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Mexicali Blue

87 main street, New Paltz, NY
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Ranked #6 of 108 Restaurants in New Paltz
Cuisines: Southwestern
Description: Mexican, tacos, burrittos, all fresh never frozen no cans
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Description: Mexican, tacos, burrittos, all fresh never frozen no cans
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English first
Hudson Valley, NY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 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
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119 reviews 119 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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NEW YORK
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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New Paltz,NY
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This is our most frequented take-out place in town - the burritos and tacos are fresh, made to order and delicious. The prices are high for a take-out taco joint but the food is worth it. Great service. There are a few tables to eating-in and they have a little outside seating in the summer.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

This place is awesome ! Super fresh fish. The shrimp quesadilla was amazing !! Also tinge catfish taco was very fresh. There are so many cute restaurant choices on Main Street in New Paltz but don't over look this tiny place. There are only seats for about 8 people. Its a tiny little spot with amazing food. Can't wait to... More

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Albany, New York
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202 reviews 202 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Hunger drove me here on a long drive---I can't say no to a good burrito, and they didn't fail to please. Split a chili-lime burrito & a shrimp quesadilla. In both cases, the meats were very well seasoned, and the additional ingredients (onions, cilantro, corn, rice, etc...) all complimented the dishes well. The variety of homemade hot sauces add some... More

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