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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
Favorite place for Mexican in Bergen County

I am a frequent diner at The Blue Moon. I love the Fiesta Salad - grilled chicken over greens, with corn and beans sprinkled in. The chips come to the table war, the salsa is fresh, and the service is fast. This restaurant for years used to be too crowded to get into most night, with an expansion... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Joan V
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Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
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Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I am a frequent diner at The Blue Moon. I love the Fiesta Salad - grilled chicken over greens, with corn and beans sprinkled in. The chips come to the table war, the salsa is fresh, and the service is fast. This restaurant for years used to be too crowded to get into most night, with an expansion has made... More 

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Maywood, New Jersey
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31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I've been here about 20 times, but eaten here only once. The crab cake was tasty. I had coffee in a French press, also good. But the music! The sound here is spectacular. The open mic night is always a treat. If you love good music, great sound and an easy commute, this is the spot.

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princeton, nj
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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

never having been, we didn't know what to expect. Had tickets to see James McMurtry and got tickets online. Decided last minute to make a reservation to eat as well. a very good thing I made too cuz this place was jammed. They seated us upstairs and we were glad. There are very few bar stools downstairs and most people... More 

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The food here was average Tex-mex, not too pricey but definitely not what I'd call 'cheap'. Drinks were well priced at $7 for a classic margarita and around the same for a quality beer. The location is a little odd, I came specifically for a band otherwise I probably wouldn't have driven an hour north as there really isn't much... More 

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Beautiful Jersey shore
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56 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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4 helpful votes 4 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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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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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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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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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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Address: 1409 Queen Anne Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666-3517
Phone Number: 201-833-0011
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Teaneck
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • 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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