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Mexicali Cantina

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$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
467 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-4805
+1 301-663-3800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
467 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-4805
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Reviewed February 18, 2016

This is our go to place for a great meal..great service..food is always delishous and fresh...very friendly staff..

Thank Bev A
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after a trip to DC- glad we found this place! Everything was delicious! We had table side guacamole and it was fun to watch them make it and yummy! Staff was super friendly and attentive. It was also Valentine's Day and they gave...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed February 11, 2016

Frederick, Maryland, for a small city, has a real abundance of excellent restaurants. Mexicali Cantina must be included on this list. My dinner companion that evening was not at all partial to Mexican fare. By the end of our fine meal, he was completely won...More

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed December 24, 2015

Mexicali Cantina is under the same ownership of El Maiachi in Rockville an El Cacique in Frederick. The food is always good, with our favorites being the chicken nachos, fajitas, and shrimp tequila. Their premium margaritas are great. If you prefer frozen, fruit margaritas, try...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

A very good choice for authentic Mexican food. We had the Tres Color Combos with Grilled Jalapeño's. It was a very good dining experience.

Thank Mrbmist
Reviewed September 28, 2015

We eat here about once a month and have always had excellent food and service. The free chips and salsa are fresh and my favorite entree is the marisco saltado. The portions are large and we especially enjoyed the mariachi band during our last visit.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed June 22, 2015

mango margarita. Steak fajitas and the chips and salsa are perfect every time. The chef nails it with the seafood dishes too. Shrimp brochettes are a favorite. Kids are happy, adults are happy, it's a great deal!

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed June 14, 2015

Food was delicious, service was excellent. Food came out very quick. Margarita was perfect! Glad we just happened upon it. Found some bones in the chicken burrito or i would have given 5 stars.

Thank ktg0709
Reviewed June 12, 2015

Twice I have been here to eat with a group of people and both times found the restaurant very loud. The food is pretty good and the service is OK, my issue is more with the environment. We were in one of the meeting rooms...More

Thank Kimberly K
Reviewed March 8, 2015

My wife and I this past weekend went to Mexicali for dinner. She has been previous times for lunch and always enjoyed, this was my first visit there. It was busy, as it was a Saturday evening but we were seated right away with a...More

Thank Billy R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 467 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-4805
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-663-3800
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