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Mexicali Border Cafe

5502 Cortez Road West, Bradenton, FL 34210-2817
(941) 761-9516
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Holland, Michigan
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The food and the service are very good. The Sangria is really delicious. All employees were friendly. The place is clean and has good atmosphere. We were pleased with the taste and quantity of the food, just right for us. We regularly eat there.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Waited 45 mins to get our very cold fajitas .... Waitress stated only a few mins more .... No management or communication !!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This place is nice, colorful,& clean. Good food and not expensive. We unfortunately had a horrible waitress (her name is Sojelia.. not sure how to spell it). She was not friendly at all, had a horrible attitude, and took forever with our food. I was there two days ago for the first time, and probably wont be back. Great place,... More 

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Alton, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Went here with friends and family last night. We were met at the door and seated quickly. The waitress wasn't real quick to get to us, but it was a little busy. She told us it was Happy Hour and drinks were 2-for-1. Husband ordered a margarita, and I said "I'll take his free one." The waitress smiled then took... More 

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Waycross, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Excellent Mexican cuisine! The staff was very friendly and our waitress (Amanda) was probably the best waitress I've ever had. She was very enthusiastic and helpful. Highly recommend this restaurant!

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Tampa, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Big plates for sure. Great queso with chips and I loved the salsa. Cute place with descent restrooms. Servers were friendly and very helpful. We chose to sit outside because after the rain the the temps were very nice. Now you face a parking lot, but the seating is comfortable and you forget all about the parking lot. The sunset... More 

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Longboat Key, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Just returned from having a great dinner at Mexicali Mexican Restaurant in Bradenton, Florida. We had a really good experience. The server was amazing, very attentive and always smiling. The restaurant is very clean, the restrooms too! The food came out timely and the taste was amazing! Don't pass up a chance to visit Mexicali. It is right on Cortez... More 

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Jefferson, Maryland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Food was good but nothing spectacular. Fajitas were good. Sides were okay. Refried beans were soupy. Fried ice cream was tasty.

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Bradenton, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

If you like authentic Mexican food at an affordable price Mexicali Border Cafe is the place to go in Bradenton Florida. The service is great, atmosphere is friendly, the staff is wonderful, and the food is fantastic! The meals are very cost effective for family and friends to get together. We have enjoyed meals here many times with family and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Got take out last night. Picked it up at exactly the time they said to be there. Food was soggy, tacos were missing ingredients (i.e. queso), and overall the food was bland.

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Additional Information about Mexicali Border Cafe

Address: 5502 Cortez Road West, Bradenton, FL 34210-2817
Phone Number: (941) 761-9516
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Bradenton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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