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Mexicali Blues Cafe

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1409 Queen Anne Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666-3517
201-833-0011
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Country - RockMusic & Mexican food

Ok another Nite out with the DIVAS I stumbled onto this place on line. Tickets are purchased on line with a small fee or U could go to there box office but call first there only open when they have bands after 4:pm. The country music came on & they were unbelievable we all danced & I really don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Lexy D
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New Jersey
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Beautiful Jersey shore
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Saw Dana Fuchs here in early March 2015. We didn't have reservations so we arrived before doors opened to get a set at the bar. We were 6th people to enter - and there were only 4 barstools in the entire place! We ended up standing for 5 hours, ate at the bar standing up. Food was awful although hubby... More 

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New Jersey
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Ok another Nite out with the DIVAS I stumbled onto this place on line. Tickets are purchased on line with a small fee or U could go to there box office but call first there only open when they have bands after 4:pm. The country music came on & they were unbelievable we all danced & I really don't care... More 

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Lindenhurst, New York
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185 reviews 185 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

well, maybe not... but if you want to come out for a DSO show locally here it is. Really nice sized little bar. Perfect layout really. I can't speak to the food because I wouldn't think to eat in a place like this. Nice selection of beer. Really close to the George Washington Bridge. I shot right over here from... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Food was acceptable, drinks reasonably priced and as a live music venue it cant be beat. Reserve a table to guarantee a seat.

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Lake Buena Vist
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I go for the music. Saw Coco Montoya last week. He was great, as he is always. Saw Albert Castiglia last nite in the city. Mexicali , you have to get him to come here. He was great, your Blues people will love him.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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112 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I went to Mexicali last night to see a great little band Cabinet. The venue is set up perfectly for rising little bands and they have a great staff. The show was awesome. The food was average and the drinks were alittle pricey. I ordered the sizzling fajita and the steak was cooked fine but the rice was bland and... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Thought it was illegal to solicite for a bigger tip...how rude. Was a good show up til then. Went to see School of Rock show. Kids were great, gave it their best and did a great job. Lots of talent

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NY
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160 reviews 160 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Don't go here for good food or service. Go here for music, if you are following a certain group and want to hear them. The place is spacious and you can see the stage from wherever you sit or stand in the place. The bathrooms are clean. That's the good news. The bad news: this place is SORELY understaffed. we... More 

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

I'm not much of a Mexican food eater, but menu gave options for mild or spicy. Everyone in our party of 4 raved about their delicious dinners.

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Leonia
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76 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

The name "Mexicali Blues" allows for blue grass, but, it is stil hard for me to believe that in Northern New Jersey that 50 -100 people might be able to stomach this music. I forget that New Jersey, politically speaking, is a "swing state". The food here is good. If you are looking for "the blues", this is not the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1409 Queen Anne Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666-3517
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Teaneck
  • Phone Number: 201-833-0011

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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