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Mexicali Blue

87 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1523
+1 845-255-5551
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
“burrito” (27 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
87 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1523
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Tiny little place with seating for about 6. Mostly takeout business. Authentic and delicious food. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Songej
Reviewed 18 September 2017

He threw a blue corn taco on the grill for me and stuffed it with grilled fish and veggies. It was to die for. Sometimes there's a line but who cares! You are very well fed with grade A food and fast!

Thank Peyton J
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

really weird little place... seats about 4 people in total, confusingly disinterested servers/staff. description of burrito was great but it was actually cold (?) and saltier than a drunk sailor. how they managed to take really good guacamole and make a absolutely disgusting "guacamole burrito"...More

Thank rhilizabeth
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We were sent here by a friend who loves the fish tacos. I had them and they were very good, though the tortilla was really thick. It's a take-out place, not a sit down, and there are lots of great choices on the menu. The...More

Thank loridoon
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Best Mexican food I have ever had Minimal seating so carry out is best option They have beer too Get the tacos mahi mahi Fantastic

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We take out from tiny Mexicali Blue almost every week or at least twice a month; so we have eaten from here maybe 50-60 times so far. When our family is visiting, the younger crowd also likes to take out from Mexicali. More than anything...More

Thank trocc0_12
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This tiny, healthy burrito and taco joint is not your standard Mexican faire. They use no canned products. Everything is incredibly fresh and they make all their own hot sauces. If you are looking for traditional Mexican, this is not it. We usually call ahead...More

Thank Temaqueria
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I was raised on the border and love a good soft taco -- and that's what they have here. Many, many varieties of hot sauce add to the experience -- try the Lime or the Habanero. The steak tacos were cooked to order and were...More

Thank thelmadams
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stopped here on the recomendation of our AirBNB host and we're so happy we did! Mexicali Blue offers fresh, flavorful dishes - it is truly a gem. Fresh ingredients are key, especially when offering Ahi Tuna and Swordfish - 2 items we tried and...More

Thank erika n
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Fresh, fresh, fresh! And nice, helpful staff that cook up great food quickly. Anthony Bourdain could have stopped at any restaurant in New Paltz on his way to Mohonk, but he went here for good reason! There is an excellent array of sauces at a...More

Thank Streiner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1523
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: +1 845-255-5551
  • E-mail
Mexican, tacos, burrittos, all fresh never frozen no cans
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