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87 main street, New Paltz, NY
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Ranked #7 of 109 Restaurants in New Paltz
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern
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Description: Mexican, tacos, burrittos, all fresh never frozen no cans
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English first
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I don't care what Anthony Bourdain says this place has NO flavor in its food. I've tried the food 3 seperate times & will NOT be going back. My family also thought it was overrated, my daughter was the closest 2 saying it was average. She had fish tacos, I had a Steak burrito, others had chicken dishes. I sampled... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Driving between Manhatten and Montreal, somewhere near the Catskills, and only 5 minutes off the 87 Thruway is this amazing tacos, burittos and quesadillas take out/dine in! A hugely popular place with the locals who know what they like and a top spot to stop off and take a 30 minute break from the drive. The sign on the front... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

DELICIOUS!!!!!! Very yummy also quick and cheap. We were nervous when we realized that were only getting one taco for ~$6, but the portions are huge and the quality is stellar. Also, it was fun to try all of their crazy different hot sauces. So yeah!

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Hudson Valley, NY
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This little place is amazing for takeout, but for a sit-down meal, try their restaurant in Poughkeepsie. Mexicali Blue is consistently fabulous. Our out-of-town visitors always require a meal from Mexicali Blue- fine with this host! I love the guacamole or the portobello/squash burritos, but each has gotten great reviews from friends and family. I would pay a bit extra... More 

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new york
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Dependably tasty lunch from this tiny joint. They cook the tuna perfectly and generally it's a pretty nice cut of fish! Add to that the wasabi drizzle and it's delicious. Seating may be scarce (it's a 'stand' after all), but there are a few spots. Recommend.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Small hole in the wall, great for food on the go. Ingredients were fresh and made to order. Burrito was big enough to satisfy the largest appetites. Really enjoyed my burrito and will stop again when in town. Only negative, basically no where to sit.

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New York City, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Trip to New Paltz was topped off by a visit to Mexicali Blue, where we had catfish tacos and the catfish burrito, all of which were wonderfully spicy and juicy. Sat in Anthony Bordain's seat out front, and Rocked the Fish Taco.

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New Paltz, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A tiny little space on main street that produces excellent fish tacos and a great veggie burrito. Loads of other variations, but these are the stand out items.

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I had the guacamole burrito and although it was good, it reminded me of chipotle. If you like hot sauces, they have a bunch of flavors that seemed interesting. Friendly service and good prices

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Seaford, New York, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This place has the best burritos I've ever had. They make everything fresh to order and the quality is fantastic. If you are passing through town and need a quick bite definitely stop here.

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Additional Information about Mexicali Blue

Address: 87 main street, New Paltz, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Southwestern

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