood, juicy steaks, succulent crab and delicious wines. We are so committed to fresh crab, we have our own fisheries in Naples, Florida. Come enjoy our outdoor patio!