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Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe

) #29 of 111 Restaurants in Middletown €€ - €€€ Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
1960 Saybrook Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-5620
+1 860-345-2403
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
1960 Saybrook Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-5620
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on a Tuesday and it was hopping. We had to wait a little which was no problem. Kelsey, the hostess was outstanding and a shining star. The place was clean but very small. The food was horrendous. One family member had the two...More

Thank BusterBusBus
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Chose this place for a Sat. afternoon lunch on the recommendation of co workers gone by. I have to say I was really pleased to see a genuine smile and friendly greeting on the face of the hostess. Too often in restaurants they seem harried...More

Thank Emily S
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Our staff works hard to insure that our guests enjoy a positive experience at Coyote Blue. Please tell your friends about us and earn some brownie points after their visit. They will thank you.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

My wife and I go about once a month to this great restaurant/bar. They have a stable menu with Tex-Mex classics and monthly specials which are daring and delicious. their wild game dishes are a definite must - creative and delicious. The waitresses are friendly,...More

Thank T. M
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. Our staff is the reason we can keep quality of the food and the integrity of service among the finest in the area. Many of or staff has been here for 10 years or more; we even...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

I have to disagree with all the good reviews. Three people in our party had the beef enchiladas last night and they were terrible. It really was a dish of mush. It was a plate of soft cheese, soft shell with a few cubes of...More

1  Thank queensabrine
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this review

We were very disappointed to read your review as we take pride in our menu items. Our beef filling for the enchiladas in prepared using inside top rounds roasted slowly for 6 hours and bathed in a tomato based sauce with onions, Bell peppers and...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Saturday nights are busy, so plan your time wisely. We arrived at 6:15 and were seated around 7pm. It is a small and popular place, so the wait is usually 30 min or more on weekend nights. We came here and had the chips, salsa...More

Thank Kate A
Reviewed 18 January 2017

All of their food is delicious! Best margarita's in CT!! They also have specials during the year - they had a special menu for Octoberfest and the German food was wonderful. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Met friends here on a Friday night. Enjoyed a 40 minute wait in the bar. Great margaritas and chips. Seated. Server was super friendly. But ever so freaking slow. Never came back to check on us or fill waters. Husband dehydrated waiting to order second...More

Thank ufobeck
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your time waiting in the bar with your Margaritas and complimentary chips and salsa and disappointed in your reaction to our Tostadas and Mexican rice. We take pride in frying our tostada bowls daily and making our rice from scratch...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Chalk it up as another TripAdvisor Win! Excellent soft tacos and shrimp quesadillas. Great atmosphere. Heading back soon to try the Skinny Margo.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The bar area has a lot of fun decor to look at. Pretty standard Tex-Mex fare but very good and all fresh. The Chili is great but spicy. We were seated and served promptly and the waitress was very helpful with answering our questions and...More

Thank Guingriz
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Our staff works very hard to provide a nice atmosphere for our guests. Hope we get to see you again soon.

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My wife has always wanted to eat at this restaurant. So when we had a chance to meet friends from another twin, this was our chance to get here. We were not disappointed. A good selection of adult beverages to begin with. A great menu,...More

Thank MrCottage
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Are you still offering the Oktoberfest menu this weekend?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1960 Saybrook Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-5620
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 860-345-2403
  • E-mail
Southwestern style fresh Mexican food served in a casual setting. Call ahead for take out. Great chips fried daily and house made salsa to go for a great party at home.