Iron Cactus Debuts Several New and Enticing Mexican Dishes to its Extensive Menu

Iron Cactus Debuts Several New and Enticing Mexican Dishes to its Extensive Menu

Iron Cactus Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar today announced that it has added several new and enticing Mexican dishes to its already extensive menu.

“We are always looking for ways to enhance the dining experience at Iron Cactus from developing original, award-winning margarita recipes to creating unique Mexican dishes that are made with the freshest ingredients,” said Gary Manley, General Partner at Iron Cactus. “The new menu items are diverse and will please every type of palate.”

The new dishes that debuted include:

Street Tacos
A pork carnita taco with a spicy guacamole verde sauce, a moist roasted chicken taco with a tomatillo relish and a grilled steak taco, topped with a red chile sauce and caramelized onions.

Chipotle Smoked Pork Chop (not available at the downtown Austin location)
Slow smoked and grilled double pork chop served on a rich chipotle-mushroom demi glace with green chile mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus..

Pumpkin Crusted Chicken
Stuffed with Hill Country goat cheese, roasted peppers, sundried tomatoes and sautéed spinach with a lime butter sauce.  Served with chili-lime roasted corn.

Cornbread Crusted Pescado
Moist white fish with a savory cornbread crust seared on our grill and finished with a jalapeno and mushroom cream sauce.  Served with cilantro lime rice and garlic herb broccoli.

Pollo Flameado
Blackened chicken breast, stuffed with chorizo, Panella cheese and roasted red peppers.  Served with green chile mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus.

Pescado del Sol
Moist white fish stuffed with shrimp, goat cheese, red onions, cilantro, roasted corn and poblano peppers, served on a bed of sautéed spinach with a roasted tomato-lobster cream sauce.

Shrimp Tacos
Sautéed in lemon and fresh garlic, served in puffy taco shell with crisp slaw, roasted red peppers, cilantro and avocado slices, finished with a red pepper and cilantro coulis.  Served with cilantro lime rice and choice of beans.

Grilled Veggie Enchiladas
Three red corn tortillas filled with white cheese, zucchini, squash, red onion, roasted corn and portabello mushroom, topped with a blanco goat cheese sauce and sundried tomatoes.  Served with black beans and cilantro lime rice.

New cheese enchiladas topped with a traditional red chile sauce and new steak enchiladas featured with a red chile sauce with hints of chipotle and chocolate were also added to the menu.

Iron Cactus serves award-winning Mexican dishes and premium hand-crafted margaritas. The original restaurant opened on historic 6th Street in downtown Austin in 1996. Since then, Iron Cactus has grown to five locations including restaurants in Dallas and San Antonio, and two additional Austin locations. For the latest restaurant updates, “like” Iron Cactus on Facebook at or follow on Twitter at More information about Iron Cactus can be found at