Update- May 2:
Cinco Breakfast and Lunch Menu now available!
Update- April 29:
Sunday night (May 4)– Live music! Come join us and enjoy El Mariachi Loco.
Center of photo: Pollo al carbón y Papas con Chorizo
Beer-brined, Jidori half-fryer chicken grilled over Kiawe' wood. Crispy Ewa fingerling potatoes tossed with house-made turkey chorizo, roasted chiles & onions. CACTUS' guacamole & early-harvest island mango pico de gallo.
Background (upper-left)-- Huarache, Ensalada: Corn masa flatbread topped with grilled Hele Street nopales, roasted chile Poblano, pepitas, queso Cotija, charred Kahuku corn, local Sharwill avocado & Hau'ula tomato all tossed in a chile Guajillo vinaigrette
Center of photo: Tikin Xic
Day caught island fish, pan-roasted in local banana leaves with
local sour orange, lime, achiote, roasted chile Habanero, & oregano. Ho
Farm's micro-tomato salad, arroz Mexicano with crispy plantains.
In background of photo (clockwise): Queso Fundido & Enchilada
Top Center-- Queso Fundido: 4 cheeses baked with Big Isle, wild boar picadillo, roasted chiles & Hau'ula tomatoes. Just made papas & tortilla chips, salsa borracho
Top Right-- Enchilada:, Corn tortillas layered with Kiawe' smoked Hamakua mushrooms, roasted Hele Street nopales, Big Island goat cheese, Kahuku corn, Hau'ula tomatoes & a charred tomatillo, green chile salsa
Join us Friday May 2 through Monday May 5. Cactus will be hosting a very happy, second birthday party and a Cinco de Mayo celebration, featuring the sights, sounds and flavors of Mexico and it’s thirty-one sovereign states.
The celebration will include many of Mexico’s unique and delicious street foods, regional cuisine’s and specialties.
Chef, Owner John Memering will bring to life past experiences working alongside the esteemed Diana Kennedy. Diana is one of the foremost authorities on the art of Mexican cuisine, as well as a practitioner, teacher and author of numerous cookbooks. We’ll be serving it up, all weekend long (and Monday, too!). View the dinner menu….
The three-day celebration will also feature hand crafted cocktails and unique tequila flights, developed by Manny Hinojosa, mixoligist for Tequilas Corzo and Cazadores from Jalisco, Mexico. Also enjoy our infamous sangrias, margaritas and a special selection of Cervezas. Auga Frescas, Horchata, Jarritos sodas, Coca Cola (hecho en México) and house-made paletas for the keiki.
Along with birthday wishes and celebrating Mexico’s independence (which actually occurs in September), Cactus will also be reveling in Mexican culture. The artists, authors, poets, and musicians of Mexican descent will all be part of the weekend’s events.
We will be serving up the best of the best, all that Mexico has to offer.
The celebration begins at 4 pm Friday May 2nd! We hope you will join us as our guest.