The Velvet Cactus, a casual Mexican restaurant, is opening its Baton Rouge location Monday afternoon.
The restaurant, at 7655 Old Hammond Highway, specializes in popular dishes such as fajitas, enchiladas and tacos, along with margaritas made with fresh lemon and lime juice.
A Velvet Cactus has been open in New Orleans since 2012. The owners of the restaurant also own The Bulldog, a popular beer bar with locations in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Jackson, Mississippi.
The restaurant will initially be open for dinner seven days a week, but plans are to add lunch service Friday through Sunday beginning in February.