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Calico Jack's

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800 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-4709
+1 212-557-4300
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good33%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible20%
Jul 27, 2017
“Quaint place”
Jan 12, 2018
“The worst Mexican food I have every had!”
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
800 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-4709
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

I went to lunch with two friends. I ordered enchiladas. I got this flat (not like any enchilada I've ever seen) slop with melted cheese. I imagine they were reheated enchiladas. I was extremely surprised that the dish did NOT include rice and beans. I...More

Reviewed July 27, 2017

Was staying close by and walked by this place and went inside on a Tuesday night. The bar is really big and sat down. They had trivia night going and nice background music. Drinks were $5 and tacos were $2. Tried to talk with bartender...More

1  Thank Photomadman
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Not sure what is going on with the reviews here, but my experience was positive. We had the most authentic Mexican food ever. We had buffet as we were with a group so there was about 20 choices. Everything was fresh, home made, and authentic....More

3  Thank Sally J
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Big disappointment. Chicken burritos had more gristle than chicken, sangria was a joke - no booze, no fruit. Coffee came out luke warm and only 2 desserts. Server was pleasant and attentive.

Thank bklynguy
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Though we walked in at 9pm on weeknight, they happily served us along with our 4 year old. They made her feel very welcome, which went a long way with her parents. The food was good, the prices were reasonable and they had a few...More

Thank AngiefromtheUSA
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Mexican food was fresh and prepared well. The bar area filled up with 20-something professionals around 6:00 pm. If you're in that group, this would be a good place to meet people. Drink prices are standard for the City, which means high. A bit understaffed...More

1  Thank ObservantGuest
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice pit stop for drinks/food with friends.Overall great vibe friendly people.You could watch the games while enjoying a cocktail and wings

1  Thank Toya W
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Wanting just a snack and some time to rest my feet close to the hotel I stopped in for guacamole and chips. I wolud have done better to buy snacks at the drugstore. Stale chips with uninspired salsa and guacamole that tasted frozen.

3  Thank Spasister
Reviewed December 11, 2015

This was close to our hotel and a nice place to catch a beer after a day of sightseeing and shopping!

1  Thank Craigewan
Reviewed October 23, 2015

We dined here whilst visiting New York. We checked out a few places before choosing this and were extremely glad that we picked this one. The restaurant was quite busy and in consequence the noise level almost defeaning. Why do Americans have to shout at...More

1  Thank Rojo447
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 AM
3:30 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-4709
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-557-4300
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