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Baja's Mexican Restaurant

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63 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT 06477-3203
203 799 2252
12:00 pm - 9:00 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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Monroe, Connecticut
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241 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

No pretense at Baja just consistently very good food. We eat here every so often and are never disappointed. You get a basket of tortilla chips when you order - they are very good - not the best in the area but far from the worst! To accompany the chips there is a salsa bar with a number of selections... More 

Thank jdms33
New Haven, Connecticut
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We've been going to Baja for years and are happy to it is still as good as always. Ultimate burrito is our favorite. And the homemade salsas are a treat.

Thank LucySolshine
Orange, Connecticut
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We've been patronizing Baja's for over 20 years. It's the best Mexican restaurant in the greater New Haven area. The food is consistently good and we've never been disappointed. The restaurant itself could use some freshening up, but that might be one reason why the prices are so reasonable as you're not paying for an upgraded decor.

Thank Louise W
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

This venerable restaurant started years ago by a West Coast transplant and his his wife took Mexican cuisine up a notch by focusing on the dishes and authentic flavors they were familiar with from Baja and Catalan. It worked! A popular place, it has now become a familiar, almost neighborhood place. No wonder - the menu has remained close to... More 

Thank 2Dine4
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

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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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 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 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?