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Calico Jack's

800 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-4709
+1 212-557-4300
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible19%
27 Jul 2017
“Quaint place”
4 weeks ago
“Keep walking”
Closed Now
Mexican, American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
800 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-4709
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank jg2203
Reviewed 10 June 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

Thank Aletta W
Reviewed 31 May 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.

Thank yessy1415
Reviewed 13 March 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

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 12 January 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

Reviewed 27 July 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

1  Thank Photomadman
Reviewed 21 March 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

3  Thank Sally J
Reviewed 2 March 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.

Thank bklynguy
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Though we walked in at 9pm on weeknight, they happily served us along with our 4 year old. They made her feel very welcome, which went a long way with her parents. The food was good, the prices were reasonable and they had a few...More

Thank AngiefromtheUSA
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Mexican food was fresh and prepared well. The bar area filled up with 20-something professionals around 6:00 pm. If you're in that group, this would be a good place to meet people. Drink prices are standard for the City, which means high. A bit understaffed...More

1  Thank ObservantGuest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
15:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-4709
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-557-4300
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