Iron Cactus

3.0 stars 3.0 out of 5 6 ratings

10001 Stonelake Blvd, Austin, TX 78759

(512) 794-8778
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    1 ratingMarch 26, 2016

    Not the place for me. Got a terrible headache after eating here (which is one of my symptoms). Tried it again and had the same result.

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    1 ratingFebruary 11, 2014

    This place was terrible! And to top it off it made me sick:( I would not recommend it

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    5 ratingOctober 21, 2013

    we always have a good time

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    4 ratingOctober 08, 2016

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Great dinner tonight. Nice size gluten free menu. The steak fajitas were super yummy.

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    3 ratingSeptember 17, 2016

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    Fantastic meal but I think it might have made me sick. Traveling, so it's hard to tell.

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    5 ratingAugust 03, 2016

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    We had table side guacamole and wonderful, tasty, and huge gluten free entrees. We were too full for the GF dessert (chocolate mousse) but I'm sure it's divine. Staff was extremely knowledgeable and well aware of cross contamination. Our server was Lydia and she was SUPERB!!

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    2 ratingJuly 11, 2016

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Inadvertently glutened!! I ordered off the gluten free menu and they brought me taco shells that were part flour and part corn. Be careful and make sure you reiterate that you need the gluten free meal. Yikes!

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    2 ratingJune 26, 2016

    606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

    Was good mostly safe. Not the best fajitas I have had but good quality stake. I would be careful based on others experiences.

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    5 ratingJune 26, 2016

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    We ate off the Sunday brunch buffet. Great food, well marked as gluten free or not, knowledgeable staff and great service. $17-$18 per person without drinks.

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    5 ratingMarch 18, 2016

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Tableside guacamole was wonderful. Vanessa makes it the best! The manager came by and checked on us. The gluten free menu was extensive and food was great.

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    5 ratingMarch 17, 2016

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Very nice GF selection. Out door seating was enjoyable. Table side guacamole is a must!

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    2 ratingFebruary 13, 2016

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    Ordered from the GF menu, explained I couldn't have fried items because of the contamination and declined tortilla chips for that reason. I still got sick. Their gluten free menu is actually "gluten free-ish" and they say their fried items are cooked in a shared fryer but apparently they're still included in the gluten free-ish menu. Even if I wasn't sick right now, the food wasn't that great. I expected better quality for the price. Service was great though, our server was super nice.

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    5 ratingDecember 28, 2015

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    The food was amazing and the manager cooked the food himself to avoid cross contamination. Everything he made was gluten free. Table made guacamole was the best we've ever had.

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    4 ratingOctober 01, 2015

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    kinda pricey but very good tasting food.

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    5 ratingSeptember 17, 2015

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    I attended a company sponsored event at this restaurant. The buffet they had chosen only allowed me to eat chips and guacamole. The server was very knowledgeable and pointed out things to avoid. He also recommended I try the veggie fajitas from the menu. They were delicious. I have celiac and dairy intolerance and felt well-cared for at this restaurant. I would definitely go back!

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    5 ratingAugust 23, 2015

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    As soon as we walked up, the hostess asked if we needed a gluten-free menu. The staff was friendly and understanding. The food was delicious!

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    3 ratingJuly 24, 2015

    a128, 13420 Galleria Pkwy, Bee Cave, TX 78738

    Talked to a server there who told me their menu was "gluten-free ish". If you have celiac, I personally wouldn't trust it. Great place for drinks though!

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    1 ratingJune 27, 2015

    606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

    They have a "gluten free ish" menu that includes enchiladas... Ordered the enchiladas off the gluten free ish menu and mid making our table side guacamole the waitress says "oh yeah, the enchiladas are pre rolled in flour tortillas, is that going to be a problem?" SCARY! Thank god she caught it.

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    5 ratingJune 06, 2015

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Best guacamole ever!

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    4 ratingApril 25, 2015

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    knowledgable and helpful staff, and separate menu. Food really good, especially considering right on the Riverwalk!

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    3 ratingMarch 21, 2015

    606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

    This is absolutely NOT Celiac friendly!!! I was assured by the waitress that they would take precautions to not cross-contaminate. I am a very sensitive celiac. I have a handful of places I can go. Unfortunately there is only one way for me to find out if I can go there or not. The food was good...nothing to rave about. The wait staff was very friendly and attentive.

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    5 ratingMarch 16, 2015

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Yes, this place is packed with tourists since it's right at the rivertour stop, but I LOVE the Pollo Flameado here. The guac is to die for. We always take huge parties of our out of town guests (wild, crazy kids and all) and out of the bazillion times I've been there, they have only messed up once on gluten free (they brought a chocolate dessert in a pastry shell, which I immediately noticed and sent back and the server apologized). Recently, their gluten free menu has become the "gluten free-ISH" menu, which kind of scared me, but I think they are just doing that to emphasize that you shouldn't sue them if you think you got sick there or something.

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    3 ratingFebruary 27, 2015

    a128, 13420 Galleria Pkwy, Bee Cave, TX 78738

    Has a "Gluten Sensitive" menu, with disclaimer about possible contamination due to shared fryer oil or flat top cooking surface. Spoke to manager (was very friendly, helpful, and attentive) and he recommended safest options were chips (all GF), apps, guacamole (was great!), soup without tortilla strips, salads, and enchiladas. Said to avoid grill items due to shared surfaces... Chicken enchiladas were delicious! But the service was very lacking... He forgot about us and our order took forever to come out, so that was disappointing. Side note: fajitas were just ok (not GF). I'm not totally convinced that it was Celiac Friendly, but definitely made an effort! She doesn't have GI symptoms, so I can't really tell if she was glutened.

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    1 ratingJanuary 13, 2015

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Very slow, service. 45 minute wait for our food after ordering it and it wasn't very good. The only good thing, it didn't make me sick.

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    5 ratingJanuary 01, 2015

    606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

    Dedicated Gluten Free-ish menu. The queso with steak was so good! The veggie enchiladas and pork enchiladas were SO tasty! The cilantro lime rice was great too. No reaction to the chips although they weren't my favorite. Margarita list is impressive.

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    5 ratingOctober 02, 2014

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    very good food, wonderful service nice atmosphere. . waiter was very knowledgeable about gluten . yeah! would recommend very much.

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    4 ratingSeptember 06, 2014

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    the food was delicious. the only issue that I had was once when I asked for more tortillas they brought me flour not corn so I would double check when you get them. but the corn tortillas are some of the best that I have had. one other thing when you come please don't be in a hurry, service was a bit slow.

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    1 ratingAugust 01, 2014

    606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

    Chuy, our server seemed totally put out that we were even there AND asking questions about gluten free items. He informed us that nothing was probably gluten free... Dallas location is far superior. Won't go back to the Austin location.

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    3 ratingJuly 19, 2014

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    Decent gf selection. Staff was knowledgeable. Didn't get sick! Will return!

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    1 ratingApril 04, 2014

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Not impressed. Menu guidelines not followed. Stay away if you are celiac. Staff do not follow GF menu directions. Want to give no stars.

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    5 ratingMarch 26, 2014

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    We were driving in Dallas and found Iron Cactus on GF searches. The waiter was very knowledgeable about GF choices. Both cevice and GF queso were excellent and fish tacos tasted great. No problems w cross contamination. These guys know GF!

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    2 ratingMarch 24, 2014

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Extensive GF menu, however: Ordered shrimp fajitas - Very bland, corn tortillas pretty raw / wet. Overpriced margaritas. Low overall price / quality ratio. MUCH better authentic Mexican at other restaurants. Slow service. Would not recommend.

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    3 ratingMarch 20, 2014

    606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

    I came with a larger group but split up amongst a few tables. We had the queso and guacamole to start which were great but it was very slow being brought out. The guacamole was made table side. I ordered the chicken enchiladas which were delicious but the ranchero beans were not my thing. Our waitress forgot a few things along the way so I'm wondering if it was just an off day.

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    4 ratingMarch 19, 2014

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Great menu, beautiful surroundings on the river...service was a bit slow but the food was good.

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    1 ratingMarch 08, 2014

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Not impressed. Very friendly staff and nice place however not gluten free and not good really. The meat was severely undercooked and fatty, very small portions, and I'm swollen up this morning. Could barely get my rings off. Will not return!

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    5 ratingJanuary 05, 2014

    a128, 13420 Galleria Pkwy, Bee Cave, TX 78738

    An entire dedicated gluten free menu with lots of great choices.

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    5 ratingNovember 29, 2013

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Great Gluten Free fajitas

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    4 ratingOctober 26, 2013

    606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

    This place was great! Nice servers and the gluten free desserts were awesome! Thanks for giving us an awesome option in Austin, Iron Cactus!

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    5 ratingOctober 16, 2013

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Had the fish tacos and the chocolate mousse , both were awesome

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    2 ratingSeptember 04, 2013

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Redbridge beer (woo!), but food has shared equipment. so close!

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    5 ratingAugust 21, 2013

    a128, 13420 Galleria Pkwy, Bee Cave, TX 78738

    Love their tableside guacamole and Verde chicken enchiladas! They always hand us a gf menu without having to ask for it.

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    5 ratingAugust 03, 2013

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    I didn't even have to ask for a GF menu! It was automatically handed to us! Love it!! Tons of options for GF food which was wonderful!! Food was amazing too as well as the service!!!

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    4 ratingJuly 27, 2013

    606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

    Good food, nice gf options! Staff was well informed.

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    5 ratingJuly 12, 2013

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    Two page menu - lots of choices and very tasty!!

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    5 ratingJuly 04, 2013

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Had the fish tacos and they were amazing!

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    5 ratingJune 24, 2013

    606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

    They are working on a printed gluten free menu. I use their on line menu with my phone. My son really enjoyed the fajitas. Chip were good also. waiter was reasonably knowledgeable.

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    5 ratingMay 11, 2013

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    Love this place! The chips are cooked in a gluten-free fryer--they fry other things in the oil, but gluten-ful stuff is cooked in a separate fryer. It's like the only place in Dallas where we can eat chips! I've eaten here three times and never been sick; neither have my mom and sister, also Celiacs. Their GF menu is 2 whole pages!!!

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    5 ratingApril 15, 2013

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Huge gf menu! The chicken enchiladas are awesome. Great chips and salsa. A place to enjoy the river walk and not feel like you are eating gf.

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    4 ratingApril 14, 2013

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Gluten-free menu and GF chips. Great spice on the chips. Shrimp enchiladas were great. On the river seating was really relaxing.

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    4 ratingMarch 22, 2013

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Excellent food with a good GF menu. Chips are GF too! Service was a bit slow but we went at peak time on Friday night.

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    2 ratingMarch 09, 2013

    606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

    points for having Redbridge. wouldn't eat here.

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    1 ratingNovember 17, 2012

    200 E River Walk St #100, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Slow service. The food was not what I expected. The enchilada sauce was not palatable at all. The food was getting cold as we waited for silverware. The margaritas are good.

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    3 ratingNovember 03, 2012

    1520 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

    Chips are not gf because they use frier for other things

Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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