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Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
1960 Saybrook Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-5620
+1 860-345-2403
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“soft tacos” (4 reviews)
“margarita's” (5 reviews)
“burrito” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
$$ - $$$
1960 Saybrook Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-5620
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Back in CT and visiting friends and family, I suggested this place knowing most of the group has been here several times before and really like the place. Six of us ate various meals and everybody was pretty happy. When we make margaritas at home...More

Thank Kparfl
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

We are pleased that you decided to visit us while back in the area. Our staff works very hard to provide our guests an enjoyable experience. See you again. Til then, MARG UP!

Reviewed March 3, 2018

the service is excellent and the margs are the best. I like to nosh and share the apps as they are very generous in size. The entree selection is good and the beef in the burritos is very tender

Thank michael06475
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for your positive remarks. Our staff takes pride in quality of product and integrity of service. Marg up!

Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Creative menu with old time favorites. Fresh,hot,homemade. Fast, friendly and pleasant. Extensive beer,wine and margarita list. Found it with trip advisor and was bit disappointed.

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

I had wanted to eat at Coyote Blue for years. When my family asked me where I'd like to eat for my birthday, Coyote Blue was my choice. The margaritas were absolutely delicious. The hostess was super friendly and attentive serving us drinks and chips...More

1  Thank ctshoregirl
Reviewed August 4, 2017

5th and last time at this place. Had a glass of wine while waiting for our table. Had another glass of wine with dinner. Not sure what the waitress's problem was but she brought our check without asking if we wanted another round of drinks...More

1  Thank karenldee
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

I was disappointed to hear of your problems with our service staff Friday evening. Our service staff takes care to provide a good experience for our guests and your server passed by your table several times after the appetizer and entrée dishes had been cleared...More

Reviewed July 12, 2017

This is a very popular restaurant. It's small, and tends to fill up quickly. Awesome food, and yes, you can order mild as well as blazing hot chow.More

1  Thank auntiearwen
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2017

In our 25 th year we are still working hard to keep our guests happy and returning. We open at 1PM on Saturday & Sunday to help alleviate the waiting time for tables. It's nice when our visitors take the time to leave us a...More

Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food , good drinks, service was great , menu was average, prices were good, chips and dip was included.

1  Thank marksalie
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Thank you for the kind words. Our staff takes pride in their job and it's nice when they are appreciated.

Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for dinner had a 1/2 hour wait but oh so worth it. I had a house margarita (they pack a punch) and everyone else had the 1800 margarita. We had one of the special....ribs and they were excellent having a 1/2 rack I still...More

Thank RazCape
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us despite the wait. Some of our regulars would like to see us expand but we believe that bigger is not better. We don't want to be a "food factory" and would rather offer a happy...More

Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to this locals joint for an early dinner after not having lunch. Known for their selection of tequila my hubby couldn't resist a margarita while I chose a refreshing sangria. We scoffed down the chips and salsa- good except for the corn-...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a Tuesday and it was hopping. We had to wait a little which was no problem. Kelsey, the hostess was outstanding and a shining star. The place was clean but very small. The food was horrendous. One family member had the two...More

1  Thank BusterBusBus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $19
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1960 Saybrook Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-5620
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 860-345-2403
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Southwestern style fresh Mexican food served in a casual setting. Call ahead for take out. Great chips fried daily and house made salsa to go for a great party at home.
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