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“Best chips and salsa at the lake”
Review of Mexicali Blues

Mexicali Blues
Ranked #35 of 100 Restaurants in Osage Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Best chips and salsa at the lake”
Reviewed August 22, 2012

This place has some of the best Mexican food we've experienced! Great happy hour with drink and appetizer specials. Our favorites are the $1 tacos and the shredded chicken quesidilla. Never disappoints, always good. Very cold beer!!

Visited July 2012
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Hermann, Missouri
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7 restaurant reviews
“The best Mexican place at the Lake”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

Their taco's on taco tuesday are what youd expect for $1 a piece. Try their chipolte dinners. I'm very picky with mexican food and their steak chipolte dinner was the best mexican meal I've had so far. My server was a sweet heart as well

  • Visited August 2012
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Independence, Missouri
1 review
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“Lobster tacos!!”
Reviewed August 12, 2012

We have been coming to Mexicali Blues for years. Don't be discouraged by the lackluster reviews. The food here is awesome! The Queso Fundido appetizer is a MUST TRY. It is a stringy cheese dip served with tortilla chips. It is both delicous and fun! It is served in a baked flour tortilla shell and we actually fight over who gets to eat it after the dip is gone.

However, the best item on the menu is definitely the Lobster Tacos. The lobster is cut into chunks, deep fried and placed into a flour tortilla with lettuce, cheese, and a creamy sauce that compliments the lobster perfectly.

Also worth mentioning is their impressive margarita menu (which they can make frozen or on the rocks). The service has always been good the times I've been there (and we always arrive in a big group, which can be a challenge to any waitstaff).

All in all it is an enjoyable experience that definitely justifies our returning again and again

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Omaha Nebraska
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60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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“Tuesday special”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

The Tuesday special includes dollar tacos and complimentary chips and salsa. The margaritas are ok with the pitcher being a much better deal/

Visited August 2012
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Bartlesville
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“$1 tacos...What?”
Reviewed August 4, 2012

Great time and great food....and $1 tacos with 4 varieties mix or match. All of our food was great. Salsa was very tasty too! Too much of a wimp for the Hot, hot stuff, though!

Visited July 2012
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