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Calico Jack's

800 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-4709
+1 212-557-4300
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
Dec 8, 2018
“Not a good place to eat.”
Jul 19, 2018
“Two thumbs up ”
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
800 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-4709
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Look the bar here is clearly popular, it’s often full and they seem to do a good trade in groups/parties. But the food is not good. The staff are nice, but also kinda distracted by the place being packed with bar-goers. It’d probably be better...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CanberraDiner
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

The food here has gotten so much better since they got a new kitchen staff. The liquor selection has almost doubled and the DJs are always playing a nice mix of everything. They offer open bars but if you take care of your Bartender and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Taylor H
Reviewed June 14, 2018

I have gone to this restaurant for yrs and always liked it but recently it seems like they have new mgt/staff. I have on the last 2 occasions see people send their food back as it wasn't edible and the service today was sooo bad....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jg2203
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Walking round New York n just found this place. We were tempted just for a drink as we got here 6.20 - 6.30 or so, and they did happy hour 5 - 7. It was $5 for beers n margaritas, so we went in. Server...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Aletta W
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Just the perfect spot to hang out with friends after work. They have the best frozen margaritas. Only thing is they can work a little bit on the music. Great place really recommend it Fridays after work.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank yessy1415
Reviewed March 13, 2018

I was walking by and found this place. I went in because they had a sign out with "$5 Margaritas" written on it. The Margaritas were pre-made but still very tasty. I ordered the Cajun Popcorn Shrimp and was surprised at not on!y how big...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Eric R
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

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2017
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

Date of visit: March 2017
3  Thank hotsally
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.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank bklynguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Mexican, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
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 East
  • Neighborhood: Midtown East
  • Phone Number: +1 212-557-4300
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