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Cactus Mexican Food

Taco Place, Mexican Restaurant, and Burrito Place$$$$
Central Hollywood, Los Angeles
  • Juston P.
    "Oh, and they sell the oft-forgotten 1980's soda Cactus Cooler."(4 Tips)
    John S.
    "The best taco and burrito stand I've found in LA."(3 Tips)
    Nic v.
    "Hard shell tacos"(3 Tips)
    Boaz S.
    "One of my favourite late night spots in Hollywood."(7 Tips)
84 Tips and reviews
  • tacos
  • burritos
  • good for a late night
  • authentic
  • good for a quick meal
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  • Jade
    JadeSeptember 8
  • Gary L.
    Gary LongApril 25
    Breakfast allday
  • Michael K.
    Michael KalecJanuary 19
    No fuss, no muss... just good tacos and mexican food. Loved it.
  • My Lists
    My ListsOctober 15, 2016
    Great tacos. Everything we had was delicious I liked the chicken tacos the best
  • Benjamin P.
    Benjamin PalmerOctober 6, 2016
    this is def like Fried Food tacos etc. it is good for that vibe
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RamseySeptember 13, 2016
    Al pastor tacos. End of discussion
  • Berto K.
    Berto KillamanjaroApril 21, 2016
    al pastor burrito is the bomb
  • Billy A.
    Billy AmpMarch 6, 2016
    Tacos. Tacos. Tacos. And more tacos! Oh yeah, and a Cactus Cooler to drink. 👍
  • Boaz S.
    Boaz SachsFebruary 12, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    One of my favourite late night spots in Hollywood. The tacos and burritos are often epic and the late night crowd is often hilarious
  • Chew 0.
    Chew 001December 29, 2015
    All options are great. Good veg selection.
  • Christina S.
    Christina ShadleDecember 17, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Mmm, nachos.
  • Andrey K.
    Andrey KOctober 18, 2015
    Maybe the place doesn't look that cool on the outside but burritos are huge and tasty!
  • Thomas C.
    Thomas ColtonOctober 14, 2015
    #5 tacos are on another level
  • Brandon N.
    Brandon NuckeltAugust 12, 2015
    Go for the super (carne asada) fries! It's big enough to split.
  • Nicol C.
    Nicol CabeJuly 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Delicious tacos!
  • Sarah D.
    Sarah DehnkeJune 23, 2015
    Great late night stop after a few drinks. Try the chicken nachos, they might be what heaven tastes like.
  • Carlos O.
    Carlos OlayaJune 17, 2015
    Tacos are great. Huge burritos, lots of different meat choices. Tried the Birria, which is basically braised beef, definitely recommend. 10/10
  • Thomas C.
    Thomas ColtonMay 14, 2015
    #5 beef taco was legitimately one of the best I've ever had
  • Justin S.
    Justin ScottDecember 9, 2014
    great late night taco spot. delicious lengua
  • D O.
    D OOctober 15, 2014
    Love the place and its sign. The tacos and burritos are really good.
  • Ana V.
    Ana VitikSeptember 17, 2014
    Vegetarian were very fullfilling :О
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiAugust 27, 2014
    Good place for tacos...late night snacks. Authentic and clean. Outside seating area with a self serve spicy sauce counter and sides.
  • Nic v.
    Nic van der MeerAugust 20, 2014
    Hard shell tacos
  • Dan B.
    Dan BrittonJune 15, 2014
    Bomb burritos
  • Eric W.
    Eric WalkerMay 10, 2014
    Excellent carnitas!
  • michael c.
    michael cooperMarch 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Always good & inexpensive.
  • Addison J.
    Addison JamesFebruary 18, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Veggie tacos. Green salsa.
  • Maria L.
    Maria LezcanoFebruary 14, 2014
    It's good. I only wish they had al pastor because I know it would be awesome!!!
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SimsJanuary 15, 2014
  • David C.
    David CordobaJanuary 14, 2014
    They have the best carnitas tortas, any burrito, mulita or taco. You can go wrong here
  • Victor N.
    Victor NeelyJanuary 10, 2014
    Great Tacos
  • Victor N.
    Victor NeelyAugust 9, 2013
    Great Taco's!!!!!!!
  • Big T.
    Big T.June 28, 2013
    Meal with drink for under $10 every time. Just know they take cash money only!
  • Big T.
    Big T.June 28, 2013
    Best real mexican food hole in the wall in Hollywood.
  • Christopher D.
    Christopher DayMay 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Squirt and a vegetarian quesadilla. Because fuck it.
  • EDollaSign
    EDollaSignMarch 25, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Awesome. Anytime. Every time.
  • Parker W.
    Parker WilsonJanuary 28, 2013
    Cash only.
  • AK N.
    AK NwedeNovember 17, 2012
    Great place for those after-club munches near Boulevard 3, Lure, etc.
  • Yuriy M.
    Yuriy MysakOctober 7, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    My favorite local taco place. Always fresh and authentic.
  • Eddy M.
    Eddy MayAugust 24, 2012
    The season finale of House M.D. (season 2) was partially filmed here. Pretty cool.
    AVILAVIPAugust 15, 2012
    Try the hard shell tacos with extra cheese!
  • Ramjasha R.
    Ramjasha RhodesAugust 3, 2012
    Carne Asada with avocados and a Cactus Cooler? Smart!
  • Mario O.
    Mario OrellanaJuly 18, 2012
    Eh. I prefer cheaper tacos that taste the same.
  • Geraldine C.
    Geraldine ChungJune 29, 2012
    This place is LEGIT. Shrimp tacos por favor.
  • Jacqueline L.
    Jacqueline L.June 23, 2012
    If you don't do spicy, stay away from the salsas.
  • Keith K.
    Keith KramerApril 30, 2012
    During the daytime, their salsas, etc. are kept inside per the health code. Just ask for what you want.
  • Melly D.
    Melly D🌹April 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    No food is perfect but here imperfection is perfection
  • Bollare
    BollareMarch 30, 2012
    If you're ready for no-fuss, down home Mexican –Cactus is the perfect taqueria. Cactus arguably has the best tacos in LA. If you're up for something more exotic, try the lengua (cow tongue). —Yasmine
  • Ahlennah B.
    Ahlennah BeltonMarch 7, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    California Burrito with cheese is flippin' amazing. Always grab some cucumber slices and maybe a side of avocado to go with it.
  • DJ Lady Sha
    DJ Lady ShaJanuary 20, 2012
    Shrimp burrito... best thing there.
  • Michelle L.
    Michelle LapianaJanuary 17, 2012
    Cactus is great, but this is better... Between 8-10 pm, grab a tamale from the woman selling them at the entrance of the convenience store behind Cactus. Amazing!
  • Juston P.
    Juston PayneJanuary 16, 2012
    It doesn't have curb appeal, but pour that green salsa on carnitas tacos and you'll be good to go. Oh, and they sell the oft-forgotten 1980's soda Cactus Cooler.
  • Lydia C.
    Lydia ColaresiJanuary 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Doesn't look like much but has a loyal following, especialy on Tuesdays
  • Kelly L.
    Kelly LemusJanuary 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    i love this place. Specially after going out late at night and want to eat great food
  • Blastercase
    BlastercaseDecember 12, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Cow Head Taco's.....Yes Please!!!
  • China J.
    China JamieNovember 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Carne asada tacos burritos or nachos.... So good! I drive from the valley just for this place!
  • China J.
    China JamieNovember 4, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Burritos are bomb, tacos are bomb, nachos are bomb... Everything is the best here!!
  • Jasmine C.
    Jasmine CameronSeptember 22, 2011
  • Jim Techfrog A.
    Jim Techfrog AldenAugust 17, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Asada burritos and shrimp tacos are great
  • Nate F.
    Nate FerrellJune 13, 2011
    Carnitas was ridiculously tough... Bleh, stick with carne asada or even cabeza, IMO
  • Kevin K.
    Kevin KernanJune 4, 2011
    Best burrito i've ever had. Very fresh.
  • Daniel M.
    Daniel MagnanteMay 29, 2011
    Chorizo burrito with everything. Also try it in the AM with Mexican style eggs.
  • JSpace
    JSpaceMay 11, 2011
    Try the taco #7, aka "The Burks" - mixed carne/pollo, just like Bisou likes!!
  • DrinkCoba
    DrinkCobaApril 28, 2011
    Al Pastor tacos are close to perfection! Try them out before or after you're out for the night…they're open late!
  • Eric B.
    Eric BrawnerApril 15, 2011
    Try the Chicken soft taco - #Delicious! Alot of taco for the price! Wide selection of shells, cheeses & fillings
  • Derek W.
    Derek WhiteJanuary 27, 2011
    Pastor tacos ! Gotta try em!
  • Danny W.
    Danny WilliamsJanuary 4, 2011
    Always get a Cactus Cooler...
  • HeadBum
    HeadBumNovember 27, 2010
    cheap and yum! don't miss the horchata
  • Daniel D.
    Daniel DismalOctober 16, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The shrimp burritos and tacos are amazing. Add cheese if you're into rocking cheese. The taste of the hot sauces vary day by day but they're always kicking it, Just hard to name a favorite. eat em up.
  • Alyssa M.
    Alyssa MooreJuly 3, 2010
    Got a late night burrito or taco craving and you happen to be in LA? Definitely stop here!
  • LXU
    LXUJuly 1, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    TORTA TORTA TORTA!!! with pastor or carne asada
  • Kyle S.
    Kyle ShermanJune 25, 2010
    Cash Only FYI! Great burritos!
  • Nedy Lutfi
    Nedy LutfiJune 16, 2010
    The best in all of La We had to stop by and try it and boy was it good, great flavors and spicy. we were NOT disappointed. In a peculiar location but very tasty we will stop again next time in LA are
  • Charles X.
    Charles XavierApril 7, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Take a look at the pastor before you order, some times it's a bit burnt
  • Loren R.
    Loren RochelleFebruary 18, 2010
    The burritos will blow you away, so will the quesadillas.. actually everything is phenom!
  • Jason T.
    Jason ThomasFebruary 17, 2010
    The burritos are the best I've had in LA, but the hard shell tacos are the hidden gem. They seal shut when fried, and they cover them in all the goodies!
  • Stacy B.
    Stacy BacaFebruary 10, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    get a taco supreme with avo AND a shrimp taco...then scoop a bit of the avo from one taco on the other...insta-happiness! don't forget the orange habanero sauce (ask for it!)
  • John S.
    John SladeFebruary 6, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The best taco and burrito stand I've found in LA. Breakfast burritos are great too.
  • Mark F.
    Mark FosterJanuary 10, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Number 5 burrito with steak kills it every time
  • Arley Ann L.
    Arley Ann LamanAugust 17, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    The Burrito with Avocado! Yum Yum!
  • Lynn P.
    Lynn Powers2 days ago
  • Aleksandr M.
    Aleksandr MorozovNovember 8, 2015
    Вкусно так, что пиздец. Taco Bell и рядом не стоял
  • Maye C.
    Maye CabralSeptember 13, 2015
    Los Burritos de carne con queso son deliciosos, y el servicio es muy amable! Si regreso.
  • Marquis D.
    Marquis DiamondJuly 20, 2015
    Carne Asada Tacos
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