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May 8, 2018

10 Things We Love About Cactus Summers

Dear much-loved, loyal Cactus guests,
We know there are endless reasons to visit Cactus during the summer*, but we highlighted the Top 10 so you have more time to eat and drink.
*BTW – when we say “summer”, we mean “as soon as it hits 20 degrees and the sun’s out”…

1. FROSÉ™

Easy choice for the top of this list: This limited-time, deliciously thirst-quenching frozen cocktail is also available in the “Brosé” format (in an OG rocks glass). The perfect balance of rosé wine, strawberries, elderflower, vodka, and lemon.

2. TUNA POKE BOWL

Our newest dish brings the Polynesian and Pan-Asian flavours of Hawaii to a Cactus near you. This bowl of fresh, nourishing goodness features Ocean Wise™ ahi tuna, fresh mango, crisp radish, avocado and edamame.  Instant classic? Give it a try and let us know what you think!

3. PATIOS

Cactus food, drink and views al fresco. No more explanation needed.

4. HALF PRICE WINE

Every Tuesday at Cactus, bottles of wine are half price.

What’s better than a glass of good wine? Easy, a bottle. And they’re half price every Tuesday. All bottles (even the bubbly ones). All day.

5. HAPPY HOUR 

ocean wise™ ahi, citrus tamari vinaigrette, nori, sesame, avocado, micro cilantro, wonton chips.

Eat. Drink. Repeat. With more food, drinks and hours than ever, you need no more excuse to stop by! And yes, the rumours are true. You can now treat yourself to the beloved Tuna Stack at Happy Hour prices.

6. CEVICHE* (AVAILABLE IN BC & ON)

ocean wiseTM lois lake steelhead, sustainably harvested prawns, red onions, thai basil, mint, cilantro, nuoc cham

Since its arrival to our menus in BC and Ontario, Ceviche has become one of the most popular appies in Cactus history, and is made for sharing as you and your friends drink a cold beer or margarita or two. Ocean wise™ Lois Lake steelhead, sustainably harvested prawns, red onions, thai basil, mint, cilantro, and nuoc cham.

7. SUMMER SMASH

gordon's dry gin, cucumber, thai basil, ginger, fresh lime and soda

Light, refreshing, and the perfect complement to your summer eats. Making a comeback thanks to popular demand.

8. MINI CRISPY CHICKEN SANDWICHES

mini crispy chicken sandwiches, mini burgers, cajun chicken sandwich, truffle fries

This dish was developed for Vancouver’s iconic English Bay beach concession and was so addictive – according to fans – that we had to include it on our regular menu. Now available as a mini trio. #nomnomnom

9. SUMMER ALE

Lively tropical fruit notes, subtle hint of tartness and a refreshing finish

Lively tropical fruit notes, subtle hint of tartness and a refreshing finish? Yes, please.

10. FROSÉ™ SUNSET SODA

smirnoff vodka, soda, frosé , lemon wedge.

A new signature creation for those torn between the choice of a frozen cocktail vs. on the rocks. Available during Happy Hour, it’s the perfect summer sipper to complement your patio session.

What’s on your Cactus Top 10 list? Let us know!

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