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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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Hours:
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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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
Great food!

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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New paltz
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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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3 reviews
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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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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3 reviews
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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
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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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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: Mexican, Southwestern

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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?