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HOUSE-MADE DIPS


  • Dip Sampler Platter
    $14.99
    Includes house-made salsa, chef’s queso dip, fresh guacamole and three bean dip
  • Buffalo Chicken Dip
    $10.99
    Slow-simmered all white meat chicken combined with cream cheese and franks red hot sauce. topped with cheese blend and baked until golden.
  • Spinach Artichoke Dip
    $9.99
    Three cheese blend, marinated artichokes, spinach and baked until golden.
  • Classic White Cheese Dip GF
    $4.99
    A smooth variety of mild melted white cheeses.
  • Fresh Chips and Salsa GF
    $4.99
    Freshly house-made garden salsa and chips, a Lincoln favorite.
  • Chef’s Queso Dip GF
    $6.49
    Chef Kyle’s house recipe using a mexican cheese blend of asadero and monterey jack finished with fire-roasted poblano to add a touch of heat.
  • Fresh Guacamole GF
    $5.99
    Prepared fresh daily with seasoned with cilantro, lime juice, fresh jalapenos, and diced spanish onion.
  • Three Bean Dip GF
    $3.99
    Hearty combination of beans, cumin, oregano, and hot sauce. choose served hot or cold.

APPETIZERS


  • The Hot Mess Dip GF
    $9.99
    All your favorites presented together, fresh guacamole surrounded by chef’s queso and topped with your choice of cactus chicken, pork carnitas, ground beef or rajas con crema.
  • Chipotle and Bacon Brussels Sprouts
    $8.99
    Roasted brussels sprouts tossed with chipotle glaze and finished with cotija cheese and cilantro.
  • BFN (Nachos)
    $15.99
    Yes, these are big freaking nachos. A platter of fresh fried corn tortilla chips, layered with chef’s queso, black beans, pico de gallo, cotija cheese, cilantro and sour cream
    add cactus chicken, pork carnitas, or ground beef
    $3.00
    add ny strip steak
    $5.00
    add fresh guacamole
    $2.49
    half order
    $9.99
  • Crispy Onion Stack GF
    $6.99
    Buttermilk shoestring onions, fresh cut, marinated and fried, served with jalapeño ranch
  • Crab And Cream Cheese Taquitos GF
    $10.99
    five taquitos made with real lump crab meat, seasoned with ancho and poblano and topped with queso fresco, sour cream, and pico de gallo, served with verde sauce.
  • Barbacoa And Cream Cheese Taquitos GF
    $9.99
    Barbacoa taquitos, seasoned with ancho and poblano and topped with queso fresco, sour cream, pico de gallo, and verde sauce, served with smoky ranch for dipping.
  • Loaded Cheese Fries GF
    $9.99
    Barbacoa taquitos, seasoned with ancho and poblano, topped with queso fresco, sour cream, pico de gallo, and verde sauce, served with smoky ranch for dipping

SALADS


  • Cactus Salad GF
    $9.99
    Cucumber, avocado, green onion, radish, queso fresco, sesame seeds, pickled red onion, cilantro green goddess dressing.
  • Southwest Cobb Salad GF
    $12.99
    Bacon, egg, avocado, pico de gallo, fire-rosted corn, cheddar jack cheese, tortilla strips, choice of dressing.
  • Mediterranean
    $9.99
    Mixed greens, black olives, tomato, pickled red onion and crumbled cheese served with greek vinaigrette
  • Steak & Potato
    $14.99
    Sliced NY strip, mixed greens, pickled onions, tomatoes, roasted corn, cheese blend and crispy potato served with green goddess dressing.
  • Wedge
    $8.99
    Bleu cheese crumbles, bacon, cilantro, and bleu cheese dressing.
    Half
    $4.99
  • Profile Reboot: Green Goddess Chicken
    $13.99
    A grilled chicken breast served with fresh guacamole on a bed of lettuce. Tossed in our green goddess dressing with cabbage, radish, green onion and tomato coleslaw.
  • House Salad
    $7.99
    Spring lettuce blend, cucumber, tomato, cheddar, green onion, and your choice of house-made dressing
    Half
    $3.99
  • House-Made Dressings
    Buttermilk ranch, smoky ranch, jalapeno ranch, balsamic vinaigrette, bleu cheese, cilantro green goddess.
  • Protein Add-Ons For Rice Bowls And Salads
    Cactus Chicken
    $3.00
    Grilled Chicken
    $3.00
    Ground Beef
    $3.00
    Pork Carnitas
    $3.00
    Barbacoa
    $3.00
    Shrimp
    $5.00
    Salmon
    $5.00
    Carne Asada
    $5.00

HOUSE-MADE SOUPS


  • Chicken Tortilla
    Creamy blend of shredded chicken, roasted green chili’s,
    crushed tomatoes, onions, garlic and cilantro.
    Cup
    $4.49
    Bowl
    $7.00
  • Nebraska Style Chili
    Tender ground beef in a spiced sauce with red kidney beans, diced green peppers, and tomatoes.
    Cup
    $4.49
    Bowl
    $7.00

STEAK ENTREES


All steaks prepared to medium, sliced and fanned

  • Chimichurri and Mushroom
    $19.99
    Seared and seasoned ny strip steak, topped with housemade chimichurri and wild garlic and herb mushrooms. Comes with choice of one side.
  • Surf and Turf
    $22.99
    Seared NY strip, sautéed shrimp and vegetable blend, pico de gallo, queso fresca. With choice of one side.
  • Steak Frites
    $19.99
    Seared and seasoned NY strip steak smothered in savory and tangy cactus steak sauce and crumbled cheese, with cilantro. Served with golden fries.
  • Black and Bleu
    $21.99
    Seared and blackened NY strip steak smothered in bleu cheese sauce, and topped with bleu cheese crumbles. Comes with choice of one side.

CHEF SPECIALS


  • Adult Mac N' Cheese
    $14.99
    Five-cheese blend with spicy chorizo, roasted vegetables, and topped with shredded cheese.
  • Signature Rotisserie Chicken Wings
    $13.99
    6 for $13.99. Choose 1 or 2 sauces, citrus mojo, mango habanero, garlic parmesan, chipotle, hot, naked. Served with toasted sesame seeds, sour cream, cilantro, and choice of ranch, jalapeno ranch or bleu cheese dressing. Comes with choice of one side.
  • Filling Fajitas GF
    Choose Two: Grilled Chicken, Carne Asada, or Shrimp
    Served with corn tortillas GF*, sour cream, onion, sweet
    peppers, pico de gallo and micro cilantro.
    Includes beans, rice and fire roasted corn.
    choice of corn or flour tortillas. additional tortillas upon request.
    Four tortillas
    $15.99
    Eight tortillas
    $24.99

HAND-PATTIED BURGERS


all burgers come with choice of 1 side make your burger a double patty stack 3.00 add bacon 2.00

  • Bacon & Bleu
    $10.99
    Bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, bleu cheese sauce, and pickles, on a toasted sesame bun.
  • El Fuego
    $10.99
    Mild roasted green chile verde sauce, melted pepper jack cheese, and pickles, on a toasted sesame bun.
    Spice it up with near death sauce 1.00
  • Smokehouse
    $11.99
    American cheese, pulled pork, sweet carolina bbq sauce, crispy onion straws, on a toasted sesame bun.
  • Classic Cheeseburger
    $9.99
    Shredded lettuce, pickles, American cheese and secret sauce, on a toasted sesame bun.
  • California
    $10.99
    Pepper jack cheese, guacamole, green goddess sauce, shredded lettuce, pickles, on a toasted sesame bun.

FRESH RICE BOWL


  • Classic Rice Bowl GF
    $10.99
    A bed of basmati rice, topped with beans, avocado, pico de gallo, fire-roasted corn, cucumber, cilantro, queso fresco, and sour cream.
    Grilled Chicken
    $3.00
    Pork Carnitas
    $3.00
    Ground Beef
    $3.00
    Shrimp
    $5.00
    Salmon
    $5.00
    NY Strip Steak
    $5.00
  • Profile Balance: Carribean Shrimp Rice Bowl
    $14.99
    A bed of basmati rice topped with mango and pineapple salsa, tossed brussels sprouts, grilled shrimp and avocado slices.
  • Diablo Rice Bowl GF
    $11.99
    A bed of basmati rice, topped diablo sauce and near death sauce, beans, avocado, pico de gallo, fire-roasted corn, cucumber, cilantro, queso fresco, and sour cream.

GIANT BURRITOS


  • A1 Steakhouse Burrito
    $14.99
    Carne asada, marinated, grilled and ranch seasoned, crispy potatoes, cheddar jack cheese, A1 mayo, topped with crispy cheese, and crispy buttermilk onion straws.
  • Breakfast Burrito
    $12.99
    Maple sausage, scrambled eggs, pico de gallo, jack cheese, crispy potatoes, topped with crispy cheese, served with maple syrup.
  • Barbacoa Burrito
    $12.99
    Barbacoa beef, mexican cheese blend, rice, beans and pico de gallo, wrapped in a flour tortilla, crispy cheese, baked with a red chile sauce, finished with crema, onion, tomato, cilantro.
  • Carnitas Burrito
    $12.99
    Pork carnitas, mexican rice, beans, pico de gallo, jack cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla, crispy cheese, topped with chef’s queso, finished with crema, onion, tomato, cilantro.
  • Cheesy Chicken Burrito
    $12.99
    Fried chicken, mexican rice, beans, pico de gallo, jack cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla, crispy cheese, topped with chef’s queso, finished with crema, onion, tomato, cilantro.
    Nashville hot chicken burrito
    $1.00

SAUCY ENCHILADAS


  • Cream Cheese And Cactus Chicken Enchilada
    $12.99
    Cactus chicken smothered in cream cheese, rolled into an enchilada and covered with our verde sauce, topped with pico de gallo, crema, toasted sesame seed, and cilantro. includes rice, beans and fire-roasted corn.
  • Black And Bleu Enchilada
    $14.99
    Flour tortilla, loaded with blackened carne asada, pickled red onion, toasted sesame seeds, and cilantro. topped with a bleu cheese sauce and finished with moody bleu crumbles, includes rice, beans and fire-roasted corn.
  • Fried Taco Enchilada
    $12.99
    Choose barbacoa, cactus chicken, salmon, ground beef, pork carnitas, or rajas con crema v. fried flour tortillas, loaded with cheddar jack cheese, on a bed of beans, finished with red enchilada sauce, pico de gallo, and crema, includes rice and fire-roasted corn.

QUESADILLAS


All options come with choice of 1 side

  • Classic
    $10.99
    Choice of grilled chicken or pork carnitas, flour quesadilla, mexican cheeses, topped with black bean and corn salsa, and sour cream.
    Substitute shrimp or NY strip steak
    $3.00
  • Grilled Salmon
    $12.99
    Blackened grilled salmon, cheddar jack cheese, pineapple salsa, and finished with a mango sour cream.
  • NY Strip Steak
    $13.99
    Seasoned NY strip, mexican cheese blend, topped with black bean, corn salsa, and sour cream.
  • Spicy Chicken
    $11.99
    Spicy cactus chicken, mexican cheese blend, topped with black bean, corn salsa, and sour cream.
  • Grilled Shrimp
    $12.99
    Grilled shrimp, mexican cheese blend, topped with black bean, corn salsa, and sour cream.

TACO PLATES


all plates come with choice of 1 side

  • Signature Taco Plate
    $12.99
    Choice of Three signature tacos.
  • Classic Taco Plate
    $9.99
    Choice of Three classic tacos.
  • Combo Taco Plate
    $11.99
    One signature taco and two classic tacos

SIGNATURE TACOS


  • Nashville Hot Chicken Taco (not GF)
    “Nashville style” fried chicken, lettuce, pickles, crema, cilantro.
  • Baja Fish (not GF)
    Mango cabbage slaw, crema, and tajin.
  • Black N’ Bleau Steak
    Blackened carne asada, bleu cheese sauce, pickled red onion, toasted sesame seeds, and cilantro.
  • Grilled Shrimp Verde
    (not GF)
    Rice, monterey jack cheese, bacon, and salsa verde.
  • A1 Steakhouse (+$1)
    Carne asada, marinated, grilled and ranch seasoned, crispy potatoes, cheddar jack cheese, A1 mayo, and crispy buttermilk onion straws.
  • Cream Cheese Chicken
    Chicken simmered in kettle-cooked red enchilada sauce, green onion, crema, cilantro, sesame seed, and salsa verde.
  • Verde Pork Carnitas
    Radish, onion, cilantro and salsa verde.
  • Chicken Caesar Taco
    Crispy buttermilk chicken, caesar dressing, cotija cheese, shredded lettuce, bacon, cilantro.
  • Carne Asada (+$1)
    Grilled carne asada, asadero cheese, pico de gallo, and crema.
  • Classic Taco
    One taco, choice of ground beef, cactus chicken, salmon, barbacoa, classic pork or rajas con crema v, topped with chef’s queso, pico de gallo, crema and cilantro.
  • Reboot: Green Goddess Chicken
    $11.99
    A grilled chicken breast on top served with fresh guacamole on a bed of lettuce. Topped with our green goddess salad with cabbage, radish, green onion and tomato coleslaw.
  • Perform: Surf and Turf Taco Plate
    $12.99
    Two whole wheat tortillas topped with grilled carne asada on one and grilled cod on the other. Served with guacamole, a pepper and onion mix, crema and garnished with cilantro.
  • Balance: Caribbean Shrimp Rice Bowl
    $13.99
    A bed of basmati rice topped with mango and pineapple salsa tossed brussels sprouts, grilled shrimp and avocado slices.

TACO PACKS


  • Taco 12 Pack - No Alcohol
    $32.99
    Choice of 8 classic tacos and 4 signature tacos. includes rice, beans and fire-roasted corn.
  • Taco 12 Pack - With Margaritas
    $64.99
    Choice of 8 classic tacos and 4 signature tacos. includes rice, beans and fire-roasted corn, and 2 pitchers of house-made margaritas.

SIDES


  • Rice, Beans And Fire-Roasted Corn
  • Tajin™ French Fries
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts
  • Buttermilk Onion Straws
  • Mixed Fruits
  • Coleslaw
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Side Salad
    $2.00

ADD-ONS


  • Sour Cream
    $1.00
  • Jalapenos
    $0.50
  • Pico De Gallo (Mild)
    $1.00
  • Near Death Sauce (Spicy)
    $1.00
  • Salsa Verde
    $1.00
  • Chef’s Queso
    $2.00
  • White Queso
    $2.00
  • Guacamole (contains cilantro)
    $2.00
  • Buttermilk Onion Straws
    $2.00

 THOROUGHLY COOKING FOODS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN SUCH AS BEEF, EGGS, FISH, LAMB, PORK, POULTRY, OR SHELLFISH REDUCES THE RISK OF FOOD-BORNE ILLNESS. INDIVIDUALS WITH CERTAIN HEALTH CONDITIONS MAY BE AT A HIGHER RISK IF THESE FOODS ARE CONSUMED RAW OR UNDERCOOKED.

BEFORE PLACING YOUR ORDER, PLEASE INFORM YOUR SERVER IF A PERSON IN YOUR PARTY HAS A FOOD ALLERGY OR SPECIAL DIETARY INSTRUCTIONS.

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HOURS OF OPERATION

MONDAY: CLOSED
TUESDAY: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
WEDNESDAY: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
THURSDAY: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
FRIDAY: 11:00AM - 10:00PM
SATURDAY: 11:00AM - 10:00PM
SUNDAY: 11:00AM - 9:00PM

 

LOCATION:

CACTUS
5500 S 56th St
Ste 1
Lincoln, NE 68516

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HOURS OF OPERATION

MONDAY: CLOSED
TUESDAY: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
WEDNESDAY: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
THURSDAY: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
FRIDAY: 11:00AM - 10:00PM
SATURDAY: 11:00AM - 10:00PM
SUNDAY: 11:00AM - 9:00PM

 

LOCATION:

CACTUS MODERN MEXICAN CATINA
5500 S 56th St
Ste 1
Lincoln, NE 68516

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