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Baja's Mexican Restaurant

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63 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT 06477-3203
203 799 2252
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been regular customers for nore than 10 years. Baja is consistently the best in fresh, authentic Mexican food. It s famly owned, the chef is a true Mexican chef. Every meal tastes fresh and delicious. We have tried all menu items, there are no losers. Fresh chips and guacamole is one of our favorites--they are addicting.

Thank PJsBuys
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No pretenses at Baja's Mexican Restaurant. Bare bones decor and very casual. Excellent margaritas and a nice selection of Mexican and domestic beers. The menu is quite extensive and the food is consistently good. Excellent chips and a great selection of salsas from mild to super-hot. Baja's has been in the same location for a long time and has been... More 

Thank TravelLover63
Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting my brother in law, we typically go to Baja's several times. The food is always great and the salsa bar is fantastic. The margaritas are sneaky-good. The service here is exceptional. Lindsey never forgets what everyone likes- her memory is amazing! Eat here- you won't be disappointed. Then take a nap because you'll be in a Mexicoma!

1 Thank Dennis K
New York/CT Area
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here many times over the years, in fact since it moved to its current location from downtown New Haven, usually for lunch but reasonably often for dinner. Let's get this on the table at the beginning: This is Connecticut, folks! So there is not much point to comparing this to your favorite Tex-Mex restaurant in San Antonio or... More 

Thank m6882
Orange, Connecticut
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is by far, the best Mexican food that I've eaten outside of Baja Sur, Mexico. The ingredients are always fresh and the menu has many items that I've never seen on any other menu in other Mexican restaurants (like the Machaca). The staff is friendly, the service excellent, An although the ambience leaves a bit to be desired, the... More 

Thank MysterDiner0213
West Haven, Connecticut
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Nice atmosphere, good margarita's, and food is good! good appetizers also, and service is excellent! Would go back again and again!

Thank Jeanking2014
Seymour, Connecticut
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Their fajita burrito that they serve for lunch is incredible, and you can't beat the price! The homemade chips and salsa bar are so unique and also amazing! I've also had their fish tacos, and if you're a fish taco fan you gotta try these!!!

Thank amyhicks72
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Since moving from Southern California to Connecticut, I have longed for the authentic flavors and style of the neighborhood "taco shop". Maybe this establishment isn't perfect, but, for Connecticut, it's close enough. Their ceviche is wonderful.....it reminds me of time I spent in Bahia de Los Angeles. My favorite item is their macaha burrito! Great flavor, texture......just freaking perfect!

1 Thank CaliforniaMarathoner
West Haven, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

My husband, Pete and I frequent this restaurant weekly. We LOVE the atmosphere, the people and the food! The shrimp and enchiladas rojo are my favorite dishes. Pete likes the burger, ribs and enchiladas verde.

Thank SLER1960
Orange, Connecticut
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

For lovers of Mexican, especially the Pacific seaport style Baha's does not disappoint. The bar turns out fine marguerites and other beverages. There's a nice salsa bar, too. The decor, though is storefront plain, except for a a few murals and posters.

Thank Ken L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT 06477-3203
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: 203 799 2252

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?