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The Velvet Cactus



6300 Argonne Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70124

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(504) 301-2083

Hours

  • Monday: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday: 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sunday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Cuisine: Mexican Restaurants

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4.6 of 5.0 from 60 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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The Velvet Cactus Reviews

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  • Esmeralda LPuedo decir que es otro last que tiene buen sabor, estas enchiladas de pollo son buenísimas. Además que cuentan con varios paquetes por si no sabes que elegir.

    55555 by Esmeralda L


  • Akgün CEverything is delicious 👍

    55555 by Akgün C


  • Marcus DGreat place for friends to grab a bite and a drink.

    55555 by Marcus D


  • Maury WilliamsMargs are delicious- don't plan on driving! Especially on 2 for 1 Wednesday's!

    55555 by Maury Williams


  • Ashley DSunday brunch is amazing.

    55555 by Ashley D


  • Genny YAwesome awesome awesome! Trendy, outdoor seating, great bar drinks. Brunch on the weekends is awesome! Only open for lunch on Fri, sat, sun. Ranchero sauce and guac are the best!

    55555 by Genny Y


  • Katie A.2 for 1 Margs on Wednesdays. They have heaters on the patio.. Brittany is an excellent waitress!

    55555 by Katie A.


  • Bruce AlanThe Molida Beef Burrito (naked) is one of my favorite bites of food in the city!

    55555 by Bruce Alan


  • WJ M.Love the always-changing decor!

    55555 by WJ M.


  • Alexandra S.Strawberry jalapeño margarita!! When it's in season.

    55555 by Alexandra S.


  • Demi LeBlancThose cheese grits though!

    55555 by Demi LeBlanc


  • Lee KAverage. The house salsa was decent. My burrito felt like it was missing something... maybe guacamole. Most places include guac but my mistake for not fully reading the description. Not bad.

    33333 by Lee K


  • Bekah B.Love the chipotle cheese grits and grilled shrimp tacos! Great margaritas too!

    55555 by Bekah B.


  • Sam W.Perfect Patron Margarita!

    55555 by Sam W.


  • Devan P.I could eat the chips and salsa for days.

    33333 by Devan P.


  • Liz R.Delicious Cheese Dip!

    55555 by Liz R.


  • Nathan S.Ask for Diego's Grilled Fish -- best in town!

    55555 by Nathan S.


  • Callie C.2 for 1 margaritas are AMAZING

    55555 by Callie C.


  • Adam M.It was very ok. Don't know that I'll go back.

    22222 by Adam M.


  • Erica U.Make sure you get dessert! And make sure it's the churros :D the cayenne chocolate could be more cayenne-y for my personal taste, but! They're super tasty regardless!

    55555 by Erica U.


  • Angela C.Get the chiplote grits. Best side on the menu.

    55555 by Angela C.


  • Carol B.The baja quesadillas and margaritas are delightful.

    55555 by Carol B.


  • Johmyrin J.Tacos are ON POINT!!! And Margaritas are excellent!

    55555 by Johmyrin J.


  • Kailey P.Love it! Get the queso and a margarita! Great service!

    55555 by Kailey P.


  • Renee F.Best salsa in town. Love it.

    55555 by Renee F.


  • Melissa B.Patio Rockin' Margaritas, although frozen, are yum! Recommend the Pineapple Cilantro on the rocks!

    55555 by Melissa B.


  • Sabrina V.Delish margaritas n fajitas

    55555 by Sabrina V.


  • Donna E.There is a lot o goo foo and drinks here :-)

    55555 by Donna E.


  • Christina D.Ahhmazing!!! Food, drinks, service, quality!!! Already planning my 24th bday there!!!

    55555 by Christina D.


  • Evelyn C.Gluten free menu and the wait staff is most helpful.

    55555 by Evelyn C.


  • Donna E.The Painkiller is a wonderful drink!!

    55555 by Donna E.


  • Tylor H.Great food, great service and the steak fajitas were awesome!

    55555 by Tylor H.


  • Logan M.I always get the grilled fish tacos! They're the best I've had. Also, don't pass up on a red sangria margarita!

    55555 by Logan M.


  • Mike H.Great place, great food, best salsa I've ever dipped a chip in and superb customer service!

    55555 by Mike H.


  • Abby G.Happy hour-large marg for the price of one!

    33333 by Abby G.


  • Julia Anne H.Vegetarians beware! Only vegetarian entree is the portobello mushroom taco. The rice is not vegetarian nor are any of the beans.

    33333 by Julia Anne H.


  • Mike C.Service a little too efficient. I felt rushed out the door.

    55555 by Mike C.


  • April A.Love the Velvet Heat Margarita!

    55555 by April A.


  • Gambit New OrleansGambit's Top Bars 2012 : Outdoor Drinking

    55555 by Gambit New Orleans


  • Valerie P.Avoid on busy weekend nights. Too crowded and the acoustics inside are terrible. But the salsa is awesome and the burritos are good!

    55555 by Valerie P.


  • Susannah C.Good place to have happy hour. Only eaten here once, and had bad service. Our server forgot we were there, food order came out wrong...never send food back, but we had to.

    33333 by Susannah C.


  • DavepbassNot great food but the atmosphere is awesome for drinking

    55555 by Davepbass


  • William K.Wednesday is the day to go. 2 for one house margs.

    55555 by William K.


  • Caroline W.Terrible service for a Tuesday night. Cold food. Not a happy camper but the chicken buritto was ok.

    22222 by Caroline W.


  • Nick W.Just don't bother. Totally not worth it. The service was from the hostess and manager was just lacking. Totally just sad. Just totally disappointed. Would rather Carreta's on vets.

    22222 by Nick W.


  • Katie R.Great salsa and chips! They serve the salsa warm

    55555 by Katie R.


  • Bruce AlanTry the Molida beef burrito...delicious!

    55555 by Bruce Alan


  • Renee F.The best Salsa.

    55555 by Renee F.


  • Cat S.Not worth the hour wait.

    22222 by Cat S.


  • Amanda J.Food's great, but get here before 6:00

    55555 by Amanda J.


  • Whitney G.Fish tacos are so delish!!!

    55555 by Whitney G.


  • Stephanie G.Love velvet cactus. Very reasonable and good food. Great margaritas. New place. Working out some kinks but generally very impressed.

    55555 by Stephanie G.


  • Stacy G.Way overpriced for food we were unimpressed by. Especially for a garage-like atmosphere. Disappointed

    33333 by Stacy G.


  • Gabriel V.Chef Billy is a genius!

    55555 by Gabriel V.


  • Caroline G.Try The Queso

    55555 by Caroline G.


  • Francesca L.Salsa is very good!

    55555 by Francesca L.


  • rhea m.Cheese sauce for shrimp enchiladas = delicious! Watermelon mint margarita mmm

    55555 by rhea m.


  • Geoff G.Get the Deep South taco! Lightly battered crispy fried chicken with bacon. Amazing!

    55555 by Geoff G.


  • Stephen G.Margs are delicious outside is cool

    55555 by Stephen G.


  • NolalexThis place is going to look great!!

    55555 by Nolalex


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