Visit the Cactus Flower for Authentic Mexican Food
Pueblo, Colorado has a rich history that dates back to the 1870s when the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad first came to town. While it has since been modernized, tributes to that history can be found throughout town. Today, visitors looking for things to do in Pueblo, Colorado can walk along the Riverwalk where family cafes and upscale restaurants line streets once traveled by coal miners and cattle farmers.
When it comes to dining in Pueblo, you have many choices. You can find a wide range of culinary delights from across the globe when dining in Pueblo. The community’s Mexican restaurants are some of the best in the country, as they grow their own variety of green chili in Pueblo. Those experiencing Pueblo, Colorado vacations must include Mexican cuisine to have a truly authentic experience.
Dine on Family Favorites at the Cactus Flower Mexican Restaurant
The Cactus Flower Mexican Restaurant has been family owned and operated for 20 years. During that time, the authentic Mexican dishes that the restaurant is famous for have been carefully passed down from one generation to the next, while a few new dishes have also hit the menu.
The owners of Cactus Flower Mexican Restaurant bring in fresh herbs, chilies, and vegetables into their restaurant each day, using them to create flavorful dishes that you will love. They are open for lunch and dinner, with lunch being offered Monday through Friday from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm.
What sets Cactus Flower apart from other Mexican places in Pueblo is the fact that all of the dishes are made to order. If you need the cheese to be left off, that is not a problem. Want it a little extra spicy? They can do that.
In addition to the fine Mexican dishes you can enjoy at Cactus Flower, you will also enjoy handmade margaritas when dining there. They offer a takeout menu for those too busy with all of the things to do in Pueblo, Colorado to stop for a sit down meal.
If You Go
The Cactus Flower recommends reservations, but they are not required. The restaurant is closed on Sundays, but is open from 11 until 9 pm during the week with an additional hour on Friday and Saturday nights.
The restaurant is located at 4610 North Elizabeth Street in Pueblo. Reservations can be made by calling 719-545-8218 or by visiting www.cactusflowerrestaurant.com.
Nicole Harms has been writing professionally since 2006, specializing in travel and finance writing, with work having been published on USA Today, the New York Stock Exchange and Hotels.com in addition to here on Go Colorado!
Special thanks to the Cactus Flower Restaurant for providing the photos featured in this article!