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Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe

) #20 of 109 Restaurants in Middletown $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
1960 Saybrook Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-5620
+1 860-345-2403
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
17:00 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1960 Saybrook Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-5620
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very popular restaurant. It's small, and tends to fill up quickly. Awesome food, and yes, you can order mild as well as blazing hot chow.More

Thank auntiearwen
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

In our 25 th year we are still working hard to keep our guests happy and returning. We open at 1PM on Saturday & Sunday to help alleviate the waiting time for tables. It's nice when our visitors take the time to leave us a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food , good drinks, service was great , menu was average, prices were good, chips and dip was included.

Thank marksalie
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words. Our staff takes pride in their job and it's nice when they are appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for dinner had a 1/2 hour wait but oh so worth it. I had a house margarita (they pack a punch) and everyone else had the 1800 margarita. We had one of the special....ribs and they were excellent having a 1/2 rack I still...More

Thank RazCape
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us despite the wait. Some of our regulars would like to see us expand but we believe that bigger is not better. We don't want to be a "food factory" and would rather offer a happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to this locals joint for an early dinner after not having lunch. Known for their selection of tequila my hubby couldn't resist a margarita while I chose a refreshing sangria. We scoffed down the chips and salsa- good except for the corn-...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 21 April 2017 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 9 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 reviewResponded 11 April 2017

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 14 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 reviewResponded 16 March 2017

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

Thank queensabrine
Drew E, Owner at Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

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 29 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 19 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
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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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
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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.
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