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Mexicali Blue

Mexican, Southwestern
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87 main street, New Paltz, NY
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Mexican, tacos, burrittos, all fresh never frozen no cans

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tiny place, big flavor

we ordered a selection of Tacos and one quesadilla, loved everything. The pork belly quesadilla was extremely delicious as was the maple chicken and the tuna taco. When I asked my friend what was good, she said, I can't tell you, 'cause I'd just end up reading you the whole menu. There is a tiny... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

My husband and I decided to try this little spot in New Paltz...I mean why not! Well it was a treat. Very tiny but Cute. A in-and-out joint. Love the specialty hot sauces👍 loved the menu selection,it's like looking over a wall of fame with a cast of characters.delicious choices. Not your typical lettuce,tomato taco eatery.this place is definitely for... More 

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Brewster, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

we ordered a selection of Tacos and one quesadilla, loved everything. The pork belly quesadilla was extremely delicious as was the maple chicken and the tuna taco. When I asked my friend what was good, she said, I can't tell you, 'cause I'd just end up reading you the whole menu. There is a tiny seating area with blasting AC... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This place is small, really small, but they deliver big on flavor. I had their pork belly taco as well as their regular pork taco. The pork belly was mind blowing Also they have Jarritos sodas, which was a welcome change to Coke and Pepsi.

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Hudson River Valley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This tiny little hole in the wall seats 8 people if they are thin, so plan on take-out during busy times. Some of the best fish tacos I've ever eaten. Fresh catfish and salmon seasoned and cooked to perfection.

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New paltz
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Not sure why all the fuss this place is just OK you get good value for the money but I only have two stars because my food was cool not warm or hot. Cooking staff occupied with check cell phone. Really take a break or atleast turn around....FYI of course he did not wash his hands either...yuck!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Our family was in this town and wanted food that was close. I had a guacamole burrito which was very good! The prices were good! I think this is a good 'hole in the wall' restaurant!

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Walden, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The best taco I've ever had. Jalapeño bacon. Perfectly cooked pork belly. They don't have it at there Wappinger's location so this is unique.

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New Paltz, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They have the best tacos. Made right in front of you. Mostly a take out place, but there is some table seating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Try this place for lunch or anytime to take out. Great flavors and variety AND fresh fresh fresh. I wish I could have tried all the tacos.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I'm not sure why everyone is raving about Mexicali. Granted, I didn't get sick. The food seemed to be fresh. But even for tex-mex this place is sub-par. Sure, my burrito was gigantic, but the meat inside was relatively tasteless and the portion consisted mostly of rice that also begged for more flavor. For the record, Fresco does a much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 87 main street, New Paltz, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern

Description

Mexican, tacos, burrittos, all fresh never frozen no cans
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?